Detecto 449 Eye Level Physician Mechanical Beam Scale. Detecto's model 449 features height rod in inches and centimeters and handpost, which is an important aid for the elderly or weak individuals. the platform cover is easily removed for cleaning. The die-cast beam can be easily read from either side. Detecto continues to set the pace in the clinical scale industry, backed by over century of leadership. Every Detecto physician scale features time-honored reputation for rigid construction and precision engineering. This assures an unbeatably rugged product that guarantees accuracy and durability. All Detecto scales are tested with weights traceable to the U. S. Bureau of Standards.