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Professional Weighing Scales and Balances UK

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Agricultural & farming Scales

Weighing scales are required for a wide variety of agricultural and farming applications from measuring chemicals in fertilisers to weighing small farm animals such as lambs and goats.

We stock products suitable for a range of agricultural needs including moisture analysers, Uk trade approved bench scales, portable hanging scales and mild steel platform scales.

Moisture analysers are used to accurately determine the moisture content in crops such as wheat, barley and fruit. Too much moisture in crops can lead to bacteria growth, for farmers this can lead to a poor harvest and negatively impact the amount of produce that can be sold and distributed commercially. Too little moisture in crops will also affect the overall quality of the product and may also lead to an increase in damaged crops. Moisture analysers can also be used to detect moisture levels in fertilisers and compost.

Platform scales feature large weighing platforms with high weight capacities for measuring bulk amounts of grain, produce and small animals. Pallet beams can be combined with platforms to safetly and accurately take the weight of lambs to monitor growth. Some of the platforms we offer can be configured with digital counting and weight indicators for enhanced weighing functions such as checkweighing, parts counting, percentage weighing and dynamic or animal weighing.

Hanging scales are portable, easy-to-use devices with a below balance hook that can be attached to tote bags, animal feed and fertilisers for suspended weighing. In many farming and horticultural environments it is essential that compost and fertilisers are weighed to reduce waste costs and consistent distribution across a specified area. For treated fertilisers, it is crucial that even distribution is maintained to ensure optimum soil acidity levels.

Bench scales are lightweight, compact weighing machines suitable for use on a worktop or workbench surface. These scales are well-suited to packing functions and can be used for pre-packing salads, vegetables and fruit. We also stock UK trade approved bench scales that can be used for selling goods by weight, such as fruit punnets on pick-your-own farms or for selling produce at farmers' markets.

If you require any further information about our range of agricultural weighing products, please contact us.

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    £52.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £60.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range 15kg to 50kg

    Convenient and handy, the CH is a low capacity hanging scale with 10 times higher precision over the traditional mechanical spring balance. Supplied with battery it's ready to use straight out of the box. Suitable for suspended weighing of sacks of animal feed and grain, bags of fertiliser, and tote bags of produce.

  2. £657.50  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £895.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range 50g to 200g

    Adam Equipment PMB moisture analysers set a new standard for effortlessly recording moisture test results. The PMB uses a circular halogen heater lamp to allow for even heating and drying of the sample to make sure the test results are accurate. Suitable for grain, cosmetics and food testing.

    Suitable for measuring the moisture content of grain, wheat, barley and other produce.

  3. £475.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 1000kg to 3000kg

    PT platform scales are large heavy duty scales designed for weighing pallets, crates and large containers in busy industrial warehouse and factory environments. Manufactured by Adam Equipment with durable diamond-plate steel surface, adjustable levelling feet and up to 3000kg weight capacity. PT platforms are compatible with all Adam count and weight indicators for performing checkweighing, parts counting and dynamic/ animal weighing.

    Most suitable for weighing medium-sized pets and animals such as dogs, lambs and zoo animals.

  4. £221.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £275.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range 600g to 5000g

    Adam Equipment’s HCB balances are well-suited for Education, lab work, field use, and many industrial applications. The HCB features Adam’s unique patented HandiCal® internal calibration with a built-in mass, and ShockProtect® as a safeguard against shock loading and accidential overload. Calibrate whenever you want without external masses, or use your own certified masses for traceability.

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    £153.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £170.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range 1000g to 30kg

    A low cost Bench Scale, the SJ-EC is a trade approved scale ideally suited to any basic weighing application. Featuring capacities up to 12 kg and a settling time of less than 1 second the SJ-EC will meet all product packing requirements.

    Recent customers include dairy product suppliers, organic food shops and pick-your-own produce farms.

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    £108.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £150.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range 6000g to 300kg

    The CPWplus platform scale is a multi-purpose compact weighing scale, used for many every day applications, such as parcel weighing, but increasingly very popular with diet clubs and individual weighing, due to the light weight and portability of the scale.

    Includes a wide range of platform sizes: Smaller platforms can be used to weigh sacks of grain or produce, whilst larger platforms are suitable for weighing small farm animals such as lambs and goats.

  7. £566.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £805.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range 6000g to 30kg

    This wet area checkweighing scale performs best in product preparation and packaging environments. It's fully stainless steel construction ensures longevity in the harshest areas. Easy to clean.

  8. £153.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £205.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range 1500g to 16kg

    WBW and WBW-M scales are available in a selection of capacities and readabilities. IP66-rated housing and stainless steel pan stand up to demanding industrial and food environments. Other features include checkweighing LED indicators, capacity tracker and built in overload protection to protect against damage from excessive weight.

  9. £270.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £375.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range 60kg to 600kg

    Adam Equipment's GFK Floor Checkweighing Scales offer speed, performance and value. The GFK offers all the features needed for weighing, check weighing with LED limit indicators and parts counting applications with fully selectable sample or unit weight. Durable build for a variety of industries the GFK can meet the demands of warehouse, production floor and general industrial, medical applications.

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    £66.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £90.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range 200g to 5000g

    Adam Equipment's CQT Core Portable Compact Balance is perfect for conducting simple weighing procedures in school classroom environments, science labs, veterinary practices and field experiments. This scale is exceptional value for money, featuring tough ABS housing and Adam Equipment's patented ShockProtect™ feature.

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Agriculture & Farming Help

Q: How do I weigh fertilisers?

A: Purpose-made fertilisers require gardners and farmers to weigh chemicals such as nitrogen, phosphates and potash according to a specific ratio. Different crops require different soil PH levels, therefore the balance between chemicals is essential in order to create a soil state suitable for growth.

Alongside chemicals, fertiliser solubility also needs to be determined. Moisture analysers can be used to precisely measure the moisture content of organic samples. This data can be used to calculate the percentage of water intake within the soil and therefore determine the amount of chemicals to be used to maintain optimum soil nutrition.

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