Education Weighing Scales & Balances

Learning about mass measurement in school science labs is easy with Adam Equipment's affordable science scales and reliable classroom balances. The scales and balances in this section offer high performance at a fraction of the cost of other scales and balances on the market.

Our products are designed with teachers and students in mind with protective, easy-to-clean keypads, simple operation and durable construction for handling rigorous use and accidental damage. Our education scales and balances offer a wide range of weighing functions, security features, portable options, and easy operation.

Below, we recommend the products we consider most suitable for different education levels based on the ease of use, the level of precision, and functionality required.

  TBB Dune CB Core Highland Nimbus Solis Equinox
Grade 1-3            
Grade 4-6        
Junior High      
High School      
Community College        
University        

Grade 1-3

Weighing scales and balances for students in grades 1-3. The scales in this section are highly affordable and particularly hard-wearing, they can be easily stacked and stored away after use in classroom cupboards and prep rooms. These scales are perfect for introducing students to concepts of mass measurement.

CB Compact Balances

CB Compact Balances

The CB compact scale boasts best-in-class performance and value. Its grade 304 stainless steel pan, sealed keypad and one-piece housing are easy to clean, while built-in battery operation means it can be used anywhere.

Capacity
500g to 3000g
Readability
0.1g to 1g

Dune® Compact Balances

Dune® Compact Balances

With a user-friendly, low-profile design, the Dune compact balance offers simple operation using just three buttons: on/off, unit, and tare. The portable Dune is AC or battery operated, delivering reliable readings in the lab or field.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.1g to 2g

Grade 4-6

Our selection of weighing scales and balances designed for students in grades 4-6. Adam's highly-popular triple beam balance is frequently used by students for completing a range of mass measurement experiments including egg osmosis and Archimedes' density experiments.

CB Compact Balances

CB Compact Balances

The CB compact scale boasts best-in-class performance and value. Its grade 304 stainless steel pan, sealed keypad and one-piece housing are easy to clean, while built-in battery operation means it can be used anywhere.

Capacity
500g to 3000g
Readability
0.1g to 1g

Core® Portable Compact Balances

Core® Portable Compact Balances

No balance can beat the Core for basic weighing value. Core's housing is simple to clean and designed to stack for easy storage. A basic keypad with dual tare keys makes Core balances easy to use.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.01g to 1g

Dune® Compact Balances

Dune® Compact Balances

With a user-friendly, low-profile design, the Dune compact balance offers simple operation using just three buttons: on/off, unit, and tare. The portable Dune is AC or battery operated, delivering reliable readings in the lab or field.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.1g to 2g

TBB Triple Beam Balances

TBB Triple Beam Balances

A triple beam balance is used to accurately measure mass to a high degree of precision.

Capacity
610g to 2610g
Readability
0.1g

Junior High

Our entry-level weighing scales for junior high school students. These scales and balances are perfect for school classroom environments with certain models offering the ability to be stacked in storage for added security and convenience. Highland and Core balances are frequently used in soil chemistry experiments for detemining the density of sand, rocks and minerals and their impact on weathering and soil erosion.

CB Compact Balances

CB Compact Balances

The CB compact scale boasts best-in-class performance and value. Its grade 304 stainless steel pan, sealed keypad and one-piece housing are easy to clean, while built-in battery operation means it can be used anywhere.

Capacity
500g to 3000g
Readability
0.1g to 1g

Core® Portable Compact Balances

Core® Portable Compact Balances

No balance can beat the Core for basic weighing value. Core's housing is simple to clean and designed to stack for easy storage. A basic keypad with dual tare keys makes Core balances easy to use.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.01g to 1g

Dune® Compact Balances

Dune® Compact Balances

With a user-friendly, low-profile design, the Dune compact balance offers simple operation using just three buttons: on/off, unit, and tare. The portable Dune is AC or battery operated, delivering reliable readings in the lab or field.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.1g to 2g

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® balances are well-suited for lab work, field use, and many industrial applications.

Capacity
120g to 6000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

TBB Triple Beam Balances

TBB Triple Beam Balances

A triple beam balance is used to accurately measure mass to a high degree of precision.

Capacity
610g to 2610g
Readability
0.1g

High School

Adam Equipment's selection of scales and balances for high school education. Our Highland and Core balances are frequently used in school science labs for a variety of curriculum-based experiments including Hess' Law and steel wool burning experiments.

CB Compact Balances

CB Compact Balances

The CB compact scale boasts best-in-class performance and value. Its grade 304 stainless steel pan, sealed keypad and one-piece housing are easy to clean, while built-in battery operation means it can be used anywhere.

Capacity
500g to 3000g
Readability
0.1g to 1g

Core® Portable Compact Balances

Core® Portable Compact Balances

No balance can beat the Core for basic weighing value. Core's housing is simple to clean and designed to stack for easy storage. A basic keypad with dual tare keys makes Core balances easy to use.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.01g to 1g

Dune® Compact Balances

Dune® Compact Balances

With a user-friendly, low-profile design, the Dune compact balance offers simple operation using just three buttons: on/off, unit, and tare. The portable Dune is AC or battery operated, delivering reliable readings in the lab or field.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.1g to 2g

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® balances are well-suited for lab work, field use, and many industrial applications.

