DETECTO’s chair scales are a welcome addition to any healthcare facility when weighing patients that are frail, handicapped, on dialysis, or having mobility issues. DETECTO’s convenient chair scales can save a great deal of time and effort when a healthcare facility does not have the proper equipment for weighing the aforementioned patients. DETECTO offers innovative designs that can come with mechanical or digital weighing systems. The plastic-molded seats provide needed comfort for patients and certain models have lift-away armrests. For added comfort, DETECTO chair scales feature footrests that fold up when not in use. DETECTO’s chair scales also feature wheels that can easily transport the scales throughout a healthcare facility with minimal effort for weighing in multiple locations. Models that come with digital indicators have a LOCK/RELEASE key to hold patient weights, so that healthcare professionals can tend to patients first before recording their weight. Weight capacities can come in either 450 lb capacity or 440 lb/200 kg capacity.


Frequent weight checks of frail, handicapped, elderly, and dialysis patients can be a tremendous time-consuming task without the proper equipment. DETECTO simplifies the task with a selection of innovative-designed mechanical chair scales with wheels. The 475 and 4751 have plastic-molded seats for patient comfort complete with lift-away armrests on both sides and a fold-up footrest for easy access during patient transfers from a wheelchair or hospital bed. The die-cast, dual-sided weigh beam is readable from either side and features white enamel finish. Quality steel construction is apparent throughout the scale, especially in the heavy-duty understructure which is designed for optimal strength and patient safety. No electricity is required. The 475 has a 450 lb x 4 oz capacity and the 4751 has a 440 lb x 4 oz / 200 kg x 100 g capacity.


Developed to ensure patient safety and comfort as well as to reduce weighing time, these digital chair scales with wheels are conveniently portable and offer easy side or front access for patients. DETECTO digital chair scales are ideal for clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and physician offices. The models 6475 and 6475K models are equipped with a plastic-molded seat for added patient comfort, lift-away armrests and a fold-up footrest for easy access laterally, and the large 0.7-inch/19-mm high LCD display offer fast readouts accurate to within 0.2 lb / 0.1 kg. The scale’s LOCK/RELEASE key holds the patient weight, so that clinical professionals can attend to their patient first before recording the weight. Quality steel construction is apparent throughout the scale. The EMR/EHR-ready RS232 serial port comes standard and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth is available on some models. The chair scale’s capacity is 400 lb x 0.2 lb / 180 kg x 0.1 kg and the 6475K model is metric only.


DETECTO’s 6880 chair scale is the simple solution for patients with decreased mobility. The 6880’s retractable padded armrests and footrest ease in transferring patients into and out of the chair scale for weighing. Patients can sit in comfort in the ergonomic seat during the weighing process while healthcare professionals will enjoy the intuitive user interface that simplifies operation. The vivid 0.75 in / 19 mm high LCD display is easily readable in a variety of lighting conditions. Connected models include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless connectivity with EMR/EHR systems. The 6880 features 550 lb x 0.2 lb / 250 kg x 0.1 kg capacity, oversized 3 in/8 cm diameter dual wheels for transport, 12 AA batteries (not included) or AC power (AC adapter included on some models), and a stylish black paint color that blends into any healthcare environment. The smart-phone-style indicator offers large-size readouts, battery level indication, and easy-to-use keypad with six buttons.