Tobacco Industry

With more than one thousand weigh belts installed across the world’s leading tobacco producers, Thayer Scale remains a trusted, market-leading design and manufacturing partner for weighing equipment. Our continued growth and success in the tobacco sector stems from our commitment to innovation, our unmatched customer service, and our “Built to Survive,” cost-efficient equipment. We supply highly-accurate and durable weighing equipment used in primary, secondary, and dry ice expanded tobacco (DIET) processes; we also collaborate with clients on custom solutions for unique applications.

Thayer Scale’s weighing equipment for the tobacco industry includes:

Weigh belts

  • Designed for light-density material handling in light loading applications (Model M-LD and MXL-LD)
  • Easily modified for open- or closed-construction
  • Adaptable to new or existing process streams
  • Sanitary construction and easy-to-clean, cantilevered frame

Loss-in-weight feeders

  • Single- or twin-screw
  • Vibratory pan or rotary feeder
  • Feed rates from grams/minute to tons/hour

Flexible conveyor belt scale designs that support changing configurations

Hopper and silo flow aids

  • Created to ensure precise, uninterrupted flow of material

Tobacco Related Equipment