Patent Number: 8,716,611

Title: Weighing scale housing with carrier unit for electronics mounted on guiding tracts for removal from the housing, wherein the carrier also serves as a closure plate for the bottom of the pedestal opening

Abstract: A weighing scale (10) has a display/operating unit (20), a scale platform (30), an electronic system (60) for the control of the scale (10), and a pedestal (40) that connects the display/operating unit to the scale platform. The pedestal contains a pedestal chamber (41). The pedestal also has a pedestal opening (42). A carrier element (70) is arranged in or at the pedestal chamber. At least parts of the electronic system are arranged on the carrier element, and the parts of the electronic system which are arranged on the carrier element can be at least partially taken out of the pedestal opening for servicing.

Inventors: Schon; Thomas (Balingen, DE)

Assignee: Mettler-Toledo (Albstadt) GmbH

International Classification: G01G 21/28 (20060101); H05K 5/06 (20060101); H05K 7/10 (20060101); H05K 7/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018