The Top Three Risks of Buying a Used Balance - METTLER TOLEDO

The Top Three Risks of Buying a Used Balance

Whether you're in the market for a car or a laboratory balance, it's easy to resort to something used at a lower price. However, have you thought about the dangers associated with buying a used lab instrument?


Without knowledge of your used balance's service history you risk increased service costs and lack of replacement parts. It is important to always know where your equipment is coming from and its overall condition.


If a balance was once used to weigh toxic chemicals, it must be disinfected properly, and you must be certain you are avoiding exposure to hazardous materials.


Incorrect packaging can severely damage your used balance, causing up to thousands of dollars of repairs fees. By purchasing a refurbished balance through METTLER TOLEDO you can ensure proper shipping and avoid potential damages.

Think Before Buying Used

If you are still considering buying a used baalance, download our Balance Risk Notice to learn more about each of these risks before making your decision.

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The Benefits of Buying New from METTLER TOLEDO

METTLER TOLEDO has a solution for every balance need. When you bu a new balance, you also receive the benefits of local service and sales support that you would not receive when purchasing used.

Analytical Balances

METTLER TOLEDO analytical balances are ideal for any laboratory weighing application, providing high accuracy, reliability and ease-of-use.

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Precision Balances

METTLER TOLEDO precision balances are built to provide reliable performance for any high-precision weighing application.

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We offer demo and refurbished balances at a lower price. These units have been thoroughly inspected to meet our performance standards.

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