Product Description

DETECTO's NSF-certified model WPS12UT Digital Scale with Utility Bowl saves time and helps reduce the risk of bacteria harboring in the nooks and crannies of the scale by providing complete submersion underwater when washing for sanitary environments. Ideal for weighing used chux underpads, wet diapers (for both adults and children), lap sponges, and organs. It can be used to accurately measure fluids or blood loss during clinical procedures.


The completely sealed designed WPS12UT includes the submersible WPS12 Mariner® scale, roomy stainless steel bowl, AC adapter, quick set-up instruction sheet, and full operation manual. Whether the fluid loss is collected by lap sponges, diapers, or underpads, DETECTO’s WPS12UT digital scale will weigh it accurately and precisely in a second!


  • IP67-rated for water protection and can be completely submersed underwater for easy cleaning
  • 12 lb capacity with 0.1 oz accuracy
  • Toggle through six different weight capacity display options (including 192 oz x 0.05 oz and 5,500 g x 1 g)
  • Digital speed and accuracy allow you to view weights instantly with up to a fine 0.1 ounce or 1 gram accuracy
  • 4.6" deep bowl aids sample retention and allows easy clean-up
  • Weigh, measure, and quantify blood loss for optimal QBL
  • Tare button removes the dry diaper or chux weight and measures fluid output of the soiled diaper or bloody chux
  • Instantly displays weight in both decimals and fractions
  • Attractive backlit blue LCD readout with convenient display viewing angle and raised buttons for tactile functionality and easy operation
  • Stainless steel scale and bowl construction prevents corrosion and keeps water from reaching the more delicate working parts of the scale electronics
  • Dual power source of a built-in rechargeable battery pack or 120V AC adapter (included) with a watertight AC plug on the side
  • Convenient 80-hour rechargeable battery pack allows the scale to be moved wherever it’s needed most
  • Automatic shutoff feature helps conserve battery life
  • 2-year warranty
  • Please Note: The WPS12UT is not commercial dishwasher safe


  WPS12UT Digital Scale with Utility Bowl

12 lb x 0.1 oz / 12 lb x 0.005 lb / 12 lb x 1/8 oz /

192 oz x 0.05 oz / 192 oz x 1/8 oz / 5,500 g x 1 g

Overall Dimensions (Scale and Bowl) 13.6 in W x 13.6 in D x 6.9 in H
Bowl Dimensions
13.6 in W x 13.6 in D x 4.6 in H
Construction Stainless steel (bowl and scale enclosure)
Display 1.2-in high backlit blue LCD, 5 digits
Digits 1-in high black LCD
Keypad Buttons

AC Adapter (included): 120 VAC input 9V, 100mA output

Battery (included): Ni-MH rechargeable 4.8 VDC 1800 mA

Battery Life 80 hours of continuous use with a fully recharged battery pack
Feet 6 rubberized feet for traction
Tare 100% of full scale capacity
Zero Established on power up routine and maintained by auto-zero circuitry
Enclosure Rating IP67 submersible underwater
Certification NSF approval
Operating Temperature 40° to 105°F (5° to 40°C)
Storage Temperature

40° to 140°F (5° to 60°C)

Please Note: The WPS12UT is not commercial dishwasher safe

Net Weight 4.6 lb
Shipping Weight 7.6 lb
UPC Code 809161317404


Manufacturer Detecto Scales
Latex Free Yes
Actual Product Weight 4.60 Lbs
Overall Height 6.90"
Overall Length 13.60"
Overall Width 13.60"
Weight Capacity 12 lbs
Country of Manufacture China
Item Ships From Missouri


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Detecto Scale warrants its equipment to be free from defects in material and workmanship as follows:

  • Detecto warrants to the original purchaser only that it will repair or replace any part of equipment which is defective in material or workmanship for a period of two (2) years from date of shipment. Detecto shall be the sole judge of what constitutes a defect.
  • During the first ninety (90) days Detecto may choose to replace the product at no charge to the buyer upon inspection of the returned item.
  • After the first ninety (90) days, upon inspection of the returned item, Detecto will repair or replace it with a remanufactured product. The customer is responsible for paying for the freight both ways.


This warranty does not apply to peripheral equipment not manufactured by Detecto; this equipment will be covered by certain manufacturer’s warranty only.


This warranty does not include replacement of expendable or consumable parts. This does not apply to any item which has deteriorated or damaged due to wear, accident, misuse, abuse, improper line voltage, overloading, theft, lightning, fire, water or acts of God, or due to extended storage or exposure while in purchaser’s possession. This warranty does not apply to maintenance service. Purchased parts will have a ninety (90) day repair or replacement warranty only.


Conditions Which Void Limited Warranty

This warranty shall not apply to equipment which:

A.) Has been tampered with, defaced, mishandled or has had repairs and modifications not authorized by Detecto.

B.) Has had serial number altered, defaced, or removed.

C.) Has not been properly grounded according to Detecto’s recommended procedure.


A valid return authorization number must be obtained within 30 days of item receipt. Returned merchandise must be in new, undamaged condition and all return shipments must be prepaid. A minimum 25% restocking fee will be deducted.


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