AP Crane Scale

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Dillon AP Mechanical Crane Scales are available in capacities from 500 to 20,000 lb and 500 to 10,000 kg. Every detail of their construction was chosen for long life. Uncomplicated operation includes tare function and maximum peak load indication. AP Crane scales are made up of two parts, an AP Dynamometer and the associated crane scale hardware kit which includes the following: a swivel hook, oversized shackle assembly and a wooden shipping/storage crate.

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0.5% of capacity

Temperature Range

-50° to 140° F | -45° to 60° C

Corrosion Protection

Pressure bar protected with durable powder coat paint

Shackles and pins are electroless nickel plated

All integral machining and fasteners are produced from noncorrosive materials or have suitable plating


From 1,000 to 20,000 pounds

From 500 to 10,000 kilograms


Pressure bar: High-grade E4340 alloy steel or 7075-T651 aluminum

Shackles: A4140 forged steel (machined from E4340 steel)

Shackle pins: Machined from E4340 steel

Case Housing

5″ models are equipped with high strength composite plastic case

10″ models use cast aluminum enclosure

Why the AP Crane Scale?

Now offered as an add on feature to the AP Dynamometer of choice

Available in Low, Intermediate and High Range Models

Maximum hand retains peak load point and is easily reset

No Batteries Required

Dial size choice for the best in portability or visibility

Off set load beam eases tension measurement

High strength case resists heavy blows

Generous shackle openings mate with most hooks and hardware

Anti-parallax dial and pointer produce accurate readings from any perspective

Large safety factor for overload protection and long life

WHO NEEDS AN AP Crane Scale?

Utility & Oil & Gas
Load Testing & Rail & Metro
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