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Defender - A Versatile Bench Scale for Industrial Weighing

Learn what makes our Defender Series of Bench Scales so versatile

For industrial applications, you won’t find a more versatile bench scale than the Defender series from OHAUS. Available in a range of models to suit almost any operational need, Defender bench scales offer reliable performance, durability, and ease of use at a practical price.

The multi-functional Defender series bench scales are suitable for a wide range of industrial and commercial environments, including production, manufacturing, packaging, food processing, inventory, shipping and legal-for-trade applications. Available in a wide range of sizes and capacities, there’s a Defender for every need.

For standard industrial applications the Defender 3000 is easy to operate, built to last and will deliver reliably accurate results. The Defender 5000 includes advanced features to help simplify more demanding commercial applications. Both models are available in stainless steel versions to withstand the additional rigors of washdown applications.  

Easy Setup and Operation

Defender 5000 bench scales include an Intuitive SmarText 3.0 interface that makes them easy to set up, configure and operate. Easy-to-follow on-screen prompts guide you through set up and operation. The large backlit display and alpha-numeric keypad offer a user-friendly experience. Results are easy to read on the Defender’s large, high visibility display, even in bright sunlight.

The SmarText interface can guide you through all of Defender’s unique and advanced features. With five soft keys, SmartText 3.0 makes an advanced scale very simple to use, and greatly reduces time typically needed for training operators.

Defender 5000 is Packed with Advanced Features

Defender 5000 bench scales feature multiple application modes and high storage capacity for maximum flexibility. Defender 5000 meets the weighing and measurement needs of practically every industrial application with modes for parts counting with APW optimization, checkweighing or check counting, percent weighing, and dynamic weighing or display hold. Many application modes eliminate the need for manual calculations.

Defender 5000 bench scales come equipped with GLP/GMP output capability with time/date for result traceability. Each Defender includes a micro SD card for storage of up to 50,000 items and 1,000 user profiles. Weighing results can also be stored in Alibi or regular format, addressing all your data storage and transfer needs.

Defender 5000 features multiple connectivity options for data transfer and storage. Weighing results can be easily exported through the standard RS232 port, an optional second RS232, RS485 or USB device, Ethernet, and WiFi/Bluetooth interfaces. Analog loop options (mA or VDC) are also available on all models. Defender 5000s can be plugged into a power outlet or can run on the optional rechargeable battery for added convenience.

Built to Withstand Harsh Environments

OHAUS Defender bench scales are durably constructed to withstand harsh industrial environments. All Defender scales feature sturdy stainless steel platforms and the washdown models also feature stainless steel load cells and frames. Defender 5000 supports up to 6,250e NTEP and Measurement Canada certified resolutions for approved legal-for-trade applications. Defender 3000 supports up to 3,000e OIML certified resolution for legal-for-trade application.

Adjustable, non-slip rubber feet help ensure operational stability. All Defender models are easy to clean and maintain for continued use.

For all your weighing application needs, Defender offers durability, simplicity, advanced features, and the precision results you’ve come to expect from OHAUS.

For more information about Defender bench scales,contact your regional OHAUS representative.

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