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Weighing Scales For Education And Classroom Use

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Weighing scales and balances are an essential part of any classroom learning environment. Used as part of a wider education curriculum, our scales are suitable for many science-related experiments including egg osmosis, Archimedes density determination, gravity testing and more.

Inscale supply an extensive range of low-cost scales and balances for schools, colleges and universities manufactured by Adam Equipment, A&D and Kern. From our basic mechanical triple-beam balances and portable compact scales to our high-end, electronic analytical and precision balances, Inscale provides science educators and students with weighing scales that are built to last, easy to maintain and simple to use. We can recommend the perfect scale for KS2, KS3 or KS4 school science lessons and also for further and higher education environments.

With a choice of capacity and readability, Inscale’s education weighing machines provide the right amount of precision that’s relevant to all experience levels in science classroom settings, laboratories and field experiments, at prices that suit any budget. Please contact us for more information.

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    £66.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £90.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    200g to 5000g
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 1g

    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.

    High-quality, affordable compact scale for weighing chemicals, food and other specimens. Perfect for schools, colleges and university environments.

  2. £49.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £56.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    200g to 5000g
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 2g

    Adam Equipment DCT Dune compact balance is ideal for teaching mass measurement concepts in schools, science laboratories or for use in field experiments. The DCT series offers all of the necessary features for quick and easy weighing at an affordable price. Featuring alternative battery operation, splash-proof keypad, and sturdy plastic construction throughout.

    Low-cost, portable compact scale constructed from durable plastic housing. Ideal for KS1 and KS2 school weighing experiments.

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    £75.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    300g to 12kg
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 1g

    The Kern EMS School Balance features a compact, portable design and damage-resistant housing perfect for busy classroom environments. EMS balances are suitable for use in schools, colleges and universities for use in biology, chemistry and physics laboratories.

    Kern's best weighing scale for schools! Durable, low-cost scale suitable for teaching mass measurement experiments to students in KS1, KS2 and above.

  4. £140.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    5kg/50N to 50kg/500N
    Readability Range
    50g/0.5N to 500g/5N

    High-capacity spring scale with durable anodised aluminium construction and drag pointer. All Macro Line scales can be easily transformed into pressure measuring instruments / Force Gauge with a pressure set accessory. Ideal for hard-wearing weighing tasks in building access and security, offices, industrial warehouses and agricultural weighing.

  5. £68.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    600g/3N to 2.5kg/25N
    Readability Range
    5g/0.02N to 20g/0.2N

    High-quality spring dynamometer with durable anodised aluminium tube and long scale of high resolution. Medio Line scales can be used for measuring pull and push force – two functions in one measuring instrument.

  6. £68.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    10g/1N to 100g/1N
    Readability Range
    0.1g/0.01N to 1g/0.01N

    The Micro Line range of spring scales (dynamometers) can easily fit in a pocket and have a swivelable, rotatable and removable suspension bow, guided in a ring for easy and accesible weighing.

  7. £47.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    10g/1N to 1kg/10N
    Readability Range
    0.1g/0.01N to 10g/0.1N

    Pesola's Light Line spring scales are precise, ultra-light and handy spring-based weighing devices with a transparent tube and long, clear double display. Ideal for laboratories, field research and entry-level weighing applications.

  8. £339.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £480.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    220g to 8.2kg
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    Adam Equipment's Nimbus precision balances include a wide selection of models with and without draft shields ranging from 0.1mg to 0.1g readabilities. Ideal for the handling and weighing of chemicals in laboratory experiments and scientific research.

    Includes a large selection of models with draft shields, internal and external calibration. Nimbus balances are perfect for laboratory professionals of all levels.

  9. £1,083.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £1,345.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    12kg to 32kg
    Readability Range
    0.1g

    The Eclipse top loading balance models comprise of models with pillar attachments and large top pan models ideal for materials testing applications. Eclipse balances offer weight capacities up to 32,000g.

    Can be customised with a below balance hanger for concrete materials testing applications.

  10. £658.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £950.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    220g to 8.2kg
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    Tailor-made for scientists, researchers and professionals, the Eclipse precision balance series have models with up to 1 microgram resolution and include balances with internal and external calibration.

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Education Help

Q: Should I purchase a mechanical or a digital scale for my classroom?

A: That depends on your lesson plan. If your students are young and inexperienced with weighing, a mechanical scale will do just fine in teaching them various applications, and they tend to be sturdy enough to resist mistakes and daily use.

If your students are more advanced and your lesson plan more complex, then a digital scale is usually more precise and they have more options for more sophisticated applications and smaller samples. Digital balances also have much faster results since there is no need to manually set the weight, which comes in handy during short class periods. When students no longer need to learn weighing principles, they are only interested in the result. Having a balance with quick results means your students will be able to be productive through the whole class rather than fiddle with the scale.

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