Eye-Level Mechanical Beam Physician Scale with Height Rod and Wheels (LBS) -- Detecto (438)

438 ProdID_2413
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Detecto Eye-Level Mechanical Beam Physician Scale -Detecto's model 438 features a height rod in inches and centimeters, and wheels in back for easy transport. The platform cover is easily removed for cleaning. The die-cast beam can be easily read from either side.

Detecto continues to set the pace in the clinical scale industry, backed by over a century of leadership. Every Detecto physician scale features a time-honored reputation for rigid construction and precision engineering. This assures an unbeatably rugged product that guarantees accuracy and durability. All Detecto scales are tested with weights traceable to the U.S. Bureau of Standards.

The dual-reading die-cast aluminum on black insert weighbeam
is easy to read and makes weighing simple and fast.

438 Features

Height rod measures in inches and centimeters.

The lightweight Detecto physician scale combined with optional wheels make transport simple.


  • Two rear wheels allow easy transport
  • Height rod measures in inches and centimeters
  • Accuracy
  • Heavy-duty understructure
  • Die-cast beam, aluminum on black insert, easily read from either side
  • Factory assembly
  • Competitive pricing
  • Detecto maintains the largest service network in the clinical scale industry


438 Specifications


400 lb x 4 oz

Platform Size:

10 1/2" x 14 1/2" / 267 mm x 368 mm

Shipping Weight:

39 lb / 17.6 kg

Scale Height:

59" / 1.5 m

Height Rod Measures:

30" - 78" / 76 cm - 198 cm

For Detecto warranty information click here.

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Shipping Included
Shipping cost included within the lower 48 states only
Ships via UPS