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Balance and Weighing Scale Specialists

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Balances And Scales - South Africa

Call Durban Office: 031 564 8755

Call Capetown Office: 021 982 0928

Agricultural & Farming Scales

Scaletec offers weighing products for a variety of agriculture-related needs, from animal weighing to grain measurement. NRCS-approved scales are suitable for use in trade, and provide the required verification for crop harvesting prior to sale.

Washdown capability allows equipment to be hosed down thoroughly, which is ideal for wineries, while dynamic weighing allows accurate measurement of liquid ingredients.

Hanging scales are used to safely measure suspended items, while platform and floor scales accommodate pallets, barrels and other large items. Our grain scales help farmers and merchants gauge grain consistency during the grading process.

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  1. MIF Mechanical Hanging Scales | Scaletec South Africa
    R765.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 25kg to 200kg

    MIF hanging scales are robust and affordable weighing scales with durable, steel hook attachment. Ideal for the suspension weighing of grain sacks, animal feed bags, fertilizer and other small objects.

  2. Adam CQT Grain Scale | Scaletec South Africa
    R2,100.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 200g to 5000g

    The CQT grain scale has been developed specifically for agricultural use to calculate the potential yields and quality of the grain crop and it’s development. Ideal for farming and crop development.

  3. Adam LBK Weighing Scale | Scaletec SA
    R2,200.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 3000g to 30kg

    Lightweight and portable, the LBK table scale is simple, easy-to-use weighing machine ideal for use in manufacturing, shipping, food processing and production. A large, backlit LCD display makes it easy to read the weight. Colour-coded keys highlight frequently used functions for faster operation.

  4. CPWplus Weighing Scales | Scaletec SA
    R2,570.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 6000g to 300kg

    The CPWplus platform scales are multi-purpose compact scales used for many every day applications, such as parcel weighing, but increasingly very popular with diet clubs and individual weighing, due to the light weight and portability of the scale. Larger platforms make excellent recycling scales for metals, plastics and other items.

  5. Adam WBZ Trade Approved Retail Scale | Scaletec South Africa
    R3,770.00  (Ex.VAT)
    NRCS Approved
    Max Capacity Range 3000g to 15kg

    Adam Equipment's WBZ retail scale is ideal for shops with small counter space or facilities specialising in processing, preparing and packaging food. Includes IP66-rated washdown housing for protection against dust and water. NRCS approved for trade use.

  6. Adam Highland Portable Precision Balance | Scaletec SA
    R4,200.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 120g to 3000g

    Adam Equipment’s HCB precision balances features Adam’s unique patented HandiCal® internal calibration with a built-in mass, and ShockProtect® as a safeguard against shock loading and accidental overload. Perfect for schools, manufacturing warehouses, engineering, field work and laboratory weighing applications.

  7. Adam AELP Pallet Weighing Beams | Scaletec South Africa
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    R11,910.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 1000kg to 2000kg

    The AELP series of pallet weigh bars are ideal for pallet weighing and oversized weighing applications. AELP beams are easy to use and move, with built-in wheels and handles for mobility. Perfect for weighing large or oversized objects, pallets and containers.

  8. Adam PT Platform Scales | Scaletec South Africa
    R12,000.00  (Ex.VAT)
    NRCS Approved
    Max Capacity Range 1000kg to 3000kg

    Adam Equipment's PT platform scale is a solidly, mild steel-constructed platform designed for weighing pallets, crates and large containers in warehouses or on loading docks. These platforms can be combined with Adam counting and weight indicators for performing parts counting, checkweighing and dynamic/ animal weighing functions.

  9. Adam PMB Moisture Analyser | Scaletec SA
    R27,385.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range 50g to 200g

    Adam Equipment PMB moisture analysers set a new standard for effortlessly recording moisture test results. The PMB uses a circular halogen heater lamp to allow for even heating and drying of the sample to make sure the test results are accurate. Ideal for measuring the moisture content in grain, wheat, cosmetics and food products.

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Agricultural/ Farming Help

Q: Who uses agricultural and farming scales?

Whilst these scales are primariy designed with farmers in mind, they are often used within a wide variety of outdoor environments. We have compiled a short list of some of the most popular uses/ industries that use agricultural and farming scales:

  • Wineries - Wineries use these scales to measure quantities of grapes used for producing barrels of wine and alcohol.
  • Crop farmers - Similar to wineries, farmers that grow wheat, maize, cereals and other grains will use weighing scales to ensure that each bundle of grain is of optimum weight. Moisture analysers and other scales such as the CQT grain scales can be used to detect the weight of yields or measure the total moisture content in each batch.
  • Horticulture/ gardening - Agricultural scales are particularly useful in gardening or horitculture for measuring quantities of fertilizer. Moreover, some scales are used to weigh the added chemicals, such as lime, that go into fertilizers to ensure that they remain at the correct PH level for growing particular crops.
  • Orchards - Fruit orchard workers will use scales to weigh sacks of fruit after picking. Depending on the type of fruit, fertilizer ingredients may also be weighed to ensure the correct soil PH level.
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