Compact Balances for Medical and Health Applications
Compact as a definition means closely and neatly packed together, in weighing scale and balance terms this simply means a small digital weighing scale ideal for use in areas where space is a premium. It can also refer to digital weighing balances that have a good performance but packaged in a small unit for ease of use, often including battery operation to enable portability applications.
Compact balances can be particularly useful within medical and health applications.As a medical weighing scale, the compact balance does not take up space and is easily portable which makes it an essential piece of weighing equipment that can be used for reference on a daily basis. Within gyms, health centres and spas, compact balances can be used for portion control with some also having calorie counting options.
For more information on how compact balances can be used for medical and health applications, see our article on the importance of weighing herbal supplements. Alternatively, Contact our sales team to discuss your size requirements to performance, together we can offer you the right balance for your needs.
RRP £160.00 (Excl.VAT)Max Capacity Range 60g to 6000g
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.
RRP £1,425.00 (Excl.VAT)Max Capacity Range 8000g to 30kg
High capacity top loading balances featuring high speed weighing and settling times.GF-K is calibrated externally. Multiple weighing units including counting and percentage are available.
RRP £185.00 (Excl.VAT)Max Capacity Range 300g to 3000g
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.
RRP £70.00 (Excl.VAT)Max Capacity Range 120g to 5100g
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.
RRP £95.00 (Excl.VAT)Max Capacity Range 1000g to 30kg
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.
RRP £200.00 (Excl.VAT)Max Capacity Range 200g to 5000g
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...
£75.00 (Ex.VAT)Max Capacity Range 300g to 12kg
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.
Compact Balances Help
Q: What is the best type of weighing balance for medical use?
A: There are a wide variety of digital weighing scales and balances on the market that can be used as medical weighing scales. Many digital weighing scales have different advantages and disadvantages depending on how you plan to use them. If you are after a medical scale to be used as a reference tool then a compact balance would be useful due to its portable and convenient nature.
For more specific healthcare professional use then you will most likely require an analytical balance or precision scale. These types of digital weighing balances provide greater readability and are preferred within hospitals. doctors surgeries and laboratories.
Note that hospitals require a Class III approved digital weighing scale in order to be used for professional use as part of the Medical Product Law requirement.
Take a look at our Class III Trade approved scales