Shipping Scale

Pine Brook, NJ - July 14, 2006 - Ohaus Corporation, a leading manufacturer of scales and balances for the industrial, laboratory, education, jewelry and markets worldwide, is introducing the new SD series of shipping scales, designed with affordability and ease-of-use in mind.

The new SD series of shipping scales provide users with superior quality weighing capabilities at an affordable price. Featuring a durable painted steel treaded platform, a remote indicator with a coiled 9’ cable, flexible mounting capability and battery operation, the SD delivers top-notch performance and allows users to weigh smarter. Ideal for home office, mail room, shipping and receiving, and general commercial and industrial dry weighing applications, this series is an efficient solution to a variety of weighing needs.

The SD Series includes a large LCD display with weight display in either kilograms or pounds with fast switching between units using the Units key. For maximum flexibility, the indicator can be mounted either to a wall or on a table.

With models in capacities and readabilities of 77 x 0.05lb, 165 x 0.1lb and 440 x 0.2lb, the SD is designed to support and range of weighing requirements. In addition to its 300-hour battery life, providing up to 15 days of continuous usage, the SD features an auto-shut off feature turns the scale off after four minutes of inactivity and comes with an AC powerpack. A truly portable scale that can be carried and operated in various locations, this new addition to the Ohaus family only helps to enhance their already broad line of scales and balances.

Headquartered in Pine Brook, New Jersey, Ohaus Corporation manufactures an extensive line of high-precision electronic and mechanical balances and scales that meet the demands of virtually any weighing need. The company is a global leader in the Laboratory, Industrial, and Education channels as well as a host of specialty markets, including the Food Preparation, Pharmacy and Jewelry industries. An ISO 9001:2000 manufacturer, Ohaus products are precise, reliable and affordable, and are backed by industry-leading customer support. For additional information, contact Ohaus Corporation at 973/377-9000, or visit the web site at

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