Cardinal Scale’s portable scales have nearly limitless uses when it comes to functionality, convenience, and economical choice. Cardinal Scale offers a wide range of mechanical and digital portable scales with capacities ranging from 150 pounds to 2,000 pounds. The DR series receiving scales feature a low profile platform, large LCD display, and easy push-button tare function. The Run-A-Weigh model floor scales comes with special ramping and checkered decking to withstand industrial weighing of items such as drums, industrial containers, barrels, boxes, and small crates. All of Cardinal Scale's portable scales are lightweight and designed to fit any mobile weighing situation, with many models including wheels or carrying handles for convenience. A wide variety of indicators are used to accurately ascertain valuable weight information in clear, bright displays. For consistent, accurate results and high-quality construction that will stand up over time, choose one of Cardinal Scale's reliable portable scales.

Digital Portable

Portable and attractive, these digital portable scales with 5-inch-diameter rubolene wheels let the weighing come to you. With a platform size of 19 x 28-inches, and capacities of 500 or 1,000 lbs, there is very little these scales aren’t capable of weighing. Models are equipped with either a 190, 204, 205, or 210 digital weight indicator having push button tare, pounds/kilograms conversion, and RS232 serial output. NTEP legal-for-trade certified.

DR Series

Detecto’s DR series portable digital scales are accurate, reliable, lightweight and offer an economical advantage in a variety of environments. Mild steel platforms measure 12 x 12 inch (30.5 x 30.5 cm) and they offer your choice of 150 and 400 lb capacities. All models feature a 1-inch (25-mm) high LCD displaying 4 digits and 7 segments with four keys for On, Off, LB/KG and Tare/Hold. Measurements in pounds or kilograms. RS232 serial port for printer connectivity. 6AA batteries (not included) or AC adapter (included).

Mechanical Portable

Constructed entirely of heavy-duty welded fabricated steel bases and electrostatic long-life paint coating, Cardinal’s mechanical portable scales provide portable, fast, accurate performances. These models come in 19 x 28 inch platform sizes and the simplified lever system offers maintenance-free, simple operation. Large 5 inch diameter heavy-duty rubolene wheels and a die-cast easy-to-read weighbeam round out the rest of the features. NTEP and Measurement Canada legal-for-trade. A variety of capacities are available to choose from.


Cardinal’s NTEP legal-for-trade certified GP-400 is lightweight and portable with almost limitless uses. Featuring a large 18 x 14-inch platform with slip-proof mat and non-skid plastic feet for stability, built-in carrying handle, buble level, automatic zero, keypad tare, motion detection, serial printer port, auto power off, and a 1-inch/25 mm 6-digit high contrast LCD display that may be mounted onto a table or wall. 400 lb capacity.


Cardinal’s 684P is lightweight and portable with almost limitless uses. Featuring a large 18 x 14-inch platform with non-skid mat for stability, levelling bubble, as well as a 205 digital weight indicator, built-in carrying handle, automatic zero, keypad tare, motion detection, serial printer port, and auto power off. NTEP legal-for-trade certification and a 600 lb capacity round out the 684P.


The Run-a-Weigh portable floor scale features a spacious 24.5 x 30 inch (62 x 76 cm) platform with two-way, easy-access integral ramps, built-in handles and wheels, battery power option, plus a lightweight 95 lb (43 kg) frame for easy mobility and use in multiple locations. The Run-a-Weigh easily fits through standard doors and can go wherever you need it for weighing drums, barrels, industrial containers, and small crates. The ultra-low, 2.2-inch-high profile allows easy loading of heavy items. It is available in a heavy-duty checkered mild steel deck with 500 lb x 0.2 lb / 225 kg x 0.1 kg or 1,000 lb x 0.5 lb / 450 kg x 0.2 kg capacity.