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Posted on December 25th, 2015, 12:55

Are you planning to buy a scale or balancing equipment for your business? If yes, then make sure that you have good knowledge about the varieties available out there.

The options available for scales and balances:

Read on to know about the popular choices-

Platform Scale

Platform scales use multiplying levers system. They are used mainly for placing a heavy object on the platform bearing the load. The objectís weight is transmitted to balancing beam, which is one of the important elements of the scale. This scale is easily available with any scale provider Houston. It is mainly used for weighing drums or animals at a veterinary clinic.

Spring Balance

This type of balance works on Hooke's Law that states- the springís stress is proportional to strain. These balances include helical spring, which is made of hard steel and is highly elastic. It is easily suspend able from a fixed point. At the end point of the spring the weighing pan is fixed. The indicator indicates the measurement of weight. In spring balance there isnít any requirement of a manual adjustment. This balance is generally used weigh produce. It can be commonly found at grocery stores.

Top-Loading Balance

 This type of balance is used mainly in a laboratory. Usually, top-loading balance measure objects that weight around 140Ė4000 g. Their readability is less in comparison to analytical balance. These balances give quick measurements. This makes them a convenient choice at the times when exact measurements arenít needed. In addition, they are more economical comparatively.

Torsion Balance

 In torsion balance, measurements are done on the basis of amount of twists of fibre or wire. A number of ultra-microbalances and microbalances that have fractional gram values include torsion balances. These type of balances are commonly used in quartz crystal.

Triple-Beam Balance

Triple-Beam Balance is less sensitive comparatively. Usually, this balance is for classrooms because of their durability, cost, and ease of use features. The calibration scalesslide along individually on the balances that have three weight decades. Usually, the decades are in graduations of 1g, 10g and 100g. Triple-Beam Balances are adequate for a number of weighing applications.

Make sure you define your needs before you start looking for scales and balances.  As there are many options available in the market so itís important on your part to be aware about your exact requirements. Do through research before buying.


By Josephmax, in: General