When choosing a lab balance and evaluating whether it fits your criteria, uncertainty is not as well-known as other factors such as readability or linearity, but it’s just as important. While uncertainty is used in a wide variety of sciences and variables, in this blog post, we’ll help you understand weighing uncertainty as it pertains to laboratory balances.
In an era of disposability and planned obsolescence, sustainability continues to take on increasing importance. As more companies implement reuse and refill programs, scales have a prominent role to play in helping conserve resources.
Weighing instruments are often used throughout agriculture, from the science of soil to weighing harvests or even monitoring livestock. In this blog post, we’ll explain how scales are used in farms and other agricultural settings.
Sometimes, scales and balances can list a certain number of “PLUs” or mention storing and recalling products. But what do PLUs mean exactly? How can you take advantage of PLUs for your applications? Do you even need PLUs? What scales use PLU? Are PLUs limited to a specific type of scale? In this blog post, we’ll take a look at memory functions available on weighing devices.
You can connect various peripherals to scales and balances but sometimes, scales have the printer integrated in the indicator for convenience. Should you get a scale with a built-in label printer? What are the benefits? Are there drawbacks? Do you need one?
Determining an object’s density tell us a lot about it. What can we learn from density?