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SiloWeigh Basic

SILOWEIGH Basic – vessel weighing with weight indicator

For low cost vessel and silo weight display, Designed for use on silos and bins where a very basic silo weight display is adequate. SiloWeigh Basic uses L-Strain or Silex sensors with a simple weight indicator to show the current weight of the vessel contents, without all the extra features.

Lowest cost for one to three vessels, same great sensors

SiloWeigh tells you the contents of any silo, feed bin, tank or storage vessel. Better than silo level measurement, SiloWeigh measures the actual silo weight to give a true picture of the amount on hand.  And it costs less than a high-end level sensor.  How it connects and operates

  • Large, easy to read 0.6 inch green LED display.

  • Serial RS232 bidirectional communication.

  • Powers four L-Strain sensors or load cells.  Not applicable to level or liquid sensors.

  • Uses the same sensor kits as SiloWeigh II Pro and

  • Mount the legs on Load Cells for higher accuracy.

  • All-weather. Sensors, wiring and junction boxes meet NEMA-4, IP66.  You can set up the dust and spashproof industrial weight indicator in a convenient indoor location.

General purpose weight indicator used in CraneWeigh and SiloWeigh Basic
  • Connect to computer, remote display or printer.

  • Tare button resets weight before a delivery.  Because of this, you have the ability to measure the delivery weight.

  • Kit includes 100 m (328 ft) indicator cable.

  • For 4 silos and more, SiloWeigh II or SiloWeigh.Net is the best value.  In addition, you get all the extra features, such as our stabilizing Weather Filter, which improves overall accuracy. Also digital Alarm Outputs, Internet and remote computer/phone/tablet displays, text/email alerts and lots more.

All systems:
  • Install and calibrate the silo weight system yourself.  We deliver a kit with complete instructions. All necessary cables are provided and are color coded.

  • Calibration is straightforward, using the weighed deliveries as reference.

  • Alternatively, we have trained installation experts at various US and Canadian locations – call us for details.


Silo Capacity and stress:

All silo capacities can be measured. The limitation is the stress in the support structure. Acceptable stress is in the range 1000 to 15,000 lb per square inch.

Vessel support structure, material type:

Legged structural silos.

Number of sensors:

Up to 4 sensors can be powered from each SiloWeigh indicator.

Display type:

Large 0.6″ green LED digits.

Display accuracy and resolution:

50,000 counts, accuracy of display better than 0.01%.

Overall system accuracy:

Dependent on structure being measured. Typically ±5% to 10% of full scale value because indicator lacks a weather filter.

Serial RS232 port:

Bidirectional, connects to most printers or computers.


9 VDC, 110-250V AC adapter, 10 W max.

Temperature range:

Sensors: -40 to +70°C (-40 to +160°F). Display: -10-40°C (14-104°F).

Display construction:

ABS plastic, chemical resistant, NEMA-12, with horizontal or vertical mounting bracket.

Display cabinet size:

3.2`x 6.8`x 2.3`deep (81 x 173 x 60 mm).

Safety certifications:


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