Cotton Ginning

Rusty’s Weigh offers seed scales and cotton bale scales to maximize efficiency in agricultural operations. We also offer customized solutions to meet your specific weighing needs, please contact us to develop a solution fit for your business!

bale scale

Our Evolution Bale Controller features a 17″ Touchscreen Industrial Panel PC with a front sided IP65 Rating (water and dust proof), utilizing Windows 7/10 operating system and SQL Server database storage. The “Evo” Bale controller supports an auto record function to allow the unit to record bale weights from most automated bagging systems without user intervention, thus reducing press operators on hand tasks.

Wireless Scanner
Bale barcode tags able to be recorded up to 25 feet from the bale console when not using an automated bagging system.
Remote Display
Optional bale, module and bale tag remote displays to provide current bale record information for different locations within the gin. Remote software support included (where internet connection is available).
Software
Compatible with PCCA Module Tracking software to route bale and seed weights immediately into Gin Services.
seed scale controller

Our Evolution Seed Controller features a 17″ Touchscreen Industrial Panel PC with a front sided IP65 Rating (water and dust proof), utilizing Windows 7/10 operating system and SQL Server database storage. Accumulating seed weights by bale and producer for entire ginning seasons, our Seed Catch function allows quick and easy access to accruing seed weight for seed blocks.

Automation
Fully automated controller allowing adjustable hopper dump sizes.
Operator Alerts
An optional audible horn and/or light alerts the operator of blockage within the seed plug or discharge problems.
Manual Controls
Manual controls allow testing of hopper doors.
Integration
Integrated with a METTLER TOLEDO IND331 scale indicator for high precision weight data output and stability filters.
Software
Remote software support included (where internet connection is available).
custom seed scale

Each scale is built one at a time to ensure all parts fit correctly and perform to our high quality standards. Seed scales are available in 200 lb and 100 lb hopper capacities depending on size constraints.

Capacity
Our 100 lb. seed scale is capable of production up to 40 bales per hour. Our 200 lb. seed scale is ideal for production up to 60 bales per hour. Both models feature load cells suited for 1000 lbs of weight to ensure longevity and prevent overload damage.
Finish
Both seed scale models are power coated to ensure a long lasting durable finish.
Manufacturing
All pneumatic components are manufactured by SMC© to ensure trouble free operations. All seed scales are manufactured onsite at our Lubbock, Texas fabrication facility.
Door Cover
Optional dust cover door to enclose the seed scale and minimize dust
bale scale conveyor

Manufactured in our facility in Lubbock, TX, all parts are custom machined and welded for long lasting durability. Each scale is embedded with a 500 lb pneumatic controlled Test Weight to ensure accurate weights throughout the ginning season.

Capacity
Our scale features four (4) 2500 lbs. load cells providing 10,000 lbs. of capacity.
Dimensions
36” X 60” Footprint
20” X 52” Effective Bale Contact
Additional Features
Incorporates 2 HP, 230/460 VAC/3 HP/60 Hz Explosion Proof Baldor Motor, Boston Gear Reducer, AC Variable Speed Controller
unattended weigh terminal

Our Unattended Weigh Terminal Controller features a 8″ Sunlight Readable Touchscreen Industrial Panel PC with a front sided IP65 Rating (water and dust proof), utilizing Windows 7/10 operating system and SQL Server database storage. The terminal was developed exclusively to send records directly into EVO office software or PCCA’s Module Tracking software. Ideal for indoor mounting or outdoor mounting option available.

Protection
Outdoor rated enclosure features a sun/rain guard to add additional protection from the elements. Automated ventilation controlled.
Accessories
Outdoor rated receipt printer provides printed copy of the transaction (optional).
Features outdoor numeric keypad or outdoor QWERTY keyboard (optional).

Wireless handheld barcode scanner or embedded stationary barcode scanner for scanning module tags (optional).

Remote Display
Traffic Light control module implementing a green arrow and red X to provide driver with directions without exiting vehicle.

36” Alphanumeric remote display informs driver the transaction was recorded and provides a continuous weight display for all other transactions (optional)