When researching mass and weighing instruments, you might have noticed the term “traceability” comes up frequently, especially in laboratory and manufacturing. Traceability is used in a wide variety of fields, and the definitions vary accordingly. In this post, we’re going to focus on traceability in metrology, and how it affects the measurement of mass.
Lab balances are expensive investments for labs purchasing them. But with so many options available, it can be difficult to pick the instrument that best suits your needs. In this post, we’ll look at the deciding factors that can help you choose which weighing device to buy for your lab.
Some lab balances, usually analytical or semi-micro models, feature a statistics function. But what does that mean? How can you use that data? Is it worth buying a balance with that feature? In this post, we’ll explain statistics as they relate to lab balances.
You love your lab balance – you’ve had it for years and you’ve come to rely on it to the point where it almost feels like an extension of your own hand. But how long is too long to use the same balance? How do you know when it’s time to replace it?
The UK government recently declared global warming a national emergency. In the wake of Extinction Rebellion Protests, School Strikes and a plethora of news headlines, this issue is more prominent than ever before.
In the weighing industry, you’ll often see the term “GLP-compliant.” GLP stands for Good Laboratory Practice but what does it actually mean?