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Are you struggling to find a scale that can handle heavy-duty industrial weighing with precision and durability?

Look no further than the Defender™ 5000 Washdown Bench Scale. Engineered by Ohaus and optimized for rugged environments, this bench scale delivers exceptional accuracy and robustness, ensuring your operations run smoothly and efficiently. Its advanced design and multifunctional capabilities make it a standout choice for industries requiring legal-for-trade compliance.

Key Benefits:

  • Precision Weighing: Enjoy a maximum capacity of up to 500 lbs with a readability of 0.1 lb, allowing for high precision across various industrial applications.
  • Versatile Applications: Equipped to handle tasks such as weighing, parts counting, per cent weighing, check to weigh, and dynamic weighing to accommodate all your operational needs.
  • Durable Construction: Features a 304-grade stainless steel platform and frame, along with an IP68-rated indicator and IP67 stainless steel load cell, ensuring longevity even in washdown environments.
  • Enhanced Connectivity: Offers multiple communication options including RS232, Ethernet, and optional WiFi/Bluetooth, making data management and integration seamless.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Simplifies operation with a large, backlit LCD, easy-to-use keypad, and on-screen prompts in plain text to guide you through each process.
  • 5-Year Warranty: Enjoy peace of mind and long-term reliability with a comprehensive 5-year warranty on your investment.

By investing in the Defender™ 5000 Washdown Bench Scale, you're not just purchasing a scale; you're enhancing your operational efficiency and reliability. The scale’s robust construction and precise weighing capabilities will boost your productivity and ensure compliance with industry standards. Feel confident and in control with this top-tier industrial solution that turns complex weighing tasks into simple, everyday routines. Let the Defender™ 5000 be the backbone of your industrial processes, where accuracy meets durability.

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: 500 lb (250 kg)

  • Readability: 0.02 lb (10 g)

  • Readability (Certified): 0.1 lb (50 g)

  • Platform Size: 24 in x 18 in (610 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: 30.5 in x 36.8 in x 18 in (775 mm x 934 mm x 457 mm) (LxHxW)

  • Display: Dot matrix LCD with white LED backlight

  • Net Weight: 68.4 lb (31 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.