Common Terms Explained
Where goods charged to a customer are based on weight, the equipment needs to be certified as legal for trade usage.
The component that gives either an analogue or digital signal back to the indicator.
This gives your weighing reading and offers functionality. Various levels of sophistication are offered based upon the weighing requirements.
The maximum load you can put on the scale and gain a weight reading for.
The level of accuracy required will determine the incremental value your scale needs to weigh by.
Certificate to show that the scale has been tested, and is weighing accurately. Traceable to National Trading Standards and usable for your audits.
Often heavy duty with a 4 cell base, perfect for heavy weights. Used across multiple trades including; warehouse, industrial, steel, agriculture.
Ideal for pallet weighing or mobile weighing uses.
Multiple functions including check-weighing and counting. Many industry uses including; retail, warehouse, food. Smaller types sit on a bench or table, the larger scales sit on the floor.
Vehicle weighing scale, weigh use ranging from cars to articulated lorries. Can be floor mounted or pit mounted.
Hanging scale can weigh up to multiple tonnes. Sits on crane hook to take the weight of the load. Often used in steel stockholding and foundries, and marine agriculture weighing.