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Bench Scales and Portable Scales

Accurate and reliable weighing for a wide range of applications

A bench scale, also known as a bench top scale, benchtop weight scale, or compact scale, is a small scale that can fit on top of a workstation or workbench. Digital bench top scales are used for smaller weighing needs and more intricate processes, where the operator needs to be close to the scale.

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FAQs - Bench Scale for maximum efficiency in industrial applications

Our bench scale and portable scale portfolio offers solutions from high-resolution bench scales and bench scales for wet and harsh environments to bench scales for dry and dusty environments. METTLER TOLEDO offers portable bench scales, precision digital bench top scales, and bench scales with ingress protection up to IP69k for heavy wash-down processes to suit any industrial environment. Boasting small footprints and capacities from 0.6 to 600 kg and verified resolution of up to 60,000e, METTLER TOLEDO bench scale offerings provide you innovative weighing functions for maximum efficiency with less operator effort.

What is a bench top scale used for?

Benchtop scales, or benchtop weight scales, are used for fast and accurate weighing, mixing, counting and checkweighing speeds up your process and increases profitability. Whether you require a hygienically designed bench or platform scale to ensure easy and thorough cleaning and minimized cross-contamination risk or a precision digital benchtop scale or platform scale for sophisticated applications where the best accuracy is required, we have a scale to meet your needs.

Many of our digital benchtop scale and portable scale solutions offer the ability to tailor it to your needs. Make it yours and get the most out of your digital benchtop scale investment. Regular bench scale testing ensures accuracy.

Do bench scales require installation?

Forget about difficult installation and long set-up times with our benchtop scales. They are versatile, ready-to-use weighing machines for a broad range of applications and environments, designed with your needs in mind.

Testing includes benchtop scale calibration. This should be performed at the time of set up and throughout scale lifespan to ensure accuracy in production. Bench scale testing on commercial bench scales can be performed with test weights owned by the operation, but should also be periodically performed by a service technician.

The bench scale up process for a new facility involves the installation of one or many digital bench top scales, depending on the application and need. Contact our service experts for more information on industrial bench scales, benchtop scale installations, or benchtop scale calibration.

Are bench scales portable?

Yes. Portable scale solutions offer ultimate flexibility and portability. With a wide variety of uses, a portable scale is convenient to use, but it must also be suited to your environment and provide the accuracy you demand. Our line of portable weighing scale systems offer the ultimate in compact flexibility. Electronic bench scales are sometimes wireless, making them easy to move. Portable bench scales add flexibility to your operation.

Industrial bench scales and portable bench scale offerings are necessary for many weighing applications. Portable weighing scale solutions can be used for counting applications or for any variety of applications you may require. Discover a wide variety of benchtop scale solutions and portable weighing scale solutions, and request an eDemo today!

How much do bench scales cost?

Commercial bench scales can range in price. Our Industrial Basic line of industrial bench scale systems features attractively priced bench and floor scales for basic weighing applications. These simple, reliable solutions bring a lot of value for the budget-minded user. They are rugged and reliable scales at an affordable price, with some advanced features available on higher-end models, such as display-style options and connectivity to scanners or printers. Find a wide variety bench top scale options now!

What is a table top weighing scale?

A table top weighing scale, also commonly referred to as a bench scale, bench top scale, industrial bench scale or compact scale, is a scale that typically sits on top of a work bench and is used for a variety of weighing applications. A table top weighing scale can be used for simple applications like checkweighing or counting, or more complex applications like recipe formulation.

Our bench scales can weigh from 61 g up to 1,000 kg.