Scales Archive

Head Chef HC002 Scale

It cannot seem so long ago that if we wanted to measure some herbs, spices or in the Californian “gold rush” the flakes of the precious metal that prospectors hoped would reward them for their long trek with horses and waggons across the continent.  In those “heady” days the Assay offices would not have had today’s digital accurate scale, weights with balance scales would be the order of the day!

How handy would the Head Chef HC002 scale have been to the prospector knowing that he could accurately know the true weight of his gold before he cashed it in? The scales weigh in at just 74g and are a handy pocket size at just 60mm (w) x 20mm (h) x 88mm (d), but don’t befouled by the small size, They have a capacity of 100g and weigh at an accuracy of 0.01g.

The HC002 Scale has a useful back lit LCD screen, a choice of weights Grams, Ounces, Carat’s, Grains, Troy Ounce & Pennyweight, Tare/Calibration and Overload Protection and automatic shut-off.

The scale works with the aid of two AAA batteries which we include in our price of £18.99, you will find these scales more convenient than mechanical or other traditional methods of weighing.

Tanita 1479J Digital Scales

We must give thanks to the march of progress and the never ending quest for technological advance for these high precision scales from Tanita. No longer do we have to weigh products using a balance scale with clumsy brass weights that had to be certified in case some unscrupulous person shaved part of them away.

The Tanita 1479J digital scales which are sold by us feature genuine anti-counterfeit technology, they are not look alike copies, and they are made by the company themselves in Japan. The scales are truly portable and are easily carried in a pocket or bag, they feature a black oxide film coated stainless steel tray, reverse blue backlit display for easy visibility, calibration button, tare button, and 6 different modes of measurement. You can choose from Gram, Ounce, Carat, Troy Ounce, Penny Weight, and Grain, true professional accuracy is guaranteed from 0.01 grams to a maximum capacity of 200 grams.

Full instructions are provided with the Tanita 1479K scales along with 2 x LR-44 Batteries 1 x Neoprene Protective Pouch and for £89.99 you can join the professionals.

Tanita 1479J Digital Scales

TUF-100 On Balance Tuff Weigh 100g x 0.01g

There is an expression “never send a boy to do a man’s job” and that could apply to the TUF-100 On Balance scales which will take just about everything that could be thrown at them, but still weigh out herbs and spices simply and accurately. You can choose from the six weighing modes including grams, ounces, troy ounces, pennyweights, carats and grains.

The detachable lid on which items are placed to be weighed can be conveniently used as a tray and the inner case which is hard orange plastic and includes rubber grips.it also features a conveniently large 14mm digital display shown against a bright orange background.

The scales are powered by 2AA size batteries and we include this with your order, the scales are a handy size 142mm x 77mm x 22mm, the rubberised casing will ensure that it can stand up to knocks as also give a good grip too.

The robustness of the scale means that the manufacturers can offer a 3 year guarantee and we can confidently say that the scales will continue to work each and every time you need them. Currently we are offering the scale in a green finish and a limited edition in black.

TUF-100 On Balance Tuff Weigh

Always get your weight measurements right with the Triton T3 Digital Scale

At last we can bring you a set of scales which are not only truly accurate, but are rugged and will stand up to just about most things that can be thrown at them. The scale will weigh items up to a maximum of 400 grams, so just perfect for those culinary excursions into the kitchen. The scales are also ideal for more delicate operations as they measure in increments of just 0.01 gram, so light you imagine that it would be virtually impossible to record. The Triton T3 Digital Scale will weigh in a number of units; grams, ounces, dwt, troy ounces, grains, and carats, something there for everyone!

There are two features which have to make the Triton T3 the toughest digital pocket-size scale in the world, the scales feature a durable, rubber, padded outer case and shock mounted internal components, so a great product if you happen to be in the habit of dropping items.

The Triton T3 is a rugged high capacity scale designed to take the impact of every day wear and tear in its stride. It includes the two AAA batteries which operate the scales, a removable protective cover that doubles as an expansion tray, a backlit display and a 30-year warranty; the Titan T3 is offered by us at just £29.99.

Triton T3 Digital Scale

TUF-100 On Balance – Tuff Weigh 100g x 0.01g

This is a great new product from On Balance, this digital scale will take on the toughest of jobs and it is crammed full of features too. With an orange hard plastic case with rubber grips, extra-large 14mm display digits against a bright orange backlight.

It has six weighing modes and you can choose from grams, ounces, troy ounces, pennyweights, carats and grains the items being placed on the 76 x 59mm stainless steel tray and it has a capacity of 100grams in 0.01 gram resolution. Selectable auto-off allows you to change the auto-off time to suit your needs and the detachable lid doubles as a tray.

Powered by Powered by 2 AA Batteries, which we include, the dimension of these scales is 142mm x 77mm x 22mm the unique design featuring a rubberised protective casing, offers an extra layer of protection as well as superior grip over most other scales on the market.

Tuff Weigh pocket scales were built tough and they are offered with a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty; you can sleep easy knowing these scales will carry on weighing whenever you need them.

