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Used Industrial Warehouse Scales


Used Warehouse Scales for Sale

Used Conveyor Scales
  • Weigh as they are conveyed
  • High speed conveyor scales
  • Ramsey checkweighers in stock
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Used Counting Scales
  • Accurately weigh and count
  • Large LED display
  • Battery operated
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Used Floor Scales
  • Heavy duty industrial design
  • Weigh pallets accurately
  • Diamond tread plate
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Cubiscan Dimensioning Systems
  • Precisely measures and weighs items
  • Ideal for irregular-shaped objects
  • Available for pallet or parcel shipping
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We Buy Used Warehouse Equipment

Are you moving or liquidating your facility and looking to sell your used warehouse equipment or material? American Surplus Inc. can help! American Surplus Inc. offers a purchasing program for new and used warehouse and material handling equipment. Learn more about our purchasing program online or call our sales office at (800) 876-3736 to get started.

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About Industrial Warehouse Scales

While all scales are used to weigh things, they can do a lot more than just that. ASI has floor scales, counting scales, conveyor scales, and dimensioning systems; with a selection like this, we have a scale for every department of your warehouse of material handling facility. 

Counting scales are the smallest scales that we have in stock. These are used for recording weights of smaller items for lightweight shipping or inventorying purposes. They have a low profile to easily fit on any counter top or workbench, feature weight capacities of up to 150 pounds, and are precisely accurate to allow for small parts and pieces to be easily quantified.

Floor scales, or pallet scales, are also a traditional weight measuring device which operates on the same principles of a counting scale, however on a much larger scale. Every shipping or receiving department should have a floor scale to keep track of the weights of palletized or bulky items for shipping purposes, or for weighing anything up to 10,000 pounds. Durable diamond plated flooring provides traction to prevent slipping by employees or lift equipment.

Conveyor scales, or checkweighers, provide seamless integration into conveyor systems to record and process weights as they pass over conveyor lines. Once the data is received, it can either be transmitted to labeling machines or computers to keep accurate inventory or to prepare for shipping. Conveyor scales allow for product to remain in motion while data is collected.

Dimensioning systems, or cubic dimensioners, are a new technology for the shipping world. They not only weigh items, but they can also accurately measure irregularly shaped objects to provide dimensions allowing for shipping to be optimized down to the inch using ultrasonic and infrared light beams in seconds. 

Buying scales new can be a very expensive venture, but when you shop used from American Surplus, you will save 40-60% off the price of new on everything, including thousands off of Cubiscan products. Every scale is tested and inspected prior to shipping by our trained staff. Contact a member of our sales team to learn more about our current inventory of used scales.

Advantages of Industrial Warehouse Scales

Industrial warehouse scales offer numerous advantages that are beneficial for corporations and organizations involved in handling and storing large quantities of goods and materials. Some of the main advantages of using industrial warehouse scales include:

  • Accurate weight measurement: Industrial warehouse scales are designed to provide precise and reliable weight measurements, ensuring that the correct quantity of materials or products is being received, shipped, or stored. This accuracy is crucial for inventory management and helps prevent overstocking or understocking issues.
  • Increased efficiency: These scales streamline weighing processes, reducing manual labor, and saving time. They can quickly weigh heavy loads, improving the overall efficiency of warehouse operations and increasing productivity.
  • Cost savings: By accurately measuring weights, industrial warehouse scales help prevent costly mistakes, such as shipping incorrect quantities or overloading vehicles, which can lead to fines or accidents. Proper weight management can also optimize transportation costs by ensuring that shipments meet legal weight limits.
  • Enhanced safety: Industrial scales are designed to handle heavy loads, ensuring the safety of workers, and preventing injuries that may occur when manually handling materials. Additionally, they often come with safety features like overload protection to prevent damage to the scale itself.
  • Easy integration with inventory systems: Many industrial warehouse scales come equipped with technology that allows seamless integration with inventory management systems. This integration automates data collection, updates inventory records in real-time, and minimizes the chances of human errors in data entry.
  • Versatility: Industrial warehouse scales are available in various types, including floor scales, pallet scales, and truck scales, catering to different weighing needs. This versatility allows businesses to choose the most suitable scale for their specific applications.
  • Durability and longevity: Industrial scales are built to withstand harsh working environments, ensuring they can handle heavy use and last for an extended period with minimal maintenance requirements.
  • Compliance with regulations: For industries that must comply with weight and measurement regulations, using certified industrial scales helps ensure that they meet legal requirements and standards, avoiding potential fines and penalties.
  • Improved decision-making: Accurate weight data provided by industrial warehouse scales facilitates informed decision-making related to inventory control, shipping logistics, and warehouse management, leading to better overall business outcomes.
  • Quality control: Industrial warehouse scales play a crucial role in quality control processes, allowing businesses to monitor product weights to maintain consistency and ensure product quality.
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Types of Industrial Warehouse Scales

