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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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    From: £46.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    500g to 3000g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 1g

    The CB is a compact portable scale for conducting simple weighing applications. Compact, affordable and easy to use scales ideally suited for use in school classroom experiments and commercial kitchens.

    Durable, compact scale suitable for KS1 and KS2 school science experiments.

  2. £418.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £616.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    650g to 6500g
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 0.1g

    The 573 precision balance series is the EC type Approved version of the popular 572 series of products. Offering all the features of the 572 plus approvals to allow you to legally trade and sell items by weight.

  3. From: £335.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £480.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    160g to 24.1kg
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    The 572 Kern series of precision balances offers a variety of capacities and increments ideal for precise measuring in science labs and research development. The balance has a metal housing and simple easy to read display.

  4. From: £111.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £160.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    60g to 6000g
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 1g

    The 440 Precision Balance from Kern offers customers a low entry basic model with simple to use functions, ideal for general purpose weighing applications. This model would be commonly found in schools and college laboratories, offering a series of capacities and resolutions suitable for these environments.

  5. From: £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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    From: £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.

  7. From: £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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    From: £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.

  9. From: £1,200.00  (Ex.VAT)

    The Adam Equinox precision balance is ideal for research and quality assurance facilities; science education; precision counting; and production and manufacturing applications needing exceptionally precise results.

    Adam's latest range of professional laboratory balances! The Equinox precision balance is a high-quality weighing machine ideal for measuring chemicals.

  10. From: £950.00  (Ex.VAT)

    The Adam Solis precision balance includes a high-resolution graphic display that is ideal for research and science labs, high-level education, and production and manufacturing applications needing precision results.

    High-end precision balance for universities and professional laboratories.

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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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