Sydney’s Tramanco has received approval from Transport Certification Australia (TCA) for its CHEK-WAY on-board mass (OBM) measurement system for heavy vehicles.
The independent assessment and type-approval means two Tramanco OBM products could now be utilised in Australia.
TCA’s CEO, Chris Koniditsiotis said: “Type-approval involves an assessment (of) OBM Systems is based on…performance-based requirements.
“The Specification comprises requirements which relate to accuracy, reliability and robustness, as well as tamper evidence and security.”
Tramanco has been involved in vehicle weighing aince 1978, and first developed its CHEK-WAY Eliminator in the 1980s.
The electronic weighing and data logging system can be used for container trailers, B-doubles, road trains and truck and trailer combinations.
CHEK-WAY utilises pressure transducers connected or load cells to determine nett and gross weight, and a hand held remore receiver.
TCA type-approval also extends to a business and probity assessment of OBM system suppliers.
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