Benefits of Renting Weighing Equipment

Benefits of Renting Weighing Equipment

Renting weighing equipment is a great idea for certain situations. Here’s how The Scale People can help!

Many industries use precision weighing equipment to conduct their business. Hospitals, government entities, food service, quality control, and many others benefit from various types of balances and scales. The Scale People is proud to support all of these industries with the weighing devices they need; we also service companies by offering a large rental fleet. Here’s how you can make the most out of renting weighing equipment from us!

When Renting Weighing Equipment Makes Sense

Whether you are in the pharmaceutical, medical, or industrial field, there could be situations where it makes much more sense to rent out equipment than to buy. 

If you have a one-time project or seasonal projects in which such equipment is necessary or if your group only needs the tools once or twice a year, it makes more sense to rent them rather than continually house them. 

Most companies take annual inventory and a large fleet of counting scales is the perfect tool to get this done quickly and effectively.  

Benefits of Renting vs. Purchasing

One might debate whether or not renting is better than purchasing. However, there are several benefits of renting our devices to keep in mind. If you are already certain that renting is the best choice, you can be confident in receiving these perks:

  • Pay only for what you need. If you are not using the scale or balance regularly, you can save money by only paying for it when you need it.
  • Avoid having to maintain equipment. That’s one of the greatest perks of renting. You don’t have to worry about investing in keeping it in pristine condition.
  • Don’t suffer from downtime. If one of your scales breaks unexpectedly, you can quickly replace it with a rental while waiting for repairs.

Types of Weighing Equipment We Rent Out

The Scale People provides a large inventory of weighing equipment, including the following:

  • Scales
  • Balances
  • Test Weights
  • Dynamometers
  • Force Measurement 
  • Gauges and Test Stands 
  • Pad Scales

Contact Us About Our Rental Program

The Scale People offers a rental program with many benefits. We have a large inventory, offer swift delivery and pickup for local groups, on-site training for local customers, and nationwide service.


Since 1956, The Scale People have earned a reputation as the finest service provider for calibration and repairs of weighing equipment in the mid-Atlantic area. Our sales team can help work with you to find the best weighing equipment for your application. We currently have offices in Columbia, MD, and Newport News, VA, but we offer our services nationwide. Over the years, we have built up a long list of satisfied clients from a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and government manufacturing. We are a fully ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited service company offering calibration for balances, scales, dynamometers, force measurement, test weights pipettes, and more. All of our services have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We’re only a phone call away at +1 (800) 451-9593. To learn more about what we do, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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