Effective stock control has never been so important given the challenges businesses face in the current economic climate. To help make the most efficient use of product, time and machinery, RDS Technology is launching its Loadmaster iX range of on-board weighing systems for medium to large wheeled loaders.

Loadmaster iX benefits from additional standard features, including the temperature compensation enhancing system performance. This is particularly important on machines with a wide variation in operating temperature and angle compensation. This system provides an additional level of precision beneficial on most sites and not only those with obvious slopes.

In addition, the Loadmaster iX range offers effective management of weighing data. The Loadmaster 8000iX has an integral SD card port for the fast and efficient transfer of data between loader and weighbridge or office PC, and enables pre-registered customer reference data to be uploaded directly to the instrument.

RDS will also be launching the trade-approvable Loadmaster 9000i. When fitted to a wheeled loading shovel, this on-board weighing device effectively transforms the loader into a mobile weighbridge which conforms to MID Class Y(b) levels of accuracy.

RDS has recently gained approval via the UK National Measurements Office to self-verify its instruments. Subject to formal training by RDS, this approval extends to all EU RDS distributors. This will dramatically speed up verification times and reduce end user costs.

For further bespoke data management options, the Loadmaster 9000i DMM features an extended data-handling module. This has been specially designed with the integral SD card port central to the system. Up to six separate reference fields for each truck loading cycle can be stored in a comprehensive database, for detailed record keeping. The details of each field can be uploaded to the instrument from the SD card or programmed onto the card directly through the instrument. The card exports the weighing data into an Excel compatible file, ready for use with company invoice and record systems. Such product traceability makes it ideal for material handling applications in demolition operations, recycling plants and other potentially harmful or toxic areas.