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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: £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. From: £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 and plastic wipe clean top pan; under scale weighing is also possible. The unit is designed to be stackable and has a transport safety feature to prevent the weighing element from overload while being tran...

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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.

  4. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. From: £165.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £220.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    120g to 6000g
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    Adam Equipment’s Highland 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.

  9. From: £113.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £130.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    100g to 10kg
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 1g

    The Kern PCB Precision Balance incorporates a range of economical compact balances with high precision. The PCB series has a wide range of pan sizes and weighing capacities to suit many requirements. Ideal for science labs and animal weighing.

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    From: £176.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £220.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    120g to 6100g
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    The EJ compact balance series has provided years of reliable weighing performance and are backed by A&D's industry-leading 5 year warranty. Ideal for laboratories, production facilities, classrooms and science field experiments.

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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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