About Food Scales
Food scales are essential tools for any kitchen, helping to measure ingredients and portions accurately. They come in a variety of styles and sizes, from digital to mechanical.
Types of Food Scales
Mechanical food scales have a dial or balance-style scale with a weight indicator. These scales are often more affordable than digital models, but may be less accurate due to the lack of calibration options. Digital food scales provide greater accuracy, often with the ability to calibrate them to ensure accuracy.
How Food Scales are Made
Food scales can be made from various materials including plastic, metal, and glass. The key components that make up a food scale include springs or levers, measuring mechanisms such as dials or displays, and load cells which measure weight. Most modern food scales also feature advanced electronics for improved accuracy.
Industries that use Food Scales
Food scales are used in many industries such as restaurants and catering services where portion control is critical. Professional bakers also rely on food scales when creating recipes as precision is essential for success. Nutritionists also use food scales to measure portions accurately when tracking dietary intake.
Find the Food Scales You Need at Zoro
Looking for a specific item? Use our robust search tool to find it by name or keyword, or use our handy filters to narrow down our full assortment. You can also check out our whole selection of Food Scales along with other tools or equipment to ensure you have all you need to tackle the job, especially if you're taking on a DIY project for the first time.
Plus, when you shop at Zoro, you'll always enjoy competitive prices on tons of great brands you know and trust. We make the shopping experience as fast and seamless as possible with free shipping on orders over $50 for registered users, Net 30 payment terms for qualifying customers, and an unparalleled customer service experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Brands of Food Scales does Zoro Carry?
We carry many of the top brands and manufacturers including OHAUS, TAYLOR, CDN, and many more.
What are some popular options available within Food Scales?
Within our Food Scales collection, Bench Scale, Compact Bench Scale, and Dial Scale options are some of the most popular items we sell.
Which features are most common for Food Scales?
Some common characteristics of Food Scales are the Package Quantity, Capacity, and Overall Width.