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Ohaus Primer Elementary Balance, 2000g Capacity, 1g Readability

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ASIN B0051W868A

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Number of Items
Material Type
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Part Number
Readout Accuracy
1  grams
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Size Name
2000g Capacity and 1g Readability
2000  grams

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Key Features

  • Mechanical beam balance with 2000 g capacity and 1 g readability (also called accuracy)
  • Base, beam, and weighing buckets are made of ABS plastic for durability in classroom settings
  • Weighing buckets marked with lines to enable measurement to 500 mL are easily removed to help reduce spills when pouring samples, and for simple clean-up
  • Dual pointers on both sides of the base enable students to read measures from either side of the balance
  • Includes an activity guide with 16 sequential exercises to help teachers demonstrate the concept of mass measurement

Package Details

Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
Package Size: 16.1 x 6.2 x 5 inches

Product Description

The Ohaus Primer elementary balance is a mechanical beam balance with a capacity of 2000 g and an accuracy of 1 g (also called readability) that measures in grams and has a manual tare adjustment across the entire weighing range. Made of ABS plastic, this balance is durable enough to be used in primary and intermediate classroom settings. The two plastic weighing buckets, which are marked to enable measurements to 500 mL, can hold liquid or solid samples, and are easy to remove for pouring samples, cleaning, and storing. There are dual pointers on either side of the balance base that enable students to view readings from both sides of it. This balance includes a guide with 16 educational activities to help teachers demonstrate measuring concepts using common liquids and solids. It is manufactured to ISO 9001:2008 standards, and when used according to manufacturer’s recommendations, this product is covered by a one-year warranty.


Maximum capacity 2000 g
Readability 1 g
Weight of scale 0.45 kg
Unit of measurement Grams
Weighing buckets (2) 500 mL
Base dimensions,
W x D
10.2 x 10.2 cm

H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; D is depth, the horizontal distance from front to back.

Balances are measuring instruments used to determine the mass of an object, while scales are used to measure the weight of an object. The measurement results from balances are generally considered to be more precise compared to results from scales. Mechanical balances are the simplest type of balance, and use a lever and slide to indicate the measurement. Conventional balances are commonly used in offices, the jewelry industry, and in kitchens, and display results digitally, but are less precise than analytical balances. Analytical balances measure to a high degree of precision and accuracy (0.0001 g or better), and display results digitally. These balances have a cover with doors to prevent dust and airflow from affecting the measurement. Moisture balances analyze moisture content in a material sample, using infrared or halogen heat sources to dry the sample and then calculate the moisture content from the before- and after-drying weight, and display results digitally, on the balance, or transfer the information for display on a computer.

Ohaus manufactures scales and balances for laboratory, educational, retail, food, and jewelry applications. The company, which was founded in 1914, is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ.

What’s in the Box?

  • Ohaus 80410-00 Primer elementary balance
  • Activity guide

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