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The Kilogram was Officially Redefined

The Kilogram was Officially Redefined

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?

What Makes a Weighing Instrument Portable?

What Makes a Weighing Instrument Portable?

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.

Tips for Proper Care of Calibration Weights

Tips for Proper Care of Calibration Weights

Adam Equipment's top 5 tips on caring for calibration weights.

What are Precision Balances?

What are Precision Balances?

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We define precision balances as “a balance used to weigh quantities to a very precise number, usually up to one milligram”. They’re sometimes referred to as “top loading balances”. Precision balances are available in a wide range of capacities, from several hundred grams up to kilograms.

How to Calibrate a Pipette with a Balance

How to Calibrate a Pipette with a Balance

There are a lot of different pipettes out there, and only specific kinds can be calibrated. This blog post will outline a tutorial for basic pipette calibration.

What are Analytical Balances?

What are Analytical Balances?

What are analytical balances? How do they differ from other lab balances, like precision and top-loading models?

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