Balances & Scales

Top-pan and torsion balance production started in 1918, and equal-beam analytical balances were introduced in 1925. Since their release, the continuous improvement of Shimadzu balances has contributed toresearch and development across all industries.

More recently, Shimadzu has introduced user-friendly instruments and features to the market, such as: the temperature-based fully-automatic calibration in 1985, the first one-piece force cell (OPF, later renamed UniBloc) in 1989, the high-sensitivity AEM-5200 Micro Balance in 1993, and the unique Windows® Direct feature perfectly suited for the computerized laboratory of the 21st Century. Moving forward, Shimadzu is committed to providing innovative products for the analytical marketplace.

For a more detailed explanation of our balance features, please visit our US website.