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Hanging and Crane Scales

Hanging scales and crane scales are weighing devices used to weigh objects by suspending them from a hook attachment.

These scales can be seperated into two types: Hanging scale is a term used to describe all weighing scales that use a simple hook attachment for weighing, whilst crane scales refer specifically to suspended industrial-level weighing operations that require a crane for weighing.

Hanging scales are usually hand held and can be mechanical or digital, with mechanical hanging scales providing a low-cost, lightweight option for weighing small grocery bags or for use in field experiments. Digital hanging scales work with battery operation and are used for more technical weighing experiments. Digital models are usually more expensive than mechanical models.

Crane scales are more expensive than most hanging scale types and offer higher weight capacities (tonne ranges) required in warehouses, factories and shipyards for checking the weight of large containers or pallets.

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  1. Kern CH Hanging Scale | Measurement Shop UK

    Starting at: Excl. VAT: £66.00 Incl. VAT: £79.20

    Kern's CH hanging scale is a precise uncomplicated scale that is easy-to-use to suspend items from the weighing hook. The CH can be used in a wide variety of applications including suspended weighing of parcels and mail bags, animals feed, fertilisers and tote bags of fruit and vegetables. Learn More
  2. Kern HCB Crane Hanging Scale | Measurement Shop UK

    Starting at: Excl. VAT: £90.00 Incl. VAT: £108.00

    Extremely popular and versatile, the HCB and HCN hanging scales are ideal for weighing small suspended loads up to 200kg. Used in various applications from weighing food to weighing patients! Also able to measure in Newtons, so basic force measurment applications are now possible. Learn More
  3. Kern 281 Spring Balance | The Measurement Shop UK

    Starting at: Excl. VAT: £65.00 Incl. VAT: £78.00

    The Measurement Shop's range of 281 spring balances manufactured by Kern. These precise and portable spring balances come with a durable anodised aluminium tube and long scale of high resolution. Learn More
  4. Adam IHS Industrial Crane Scales

    Starting at: Excl. VAT: £485.00 Incl. VAT: £582.00

    Adam's IHS crane scales feature tough, durable housing and a rotating plate steel hook for the secure weighing of oversized loads up to 10,000kg. The IHS is suitable for a wide range of industrial applications and can be used in warehouses, production facilities and dockyards. Learn More
  5. SHS Adam Crane Scales | The Measurement Shop UK

    Starting at: Excl. VAT: £168.00 Incl. VAT: £201.60

    The SHS industrial crane/ hanging scale features a sturdy polycarbonate housing and a rotating chrome-plated steel hook and swivel shackle to help secure loads up to 300kg. Ideal for suspended weighing applications. Learn More
  6. LHS Adam Crane Scales | The Measurement Shop UK

    Starting at: Excl. VAT: £285.00 Incl. VAT: £342.00

    Adam Equipment's LHS industrial crane scales are used to suspend weigh large, heavy and oversized objects such as pallets and containers. LHS features robust die-cast metal housing and a rotating chrome-plated steel hook with oversized shackle to help secure loads up to 2,000kg. Learn More

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