Vehicle Profiling

Frequently Asked Questions

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Walz Vehicle Profiling System

Walz Scale has developed a solution for the measurement of vehicle profiles (L x W x H).  This system is ideal for applications that require real time measurement of vehicle dimensions dynamically.  Vehicle profiling is commonly incorporated into toll systems, bridge height alert systems, and highway weigh stations.

Load Scanner Technology

How Vehicle Profiling works

The Walz vehicle profiling system utilizes industrial laser scanners to capture and measure the profile dimensions of vehicles in real time.  The laser scanners are interfaced to our TSS Controller allowing for direct interface to existing software suites or interface into our LED display unit.  Trucks are scanned in-motion as they drive under the scanner system.  Measurement are proved back in real time for analysis and or re-direction of the vehicle.


In-motion operation - High accuracy - simple operation -

Truck speeds up to 50kph / 31mph

accuracy to +_ 50mm / +_ 2in


Truck Load Volume Scanner System Operations

System Components

The Walz vehicle profiling system ships with the following standard components.

Laser scanner(s) - scanner mounting hardware - power supply - VSS Controller 


Portable Load Scan Systems

Typical Configuration

Above is a line drawing showing the typical onsite configuration.

Providing L x W x H measurement per vehicle 





Vehicle Profiling System

  • Laser based system for automatic vehicle profile measurement (L x W x H)
  • System includes the following
    • Qty (3) laser scanners, mounting bracket and cabling
    • Outdoor enclosure with power supply and router
    • Industrial controller with software installed




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In addition offering one widest selections of truck scales for sale, we have one of the largest global service and support organizations for on-board scales, portable truck scales and mining scale applications. Whether you need truck scales for rent or are looking to invest in a fixed weighbridge truck scale for long-term use, we provide individually-tailored solutions based on your unique needs.

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Portable Truck Scales for SaleWe focus on the development of new advanced weighing technologies that provide exceptional value to our customers. Our on-board truck scales are amongst the broadest in the world, with thousands of systems supplied globally. From wheel loader scales to portable mining scales and rail scales, Walz Scale is a trusted supplier of a number of industrial weighing solutions.

We design our solutions not only to gather valuable data but also to facilitate the processing and transfer of this data into customers' management information systems. Our mining axle scales and truck scales for sale feature advanced technologies that provide our customers with advanced tools for managing their critical weight and payload data.

Load Management Solutions Beyond Truck Scales

Load ScannerWhat separates us from other providers of truck scales and weighing equipment is the our solutions in load management. We offer world-class load scanner technology supported by top-of-the-line software for management and tracking.

Whether for agricultural and farming to resource aggregation and waste management, our load (or harvest) management solutions meet the needs of many industry leaders. Our load management technology and software platforms are often integrated with various wheel weighers and truck scales to offer a highly-optimized solution for maximum throughput.