Automation and controls, sensors and weighing systems

Imagine your plant, furnished with a new batch controller, moisture sensors and silo inventory system. Because it's new technology, your bottom line can benefit from these latest developments. Scale-Tron specializes in design and manufacturing of scales, batch process automation and both sensors and electronics for moisture measurement, silo inventory, temperature measurement, mixer cleaning and commercial scale applications.

Product Groups
Batching Controls

The batch automation controller with rock-solid reliability.
Using industrial PLCs and touch screens for control gives power, speed and freedom from downtime.

Moisture Sensors

AquaSense microwave moisture sensor; the only one with a 10 year guarantee, measures the continuous moisture content of granular and powdered materials. AquaMix sensor, for mixers, has the world’s hardest ceramic faceplate.

Silo and Vessel Inventory

Identify and stop delivery shortages. Never run out of cement again. Eliminate the risk of overfilling. SiloWeigh measures the contents of silos or vessels by weight.

Weighing, Scale Components

Scales components for high-accuracy, high-speed commercial scalesMini-Mount and Scale-Bar load cell assemblies, serial and USB transmitters, plus other components for high accuracy, high speed weight data acquisition in point-of-sale and other high-volume, cost sensitive applications.

News and updates
Baker-Hughes Shafter bulk material terminal sensor and display
SiloWeigh Upgrades Boost Performance

Special filter removes weather effects There's nothing like incentive!  A recent SiloWeigh.Net customer's display was not doing well, showing huge… Read More

BatchTron concrete plant automation main screen
October 2017 – BatchTron II upgrade

BatchTron, the POWERFUL and RELIABLE controller BatchTron II has new screen symbols.  For today's world of muted graphics and better usability,… Read More

Microwave moisture sensors
September 2016 – Introducing Aquasense

AquaSense, the only moisture sensor with a 10 year guarantee An all-new design, fully compatible with the previous hardware, BatchTron… Read More

The Scale-Tron Management Team
Robin Shepherdson, BSc, P. Eng (ret.)

President and founder, designed many of the company’s products, supervises engineering and R&D.  Handles detail design of scale components and weighing systems

Chris Shawcroft, General Manager

As General manager, Chris has been supervising production and sales staff since 2009.  He has a British HNC in Mechanical Engineering.

Susie Michel, Office manager

As the Financial Manager, Susie has been with the company for over 15 years, supervising office staff and controlling all financial aspects of the company.

Marian Enachescu, BSc, P. Eng.

Professional engineer for over 20 years.  Specializes in the design and support of BatchTron III,  AquaSense and SiloWeigh.  Supervises technical staff, attends startups and trains customers.

Robert Xiang Hu, BSc. Senior engineer

Specializes in the design, programming and support of BatchTron I, BatchTron II and MCCs.  Based in the U.S., supervises startups and trains customers throughout North America.