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Portable Balances

Portable balances offer the convenience of accurate weighing in a variety of locations. Small, lightweight and typically powered by batteries, they facilitate on-the-go measurement and analysis across diverse settings including laboratories and industrial and manufacturing processes. As compact instruments, portable balances provide high precision and reliable measurements. They are often used by scientists, researchers, technicians and quality assurance personnel to maintain standards in the food, pharmaceutical, biochemical and cosmetics industries. Talk to us about your portable balance requirements, we are always delighted to help. The prices we offer are very competitive but if you do find a lower price, please feel free to talk to our sales team who will do their best to match or beat it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Portable balances are lightweight weighing devices designed to be moved from location to location within or between workplaces.

Capacities across our portable balance range vary depending on the application but can reach as high as 12,000g. Every size and type of load is, however, catered for. Talk to our sales team about your requirements.

Readability is the term used to describe the smallest weight increments our portable balances can display. It indicates the precision with which load weights are shown. This generally varies from 0.01g up to 1g but talk to our team for advice on what will work best for you.

Our range of portable balances is amongst the industries’ most accurate with high levels of precision and reliability. You can be entirely confident in the results. Whatever your requirements, our sales team can advise you on the right option.

Portable balances with certified calibration are guaranteed to be operating within their specification and to provide accurate measurements. Uncertified check weighing scales risk inaccuracy and costly errors.

Recalibration periods for portable balances will vary depending on their role and operating environment. We recommend recalibration of equipment annually as a minimum. Our sales team will be able to answer any specific calibration questions you may have.

Organisations that buy or sell material by weight normally need their final check weighing scales to be marked as Trade Approved. This is separate from calibration certification and records accuracy in the interests of commercial transparency. Contact our sales team for advice on the various types and classes of Trade Approval available for portable balances.

Portable balances have a variety of power requirements from 100-250V DC power and AC mains power to traditional and internal batteries. Our sales team can answer any questions you may have about installing our equipment.

Portable balances costs vary from under a hundred pounds to over £500. The answer will depend on the performance, features and specifications you are looking for. Ask our sales team for more information.

We can normally deliver portable scales in 3-7 days. Some larger and more complex models may take more time. Contact our sales team for more details.

Where can I find out more?

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