For Dangerous Goods or Hazardous Area weighing, particularly in harsh environments, people often overlook the option of using mechanical scales.
These are ideal, as there are no electronics to fail, and they also offer the advantage of a mechanical scale's robustness.
There are minimum, if any, installation costs, and set up correctly, very little maintenance.
Go ahead and take a look in our Mechanical Scales section, as many of these scales can be utilised in dangerous goods areas.
Antique-looking Fan Scales might not leap to your mind as useful in such a role, but in fact Fan scales have a speciality use in high explosive areas where electronics are not an option and we can can fit your Fan scale with pneumatic controls for automatic cut-off when used in these dangerous environments.
And for those who prefer electonic scales - we stock Sartorious Intrinsically Safe Bench Scales.
You're very welcome to get in touch with us to talk about your requirements.
The Hzu EBS-20 Baby scale is a simple piece of equipment, lightweight and easy to operate.
This scale has an automotic turn-off switch if it's not used during a five-minute period.
Paediatric scales are popular with midwives, hospitals, and quite a few vets too.
Easy to use and to keep clean.
And we're perfectly happy to hire one to you if you need to closely track your baby's weight for just a few weeks or longer.
- Easy operation with user-friendly buttons
- 20kg capacity
- Powered by 4 AA batteries
- Carry bag for this scale can be purchased separately
The Seca 354 paediatric scale converts simply from a baby weighing scale to a floor scale for weighing small children.
These hard-to-find mechanical scales are popular with delicatessens and cafes who want a scale that catches the eye of their customers.
And, most importantly, is legal for trading off - and these are legal, Trading Standards-certified scales.
If you're selling product at a farmers market or a craft market, these could be a good choice for you, too - easy to transport and set up, with a clearly visible weight reading making it easy for your marketplace customers to see.
The Toledo 20/20 is a robust compact bench or floor scale.
Being mechanical, it is ideal for use in hazardous areas such as LPG filling, or flammable or potentially explosive chemicals.
While no longer available new, Advasco Scales fully reconditions these units and supplies them with a twelve-month warranty, the equivalent of a new scale.
And Trading Standards certiification, if required.
Normally ex-stock, but subject to availability.
We always have a wide and diverse range of both new and second-hand mechanical scales available.
Just tell us what you need, and we can probably help.
General purpose mechanical dial scale with displays front & rear
A good basic, reliable cheap scale for freight, general purpose weighing
These beautiful, antique-looking Fan scales are popular in 'top end' coffee shops and eateries of all kinds.
Fan scales come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes and are popular for repetitive weighing of all kinds of products requiring bagging.
And that's why coffee shops love them - they're great for weighing bags of beans.
Fan scales have a speciality use in high explosive areas where electronics are not an option.
Advasco can fit your Fan scale with pneumatic controls for automatic cut-off when used in these dangerous environments.
The Devon dial scale is a small, lightweight mechanical scale with pole display.
Commonly available in either 25kg or 50kg capacities.
These are very portable and popular with fruitgrowers, shellfish and other farming industries.
Trade-legal under NZ Certification standards.
Only available as secondhand scales.