article imageLaboratories have numerous weighing options, including sliding-scale mechanical balances, top loaders, and analytical balances.

Like many other instrument types, balances have come to rely heavily on electronics. Compensating physical weights were replaced long ago by strain gauges and frequency-modulated force measurement in low-end balances, and by electromagnetic force compensation in higher-end analytical instruments.

 In this eBook you'll learn: 

  • Questions to ask before buying a lab balance
  • Maintenance tips on lab balances 
  • Expert advice on how lab balances can improve your research
  • Featured products and new offers