Parts Counting Scales for Heavy Industrial Use

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Parts counting scales convert the weight of a batch of parts into the number of pieces in that batch. Accuracy and ease of use save time. See more product details
Product Code Capacity & Resolution Platform Size Price
820X 10 lb x 0.002 lb, 5 kg x 1 g 12" x 16" $599
820T 25 lb x 0.005 lb, 12 kg x 2 g 12" x 16" $599
820L 50 lb x 0.01 lb, 22 kg x 5 g 12" x 16" $599
820C 100 lb x 0.02 lb, 45 kg x 10 g 12" x 16" $599
820F 150 lb x 0.05 lb, 67 kg x 20 g 12" x 16" $599
D-820X 10 lb x 0.001 lb, 5 kg x 0.5 g 12" x 16" $799
D-820T 25 lb x 0.002 lb, 12 kg x 1 g 12" x 16" $799
D-820L 50 lb x 0.005 lb, 22 kg x 2 g 12" x 16" $799
D-820C 100 lb x 0.01 lb, 45 kg x 5 g 12" x 16" $799
D-820F 150 lb x 0.02 lb, 67 kg x 10 g 12" x 16" $799
SAW-X 10 lb x 0.0001 lb, 5 kg x 0.05 g 12" x 12" $1349
SAW-T-16 25 lb x .0002 lb, 12 kg x 0.1 g 12" x 16" $1449
SAW-L-16 50 lb x .0005 lb, 22 kg x 0.2 g 12" x 16" $1449
SAW-C-16 100 lb x .001 lb, 45 kg x 0.5 g 12" x 16" $1449
SAW-H-16 200 lb x .002 lb, 90 kg x 1 g 12" x 16" $1749





In industries where precision is key, part counting scales come in handy. The sheer volume of parts in play makes manual counting not only tedious but also prone to errors. If you’re looking for a way to increase accuracy while streamlining your operations, using part counting scales is your solution. Let’s look at how they work and how you can implement them in your business.

What Is a Part Counting Scale?

Parts counting scales convert the weight of a batch of parts into the number of pieces in that batch. This is accomplished by weighing a small sample of parts, calculating the weight of an individual piece, and then dividing the weight of the full batch by that calculated piece weight. While this sounds like it should be pretty simple, many of our competitors get it wrong. Our counting scales’ high precision and advanced digital algorithms make it a quick and easy process.

Why Counting Scales are Essential in Heavy Industries

The dynamics of heavy industries are unique. With vast inventories, numerous parts, and the ever-present demand for efficiency, there’s no room for error. This is where counting scales come in.
  • Efficiency in Inventory Management: Imagine the manpower hours spent on manual counting – hours that could be allocated elsewhere. Counting scales drastically reduces these hours, eliminating human errors and streamlining stock takes.
  • Cost Efficiency: Inaccuracies in counting can lead to costly mistakes. Ordering too many parts based on incorrect inventory counts or wasting resources due to miscounts are pitfalls industries can’t afford. With counting scales, you ensure accurate counts, preventing wastage and over-ordering.
  • Safety and Compliance: In industries where parts are integral to machinery or operational safety, an accurate count is non-negotiable. Counting scales ensure that parts are counted accurately, which is essential for safety protocols and industry standards compliance.
  • Enhancing Productivity: Counting scales speed up the counting process, especially crucial when dealing with large quantities, thus boosting overall productivity.

Micro & Precision Counting Scale Technology for Optimal Results

Arlyn parts counting scales are sold Factory Direct, bringing very accurate counting ability at an economical cost. A precision-machined stainless steel load cell provides excellent counting accuracy, even with large batches up to 100 lb. Lower capacity scales are suitable for smaller parts. For those situations requiring even greater counting accuracy, see our Ultra Precision SAW scales. This patented technology increases precision by a factor of ten times or more – all at very reasonable cost. For hazardous or classified environments, see Arlyn’s Intrinsically Safe ArlynGuard B Series Bench Scales and ArlynGuard S Series Ultra Precision Scales equipped with FM Approved display indicator and load cell sensors. These scales can be configured to be Intrinsically Safe Counting Scales.

Easy to Use Industrial Parts Counting Scales

In most situations, our “Quick Count” mode turns counts parting into a one step process without confusing menu functions. Equipped with a large internal memory, you can store the piece weight of many different items, effectively by-passing the sampling process. The optional remote digital indicator allows the display to be positioned almost anywhere. The moveable Swing Arm can be positioned for trouble-free viewing. A number of alternate weighing modes provide further versatility.

