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Bench Scale Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of bench scale manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source bench scale manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate bench scale companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture bench scales for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading bench scale manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for digital bench scales, industrial bench scales or compact bench scales.

  • Norwood, MA 781-298-2200

    BLH Nobel is a scale manufacturer of electronic weigh scale systems. We offer floor scales and bench scales. We can assist you in building the weigh system configuration that's right for your application. We strive to produce the highest performing, highest quality systems available anywhere. Call us for your needs!

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  • Lindenwold, NJ 855-465-2920

    With more than 25 years in the industry, Advance Scale’s expert staff can take your weighing systems from concept to installation. Our complete line of balance scales, counting scales, crane scales, truck scales, software and more offers everything from precision weighing to inventory. We also offer scale repair service and system networking to keep your scale equipment functioning correctly.

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  • Terre Haute, IN 800-722-5314

    INSCALE provides industrial scales, electronic scales, platform scales, bench scales, wheel weighers, horseshoe scales, truck scales, floor scales, weighing scales, balance scale products and portable scales. We’ll work with you to save you money and make sure you get exactly the product you need, when you need it. Contact us today to learn more!

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  • Cleveland, OH 800-584-8191

    Serving Material Handling needs since 1985. We specialize in industrial weighing applications and products: Crane Scales, Platform, Bench & Counting Scales. On-board scales for Lift Trucks, Loaders & Skid steers. Truck Scales, Axle Scales, Wheel Weigher pads, Weighing Systems and more.

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Bench Scales

Bench scales are relatively light duty platform scales used in a number of industrial, commercial and domestic applications to calculate the static and dynamic load of objects or substances. Also referred to as benchtop scales, these devices are so named because they are most often mounted to a counter, bench, table or other work surface.

Industrial scales such as bench scales are commonly used in food, chemical, shipping and receiving, medical, pharmaceutical and retail industries as well as several other applications where small or medium sized goods are sold on the basis of weight. In some instances bench scales may also be used as counting scales, which work in reverse to determine the number of items from the weight rather than mass. To accommodate the many applications for which they are used, bench scales are available in a number of sizes, materials and with variable capacity and accuracy ratings. Sizes vary from those scales covering only a few inches to those taking up the entirety of the surface to which they are mounted. Capacities likewise vary with some scales measuring items that weigh up to 2,000 pounds and others handling only small scale items weighing less than 150 grams. No matter the specific load rating, durable materials such as stainless steel, steel, aluminum, cast iron, ABS and brass are used to increase product longevity. Stainless steel and aluminum in particular are more often used in industries where sanitation is essential as they are hygienic materials capable of enduring repeated washings.

In addition to the aforementioned specifications, it is also crucial to consider the mechanism responsible for calculating the weight of a product, object or substance placed on the scale plate. The majority of bench scales fall into one of four categories: balance, spring, hydraulic or electronic. Balance scales consist of a bar resting on a central pivot point with identical platforms situated at either end. The object in question is placed on one plate, causing a shift in the balance of the bar. Objects of confirmed and known weight are placed on the opposite platform until equilibrium is reached, at which point the two platters bear equal weight. Though common in laboratory settings, bench scales of this nature are rarely used in manufacturing. Instead, spring weighing scales are used in many applications. Springs located below the plate holding the load are calibrated with known and consistent resistance. The change in degree of compression due to the overhead force corresponds to particular weights. Hydraulics function in a similar manner, using the known displacement of fluids under pressure rather than springs. Both mechanisms may also be used in conjunction with other measurement devices acting as shock absorbers. Finally, electronic scales, popular for ease of use and accuracy, use load cells and strain gauges located beneath the platform to determine the weight of a load. The degree of deformation encountered by a conductive coil or foil alters its electrical resistance. This change is then converted into an electronic signal, which supplies the data for the digital read out. The specific application for a given bench scale should be carefully considered when selecting a weighing mechanism.



Bench Scales
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Bench Scales - PCE Americas, Inc.
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