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Compact Balances for Education

Compact as a definition means closely and neatly packed together, in scale and balance terms this simply means a small scale ideal for use in areas where space is a premium. It can also refer to balances that have a good performance but packaged in a small unit for ease of use, often including battery operation to enable portability applications.

Our low-cost compact balances provide accuracy and versatility when working within classroom environments. As portable weighing scales, the compact balance can be used both in the classroom environment and in the field. Contact our sales team to discuss your size requirements to performance together we can offer you the right balance for your needs.

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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.

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    £109.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    3kg to 30kg
    Readability Range
    0.5g to 5g

    IWS weighing scales are constructed from IP68-rated stainless steel with waterproof sealing. Ideal for food packing lines, professional kitchens and catering applications.

    The IWS sealed scale (dustproof and waterproof) is ideal for wet, dirty and industrial environments.

  3. £221.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £275.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    600g to 5000g
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 0.1g

    Adam Equipment’s Highland trade approved precision balances are well-suited for education, lab work, field use, food weighing and many industrial applications. The HCB is a portable, compact scale that easily fits on a worktop surface. This model features UK trade certification for selling food, cosmetics and other products by weight.

    Highly-versatile, portable precision scale ideal for multi-purpose weighing.

  4. £200.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £220.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    250g to 10kg
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    The Kern PCD Compact Laboratory Balance has a separate base and display, which makes it ideal for use in fume cupboards or glove bag, particularly practical for weighing toxic, volatile or contaminated substances, giving the operator control of the scale away from weighing area.

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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.

  6. £180.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £200.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    200g to 5000g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 1g

    The Kern EMB-S School Balance is a stackable space saving scale for experiment based teaching. A low cost portable laboratory scale designed for use in schools, colleges and universities. Features include simple 2 button operation, LCD display, plastic wipe clean top pan, This is a basic design with weighing only function, under scale weighing possible. The unit is designed to be stackable and has a transport safety feature to prevent the weighin...

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    £86.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £95.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    1000g to 30kg
    Readability Range
    0.5g to 20g

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

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    £63.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £70.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    120g to 5100g
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 1g

    The HT is an affordable compact scale with a capacity up to 5kg (1g resolution) and a displayed resolution of 0.1g (500g capacity). This scale comes packaged in a portable perspex carry case perfect for field experiments and general outdoor weighing applications.

  9. £167.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £185.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    300g to 3000g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 1g

    Fully stainless steel top loading balances suitable for harsh environments. Ideally suited for food preparation. Capacities range from 300g to 3000g with increments from 0.1g to 1g.

  10. £60.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    200g to 2000g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 1g

    HL-i series compact design makes it highly suitable for weighing applications at work, school, home or anywhere.

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Q: Would you recommend a compact balance for classroom use?

A: Due the compact scales versatility and low cost, it is a firm choice for classroom use. With a readability of 0.1g and its use as a portable scale, the compact balance should fulfil the majority of classroom experiments and activities whether operating within a classroom environment or in the field.

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