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Type-Approved OBM Systems

There are three categories of type-approved OBM systems to cater for different uses. 

Type-Approved OBM System

Smart OBM System (Category B)

Smart OBM System (Category C)

The three categories are presented in the table below (suppliers in alphabetical order):

Category Features Use with applications of the NTF Airtec Corporation E-Max Aust Loadman Australia Right Weigh Tramanco
Category A
  • Accuracy and reliability
  • Load management
  • Compliance and safety
No 89AX Series
ECU models
89AXM Series
MSU models
89AXM Series89AXL Series
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
Air-Weigh LoadMaxx
ECU models
5900
MSU models
6030 single internal sensor6060 dual external sensor
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
LM300 Can-Coder
ECU models
LM300LM300B
MSU models
C371-1 Can-CoderC371-2 Can-Coder
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
Right Weigh Exterior Digital Scales
ECU models
Android 3.4.14iOS 3.3.1iOS 3.3.6iOS 3.3.7iOS 3.3.8iOS 3.3.9
MSU models
201-EBT-01B201-EBT-02B201-EBT-04B
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
The CHEK-WAY Eliminator
ECU models
CWE-5000
MSU models
5200-1314-6
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
The CHEK-WAY Eliminator with Dual Input Smart-AMP
ECU models
CWE-5300
MSU models
5200-1324-6
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension

* To participate in an application or scheme of the NTF that uses a Smart OBM system, you also need a certified Application Service Provider that supports the OBM system.

Smart OBM Systems * Smart OBM System
(Category B)
All of the above, plus:
  • Data collection
  • Future-ready
  • Productivity benefits (linked to policies and programs made available by road managers and regulators through the National Telematics Framework [NTF])
Yes 89AX Series
ECU models
89AXM Series
MSU models
89AXM Series
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
N/A LM300 Can-Coder
ECU models
LM300LM300B
MSU models
C371-1-1 Can-CoderC372-1-2 Can CoderC372-1-3 Can CoderC372-1-4 Can Coder
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
N/A The CHEK-WAY Eliminator
ECU models
CWE-5300
MSU models
5200-1314-65200-1324-6
Suitable for vehicles with...
Air suspension
Smart OBM System
(Category C)
All of the above, plus:
  • Full interoperability across different service providers
Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Certificate of Conformance

A Certificate of Conformance for each TCA-approved OBM system will be made available by the OBM supplier (or associated agent, distributor or retailer) at the point of supply to transport operators of each OBM system.

The current cost to the OBM supplier for each certificate of conformance is AUD $20 (excl GST).

Certificate of Conformance - OBM System (sample)

Last updated on 17 June 2021