Laboratory Balance and Scale Q&A Guide

Providing Solutions for the Entire Product Lifecycle

Ever wondered what these buzzwords mean?

  • Resolution
  • Readability
  • Accuracy
  • Safety Factor
  • Minimum Weight
  • Tolerances

Or why professional installation and qualification, preventive maintenance or calibration matter? