Chatillon Century Series Weighing Scales

Monday, April 20, 2015

CONTACT: Joel Schoubert (727) 538-6000


LARGO, FLORIDA, USA — Chatillon® weighing scales are known worldwide for being user friendly and high precision, providing the retail and food industries with accurate and reliable weighing. Now the Chatillon Century Series from AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments has been awarded “Best Retail Scales 2015” in the Reader’s Choice competition held by

With the classic, elegant design of the Century Series mechanical hanging scales, retailers are able to add a touch of modern simplicity and nostalgic charm to their stores without compromising on quality. Like the rest of the Chatillon weighing scales product line, the Century Series is praised by users for its accuracy and reliability. The rugged design of these classic scales allows them to last for at least a “Century”.

Among the features of the Century Series is a glass covered 7-inch dial with large numbers that are easy to see and simple to read. The Century scale also has an optional rear dial face that allows both customer and merchant to see the weight at the same time of the item being weighed.

The scales also feature springs made of elastomeric steel (temperature compensated) to qualify as “Legal for Trade” in the United States and to conform to NIST handbook H44Class III. In addition, the scales offer a corrosion-resistant red band with a bezel housing and rugged, steel inner frame. Full scale capacities of 20 and 40 pounds are reached in two pointer revolutions.

The Century Series can be supplied with a CG (Galvanized) scoop for easy pouring of grains, beans, fasteners or other small dry items into a bag or container as well as the The popular CAS (Stainless Steel Sieve) circular pan with drain holes that are used for wet items, such as seafood, pickled / marinated foods, etc.

By design, Century Series hanging scales blend well into practically every shop environment regardless of the its size. The scales can be placed wherever an end user sees fit since they require neither a table to stand on nor electric power to operate.

As an added benefit, the Century Series are low cost compared with digital retail scales and are able to operate both inside and outside as well as in both dry and humid conditions.

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AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments is among the world’s leading manufacturers of calibration instruments, scales, material and force testing, and hardness testing equipment. For more information, contact AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments, 8600 Somerset Drive, Largo, FL 33773. Phone: 727-538-6000. Toll free: 800-527-9999. Fax: 727-539-6882. E-mail: Web site:

AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $4.0 billion.