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.

DR Series

DETECTO’s DR150 and DR400 portable digital floor scales are excellent for use where space is limited. They feature a high-contrast backlit blue LCD, compact low-profile design for space-saving efficiency, slip-resistant texturized black rubber mat for traction, and coiled cable from the scale base allowing versatile positioning of the indicator. The scales are available in 150 lb x 0.2 lb and 400 lb x 0.5 lb capacities. The portable, lightweight 12-inch-square platform and large bold backlit blue readouts make this scale ideal for receiving departments, warehouses, distribution centers, and general-purpose weighing. The scale’s moveable display lets you place it on a work surface or mounted to the wall, wherever it’s most convenient for you to view. An optional black carrying case is available.


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.

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.

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.