Key Features of a Part Counting Scale for Heavy Industries

As the backbone of countless industries, counting scales are no ordinary devices. These scales need to be both versatile and durable, capable of withstanding the rigorous demands of a heavy industrial environment while delivering pinpoint accuracy. But what should you look for when investing in a part counting scale for your operations? Here’s a guide to the essential features.
  • High Weight Capacity: Unlike scales designed for lighter, everyday use, industrial counting scales must handle the heavyweights. They should be capable of accurately counting parts that range from tiny nuts and bolts to large components. This necessitates a scale with a high weight capacity, ensuring it can handle heavier parts or even large batches without compromising on accuracy.
  • Precision & Accuracy: When it comes to counting parts, even the slightest miscalculation can have cascading consequences. This is why top-tier counting scales come equipped with state-of-the-art sensors to deliver reliable readings, even when the weight differences between parts are minimal. Accuracy isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity.
  • Rugged Design: The hustle and bustle of heavy industries, with its constant movement and the rough-and-tumble nature, can be challenging for equipment. Hence, a counting scale should be robustly constructed, often featuring materials like stainless steel or reinforced plastics, ensuring longevity and consistent performance even in the most challenging environments.
  • Integration with Inventory Management Systems: Modern industry is all about interconnectedness. As such, a high-quality counting scale will often offer seamless integration capabilities. Whether it’s through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or wired connections, these scales can easily transfer data to inventory management systems, facilitating real-time analysis and informed decision-making.
Selecting the right part counting scale can enhance the efficiency, accuracy, and productivity of your entire operation. In the next section, we’ll guide you through the factors you need to consider to ensure you make the right investment for your specific needs.

Choosing the Right Counting Scale for Your Operations

Investing in a part counting scale is a decision that can significantly impact your operations’ productivity, accuracy, and efficiency. But with so many options on the market, how do you ensure you’re making the right choice? Let’s look into the essential factors you should keep in mind when browsing models.

Understand Your Needs

At the heart of your decision should be a clear understanding of what you’ll be counting. Are they delicate, lightweight components or heavier industrial parts? Knowing the typical weight range of the items you’ll frequently count ensures you select a scale that can handle those items without overexerting its capacity. Just as important is the volume of parts you’re expecting to count. If you’re managing large inventories or dealing with bulk orders regularly, you’d want a scale that can keep up with the demand, ensuring speed without sacrificing accuracy.

Technological Features

In today’s digital age, a counting scale that cannot integrate with other systems can become a bottleneck. Look for scales equipped with modern connectivity options like Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. This allows for smoother data transfer, be it to an inventory system or a central database. Modern counting scales often come with touchscreen interfaces, making them more intuitive and user-friendly. This can significantly speed up tasks and reduce errors, especially when dealing with complex counting operations or multiple user profiles.

Calibration and Maintenance

Any scale, regardless of its quality, can drift over time. Regular calibration ensures that the scale’s readings remain accurate. Opt for scales that offer easy calibration processes, and consider scales that notify users when calibration is due. You should also consider how easy it is to clean the scale, replace parts if needed, and access customer support or technical assistance. Making an informed decision when selecting a counting scale is essential. After all, this device will be central to your operations, ensuring that you can count on its performance day in and day out.

Get your Customized Counting Scale at Arlyn Scales

The integrity of your operations hinges on the equipment you deploy. Arlyn Scales stands out in the industrial landscape with its unwavering commitment to precision, quality, and innovation tailored for heavy industries. If you’re on the market for a part counting scale, we’ve got you covered. We allow you to add custom specifications to your part counting scale when making your order. This ensures that you get a model tailored to your specific needs. If you need assistance choosing the right options for you, you contact our team today and we’ll be happy to help you find the features you need.

Available Upgrades

  • Analog Output 4-20mA (or 0-5VDC)
  • RS-232 Serial Port
  • RS-422/RS-485
  • USB Communication (w/ Virtual Serial Communication)
  • Ethernet TCP/IP Connectivity
  • Wireless TCP/IP Connectivity (UpScale)
  • Modbus RTU/ASCII (UpScale)
  • Modbus TCP (UpScale)
  • Label, Paper and Card Printer (RS232)
  • Bluetooth/USB 58mm Thermal Printer (UpScale)
  • Barcode Functions - Printing and Scanning (UpScale)
Setpoint Control
  • Setpoints (Filling Ops, Relay Ctrl, etc)
  • Relays (AC/DC)
  • Alerts (Buzzer Alarm)
  • Light Tower: 2/3 Light Columns
Data Collection
  • Flow Rate Function with Alarms (UpScale)
  • Battery Pack
  • NEMA Stainless Steel Enclosure
  • Remote Buttons (ZERO, TARE, PRINT, CYCLE)
  • 24V Power


Brochure & Datasheet 8200 Series Parts Counting Scales - Specification Sheet (PDF)
MKE-5 Digital Indicator 1" High Graphics LCD digits. Updates between 0.1 to 0.5 sec. Adjustable. (Arm or Remote)
UPSCALE-9 Indicator Upgrade to Arlyn UpScale 7" Color LCD Touchscreen. Fully Customizable. (Remote Only)
Overload Condition Warning at 102% capacity, protected to 150% capacity.
Platform Dimensions 12" x 16", Approximately 17 lbs shipping weight.
Power Requirements 117 VAC, 50/60 Hz.
Accuracy 0.1% of full scale.
Operating Temperature 14°F to 104°F
Counting Features 100 piece weight memory storage with alpha-numeric ID, adjustable sample size. Advanced accuracy functions available.
Weight Features Adjustable Filter constants, adjustable display speed, automatic calibration.
Minimum Sampling Rate - Strain Gauge Loadcell 10 Hz
Sampling Rates - SAW Loadcell 3 Hz, 30 Hz, and 100 Hz