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Portability of weighing instruments
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Portability of weighing instruments

There are many situations where weighing in the lab isn’t possible and measurements need to be taken in the field. In these cases, a portable balance is needed and there are various features to consider based on your application to achieve the most reliable results. Not all instruments are considered portable in the same way. These are the main features you need to consider when looking for a ...
Laboratory balance use for wastewater analysis
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Laboratory balance use for wastewater analysis

There are many ways to work with water to gain information about a selected sample, with a lot of options for equipment. Laboratory balances can be a great option to measure different properties with many different methods possible. To view our range of balances suitable for waste water analysis, click here. Analytical balances for waste water analysis Balances provide quantitative...
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Advice for Weighing in the Field

When collecting data, it is not always efficient to take samples back to a laboratory. Sometimes, weighing needs to be done in the field. This does pose many influencing factors on the measurements due to the different environment you are using your scales in. Here we will help you with your measurements out in the field and keep protected from the elements. Precision balances and compact b...
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Anti-vibration tables: a solution to increasing laboratory balance accuracy

Some balances can measure minute samples far lighter than a single gram. The accuracy of results when weighing such small samples can often be influenced by external factors from the environment. This includes air-flow, dust & other particles in the air, and even movement around them which can cause vibrations. These effects must be cancelled out to produce the most accurate results. Even ...
Adam Balance
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How can I use Adam DU software to export my weighing results to a PC from an Adam balance?

The Adam DU software allows you to connect up to 8 of their balances or scales to a PC. From here you can view and manage collected data from each balance. The software also allows you to graphically present data and perform basic statistical analyses, and also export to other programmes such as Microsoft Excel or Statistical Analyses software packages to perform more complex data analysis. ...
Adam Equipment : Guide to the different types of balances and scales.
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Adam Equipment : Guide to the different types of balances and scales.

Adam Equipment are world leading suppliers of balances and weighing equipment. We are pleased to share their guide to understanding balances and what option may be the best for you. Weighing instruments come in many different shapes and forms, each adapted to specific tasks and applications. Learn about the various types of scales and balances used in different industries, and the func...
Choosing the right scale for a brewery
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Choosing the right scale for a brewery

Consumers are becoming choosier when it comes to beer. Hobbyists and microbreweries are rising, as are craft beer sales. The market is becoming saturated, and even big brands buy off smaller craft breweries to get in the game. Because of these factors, it’s important to create a quality recipe and scale production efficiently to get in the market. Scales are used throughout various stag...
How Do I Prepare Samples For A Moisture Balance?
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How Do I Prepare Samples For A Moisture Balance?

Moisture analysers (also known as moisture balances) are used to check the moisture content of a sample. They are widely used in the food industry and can provide critical information about food quality. In moisture analysis, samples are often processed before they’re heated in order to dry evenly, help prevent burns and get correct measurements. Proper sample preparation ensures consistent r...
Readability and accuracy of a balance
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What is the difference between the readability and accuracy of a balance?

There are many options out there when it comes to laboratory balances. Other than the maximum capacity, one of the main differences you may have seen between balances is their readability. The term readability is often used interchangeably with terms like repeatability (precision) and accuracy. However, they each have different definitions that are important when trying to understand the differ...
Moisture Balances
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Using moisture balances to test food quality

Moisture and weight assessments provide critical information about content, quality and safety in food. Using a moisture balance will increase food safety in a lab by indicating the presence of microbes as well as levels of acid and water. This can give an indication of how fresh the food is and validate sanitation procedures. A moisture balance/analyzer/meter consists of a weighing unit...

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How can I count small items quickly for a stock take or packing?

Q: I work with small components which we need to count - sometimes for a stock take, or when we're making up packs for sale. Is there any tool we can use to make this counting step faster and more accurate? [caption id="attachment_8773" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Counting small parts like washers, screws or electronic components? Use a balance to count them by weight quickly and accur...

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Balance Calibration - what are the options?

Balances are relied on in most laboratories and industrial sites for a range of experiments and everyday quality control or operational work. Keeping your balance regularly calibrated is essential to ensure the readings they give are accurate. This does not need to mean a costly visit from an external contractor, as many balances are easily calibrated in house. [caption id="attachment_739...

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