Portion Control Scale suits food service applications.

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NSF/USDA-AMS food safety certified, FD Food Portioning Scale Series features 304 stainless steel housing, removable 304 dishwasher-safe stainless steel weighing pan, and 4 rubber leveling feet. It provides multiple weighing units, combined lb:oz display, and 3 tare methods. Available in capacities and readabilities of 6 lb x 0.001 lb, 15 lb x 0.002 lb, and 30 lb x 0.005 lb, scale also has checkweighing mode with selectable audible alarm.

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Ohaus FD Portion Control Scale - A Fast Portioning Solution for Food Service Applications

Pine Brook, NJ (November 1, 2004) -- Ohaus Corporation, a leading manufacturer of weighing equipment for laboratory, industrial and other applications today announced the launch of its new FD Food Portioning Scale Series. Specifically designed for use in food preparation and processing where cleanliness is a must, the new FD Series Scales combine NSF/USDA-AMS food safety certifications, precise weighing technology and full configurability in an all-stainless steel housing design.

Designed for use in commercial foodservice and processing applications, the Ohaus FD Food Portioning Scale Series meets the strict requirements of certification to NSF C-2 for food service equipment and is USDA-AMS accepted to NSF/3-A 14159-1-2002 for use in meat and poultry processing. Both standards promote the FD Scale for use in HACCP systems requiring stringent levels of cleanliness.

Ideally suited for food portion control and checkweighing, the FD Food Portioning Scale Series features a housing formed from high-quality 304 stainless steel, with a removable 304 dishwasher-safe stainless steel weighing pan and water-resistant front panel for easy cleaning. Each FD has four adjustable rubber leveling feet to keep it securely in place on commercial kitchen countertops.

Each model in the FD Food Portioning Scale series features a large, (0.75 inch)

The FD Food Portioning Scale offers multiple weighing units, including pounds, decimal or fractional ounces, a combined lb:oz display, kilograms, and/or grams display. The weight of containers and packaging can be quickly tared using one of three methods: a quick press of the dedicated Tare key, use of an optional Foot Tare switch, or automatically using included AutoTare software. For use in dedicated food processing applications, the FD has a checkweighing mode with three LED Over/Under/Accept indicators, selectable audible alarm, and a dedicated "Target Key" for quick setup of target, over and under values. As with all Ohaus products, the FD Food Portioning Scale is extremely simple to use, allowing the user to set up the scale in minutes. The scale's easy to navigate software menu allows calibration on site, but includes software and hardware calibration lockouts to prevent accidental recalibration.

The Ohaus FD Food Portioning Scale is available in capacities and readabilities of 6 lb x 0.001 lb, 15 lb x 0.002 lb and 30 lb x 0.005 lb. All three models feature the same compact, durable and stylish design. For portable use, the FD includes an internal rechargeable battery with 120 hours of use between charges, or it can be powered using the included AC adapter.

Every Ohaus product is backed by the industry-leading service and support that has become synonymous with the Ohaus name. The Ohaus Corporation manufactures an extensive line of high precision, portable, industrial and mechanical balances and scales for the laboratory, industrial, education and other markets. An ISO 9001:2 manufacturer, Ohaus is headquartered in Pine Brook, New Jersey, and has offices throughout the Americas. For additional information, please contact Ohaus Corporation at 973/377-9000, or visit the Ohaus web site at: www.ohaus.com.

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