Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Has announced that its VPG On-Board Weighing product group has concluded an agreement under which its PM Onboard brand TruckWeigh overload monitoring and payload maximisation system will be distributed in the United Kingdom and Ireland exclusively by Hyva for hook loader and skip loader applications.
Hyva is a leading global provider of innovative and highly efficient transport solutions for the commercial vehicle and environmental service industries. The company designs and develops components used in hydraulic loading and unloading systems on trucks andtrailers across a range of industries, including transport, construction, mining, materials handling, and environmental services.
TruckWeigh combines VPG’s patented axle transducer technology and air pressure
sensors to monitor the weight of vehicles with mechanical and/or air
bellows suspension and to alert drivers to overload conditions. It is
compatible with a broad range of rigid trucks, tractor-trailers, and
trailers from articulated and rigid tippers to RCVs, skip loaders,
roll-offs, and hook loaders to maximise payload; optimise fuel
consumption; protect against axle and gross overload; avoid fines and
overload endorsements; reduce vehicle wear and tear; and minimise safety