Capacity
120g to 6000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

Nimbus® Analytical Balances

Nimbus® Analytical Balances

Designed with scientists in mind, the Nimbus series of balances offers a range of models that deliver a full spectrum of precision readabilities, ranging from 0.1mg to 0.1g. Suitable for advanced weighing tasks in laboratory environments.

Capacity
80g to 250g
Readability
0.0001g

Nimbus® Precision Balances

Nimbus® Precision Balances

Nimbus precision balances feature solid metal construction throughout the balance to withstand chemicals and rigorous daily use. Suitable for universities, vets, medical use and science labs.

Capacity
220g to 22000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

Community College

Adam scales and balances for use in colleges and higher education. College-level balances are frequently used for conducting chemical reaction experiments in chemistry classes. Nimbus and Highland precision balances can be used to demonstrate the use of the ideal Gas Law, Daltons’ Law of Partial Pressures, and the Kinetic Theory of Gases by measuring pressure, volume and temperature, and using the ideal gas equation to calculate the amount of gas (moles).

Core® Portable Compact Balances

Core® Portable Compact Balances

No balance can beat the Core for basic weighing value. Core's housing is simple to clean and designed to stack for easy storage. A basic keypad with dual tare keys makes Core balances easy to use.

Capacity
200g to 5000g
Readability
0.01g to 1g

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® balances are well-suited for lab work, field use, and many industrial applications.

Capacity
120g to 6000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

Nimbus® Analytical Balances

Nimbus® Analytical Balances

Designed with scientists in mind, the Nimbus series of balances offers a range of models that deliver a full spectrum of precision readabilities, ranging from 0.1mg to 0.1g. Suitable for advanced weighing tasks in laboratory environments.

Capacity
80g to 250g
Readability
0.0001g

Nimbus® Precision Balances

Nimbus® Precision Balances

Nimbus precision balances feature solid metal construction throughout the balance to withstand chemicals and rigorous daily use. Suitable for universities, vets, medical use and science labs.

Capacity
220g to 22000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

Solis Analytical and Semi-Micro Balances

Solis Analytical and Semi-Micro Balances

With high-resolution graphic display and intuitive features, Solis analytical balances offer an outstanding solution for labs.

Capacity
120g to 510g
Readability
0.01mg/ 0.1mg to 0.0001g

Solis Precision Balances

Solis Precision Balances

With high-resolution graphic display and intuitive features, Solis precision balances offer an outstanding solution for labs.

Capacity
360g to 8200g
Readability
0.001g to 0.01g

University

Our range of precision and analytcial balances come equipped with a variety of different weighing functions, including percentage weighing used for the precise measuring of chemicals and solutions in university-level science experiments. Several of our balances have the ability to perform density determination for analysis of liquids and solids. Ideal for advanced science education, AP chemistry and university science labs; they provide the precision and connectivity to transmit, analyze and store weighing results.

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® Portable Precision Balances

Highland® balances are well-suited for lab work, field use, and many industrial applications.

Capacity
120g to 6000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

Nimbus® Analytical Balances

Nimbus® Analytical Balances

Designed with scientists in mind, the Nimbus series of balances offers a range of models that deliver a full spectrum of precision readabilities, ranging from 0.1mg to 0.1g. Suitable for advanced weighing tasks in laboratory environments.

Capacity
80g to 250g
Readability
0.0001g

Nimbus® Precision Balances

Nimbus® Precision Balances

Nimbus precision balances feature solid metal construction throughout the balance to withstand chemicals and rigorous daily use. Suitable for universities, vets, medical use and science labs.

Capacity
220g to 22000g
Readability
0.001g to 0.1g

Solis Analytical and Semi-Micro Balances

Solis Analytical and Semi-Micro Balances

With high-resolution graphic display and intuitive features, Solis analytical balances offer an outstanding solution for labs.

Capacity
120g to 510g
Readability
0.01mg/ 0.1mg to 0.0001g

Solis Precision Balances

Solis Precision Balances

With high-resolution graphic display and intuitive features, Solis precision balances offer an outstanding solution for labs.

Capacity
360g to 8200g
Readability
0.001g to 0.01g

Equinox Analytical and Semi-Micro Balances

Equinox Analytical and Semi-Micro Balances

Featuring a high-resolution color touch screen, Equinox analytical balances provide intuitive operation and readily accessible functions. Equinox delivers exceptionally precise results for labs, science education and production facilities.

Capacity
120g to 510g
Readability
0.01mg/ 0.1mg to 0.0001g

Equinox Precision Balances

Equinox Precision Balances

Featuring a high-resolution color touch screen, Equinox precision balances provide intuitive operation and readily accessible functions. Equinox delivers exceptionally precise results for labs, science education and production facilities.

Capacity
360g to 8200g
Readability
0.001g to 0.01g
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Education Weighing Scales & Balances

Science teachers worldwide have relied on Adam Equipment to provide the best quality classroom weighing equipment for precision and value for more than 40 years.

Adam Equipment supports teachers and learning by offering a variety of teacher resources, including downloadable hands-on mass experiments for use in classrooms. Please see our education resources page to find out more.

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