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Correct Test Weight Handling Guide: 12 Practical Tips

Handle test weights correctly – how to use, clean and store weights

12 Practical Tips for Correct Weight Handling

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Correct handling of test weights is vital to ensure accuracy of the weights long-term. Having accurate test weights is essential for the calibration and routine testing of balances and scales. However, the challenge in many busy laboratories is that carrying out balance calibration and routine testing is a manual process, and it's all too easy to make a slip-up in handling the test weights. Considerable weighing errors can arise if a balance has been tested with mishandled reference weights.

How you handle, clean and store test weights can make a big difference in the accuracy of your weighing processes. Test weights must be handled with care.

Download the free guide now and find out why you should:

  • keep weights close to the balance
  • not touch weights with bare hands
  • not clean weights with certain chemicals; and more…

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