What kind of refrigerant recovery scale is good for 30 lb tanks?

There are numerous scales on the market today and most will be able to take thirty pound cylinders or tanks. I would recommend browsing through some of the scales available through our Amazon partner as seen below.

The FJC 2850 Electronic Scale shown below is one of the highest rated scales on Amazon and it is one of the cheapest in price.  It has a capacity of 184 pounds and will get the job done!

FJC 2850 Electronic Scale (Automotive)

FJC Die cast Aluminum Electronic Refrigerant Scale. 9 inch X 9 inch Platform, Bubble Keypad,15 Minute Auto Shut Off. Xl LCD Display pounds/Ounce/Kg.175 Lb. Capacity. Accurate To +/- 1/2 ounce Or 0.5 percent of total weight whichever is greater. 9V Battery Included.


  • Heavy Duty Di-cast Aluminum Refrigerant Scale 9 inch X 9 inch Platform
  • 15 minute Auto shut off to refrigerant flow when charge is complete 80 kg capacity
  • Remove from case before using
  • XL LCD Display with Bubble Keypad and 9v battery included
  • Accurate to +/- 1/2 ounce or 0.5percent of total weight whichever is greater

List Price: $73.37 USD
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The above scale was for more of the bargain shopper but if you’re looking for the latest technology I would recommend the wireless scale below. The Fieldpiece SRS2C Wireless Refrigerant Scale also has great reviews and it’s capacity is over two-hundred pounds. However, as I said it is quite a bit more pricey than the previous shown scale.

Fieldpiece SRS2C Wireless Refrigerant Scale (Tools & Home Improvement)

Fieldpiece’s SRS2C Wireless Refrigerant Scale is the only scale of its kind. The SRS2C delivers accurate measurements in a heavy duty design and eliminates clumsy wires that normally connect the display to the scale platform. The SRS2C features a wireless remote with a bright blue backlight and a flip-up magnetic ‘hat’ for easy reading. The heavy duty platform is constructed of solid aluminum with rugged rubber bumpers. A recessed tank cradle and diamond plate pad hold refrigerant cylinders firmly. The remote stores conveniently in the bottom of the platform. The SRS2C features push button zeroing (tare) and syncing between the remote and the platform and a 33-foot range.


  • Wireless communication between the platform and remote control
  • The remote stores in the body of the platform for convenient carrying
  • Solid aluminum platform with rubber corners means your scale is rugged enough for the field
  • Diamond plated rubber pad keeps cylinders from sliding around the platform
  • Easy synchronization between the platform and the remote

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