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Food Processing and Growers

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Seca Electronic Baby Scale

Seca Electronic Baby Scale

A precise baby scale with integrated RS232 interface.

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You can hire our scales from a day, week, month or on a permentant basis.

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Analytical Balances

Analytical Balances

High precision laboratory scales to measure in mass in the sub-milligram range

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Label Printing Scales

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Digital Weighing Scales Melbourne

When you buy from Able Scale, you are not only buying a quality product but also our expertise, industry knowledge and support.

Our aim is to get our clients to purchase the right equipment or service the first time, every time.
Paul, Managing Director
Able Scale
How do we do this?

We listen to our clients, find out about your business and your processes, so that we can offer the right equipment for the job.

We use our expertise of trained staff who have extensive knowledge of the industry to understand what type of equipment will best suit your needs.
Our aim is to see our clients coming back to us regularly as a result of the quality of our product, our experience and backup service. We are not interested in simply pushing boxes of products to boost our bottom line.

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Different Types Of Weighing Scales

Did you know that when it comes to using scales for commercial purposes, you have more options at your disposal than you may expect? At Able Scale, we are proud to offer business owners and operators a wide range of products that can help you handle your unique needs more effectively and efficiently.

Depending on your particular business or industry, having the ability to weigh products or price items based on their mass can help ensure that you are charging the right price and moving the right amount of products.

However, not all scales are built and designed to function in the same way. By understanding the various styles of weighing scales available at Able Scale - and the ways that they are designed to operate - you can make better informed decisions when shopping for your next scale.

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Crane scales are heavy-duty scales used for the suspension of large or heavy items. They offer a safe and accurate method for overhead weighing.

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Scales measure weight, which is a measurement of how much the force of gravity acts on a given amount of mass. Gravity varies slightly all over the Earth, so while a piece of coal may have the same mass, its weight will vary based on its location.


As the Earth is not a perfect sphere the strength of Earth’s gravity on its surface varies a bit from place to place.

So how does this affect my scale you ask?

In practical terms once a weigh scale has been calibrated in its location then gravity is no longer relevant. But what if the scale has been manufactured and calibrated in China, shipped to a Distributor in Tasmania and then sold to an end user in Townsville.

How accurate will the scale be?

The simple answer is they won’t. Even if the scale was recalibrated in Tasmania the scale would still need to be recalibrated in Townsville or adjusted using a gravity compensation fea

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What is a trade approved scale?

In simple terms if you are buying and selling goods and services by weights you need a trade approved scale.


The most common type of scales you would be familiar with are the scales in your supermarket, green grocer, butcher, or post office.


Having accurate scales means no one is being over or under charged and considering, “Australia’s trade measurement transactions are estimated to be worth more than $750 billion each year”1, we need to have a reliable system in place.

 

What is the difference between a 'trade approved' and 'non trade' scale?

A trade approved scales goes through an extensive and costly testing process with the National Measurement Institute. This process is to ensure that the scale components and weighing accuracy will stand up to repeated use and maintain reliable weights.


Before the e

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We are proud to work with a wide range of clients both locally & nationally. We have a long standing relationship with most of our clients.