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Forklift Weight Scales

Instant Weighing has built a strong reputation in the industry for providing excellent, high-performance products. Whether you are loading goods into trucks or onto shelves in a warehouse, our forklift scales will be of great assistance to your staff and your business. No matter what industry you work in, from manufacturing to retail, it is essential that your forklift is equipped with a weighting system. The correct use of a forklift scale means a more productive and resourceful work environment.

Forklift scales offer a variety of features:

  • Accuracy
  • User-friendly interface
  • Easy to operate
  • Upgradable software


A scale fitted to your machinery allows an assimilation of weighing and data management into your business operation without inconvenience. It allows you maximise your value, while in turn, maximising business efficiency. Fitting a scale on your forklift gives the operator a clear indication of how much weight he is picking up or loading off, it makes the entire process of measuring simple and safe.

We only supply forklift scales that are designed and engineered, taking the tough demands of a warehouse and material-handling environment into consideration. The new Trade Approved COMPULOAD LCFS will greatly assist all industries with accurate weighing and reduced forklift movements when weighing, together with speed of operation.


Any industry that calls for the use of a forklift requires the use of the accompanying scale. If you are unsure about whether you need the assistance of a forklift scale, browse through our industry-specific conditions below, or contact us. All our technicians are qualified and highly skilled to provide you with informative information about forklift scales.


  • Consolidate weights with delivery notes to monitor stock accurately
  • Operators can avoid over-stacking/over-loading and prevent damage to products
  • Decrease accelerated machine wear and tear as well as accidents by not exceeding machine load specifications
  • Guarantees compliance with health and safety requirements for the workplace

General scales


  • Weigh and mix harvest to ensure precise feed levels with minimal waste
  • Weighing hay bales to determine level of dampness and supply accordingly
  • Measure incoming or outgoing stock to ensure correct invoicing and stock keeping

Retail / industrial materials factory

  • Weigh client purchases to prevent under/over charging
  • Track sold products for accurate stock administration and purchasing
  • Eliminate overloading of vehicles for greater safety

No matter what industry you’re in, you can’t go wrong with Instant Weighing. We provide front end loader scale products that enhance your business operations and safety measures, which give you a stress-free working environment.

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The new AMSA rules about the scale testing that must be completed before and annually thereafter, so that the scale can be used to determine the container’s VGM is a very hard achievement for some types of scales, that are used to weigh an export sea container.

Any existing scale that you have can be tested to the complex set of tests as stipulated by the Federal Government Department called National Measurement Institute (NMI) for that type/capacity scale. The scale does not have to be a Trade Approved scale, but it must pass these complex set of tests before you can use that scale to determine the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) for any container that is going onto a vessel that is on the sea. It is important that certified test masses (known as Regulation 13 test masses) are used for the testing of the scale. You can ask for a copy of the Regulation 13 certificate that covers each of the test masses that will be used in the testing for your records.

Certain scales installed onto Forklifts and Reach Stackers are either struggling to meet or actually failing the NMI testing standards for that type/capacity scale.

Working with some major distributors of the large capacity Forklifts and Reach Stackers, Instant Weighing and their scale product called COMPULOAD are meeting these challenges for their customers to have scales on such equipment that can be legally be used to determine the VGM weight of an export sea container.

The COMPULOAD 6000 digital display also allows the sea container ID number to be recorded against the VGM weight including date and time plus other data information. All of this can be printed out via the onboard COMPULOAD 4070 printer on downloaded . More importantly, this same data can be electronically transmitted straight to the office computer via either 3G, 4G or satellite, thus allowing the office to be aware of each sea container movement and the relevant data and VGM weight. This is an important information management tool.

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