Depending on the level and the complexity of the class, students can use anything from mechanical triple beam balances to semi-micro digital lab balances. No matter what type, the balances are an investment for the schools. Here are some tips that can help both teachers and students ensure the balances will maintain optimal performance for many years.
The tare feature is so useful and so important, it usually has a dedicated button on digital scales and balances. It’s as important in business settings as it is for home scales. In this blog post, we’ll explain what the tare feature is, how to use tare on different weighing devices, and why it’s so useful.
Travelling can be stressful, and each carrier has different rules that can lead to up-charges and discarded items at checkpoints. Weighing your luggage before travelling can simplify your trip, prevent pain and save you money.
You might remember our first blog post about the ongoing work to redefine the kilogram, which would go from a physical standard to one based on fundamental constants of nature. On Friday, November 16th, that work was accomplished and the kilogram was officially redefined. What does that mean?
With harvest season fast approaching, farmers need to ensure that they have all the necessary equipment ready for quick product turnaround and distribution. Weighing scales are often used within farming for measuring anything from grain to cattle; these devices come a range of shapes and sizes, and are packed full of useful weighing functions that help simplify the harvesting to distribution process.
When you’re looking at scales and balances, the word “portable” has different meanings depending on the device. In general, a scale is portable if it can be moved easily from place to place.