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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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  1. From: £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.

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    From: £1,500.00  (Ex.VAT)

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

    Adam Equipment's new Equinox range of professional analytical balances include a wider range of weighing modes than other analytical balance models including dynamic, percentage weighing, formulation, density determination and textile analysis.

  3. 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.

  4. From: £1,080.00  (Ex.VAT)

    Solis analytical balances come complete with a high-resolution graphic display and the option to store up to 99 ingredients for advanced formulation.

    High-end laboratory balance perfectly suited to weighing hazardous chemicals and fine samples.

  5. 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.

  6. From: £84.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £86.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    2610g to 2610g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 0.1g

    Adam Equipment’s patented TBB offers today’s best value for teaching mass measurement concepts. Everything you need for basic density and simple portable weighing- tripod legs and weigh-below hook are included.

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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.

  8. From: £63.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £75.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    10g to 2500g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 20g

    A precise and handy Spring Balance, the 281 is made from a durable anodised aluminium tube offering accurate and reliable readings as manufactured by a Precision Swiss company.

  9. 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.

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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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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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