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Intercomp TL8500 Tension Scales

Lightweight, Compact Design for Cranes, Riggers, Shipyards, Construction Sites, Surveyors, Inspectors & Utilities. When working around overhead loads or near line tensions, accuracy and safety cannot be compromised. The TL8500 Series Tension Link scales from Intercomp are the industry standard


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When working around overhead loads or measuring line tension, accuracy and safety cannot be compromised. The TL8500 Series Tension Link scales from Intercomp are the industry standard for controlling and monitoring overhead loads and line tension while helping to maintain a safe work environment. Machined from aerospace-grade aluminum with shock-mounted electronics in a NEMA 4X/IP65 weatherproof enclosure, Intercomp’s Tension Link scales are built to last in capacities ranging from 500lbs (250kgs) to 300 tons.

Standard features include an easy-to-read 1.2” (30mm) LCD Display with backlight and fully integrated wireless communication, while alkaline batteries provide up to 300 hours of power Advanced Solution for Cranes, Riggers, Shipyards, Construction Sites, Surveyors, Inspectors & Utilities. Intercomp’s RFX™ Wireless TL8500™ Tension Link Scales are a cost-effective, yet technologically advanced solution for processing, monitoring and controlling overhead loads and is the industry standard, delivering unsurpassed accuracy from 500 lbs to 300 tons in a lightweight, compact design.

Intercomp TL8500 Tension Link Crane Scale

The electronics are shock-mounted in a NEMA 4X/IP65 weatherproof enclosure for protection against moisture, dust and rough usage. Weights are easily viewed with a Wireless Handheld Controller, standard with the TL8000™ Tension Link Scales, or on a large, digital LCD readout on the TL8500™. The easy to use membrane switches provide simple, trouble-free operation.

Part Number



Ship Weight


Tension Link Scale

500 x 0.5 lb

5 lb


Tension Link Scale

1,000 x 1 lb

5 lb


Tension Link Scale

2,000 x 2 lb

5 lb


Tension Link Scale

5,000 x 5 lb

5 lb


Tension Link Scale

10,000 x 10 lb



Tension Link Scale

25,000 x 20 lb

10 lb


Tension Link Scale

50,000 x 50 lb

35 lb


Tension Link Scale

100,000 x 100 lb

65 lb


Tension Link Scale

 160,000 x 200 lb

65 lb


Tension Link Scale

220,000 x 200 lb

100 lb


Tension Link Scale

350,000 x 500 lb

175 lb


Tension Link Scale

400,000 x 500 lb

250 lb


Tension Link Scale

500,000 x 500 lb

300 lb

Options (G-2130 Shackles)
150100 Top & Bottom Pair 500-5000 lb
150101 Top & Bottom Pair 10,000 lb
150102 Top & Bottom Pair 25,000 lb
150103 Top & Bottom Pair 50,000 lb
150104 Top & Bottom Pair 100,000 lb
Options (G-2140 Shackles)
150105 Top & Bottom Pair 160,000 lb    
150106 Top & Bottom Pair 220,000 lb    
150107 Top & Bottom Pair 350,000 lb    
150108 Top & Bottom Pair 400,000 lb    
150109 Top & Bottom Pair 500,000 lb    


RFX™ Wireless TL™ Handheld Remote Control

Intercomp TL Remote Control

Intercomp’s TL-RFX™ Indicator is a wireless remote display for viewing and controlling TL8000™ and TL8500™ Series Tension Link Scales from up to 300’ (90m), line of site. It offers three display modes, depending on your operational requirements and allows simultaneous viewing of data from up to four links, including total weight. The large, 5-digit, 3.3" (84mm) graphic display (measured diagonally) is standard with backlight from improved visibility from most viewing angles. Also features output to RFX™ Enabled
Wireless Printers.

Keys for Power, Zero, Tare, Peak, Accumulate, Menu, Recall & Print
Set & Control up to Two Set Points
Standard Backlight
Optional Wireless Relay Control of Cranes & Other Devices
Operates on Standard AA Alkaline Batteries for up to 40 Hours