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Buyer's Guide: Marsden's range of weighing indicators

Buyer's Guide: Marsden indicators

Marsden has a wide range of indicators available to help you achieve any and all of your weighing needs. From check weighing incoming or outgoing shipments, to liquid filling systems, Marsden indicators are used for a huge variety of industrial weighing applications.

But not all indicators are the same – each weighing indicator offers a solution for every weighing purpose. We’ve put together this blog post to ensure you’re choosing the right indicator for your needs.

For simple weighing tasks


Pair the I-100 with our best-selling mild steel platform scale to create an easy to use platform scale. It has an entry level price tag with all the features you need for basic check weighing.

This scale is perfect for warehouse operations as it features a Tare function - which can be used to remove the weight of pallets.


The I-400 indicator is suitable for the same applications, but features a much brighter display for all lighting conditions.

There's a wall bracket for mounting the indicator, which the I-100 does not have. It is also the only platform scale which weighs in pounds, as well as kilograms.

For damp environments

The I-100SS is a popular stainless steel indicator. It’s particularly suitable for damp environments when paired with a stainless steel platform. Standard platforms are constructed from mild steel.

With a bracket included in the price, this indicator can be wall mounted too, meaning it can be placed in a convenient location.

For parts counting

The perfect indicator for quick and easy bulk parts counting is the JWI. This scale has three digital LCD displays for total weight, unit weight and count information.

Thanks to ABS housing and a durable keypad, it is a practical solution for most environments.

For liquid filling

Perfect for wet and humid environments, Marsden’s JIK indicator is IP67 rated, meaning it is recommended for liquid filling applications.

Like the JDI, the platform scale with the JIK indicator has a data transfer capability with RS-232 and has an optional sticky label printer. It is a particularly popular choice for chemical, food, fishing and manufacturing industries. Find out more about it here.

The stainless steel platform with the JIK indicator makes it even more suitable for damp environments.

For the SOLAS directive

When transporting goods overseas, you need to be sure you are following the IMO/SOLAS directive on certified weights. To do this, a certified weight needs to be obtained from a verified weigher before it can be loaded onto the vessel. It’s Trade Approved too, which is also a SOLAS requirement. More information about SOLAS can be found here.

Marsden’s platform scale with the DI-620P-APP is ideal for this use as it features a built in printer so the weight record can be printed out. Plus with 200 PLUs, you can access saved weight records on the scale when you need them.

If you are selling your goods based on their weight, you will need a Trade Approved scale. Find out more here. Browse the full range of platform scales here. You can find our indicators here. For more information on any of our products, call 01709 364296 or contact us here.