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TruckScience at The Work Truck Show 2020
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We’ve just finished up at The Work Truck Show in Indy for another year! And what a great week we had there.  We joined our partner, NTEA, on the NTEA Industry Resource Booth at the show.  It was a fantastic opportunity to meet with Association member users of our Axle Weight Calculator, as well as…

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Axles, Axles, Axles
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We have been receiving lots of requests to simplify the process of specifying curb weights when adding pusher and tag axles, and to show more bridge groups in the Bridge view. So this month’s release is all about the axles! Defining Weights and Axles We’ve combined the Weights and Axles tabs into one much more…

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Import your own bodies to calculate axle weights
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Today’s release adds the ability to import drawings of your own bodies from dxf files, to take your printed reports to the next level. If you use CAD software (such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks) for design and drafting, now you can export 3D models to 2D drawings, then import them into your library in the…

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Best Technology Business Award 2019
Best Technology Business Award 2019 780 446 TruckScience

TruckScience was announced winner of the 2019 Best Technology Business Award at the Mayo Business Awards gala event in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Friday 15th November! The Mayo Business Awards The Mayo Business Awards are a cross-community initiative supported by the Mayo Chambers and other local business organizations, with the backing of the…

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Chassis Dimensions – Your Way!
Chassis Dimensions – Your Way! 780 290 TruckScience

Now you can choose how you’d like to define vehicle dimensions in our Axle Weight Calculator. Specify Chassis Length as ‘Wheelbase (WB)’ or ‘Cab to Axles (CA/CT)’. And specify Cab Length as ‘Bumper to Back of Cab (BBC)’ or ‘Front Bumper to Front Axle (BA) + Front Axle to Back of Cab (AC)’. You can…

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Import AutoCAD .dxf drawing of truck equipment to calculate axle weights for work truck
Import your own equipment
Import your own equipment 780 290 TruckScience

Now, if a component you require is not in the library, you can import a DXF drawing, and the equipment or load item will be saved in your library, to be dropped into future calculations. Many of our Axle Weight Calculator users had been asking to import their own DXF drawings, to add equipment such…

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TruckScience at Brisbane Truck Show 2019
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We’ve just returned from a very busy few days at The Brisbane Truck Show 2019.  Having partnered with Laws of Motion, to offer our cutting-edge Axle Weight Calculator solution to the Australian market, we were keen to get to the show, to meet truck salespeople, body builders, trailer manufacturers and transport operators from Australia and New…

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B-train Weight Distribution
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We’ve added the 2-trailer B-train, B-Double or ‘Interlink’ combination in today’s update to the Axle Weight Calculator. With B-Double combinations a common sight on Australian roads, this feature is just in time for our visit to the Brisbane Truck Show next week! A B-train combination consists of a truck tractor followed by 2 semi-trailers, each…

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TruckScience at Work Truck Show 2019
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TruckScience spent an invigorating week in Indianapolis at The Work Truck Show 2019. Having launched our partnership with NTEA, we were excited to get to the show, to meet – and more importantly – learn directly from NTEA members about what they need in a Weight Calculator. Weight Calculator Demos Top left: NTEA’s Weight Calculator.…

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Service Body
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Today’s update to the Axle Weight Calculator includes templates for service bodies, just in time for the Weight Calculator demos at The Work Truck Show next week! When a Service Body is added to your vehicle, you can specify Dimensions (Length, Height, Width of the body, and Depth of Left and Right Compartments, Longitudinal Frame Height and Crossmember Height), Spatial Position (Cab…

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