A Bench Scale is a compact scale that can fit on top of a regular table or a work bench to carry out its operations. It derives the name Bench Scale from this very definition. For this reason, they are also referred to as Bench Top Scale, Tabletop weighing scale or Compact Scale. Bench scales are regarded as intermediary scales: neither designed to precisely weigh very fine compounds nor handle extremely heavy objects. All A&D Weighing bench scales provide great accuracy to ensure you get reliable measurements every time.
Applications Of Bench Scales
Bench-top scales are versatile, ready-to-use weighing machines for a broad range of applications and environments. Their applications range from mixing, weighing, counting and checkweighing. They are needed for a wide array of businesses and personal usage, from kitchens to veterinary offices, industrial settings or retail shops and laboratories to classrooms. In assembly or manufacturing shops, bench scales are ideal for weighing raw materials, counting pieces before packaging, or checkweighing during quality control.
The scales fit well on a countertop and can easily be connected to a computer or printer. Grocery stores and shops use bench scales to weigh food such as fruits, meat, candy, milk and more. Bench scales can also be used in production, to weigh ingredients when making small batches of things like food, soaps, and candles.
Advantages Of Bench Scales
Affordable and easy-to-use, bench scales provide the features and precision to be employed across a wide variety of industries. They are used to speed up the weighing process and increase productivity in the process. Whether you require a hygienically designed bench or platform scale to ensure easy and thorough cleaning or a platform scale for sophisticated applications where accuracy is critical, bench-top scales or compact scales are ideal.
Ideal Qualities In A Bench Scale
Precision: Bench scales are often used for sensitive operations, like in laboratories or even retail environments- where calculating the quantity correctly is crucial. Thus it’s important to look for a bench scale that calculates without errors.
Portability: These scales are often carried outside or moved within an environment. Thus, they must be easy to handle, carry around and have battery operated functions. Depending on the requirement, they must also be able to withstand harsh outdoor conditions.
Cleanliness: Bench scales are frequently used as counter or table top scales in groceries, fruit shops, butcher shops, bakeries etc. They repeatedly come in contact with different perishable objects and hence must be hygienic. Look for a stainless steel platform which allows for easy cleaning.
Integration: Some bench-top scales need to be integrated with the shop or factory computer and printer, especially if they are being used to weigh goods on sale. The better bench scales allow for easy integration and come with accessible ports.
A&D offers a wide range of innovative, reliable and cost effective scales that will improve production quality, reduce waste and improve productivity from day one.
Take a look at some of the bench scales on our site
SJ Compact Bench Scale
A low cost Scale, the SJ-HS Bench Scale 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.
HT-CL Series Compact Scale
HT-CL Series Compact Scale is highly-visible, multi-coloured LED comparator lights make packing small fruits, vegetables, etc. within their designated limits much faster and more accurate than a numeric display alone.
EW-I Series Portable Triple Range Balances
EW-I Series Portable Triple Range Balances is range of portable top pan balances featuring triple range weighing capability. It has a large back lit LCD display with wide viewing angle and comes with a 3 year warranty.
SK-WP Series Stainless Steel Waterproof Scales
SK-WP Series Stainless Steel Waterproof Scales. These stainless steel waterproof scales are ideal for bench tops and are approved for trade use. They come with a hygienic stainless steel body and a square weighing pan. They are portable in function.
Browse through the range of bench scales on the A&D Weighing website to find a product that’s right for your needs. Or contact our customer support team for more information.