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Platform Scales, Weighing Pads & Bases

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When New Zealand businesses need to weigh large or heavy objects, they rely on our Platform Scales, Weighing Pads & Bases. That’s because at Meltrons we offer a range of heavy duty scales ideally suited for industrial and commercial environments that are guaranteed to provide consistent results whether you’re weighing pallets and drums or parcels and tanks.

So for stress-free weighing in typically stressful conditions all day, every day? Give our Platform Scales a look.


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For over 25 years our Platform Scales have been found in factories, warehouses, and dispatch centers across New Zealand. In fact, we’ve built our reputation on providing hardy, accurate, affordable scales that can stand up to the rough and tumble of everyday commercial use.

Available in both standard and trade approved configurations - with multiple weighing capacities - there’s sure to be a Platform Scale here that can make ‘light’ work of even the heaviest weighing task, whether it’s crates, freight, or cages.

For veterinarians, farms, or even zoos, our Weighbars are the ideal solution for any and all animal weighing requirements, making the process of weighing anything from cattle to livestock a simple process, while our Weighing Pads are perfect for axle and wheel weighing.

So when you need a Platform Scale, Floor Pallet Scale, or Weighbar, consider Meltrons. Our range of rugged, heavy duty weighing scales are reliable enough to stand up to the punishment of harsh, demanding, or wet environments with ease, whether they’re weighing in laboratories, packaging facilities, or just about anywhere in between.

Trade approved options are also available depending on your application.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? With over 25 years of experience in the industry, we can help you select the best bench scale for your needs. Just contact us and we’ll point you in the right direction.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


  • What Is A Platform Scale?

    Picking a heavy duty Platform Scale that’s capable of weighing your heavy items doesn’t need to be difficult. Find out more about their rugged, heavy duty design as well as what you should be looking for when weighing up your options.


Will you be using the Platform Scale to package or sell items by weight in New Zealand? If so, then the law requires that you use a scale that’s been approved for trade. That’s why our range features a number of Trade Approved options, including the MP4252 and MF Series Floor Pallet Scale.

Find out more about Trade Approved Scales ->


When you’re reliant on a scale to stand up to the rigours of daily use, it’ll need a battery to match. Our range of Platform Scales include options that operate on both mains power and rechargeable batteries. The CAS PB Portable Platform Scale, for example, boasts 300 hours of continuous use via battery power, which makes it a great option for weighing on the go.


Not all weighing tasks take place within the confines of the factory floor. In fact, many businesses require a more agile solution that offers the portability of a commercial Bench Scale while still being able to stand up to the rough and tumble of heavier-duty tasks. In cases like these, your best bet is the Trade Approved CAS PB Portable Platform Scale. Robust, lightweight, and with an added carry handle, this scale can be transported with ease while the 300hrs of continuous operation via rechargeable battery makes it ideal for remote operation in home delivery companies, hospitals, and fitness centers.


From heavy to heaviest, our Platform Scales are up to the task. The MP4252 Scale, for example, features models capable of 60, 150, and 300kgs respectively, through to a more significant 1,500 to 5,000kgs found in the MF Series of Floor Pallet Scales.


Chances are if you’re considering a Platform Scale you’re weighing large objects, but how large is large, exactly? You’ll find Platform Scales here that are perfect for most oversized weighing tasks, with tray sizes ranging from 420 x 520mm and 600 x 800mm in our MP4252 scale, through to the larger 1200mm x 1200mm and 1500mm x 1500mm of the MF Series Floor Pallet Scale.

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