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This section covers general information on weighing and measurement. If you can't find what you're looking for, let us know by emailing your request to sales@weighing-systems.com

 

Weight v Mass- a brief summary of the fundamental differences between these two terms together with information on correcting weight for changes in gravity.

Terms and definitions- an overview of common terms used in scales, balances and weighing

Laboratory balances - an excellent summary of their operation

Errors -a detailed study on error and uncertainty calculations for balances including air buoyancy and gravity effects

Mass standards- a brief overview of mass standards and how they are derived

Classes of weights- a brief overview of the different classes of standard weights and their errors

Units of weight- some of the variety of weight units still in use

Weighing equipment accuracy classes

Units, constants and conversions- the definitive guide from NIST

For fun, find out what you weigh on different planets

Use this link to find details of worldwide patents


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