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  • Minebea Intec Combics Wins Reader's Choice in Weighing Review


    The Minebea Intec Combics Complete Scale was voted as the Reader's Choice Best Industrial Scale for 2017.

    With the Combics product family, Minebea Intec offers a high-quality scale series for the various applications of the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, metal and electrical industries. Combics industrial scales have everything you need. They offer a high protection class up to IP 69K, ATEX certifications as well as various accessories in different ... Read more

  • A Great Day at North East Expo 2017

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    On Wednesday 8th November, we had a great day out exhibiting at the North East Expo at the Falcons Stadium in Newcastle.

    Showcasing products and services from both Northern Balance and Gem Scientific, Emily and Lyndon were non-stop on the North East Chamber of Commerce floor as attendees were drawn in by the balances and shakers on the table.

    Thank you to everyone who popped by to say hello and grab a goodie bag and a big shout out to the hardworking staff who worked ... Read more

  • Join us at North East EXPO - November 8th

    Find Us On Stand Ps21 On Level 2 9am 4pm

    On Wednesday 8th November, Northern Balance will be at the North East Expo at Falcons Stadium in Newcastle. We are part of the North East Chamber of Commerce Showcase on Level 2 - Come find us at Stand PS21!

    We'll be there from 9am-4pm so come say Hi and grab a goodie bag!

    For more information email hello@gemscientific.co.uk

  • Our new brochure launches 8th November 2017

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    Northern Balance's inaugural product brochure launches on November 8th! Covering everything from semi-micro balances to health scales and metal detection units and everything in between, we can't wait to share it with you!

     To pre-order your copy visit northernbalance.co.uk/brochure

  • Gem Scientific on the acquisition trail for the second time this year.

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    The Leeds based company has acquired the UKAS accredited balance and scales specialist Northern Balance who will become part of the Gem Group with immediate effect. This is the second acquisition Gem have made within the past twelve months.

    The acquisition of Northern Balance, established in 1971, allows Gem Scientific to consolidate and expand the capability of its calibration business, providing a competitive edge whilst offering a greater ... Read more

  • Ohaus Frontier Centrifuges

    Northern Balance are now able to provide the following Ohaus Frontier Centrifuges:

    Ohaus Frontier 5000 Multi Pro Centrifuges
    Ohaus Frontier 5306 Mini centrifuges
    Ohaus Frontier 5515
    Ohaus Frontier 5515R Refrigerated centrifuges
    Ohaus Frontier 5706 Multi centrifuges

    Prices /details on application

  • Minebea Intec Partners event.

    Northern Balance Company Director, Mr Hayden Rouse, receiving "Certified Partners" plaque from Suzanne Booth of Minebea Intec.


  • Sartorius Intec is changing its name to Minebea Intec

    Our certified partner, Sartorius Intec is changing its name to Minebea Intec.  As part of that Partnership we are able to supply their range of high quality industrial weighing equipment including ATEX equipment, inspection equipment (Metal detectors, x-ray machines and in-line check weighers) and process weighing equipment (Tank and Hopper).

  • An enjoyable day spent on the cable laying ship the Fugro Symphony

    The Radio Link Plus Straightpoint 25T in action on the cable laying ship the Fugro Symphony. The Straightpoint was used to check the calibration of the cable tenisoners, which tension the cable as it is laid on the sea bed.



  • A&D Instuments Introduces EK-EP Series Instrinsically Safe Balances

    A&D Instruments announce the launch in Europe of their first internationally certified, intrinsically safe balances
    The EK-EP series comprises of three models that are now available. 300g x 0.01g / 3000g x 0.1g / 12000g x 0.1g.

    Please see our Top Pan Balances section for more information.

  • July 2015 - Northern Balance have become Certified Partners with Sartorius Intec.

    This further enhances the range of high quality weighing equipment we offer including :

    Sartorius Intec Combics, Midrics, Signum and Miras weighing products,
    Sartorius Intec ATEX (Ex) explosion proof weighing products,
    Sartorius Intec metal detection and checkweighers,
    Sartorius Intec tank and hopper weighing solutions.

    If you have a requirement for any of these products or would like more information please call Hayden or Simon on 0191 ... Read more


    As you may be aware, due to the demise of their parent company, “Nesco Weighing”, Mordue Brothers (the scale company) have ceased trading.

    To provide continuity of service to the customers he worked with whilst at Mordue, Simon Hyde (previously Mordue branch manager) has chosen to come to work with us at Northern Balance. We are very happy that he has joined our team.

    Simon has over 25 years experience in the weighing industry from analytical balances to weighbridges with a great ... Read more

  • Cardinal Storm 190

    These IP69K indicators are proving to be very popular. Able to withstand high-temperature, high-pressure wash downs, they are ideal for use in extreme conditions. For more information, visit the Indicators page and look for the Cardinal 190EU Storm and Cardinal 190DC Storm, or call us on 0191 488 2881.

  • Systec

    We are pleased to announce that we are now able to supply Systec Weighing Indicators. These are high quality Indicators with versions for connection to Mettler digital weighing platforms, Ex(Atex) and IP69K.

    Please call for details.

  • Welcome to Northern Balance Ltd

    Welcome to our new website. At Northern Balance Ltd, we offer a wide range of services, products and accessories to our customers to provide for your every weighing need. Our site offers just a snapshot of the many products we supply, which we hope you find informative. To find out about our other products, or for further details of any items listed on the site, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0191 488 2881. Our experienced team will be happy to help!