Choosing the Right Siemens Belt Scale

Siemens Siemens Low Capacity MLC Siemens Modular Basix MBS Siemens Medium Duty MUS Siemens Compact MCS Siemens Single Idler MSI Siemens Multiple Idler MMI
Low Capacity (MLC) Medium Duty (WD600) Universal Scale (MUS) Compact (MCS) Single Idler (MSI) Multiple Idler (MMI)
Description Low capacity scale for light belt loading Low-to-medium capacity scale for light to medium belt loading Modular, medium-to-heavy duty scale for process indication Compact, rugged, modular belt scale with stainless steel load cells Heavy duty, high accuracy single idler scale for process and load-out control Heavy duty, high accuracy multiple idler scale for critical process and load-out control
Capacity (Max) 50 t/h (55 STEH) 100 t/h (110 STPH) at max belt speed 5000 t/h (5500 STPH) at max belt speed 2400 t/h (1320 STPH) at max belt speed 12000 t/h (13200 STPH) 12000 t/h (13200 STPH)
Belt Speed (Max) 2.0 m/s (400 fpm) 2.0 m/s (400 fpm) 3.0 m/s (600 fpm) Up to 4 m/s (800 fpm) 5 m/s (1000 fpm) 5.0 m/s (1000 fpm)
Particle Size <25 mm (1") max   <100 mm (4") max <150 mm (6") max
Belt Width (Nominal) 450 to 1200 mm
(18" to 48")
300 to 1200 mm
(12" to 48")
Standard duty up to 1000mm (42"CEMA); Heavy-duty up to 1524mm (60" CEMA) Up to 1600 mm
(60" CEMA)
500 to 2000 mm
(18" to 96" CEMA)
450 to 2400 mm
(18" to 96" CEMA)
Idler Diameter 50 or 60 mm or 1.9"   50 to 180 mm (2" to 7") 100 to 150 mm (4" to 6") <50 to 180 mm (2" to 7")
Weighspan (Min) 450 mm (18") 300 mm (12")   600 mm (24") 450 mm (18") 450 mm (18"), two per scale
Accuracy ±0.5 to 1% ±0.5 to 1.0% ±0.5 to 1.0% ±0.5 to 1.0%, ±2.0 on mobile applications ±0.5% or better ±0.25% or better
Turndown Ratio 5:1   4:1 5:1
Materials Painted mild steel or stainless steel Nickel plated alloy steeo or stainless steel Painted mild steel, modular design Painted mild steel, stainless steel load cells Painted mild steel or stainless steel Two or more MSI units installed in a series
Load Cells Two parallelogram-style stainless steel, temperature compensated Two parallelogram-style nickel plated alloy steel or stainless steel, temperature compensated Two parallelogram-style nickel plated alloy steel, temperature compensated Two stainless steel triple beam parallelogram, temperature compensated, overload protection
Standard Parts Weighing idler, full frame structure Full frame structure Idler ordered separately, dual weigh modules Idler ordered separately, dual weigh modules, test weigh bracket, test weight Idler ordered separately, full frame structure
Options Test weight Calibration weights MWL weight lifter, test weights MWL weight lifter, test weights, test chains
Approvals CE, C-TICK, GOST CE, C-TICK, GOST meets FDA/USDA requirements for food processing CE, C-TICK, GOST CE, C-TICK, GOST, ATEX, CSA, FM, IECEx CE, C-TICK, GOST, SABS, Measurement Canada, OIML, MID, ATEX, IECEx, CSA, FM, CMC CE, C-TICK, GOST, NTEP, Measurement Canada, OIML, MID, ATEX, IECEx, CSA, FM, CMC
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Last Ed. Date: 04/20/2016 10:00 AM