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Health Scales

As we journey through life, our weight is always changing to reflect different phases of growth and development. Whether it’s tracking the progress during childhood or supporting a healthy lifestyle in adulthood, monitoring your weight plays an integral part in promoting wellbeing. 

Health scales are devices used in the medical field to measure and track changes in patients weight, body fat percentage, or BMI.

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We believe that healthy living starts with accurate measurements, and that's why we deliver high-capacity health scales with advanced features and capabilities

Patient Scale

The Patient Scale is a versatile and convenient tool for accurately measuring a patient’s weight. With its single integral ramp and handrails, this scale provides

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Health Scale FAQs

 Health scales can be accurate, but their precision may vary based on several factors. The most important factor is the quality of the scale, followed by the surface it is placed on, and the weight distribution of the person standing on it. It is important to calibrate the scale regularly and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for accurate readings

Medical, fitness and health industries rely on health scales to accurately track patients weight and other metrics.

By regularly tracking these metrics, physicians can better monitor the health and fitness progress of their patients over time.

American Scale offers several different types of health scales for every stage of life, from newborn baby delivery to long term or hospice care. 

Generally, the scale should be placed on a hard, flat surface, and the calibration button should be pressed until the display shows “Calibration” or “CAL.” Once the scale is calibrated, it should be turned off and on again to ensure that it is working properly. It is recommended to calibrate your health scale regularly to ensure accurate readings.

Individuals with pacemakers or other medical devices should consult with their physician before using a health scale. Some health scales use electrical impulses to measure body composition, which may interfere with the function of pacemakers or other medical devices. 

 The maximum weight capacity of a health scale can vary depending on the manufacturer and model. Some scales may have a lower weight capacity, while others may be able to accommodate higher weights. It is important to check the specifications of the health scale before purchasing to ensure that it can accommodate your weight.

Yes, there are some special instructions for using health scales to ensure accurate readings:

1. Use the scale on a hard, flat surface
2. Stand still
3. Wear light clothing
4. Weigh yourself at the same time of day
5. Wait 1530 minutes after eating or drinking
6. Calibrate the scale regularly
7. Avoid moving the scale frequently
8. Keep the scale clean

By following these instructions, you can ensure accurate readings and get the most out of your health scale.

The main difference between analog and digital health scales is the way they display weight measurements. Analog health scales use a spring and mechanical dial to display weight, while digital health scales use an electronic display to show weight measurements. 

Health scales can be used by children, but it is important to use scales that are designed specifically for children. Adult health scales may not be suitable for children as they may not be able to accommodate the lower weight range of children or provide accurate readings for children’s body composition. 

To clean and maintain your health scale, start by turning off the scale and unplugging it from the power source. Use a damp cloth or sponge to clean the surface of the scale, avoiding abrasive cleaners that can scratch the surface. Once the surface is clean, use a dry cloth to dry it thoroughly. Check the batteries regularly, and replace them as needed. It is important to check the manufacturer’s instructions for specific cleaning and maintenance recommendations for your health scale. 

What Our Customers Say

"The technicians that come here are great! The best thing is that they know exactly where everything is and are familiar with all the staff. Most important is this service is one of the few that I don't have to monitor or call, as it is always automatic for them."
John Hans
Airbase Services
"The service from American Scale is always excellent - punctual and professional employees who perform their jobs very well. We are very satisfied with the entire American Scale organization."
Brian Gregory
Brown Forman Distilleries
"The American Scale technician was very thorough and we barely even noticed he was there, which is a GOOD thing! He asked multiple questions making sure he was taking care of our every need and made sure to follow up before he left, explaining our scale situation and corrections that were made. Overall the technician did a fine job. Thanks for your services."
Paul Petrowski
Orr Safety
"The technicians that come here are great! The best thing is that they know exactly where everything is and are familiar with all the staff. Most important is this service is one of the few that I don't have to monitor or call, as it is always automatic for them."
John Hans
Airbase Services
"The service from American Scale is always excellent - punctual and professional employees who perform their jobs very well. We are very satisfied with the entire American Scale organization."
Brian Gregory
Brown Forman Distilleries
"The American Scale technician was very thorough and we barely even noticed he was there, which is a GOOD thing! He asked multiple questions making sure he was taking care of our every need and made sure to follow up before he left, explaining our scale situation and corrections that were made. Overall the technician did a fine job. Thanks for your services."
Paul Petrowski
Orr Safety

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