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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: £956.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £1,195.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    8.1kg to 31kg
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 0.1g

    High capacity top loading balances featuring high speed weighing and settling times. A&D's GX-K precision balances feature intelligent counting and percentage weighing functions ideal for use in laboratory environments. UK trade approved models.

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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.

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    From: £63.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £70.00 (Excl.VAT)

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

    A&D's 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.

  4. From: £1,464.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £1,830.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    120g to 320g
    Readability Range
    0.0001g to 1.05g

    The GH series of analytical balances are fully GLP compliant with RS-232 as standard. These A&D balances are highly-versatile with the GH offering multiple weighing units including, Carats (ct), Troy Ounces (ozt), Mommes (mom) and Taels (TL).

  5. From: £636.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £795.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    102g to 252g
    Readability Range
    0.0001g to 0.0001g

    A&D's HR analytical balances come with shatterproof breeze chamber to keep out drafts and neutralise vibrations, whilst an anti-static coating helps to dissipate static charges in the weighing chamber that could affect the weighing results. Professional, top-quality machines for precision weighing to 0.1mg readability in science labs, food testing and pharmaceutical production. Balances comes with a 4 years warranty.

    Recently purchased for structural engineering.

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    RRP £185.00 (Excl.VAT)

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

    Designed for harsh environments and food preparation tasks, HL-WP stainless steel scales have a washable casing made of stainless steel and protected to IP-65 standards for advanced protection against dust and water ingress. All models come with a 3 year warranty.

  7. £60.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    200g to 2000g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 1g

    Designed for entry-level weighing, A&D's HL-i compact scale combines basic weighing functionality with a durable, compact design that makes it highly suitable for school classrooms, home kitchens or field use.

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    From: £2,640.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £3,300.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    1100g to 101kg
    Readability Range
    0.0001g to 0.1g

    A&D's MC mass comparators (comparator balances) feature extended resolution for the measuring of calibration weights in the OIML Class F1 or below. Ideal for metrology testing and laboratory calibration houses.

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    From: £86.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £95.00 (Excl.VAT)

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

    A&D's non-approved SJ-HS is ideally suited to any basic food 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.

  10. From: £188.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £235.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    1000g to 30kg
    Readability Range
    0.5g to 20g

    A&D's SK-WP are constructed from waterproof stainless steel and can easily fit on small workbenches and worktops in commercial shop and food retail environments. Ideal for use in coffee shops, bakeries and other food outlets. SW-WP scales are UK trade certified for selling goods by weight.

    Durable, stainless steel scale with UK trade certification. Includes a curved weighing pan perfect for weighing small moveable items securely. Includes standard and trade approved models.

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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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