Balance Shield Guards are designed to help protect samples during weighing. They enclose the balance, leaving the controls exposed for easy access. The hinged lid offers direct access to the weighing pan. In addition, a 1 in. hole on the top of the lid allows for sample dispensing. The guards are designed for Mettler balances with a housing of 2 H x 7¾ W x 12½ in. D. Sartorius balances with a housing of 2½ H x 8 W x 11 in. D and equivalently sized electronic balances.