You love your lab balance – you’ve had it for years and you’ve come to rely on it to the point where it almost feels like an extension of your own hand. But how long is too long to use the same balance? How do you know when it’s time to replace it?
The UK government recently declared global warming a national emergency. In wake of Extinction Rebellion Protests, School Strikes and a plethora of news headlines, this issue is more prominent than ever before.
In the weighing industry, you’ll often see the term “GLP-compliant.” GLP stands for Good Laboratory Practice but what does it actually mean?
Managing data is vital in the lab industry. Improperly collected and stored data can be lost before analysis, recorded incorrectly, prevent work from being verified, or even impede the research and processes that need the data to advance. Good record keeping can help users track errors or refine an experiment. Records can be used to audit a lab or to check the data’s integrity. When using a lab balance, there are a few ways to collect and record data, which we’ll outline in this post.
Our new Equinox series of lab balances feature a textile function. But what does that mean? What are the applications? How are balances involved in textiles? We’ll answer these questions and more in this blog post.
Mass and weight seem to be interchangeable whenever they’re discussed, yet they’re anything but. So what is mass? What is weight? How do they differ and why is it important to know the difference? How are they linked? We’ll answer these questions and more in this blog post. Please keep in mind this explanation is simplified.