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Are you struggling with inaccurate and unreliable weighing in harsh industrial environments?

The Defender™ 5000 Washdown Bench Scale is your solution, engineered by Ohaus and optimized for the toughest industrial weighing tasks. This robust scale combines high precision and extreme durability, making it perfect for production, packaging, inventory, and shipping needs. With its advanced design and easy operation, it ensures accurate results every time, enhancing productivity and reliability in your operations.

Key Benefits:

  • Precision Weighing: Offers a maximum capacity of 250 lbs with an impressive readability of 0.01 lb, ensuring precise measurements for critical industrial processes.
  • Versatile Applications: Supports a variety of functions such as Weighing, Parts Counting, Percent Weighing, Check Weighing, and Dynamic Weighing (Display Hold).
  • Enhanced Connectivity: Features multiple communication ports including RS232 and Micro SD slot, with optional Ethernet and WiFi/Bluetooth, facilitating seamless integration into existing systems.
  • Robust Construction: Crafted with a 304-grade stainless steel platform and frame, and an IP68-rated stainless steel indicator, it is built to withstand washdown environments.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Equipped with a large, backlit LCD and intuitive on-screen prompts, making operation straightforward even in demanding conditions.
  • Comprehensive Data Management: Supports a 50,000-item library and 1,000 user profiles, with GMP/GLP data output for complete traceability.
  • 5-Year Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind and long-term reliability with a comprehensive 5-year warranty on your investment.

By choosing the Defender™ 5000 Washdown Bench Scale, you are not only solving the problem of weighing in challenging conditions but also investing in a tool that brings peace of mind and a sense of control over your industrial applications. Feel the confidence that comes from precise and dependable measurements, and experience a noticeable improvement in your operational efficiency. This scale isn’t just a purchase; it’s a pivotal part of your process optimization.

Reach out to our dedicated team for further information and personalized assistance. Call us at (661) 888-1919 or email us at We're here to help you every step of the way!


  • Maximum Capacity: 250 lb (125 kg)

  • Readability: 0.01 lb (5 g)

  • Readability (Certified): 0.05 lb (50 g)

  • Platform Size: 18 in x 18 in (457 mm x 457 mm)

  • Legal for Trade: NTEP Certified; Measurement Canada Approved

  • Power: Rechargeable Battery (Not Included); AC Power (Included)

  • Battery Life: 20 Hours with Rechargeable Battery

  • Communication: Ethernet (Available as an Accessory); 2nd RS232/RS485/USB (available as an accessory); RS232 (Included); USB Host (Available as an Accessory); WiFi/Bluetooth (available as an accessory)

  • Dimensions: 24.7 in x 36.8 in x 18 in (627 mm x 934 mm x 457 mm) (LxHxW)

  • Display: Dot matrix LCD with white LED backlight

  • Net Weight: 41.9 lb (19 kg)

  • Outputs: 4 - 20mA; 2 In/4 Out digital I/O

  • Platform Construction: Stainless Steel

  • Protection Rating: IP67

  • Second Scale Input: Not applicable

  • Tare Range: To capacity by subtraction

  • Units of Measurement: Metric Tons; Gram; Kilogram; Pound; Tonne; Custom; Ounce; Pound:Ounce

  • Working Environment: 14°F – 104°F, 80%RH, non-condensing (-10°C – 40°C, 80%RH, non-condensing)
  • Free Shipping: Available across 48 continental USA. Extra charges may apply for residential, farm, or rural areas.
  • Express Shipping: Overnight and faster shipping options available at additional costs. Quotes obtainable via email.
  • Delivery Time: Typically 5 to 7 business days, varying by location and external conditions.
  • Tracking Information: Provided via email upon shipment. Accessible through account login. Additional information available upon request.
  • Return Policy: 15-day return period for unused, original condition products. A 25% restocking fee applies. Buyer covers original and return shipping costs.
  • Customer Support: Contact at (661) 888-1919 or for queries or concerns about shipping.