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All About the Types of Balances and Scales!

Posted by Trevor Neve on

All About the Types of Balances and Scales!

Balances and scales have dated back to Ancient Egypt, used for trading goods. A simplistic equal-arm balance on a fulcrum was often used to compare two weights. Today, scales are much more complicated and have a multitude of uses, which range from laboratory weighing of chemicals, to weighing of packages for shipping purposes. Scales are used all around us! Analytical Balance  Most often used in a laboratory, or in settings where extreme sensitivity is required. Analytical balances are so sensitive, they can even be affected by air currents. They measure mass, which is useful in chemical analysis as the results...

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