Ohaus – 80621692 Triple Pro Mechanical Triple Beam Balance, 2610g Capacity, 0.1g Readability

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The Ohaus TP2611 Triple Pro mechanical triple beam balance has a capacity of 2610g and an accuracy of 0.1g (also called readability). The balance is operated by positioning the 10g, 500g, and 100g sliding weights (also called riders or poises) along the three notched, tiered beams. It has a spring-loaded tare adjustment to prevent accidental changes to the setting and obtain precise results, and a rod and clamp assembly for below-balance weighing to determine specific gravity. The built-in storage lock secures moving pieces to prevent damage during transport and storage, and an integrated security slot for locks and cables safeguards the balance from unauthorized use or theft. A covered compartment at the base of the balance stores the included three-piece mass set when not in use. The stainless steel weighing pan resists corrosion from spills of most sample materials. The balance is manufactured to ISO 9001:2000 standards and, when used according to manufacturer’s recommendations, it is covered by a 10-year warranty against defects in workmanship or materials.


Maximum capacity 2610g
Readability 0.1g
Weight of scale 3 lb
Units of measurement Gram (g)
Weighing pan, W x D 14.73 x 14.73cm
Balance dimensions H x W x D 22.86 x 50.8 x 15.24cm
Front beam configuration 10g poise, 0.1g increments
Middle beam configuration 500g poise, 100g increments
Rear beam configuration 100g poise, 10g increments
Mass configurations (1) 500 g, (2) 1kg

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 (0.0001g 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 TP2611 Triple Pro mechanical triple beam balance
  • Rod and clamp assembly
  • (3) masses: (1) 500 g, (2) 1kg
  • Instructions

Mechanical triple beam balance with 2610g capacity and 0.1g readability (also called accuracy)
Three sliding weights and notched and tiered beams help ensure accurate readings and repeatable results
Stainless steel 14.73 x 14.73cm weighing platform is corrosion resistant
Built-in storage lock protects balance by reducing the possibility of damage when it is being moved or stored
Compartment on the base of the balance stores the included mass set when not in use

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