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Balance Scale Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial balance scale manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source balance scale manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These balance scale companies can design, engineer and manufacture balance scales to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these balance scale manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of antique balance scales, balance beam scales, or corner balance scales.

  • San Fernando, CA 866-718-0445

    AAA Weigh is a manufacturer of industrial scales. Also offered are electronic, counting, floor, digital and platform scales. Our customer service representatives are factory trained to offer you excellent service and to help you make the right decision regarding your weigh scale purchase.

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  • Worcester, MA 508-853-2887

    Worcester Scale has been a distributor of industrial scales and counters for over fifty-three years. Some of our products include truck scales, rail scales, load cells, conveyor scales, bench scales, floor scales and more. We can modify existing equipment, and also offer calibration services.

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  • Lancaster, PA 800-233-0473

    Pennsylvania Scale Company specializes in industrial scales such as counting scales, bench scales, weighing scales, floor scales, portable scales, airport-baggage scales and money-manager scales. With almost 100 years of experience, we provide quality products to various industries.

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  • Camby, IN 800-908-3927

    Maximize your investment with Indy Scale, ISO/IEC 17025:2005 distributor offering expert maintenance, rental, calibration & emergency service along with a vast selection of brand name products. Scale types include: bench, conveyor & in-motion checkweighers, counting, crane, monorail, retail, paint mixing, floor scales, railroad, pallet & lift truck to semi scales. Improve your results with Indy!

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  • Batavia, IL 800-365-0084

    We offer a wide variety of industrial scales for your convenience of choice. Just a few of the products that we offer to our customers are complete scale systems, scale printers, airline baggage scales and intrinsically safe scales as well as many others! We pre-test all of our products before shipping them out to you to further ensure an excellent product. Visit our website today or get in touch with our customer service representatives via telephone or email to get started today!

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

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. 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 has 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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Balance Scale - PCE Americas, Inc.
Balance Scale - PCE Americas, Inc.