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Are you struggling with inaccurate measurements that affect your industrial processes?

The Defender™ 5000 Series bench scale by Ohaus, featuring a metal indicator, is your solution for reliable and precise industrial weighing. Perfect for applications in production, packaging, inventory, and shipping, this multifunctional bench scale combines durability with advanced technological features to streamline your operations and ensure measurement accuracy.

Key Benefits:

  • High Precision Weighing: Maximum capacity of 25 lbs with a readability of 0.005 lbs, ensuring accurate measurements for critical industrial tasks.
  • Versatile Applications: Supports weighing, parts counting, per cent weighing, check to weigh, and dynamic weighing, making it suitable for a wide range of industrial uses.
  • Advanced Connectivity: Equipped with multiple communication ports like RS232, Micro SD, Ethernet, and optional WiFi/Bluetooth for seamless integration into existing systems.
  • Robust Construction: Features a 304-grade stainless steel platform and a sand grey powder-coated steel frame to withstand tough industrial environments.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Large backlit LCD and easy-to-navigate keypad with plain text prompts simplify operation, reducing user errors.
  • Customizable Operations: Configurable settings, including multiple languages, environmental filters, and stability settings, adapt the scale to meet specific application needs.
  • Data Management and Traceability: Includes 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.

When you invest in the Defender™ 5000 - Metal Indicator, you’re not just buying a bench scale; you're enhancing your operational efficiency and accuracy. The peace of mind that comes from knowing that every measurement is precise and reliable will allow you to focus on other critical aspects of your business. With its robust construction and cutting-edge features, this scale is an invaluable addition to any industrial setting looking to upgrade its weighing solutions. Experience the confidence that comes with high-quality, reliable measurements—experience the Defender™ 5000.

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: 25 lb (12.5 kg)

  • Readability: 0.001 lb (0.5 g)

  • Readability (Certified): 0.005 lb (2 g)

  • Platform Size: 14 in x 12 in (355 mm x 305 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: 19.3 in x 23.8 in x 12 in (491 mm x 604 mm x 305 mm) (LxHxW)

  • Display: Dot matrix LCD with white LED backlight

  • Net Weight: 26.5 lb (12 kg)

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

  • Platform Construction: Stainless Steel

  • Protection Rating: Not Applicable

  • 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.