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CHUTE WEIGH SYSTEMS CONVERTS ANY CATTLE SQUEEZE CHUTE OR PEN INTO A WORKING LIVESTOCK SCALE

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Published: 07/24/2011

by Avery Weigh-Tronix

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Fairmont, MN—August 15, 2005—Avery Weigh-Tronix, LLC has introduced the Chute Weigh livestock weighing system designed to add weighing capabilities to livestock squeeze chutes and pens. The system offers fast portable or permanent installation under chutes and rapid setup to providing accurate weighing capabilities up to 10,000 lb. gross.

“The Chute Weigh system is an affordable and convenient method to add livestock weighing capabilities wherever you need them,” says Bob Seidel, Avery Weigh-Tronix, Director of Sales. “We’ve applied our Weigh Bar® design to deliver an economical system for livestock management that is compact, durable and very easy to install and operate.”

Based on Avery Weigh-Tronix rugged and precise Weigh Bar technology, each system includes two 3.5” low profile weigh bars featuring super heavy-duty steel construction. Mounting is easy under manual or hydraulic squeeze chutes and livestock pens, and takes just minutes to install and setup. Twenty-foot polyurethane Weigh Bar cables offer remote connection to a choice of optional indicators. The 615 and 615/XL indicators provide simple, accurate and reliable livestock weighing, while the model M915A indicator offers advanced features including auto-LOC capabilities, statistical functions, 1,000 weighment memory and auto weight recording. All indicator models are compatible with a number of herd management EID software packages.

Each Weigh Bar has a 5,000 lb gross weighing capacity with dependable weatherproof construction. An aerospace-developed sealing agent protects against moisture in the toughest livestock weighing environments. Power options include 12 VDC external battery and a 115 VAC wall mounted transformer.

More information on the Chute Weigh system is available online at the Avery Weigh-Tronix web site, www.agscales.com, or call 800-368-1084.

Avery Weigh-Tronix is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of agricultural precision electronic weighing devices and control systems. For further information, contact: Avery Weigh-Tronix, Inc., 1000 Armstrong Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031. Phone: 507-238-8253. Fax: 507-238-8258.
email: ag@weigh-tronix.com www.agscales.com