Industrial warehouse scales come in various types, each designed to meet specific weighing needs and requirements in industrial and warehouse environments. Here are some common types of industrial warehouse scales:

  • Floor Scales: Floor scales are large, low-profile scales designed to be placed directly on the floor. They have a sturdy platform to accommodate heavy loads such as pallets, drums, and large containers. Floor scales are commonly used for weighing bulk materials and goods during receiving, shipping, and inventory processes.
  • Pallet Scales: Pallet scales are specifically designed to weigh palletized loads. They have a ramp or integrated pallet jack, allowing easy loading and unloading of pallets. Pallet scales are widely used in warehouses and logistics centers for quickly weighing palletized goods.
  • Platform Scales: Platform scales are like floor scales but are often smaller and more portable. They come in various sizes and weight capacities, making them versatile for weighing a range of items, from small parcels to larger containers.
  • Counting Scales: Counting scales are used for accurately counting many identical items based on weight. They are particularly useful in inventory management, where businesses need to determine the quantity of items without manually counting each one.
  • Conveyor Scales: Conveyor scales are integrated into conveyor systems to weigh items as they move along the production or distribution line. These scales are ideal for high-throughput operations where continuous weighing is required.
  • Drum Scales: Drum scales are designed to weigh large drums or barrels containing liquids, chemicals, or other materials. They ensure accurate measurements for drum inventory and shipping.

Each type of industrial warehouse scale has its specific applications and benefits, and businesses should choose the one that best suits their weighing requirements and operational needs.

Industrial Warehouse Scales Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you need a scale to ship packages?
A: To get a proper weight, you need to weigh the packages, pallets, and drums to account for the overall weight for the content inside.

Q: What are industrial warehouse scales used for?
A: Industrial warehouse scales are used for accurately measuring the weight of goods and materials in warehouse and industrial settings. They help with inventory management, shipping and receiving, quality control, and compliance with weight regulations.

Q: How accurate are industrial warehouse scales?
A: Industrial warehouse scales are designed to provide precise and reliable weight measurements. The accuracy depends on the type and quality of the scale, but most modern scales offer high levels of accuracy, often with a margin of error of a few pounds or less.

Q: Can I weigh oversized or irregularly shaped items on industrial warehouse scales?
A: Yes, many industrial scales have large platforms or can handle irregularly shaped items. However, it's essential to choose a scale with an appropriate weight capacity and platform size to accommodate the items you intend to weigh.

Q: How do I choose the right industrial warehouse scale for my business?
A: To select the right scale, consider factors like the weight capacity you need, the size of the items you'll weigh, the scale's portability, connectivity options, and your budget. Consulting with scale experts or suppliers can help you make an informed decision.

Q: Are industrial warehouse scales suitable for outdoor use?
A: Yes, some industrial warehouse scales are specifically designed for outdoor use and can withstand exposure to various weather conditions. It is essential to choose a scale with suitable environmental protection if you plan to use it outdoors.