TUF-100 On Balance

Accurate Measuring Scales from Shiva

When it comes to scales we have it covered here at Shiva. Whether you’re looking for high-tech digital scales, or traditional analogue scales.

Digital ScalesDigital Scales

We offer a wide range of digital scale here at Shiver, from simple and compact digital scales to multi-function scales, something to suit your needs. Choose from great brands such as On Balance, Tanita, Champion and Truweigh. Our digital scales fit a range of budgets and come in a range of sizes ideal if you’re strapped for cash or strapped for space.

Digital scales measure pass and provide a digital number on the screen. It uses modern sensory technology and computer calculating for an accurate and reliable reading. Digital scales are quick and easy to use and feature in many kitchens. They tend to be more convenient to use, than mechanical scales or other traditional forms of weighing.

Some of the scales we offer do have maximum weights they are able to take so you should bear this in mind when ordering.

Pocket scalesPocket Scales

These have a long history, first used around the 1600’s for measuring produce on the go, with traders. They were also used during the gold rush in the UAS in the 1800’s so your weight in gold could quickly and easily be counted.

Quick and easy to use, these pocket scales are made so you can carry them on you. You can easily get an accurate reading from the Pocket Scales we stock at Shiva. They are ideal if you like the old school element and want to shy away from digital options.

You can easily weigh your items by holding the ring at the top, and attached the item you need to weigh to the clip. The pointed indicator will then move, showing you the weight. The useful items make great gifts as well, for anyone how likes gadgets and gizmos.

Chinese pan scalesChinese Pan Scales

Chinese Pan Scales or balance scales are a traditional way to weigh your items. Weights are determined by balancing out the scales. This method of weighing was the first mass measuring instrument. Popular for centuries, before mechanical scales became common in the early eighteenth century before moving onto digital scales, which is what many people now prefer to use.

For those who like history or just prefer traditional weighing methods, Chinese Pan Scales are a great option, not only are they accurate, but they are also a great display piece which would look great in any kitchen. Simple to use, all you need to do is put the item you want weighing on one pan and add weights to the other until the beam balances out. You can also set the weight first and add to the other pan if you want a specific weight.

With the Chinese Pan Scales from Shiva, you get a wonderful durable product, it comes with weights of 5g / 10g / 20g (x2) / 50g.

 

Rad Touch Screen Scales RS Series

It was bound to happen sooner or later, a touchscreen built into a set of digital scales and Rad hasn’t disappointed us with the Rad Touch Screen Scales RS Series. These high tech digital scales are built to the exacting standards we expect from a Rad product and have a range of built-in features; these include:

•    Auto zero and shut off
•    Full tare capacity
•    Low battery and overload indicators
•    Full LCD backlit touchscreen
•    Measures in g/oz/ozt and dwt

The Rad Touch Screen Scales can weigh up to 350 grams in increments of 0.1 gram and require 2xAAA batteries which are included. The flip top lid means that the plate is protected against any accidents and the scales also come with a handy leather carry pouch for when there not in use.

The Rad Touch Screen Scales are available now for £29.99 and will make a great addition to any kitchen.

Rad Touch Screen Scales RS Series

Rad Professional RZ Series Scales

For those of you that like cooking, you’ll know that having a decent set of scales is a lifesaver when it comes to weighting out the ingredients. The Rad Professional RZ Series Scales are sturdy and accurate, and can weight heavier items up to 1000g, perfect for when your batch cooking or planning a big party.

These digital scales come with a range of features including:

•    Tare full capacity
•    Auto zero and auto shut off function
•    Auto calibration
•    Weighs in 0.1 gram increments for the most accurate readings

The Rad Professional RZ Series Scales take two AAA batteries, which come included and are available now for just £29.99. So why not upgrade your kitchen scales today!

 

On Balance Notebook Scale

Scales are great for the kitchen or for weighing out precious metals like silver and gold and are an all-round handy thing to have. Precision is key for weighing out ingredients for cooking and the On Balance Notebook Scale has precision at its heart.

There are two versions of these digital scales available, a set that can weigh up to 200 grams in 0.1gram increments and a set that can weigh up to 100 grams at 0.01gram increments. Both sets of scales are so precise that you’ll never measure anything wrong ever again.

Made to look like an ordinary notebook, the On Balance Notebook Scale has a large weighing area perfect for containers and the backlit LCD display means that it can be used even in low light situations.

These digital scales are available now from just £27.99.

 

On Balance OB-3000 3kg x 0.1g Tabletop Scales

The On Balance OB-3000 Digital Scales are ideal for weighing up large amounts of ingredients for cooking and even home brewing and jam making. The large weighting surface and 3kg limit are great for weighing just about anything in your kitchen.

These On Balance table top scales can weigh in grams and ounces meaning that any recipe can be weighed precisely. The backlit LCD screen is clear and can been seen even when there is low light in the room and the automatic off function saves the battery when not in use.

The On Balance OB-3000 scales are available now for £79.99 and if you do a lot of cooking you’ll be glad to have these.