A truck scale consists of a weighing platform with different weighing sensors installed. Weighing sensors could be AIR either wired or wireless, loadcells, hydraulic transducers, angle sensors, , rotary height sensors or strain gauges that measure the weight applied to them. It depends how the customer wants to weigh, the truck and or trailers suspension type and what accuracy the customer wants which will determine which sensor works best.

Customers can have axle group or none axle group weighing options depending on what weighing sensor types are used.