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Often companies in the industrial sector use balance scales to ensure that products meet weight specifications and adhere to safety standards. Read More…

Balance Scale A balance scale is a device used to weigh an object. In several industrial and commercial applications, balance scales help determine the weight of a wide range of objects.
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West Conshohocken, PA  |  610-825-3310

Strainsert is a manufacturer of a variety of precision made scales, in addition to force sensing transducers, miniature load cells, pins & bolts.

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Los Angeles, CA  |  800-773-7225

American Scale has been building a reputation for its innovative scale selection since 1946. We are steadily competitive in our prices and service and are known for having the best portable scales, truck scales, balance scales, counting scales and accessories in the industry. American Scale also offers indicators, remote displays, custom systems and more. Call us today for uncompromising quality.

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Webb City, MO  |  800-441-4237

Cardinal/DETECTO is an ISO 9001:2008 registered company who designs, manufactures and markets weighing systems, load cells, weight indicators, remote displays, vehicle weight recording systems, and scales for all industries, including truck scales, weigh-in-motion highway scales, railroad scales, tank/hopper scales, livestock scales, bench scales, floor scales, counting scales, medical scales, and food service scales.

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Findlay, OH  |  800-637-3326

Holtgreven Scale & Electronics, since 1957, has been a leading custom manufacturer of truck scales, coil scales, low-profile industrial scales and floor scales. We are also a distributor of bench scales, platform scales, electronic scales, balance scales, crane scales and pallet scales. Check out our website!

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Holtgreven Scale & Electronics Corp. $$$

Canton, OH  |  330-453-2424

Since 1929, Brechbuhler Scales has been a leader offering a wide variety of industrial scales such as balance scales, digital scales, truck scales, crane scales, floor scales, platform scales and more. We also provide rental scales from our large inventory and are ANSI 9002 registered.

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Brechbuhler Scales, Inc. $$$

Norcross, GA  |  800-282-3173

We have made it our goal to treat each and every customer like number one in order to keep them coming back to us for all of their industrial scale needs and also in hopes of turning first time customers into lifelong connections! Our skilled engineers will be able to assist you in find a product that will perfectly fit your needs. For more information on what we may be able to do for you visit our website today!

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Many industrial and commercial operations require access to tools that provide information about the qualities of objects. This has been true as long as there have been markets and scientific experiments. Balance scales were among the first answers to the problem of object measurement. They involve a beam balanced over a fulcrum. At either end of the beam are plates on which objects can be rested and measured relative to each other. If an object with a known weight is placed on one plate and an object of unknown weight is placed on the other, the balance or unbalance of the beam will indicate the weight of the objects relative to each other.

300g Capacity Pharmacy Balance Balance Scale - PCE Americas, Inc.

Balance scales are widely employed in schools for the purposes of demonstrating the relationship and differences between weight and mass. They are sometimes also used in the jewelry industry and in other contexts, though the advent of more advanced, precise and more easily readable electronic scales have made balance scales all but obsolete in industrial and commercial use.

Despite balance scales' near obsolescence in most industrial and commercial operations, they are capable of producing some of the most accurate measurements out of all mass and weight measurement technologies. Scales do not directly measure mass; they measure weight, which is acceleration due to gravity. Mass is proportional to weight, though, which means that determining an object's weight can make things clear about its mass.

Other scale varieties, such as spring scales and counterweight scales, are subject to the gravitational pull wherever they are. Because the earth's gravitational field is variable depending on location, some scale varieties' readings can vary based on their location. This problem does not affect balance scales because they compare the mass of two objects, and mass is not affected by gravity. For this reason, balance scales are still used in the calibration of test weights and for other similar purposes.

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