Core® Portable Compact Balances

The Core weighing scale series offers outstanding value, providing easy operation and a portable solution for any basic precision weighing tasks. An innovative stackable design saves space and can easily be stored in school supply cupboards and prep rooms until needed, ideal for busy science classrooms or laboratory environments.

Offering precision results, Core is suitable for weighing compounds in science classrooms, samples at a field lab, ingredients in food labs and specimens at veterinary offices. The Core includes a convenient weigh-below hook, facilitating below-balance weighing for tasks requiring density and specific gravity measurements.

For more information on the Core series of portable compact balances, please contact us.
Key Specifications

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

Features and Benefits

Balances stack efficiently and safely to save space (120mm pan size only)
Color-coded keys facilitate quick recognition of the most frequently used buttons
Dual tare keys operate with either the left or right hand
Security slot for optional Kensington-type lock and cable to help prevent theft
Large, grade 304 stainless steel pan allows swift cleaning
Rugged construction stands up to industrial use
Three-point ShockProtect feature helps prevent overload damage to internal components
Hook included for weighing below the balance
Removable draft shield (120mm pan size only)


Auto power-off to save energy
Audible overload alarm warns when capacity is exceeded
Zero-tracking feature ensures display returns to zero reading


Vivid, backlit LCD easily visible in any lighting conditions
Programmable backlight can be set to "always on," "always off" or "light only when weighing"


Operates with AC adapter (included) or batteries (not included)

Model Capacity Readability Pan Size Our Price
CQT 202 200g 0.01g 4.7" ø / 120mm ø $270.75
CQT 251 250g 0.1g 4.7" ø / 120mm ø $128.25
CQT 601 600g 0.1g 4.7" ø / 120mm ø $185.25
CQT 1501 1500g 0.1g 4.7" ø / 120mm ø $242.25
CQT 2000 2000g 1g 5.7" ø / 145mm ø $128.25
CQT 2601 2600g 0.1g 5.7" ø / 145mm ø $308.75
CQT 5000 5000g 1g 5.7" ø / 145mm ø $185.75