Chlorine Ton Scales for Cylinders and Tanks

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Chlorine Ton Scales

Product Code Size Configuration Capacity & Resolution Price
A-TON-S 37" x 20" Single 5000 lb x 1 lb $3999
A-TON-D 37" x 20" Dual 5000 lb x 1 lb $5699

Chlorine Ton Scales for Cylinders and Tanks

Often used for chemical feed, these scales typically weigh Chlorine and SO2 one ton cylinders. They must be corrosion resistant for this type of environment. They also must be very rugged to handle tough tank loading and at the same time, remain accurate.

Extremely Durable

Most “Tonner” scales are constructed from welded steel with a powder coated finish. In most cases, that is usually enough until the paint gets scratched, leaving an opening for corrosion to migrate under the coating. Arlyn's Chlorine Ton Scales are constructed from stainless steel, greatly reducing corrosion and providing longer, trouble free life.

Very Accurate

The industry standard for Chlorine Ton Cylinder Scales is to apply the weight to a single load cell through a pivot and lever system. This construction presents a number of problems. First of all, this is an old weighing method that is susceptible to inaccuracies as the pivots wear. Any change in position of the tank will alter the weight. Instead, the Arlyn's Ton Scales uses four (4) heat treated, abuse resistant stainless steel load cells. There are absolutely no pivots and levers to degrade over time. Accuracy is as much as five times better!

Versatile Connectivity & Output Options

A variety of optional outputs are available for seamless connectivity. For PLC, 4-20mA analog signals are an industry standard. Other analog signals include 0-5V and 1-5V. Modbus RTU, ASCII or TCP is also available. In fact, with the optional Arlyn UpScale Touchscreen Indicator (equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity), cloud monitoring and data logging also becomes possible. See the Available Upgrades table below for a list of available options.

Intrinsically Safe Versions Available

For hazardous or classified environments, the scales may be equipped with FM Approved display indicators and load sensors.

Low Cost

Although the features and performance would suggest otherwise, Arlyn’s Factory Direct sales channel and in house design and fabrication capability result in a lower cost.

 Feature Comparison

Feature Comparison

Features Arlyn A-TON Yellow Scale Green Scale
Capacity 5000 lbs 4000 lbs 4000 lbs
Frame Stainless Steel Regular Steel Regular Steel
Trunnions UMHW Polyethylene UMHW Polyethylene UMHW Polyethylene
Pivot & Lever System None Susceptible to wear & tear Susceptible to wear & tear
Accuracy 0.1% 0.5% 0.25%
Number of Load Cells 4 1 1
Price Low High High
Shipping Method Parcel Service (Low Cost) Truck (Expensive) Truck (Expensive)

Available Upgrades

Frame Configurations
  • Standard Size - 37" x 20"
  • Dual Configuration available
  • Analog Output 4-20mA (or 0-5VDC)
  • RS-232 Serial Port
  • RS-422/RS-485
  • USB Communication (w/ Virtual Serial Communication)
  • Ethernet TCP/IP Connectivity
  • Wireless TCP/IP Connectivity (UpScale)
  • Modbus RTU/ASCII (UpScale)
  • Modbus TCP (UpScale)
  • Label, Paper and Card Printer (RS232)
  • Bluetooth/USB 58mm Thermal Printer (UpScale)
  • Barcode Functions - Printing and Scanning (UpScale)
Setpoint Control
  • Setpoints (Filling Ops, Relay Ctrl, etc)
  • Relays (AC/DC)
  • Alerts (Buzzer Alarm)
  • Light Tower: 2/3 Light Columns
Counting Operation
  • Parts Counting
Data Collection
  • Flow Rate Function with Alarms (UpScale)
  • Battery Pack
  • NEMA Stainless Steel Enclosure
  • Remote Buttons (ZERO, TARE, PRINT, CYCLE)
  • 24V Power


Primary Output Types 4-20mA or 0-5 VDC and/or Digital Indicator
MKE-5 Digital Indicator 1" High Graphics LCD digits. Updates between 0.1 to 0.5 sec. Adjustable.
UPSCALE-9 Indicator Upgrade to Arlyn UpScale 7" Color LCD Touchscreen. Fully Customizable.
Load Cell Material Stainless Steel
Frame Material Stainless Steel
Load Capacity 5000 lbs
Maximum Safe Load 150% of Capacity
Size 37" x 20"
Power Requirements 12-30VDC [4-20mA models only] Wall Adapter 117 VAC, 50/60 Hz [all Digital Indicator models] Other Power options available
Accuracy & Repeatability ± 0.1% of Full Scale @ 20°C ± 0.25% of Full Scale above operating temperature range
Operating Temperature 14°F to 104°F (-10°C to 65°C)
Pig Tail Lead 4 conductor, jacketed and shielded
Relative Humidity 0-95% Non-Condensing
Environmental Water Resistant (Not Submersible)


Chlorine Ton Scales for Cylinders and Tanks

Chlorine Ton Scales for Cylinders and Tanks

Price $3,999.00