Calibrated Test Weights – Water Bags

Service Overview: Presenting the Bickers Calibrated Test Weights utilizing water bags – a versatile and efficient solution designed for industries requiring precise load testing and weight validation. Our range of water bags with capacities from 1 to 5 tonnes, suitable for diverse load testing applications in industrial and marine environments. Additionally, they offer 1.5 tonnes of calibrated 25kg hand test weights readily available from stock, ensuring precise measurements for testing scenarios. 

Key Features:

  1. Flexibility: The ability to adjust weight by filling or draining the water bags ensures a versatile range of weight configurations.
  2. Precision: Our water bags are used in conjunction with calibrated measurement systems for exact weight determinations.
  3. Safety Compliant: Designed for safe operations, the water bags significantly reduce risks associated with traditional solid weights.
  4. Eco-friendly: Using water as the primary weight medium minimizes environmental impact, offering an environmentally conscious testing solution.
  5. Compact Storage: When not in use, water bags can be drained and folded for convenient storage.


  • Load testing for cranes, hoists, and lifting equipment.
  • Marine ballasting and de-ballasting operations.
  • Bridge load tests and structural assessments.
  • Temporary weight requirements for stabilization or anchoring.

Service Provisions by Bickers Engineers:

  • Consultation: A comprehensive discussion to understand your specific weight and testing needs.
  • Setup & Calibration: Our engineers ensure the water bags are correctly filled and calibrated to the desired weight.
  • On-site Execution: Deploying the water bags at your designated site, ensuring accurate and safe operations.
  • Validity of Tests: Assurance that every weight calibration test is validated against stringent industry benchmarks.
  • Post-Test Debrief: A thorough review of findings, potential insights, and next steps after testing.

Safety Precautions:

  • Proper setup of water bags on a stable surface or anchoring point.
  • Bickers engineers will ensure no overfilling, adhering to the bag’s maximum weight limit.
  • Regular inspection of water bags for any potential leaks or wear.
  • Clear marking and zoning of testing areas to ensure the safety of all personnel.

Service Fee: Pricing is contingent on the of water bags, duration of rental/use, location, and specific calibration requirements. For a customised quote tailored to your needs, please connect with our sales and service team.