Sartorius Practum 224-1S analytical lab balance offers 220 grams weighing capacity with readability to 0.1mg. This 4 decimal place analytical balance features a 3.5 inch round weighing platform, 3 door draft shield glass chamber providing 8.2 inches height from pan to top of glass door. Calibration for this lab balance is done externally and does requires the purchase of an optional 200g class 1 calibration mass.
Start Weighing Right Practum® - the Practum 224-1S laboratory balance that enables you to start weighing right! Unmatched reliability attained by Sartorius' unique monolithic weighing technology that is made in Germany. Innovative housing design and rugged weigh cell for easy weighing, whatever you weigh. Outstanding connectivity without the need for any additional software. Just connect the balance to your computer and transfer your data directly to a Microsoft ® Excel spreadsheet, for example. If you need to print your results, the Sartorius Practum automatic detects when you plug in the optional Sartorius YDP40 printer making it easy.
Although the marketplace may seem to be loaded with a myriad of brands many are of poor quality and deliver inferior weighing results. We highly recommend Sartorius for their unmatched reliability, superior weighing technology and quality that is made in Germany. The aluminum die-cast base delivers consist repeatable weighing result verses many competitive brand use and ABS base that can flex and not provide exactly the right measurement you expected.
The display is a huge selling point with its color capacitive touch with swipe technology. The intuitive design lets you configure the balance and for most people without the need of reading the manual. Changing weighing modes from grams to milligrams or ounces is simple. Want to change from weighing to parts counting mode, well it is simple using Sartorius' new display. Innovative design with rugged weigh cell for easy weighing are attributes only Sartorius possesses and most other scale manufacturers only dream of achieving.
The sturdy draft shield with easy sliding removable doors will stand up to daily rigors, even to use by inexperienced operators. Moreover, it can be completely disassembled to conveniently clean the glass parts in a dishwasher. The entire draft shield is removable if you need to install the analytical balance inside a glove box if room does not permit the glass draft shield due to height restrictions.
The Practum 224-1S is Sartorius latest generation in the class for affordable laboratory analytical weighing and replaces the Sartorius AZ214, which was discontinued in April 2013. The Sartorius Practum is an entirely new lab balance with superior weighing performance and features. Everything is new from the electronics, weigh sensor, housing and display that makes older Sartorius models like the AZ214 almost like a balance from the ages of the dinosaurs.
Whether you need to weigh in laboratories, vocational training facilities or classrooms with a Sartorius Practum® series balance you'll always have just the right equipment.
Simply integrated - application software
The Practum® balances come standard with a variety of application programs built in, helping to simplify routine tasks:
Weighing in percent
Counting of small parts
Toggling between weight units
The Sartorius Practum 224-1S even has a port for a below balance weighing hook located on the bottom of the balance. You can learn more about below weighing applications here.
Most analytical weighing applications the Sartorius Practum 224-1S has the features you need, but if you are not sure call the experts at Precision Weighing Balances to review your weighing application. We also offer the Quintx224, Secura224 and Cubis MSE224 all from Sartorius with even more features than the Practum. You might also want to consider the Entris224i-1S if you prefer motorized internal calibration.
To see the entire Practum® series of analytical balances offering 3 models with weighing capacity from 60g - 220g here.
Download this matrix chart to better understand the different features the Secura, Quintix and Practum balances incorporate.
In the YouTube video above we cover the "Weighing" mode and the different configurations choices. Learn more about the "zero" & "tare" icon on the touchscreen display. We'll show you how simple it is to change the weight unit (g > oz > dwt > lb etc) and how you can drop the last significant digit to increase even faster stable weighing results. Although the laboratory balance we use for this demonstration is the Sartorius Secura225D-1S semi microbalance the weighing functionality is the same for all the Practum, Quintix and Secura models.
Need more accuracy? Do you need a 5 decimal place gram balance? The Sartorius Secura and Quintix semi microbalances are amazing. In the YouTube video above you will see the Sartorius Secura225D-1S semi microbalance [0-120g x 0.01mg] [120-220g x 0.1mg]. We highlight the intuitive operation using the SmartTouch user interface that is so easy to use you'll probably never need to reference the user manual. We also demonstrate the ergonomic draftshield and show how easy it is to dismantle the balance for easy cleaning.
Also you'll get a close up view of the new "collection container".
The collection container is designed to keep the spill from entering the lab balance that could cause potential damage to the balance. Sartorius' revolutionary "collection container" features a rimmed design to keep the spill from entering if you happen to spill any liquid or granular samples while weighing.