Have you been searching for a mobile weighing solution that can help your business move and operate more efficiently? Perhaps your facility doesn't have the space for a stationary scale, or a specific application requires that the scale be moved around. Whatever the case may be, there are now many portable balance options available to meet your weighing needs.
In this article, we'll discuss the top five mobile weighing solutions on the market today. We'll also highlight the benefits of each system and provide information on how you can get started using them in your own business. So, read on to discover the perfect mobile weighing option for your operation.
1 . SCALE CARTS
A scale cart is a mobile weighing solution that is perfect for those who need to move their scale from one location to another with ease. Built with locking caster wheels, these carts come in a variety of sizes and styles so you can find one that fits your specific mobile balance needs. And, because they are designed specifically for scales, you can be sure that your scale will be properly supported and remain calibrated no matter where you are. They are often used in industrial and manufacturing environments, but can also be used in offices, schools, and other facilities.
RICE LAKE BENCHMARK 24" X 24" MILD STEEL MOBILE SCALE CART
Benefits of using a scale cart include:
- Easy to move around and lock in place
- Compatible with many models of bench scales
- Added convenience with optional accessories such as storage drawers, paper roll holders, and weight indicator mounts.
To learn more, check out our guide on the three benefits of using a mobile scale cart.
2. PORTABLE FLOOR SCALES
Wheeled floor scales are another great mobile weighing solution for when heavy loads need to be measured in the field. These scales are designed with durable wheels, so they can be rolled across uneven and offroad surfaces. Some even come with raised handlebars for maximum convenience. They are often used in warehouse and veterinarian environments, but can also be used in laboratories, food processing plants, and other facilities.
ADAM EQUIPMENT CPWPLUS 200W PORTABLE FLOOR SCALE
Benefits of using a wheeled floor scale include:
- Built-in handles/handlebar for effortless portability
- Durable construction for weighing heavy loads
- Can be used in many different types of environments
To learn more, check out our veterinary scale buyer’s guide.
3. POCKET SCALES
Pocket scales are small, portable scales that are perfect for those who need to weigh lighter objects on the go. As the name implies, these scales are small enough to fit in your pocket, so you can take them with you wherever you go. They are often used by jewelers, postal workers, and other professionals who need to weigh small items quickly and easily. These scales come in a variety of styles and sizes, so you can easily find one that fits your specific weighing needs.
OHAUS PS251 POCKET SCALE
Benefits of using a pocket scale include:
- Ideal for weighing very small objects
- Small and portable enough to fit in your pocket or bag
- Plastic covers often double as a weighing pan
To learn more, check out our guide on the four reasons to buy a digital pocket scale.
4. PALLET TRUCK SCALES
Pallet truck scales are mobile weighing solutions that are perfect for those who need to weigh large, bulky items. These scales attach to the forks of a pallet jack or stacker and can be used to move and weigh single items or entire pallets all in one streamlined process. They are often used in warehouses and distribution centers but can also be used in manufacturing plants and other facilities.
OPTIMA OP-918 PALLET SCALE
Benefits of using a pallet truck scale include:
- Weigh entire pallets of products with ease
- Easily attaches to the forks of manual or electric pallet jacks
- Rear-facing displays allow for quick operator readings
To learn more, check out our list of the top five pallet truck scales for warehouse weighing.
5. VARIWEIGH ALL-IN-ONE MOBILE WEIGHING SYSTEM
For the most convenient and portable weighing solution, consider the NEW VariWeigh All-in-One Mobile Weighing System. The innovative design provides both adjustable overhead weighing and bulk weighing all in one convenient package.
Total-lock 3" casters roll smoothly across surfaces and over thresholds at entryways and between rooms. The caster lock mechanism locks both the wheel and swivel simultaneously adding further safety and stability.
The VariWeigh is compatible with popular OHAUS® scales including the Ranger 3000, Ranger 4000, and Defender bases. The scale is fastened securely to the tray which further improves stability to provide more accurate results.
SCALES PLUS SP-VTP2100 VARIWEIGH MOBILE WEIGHING SYSTEM
Benefits of using the VariWeigh include:
- Adjustable overhead weighing and bulk weighing
- Brake handles lock adjustable column securely in place while in-use
- Large ergonomic handles improve portability and height adjustment
- Plenty of optional accessories including a 2nd scale base, power bank, VESA arm, and more
To learn more, visit the VariWeigh product features page.
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No matter what your specific needs may be, there is certainly a mobile weighing solution that can meet them. So, if you're in the market for a mobile weighing solution, be sure to check out the options discussed above.
To learn more about the mobile balance options available, contact Scales Plus today. Our team of experts will be happy to help you find the perfect solution for your business.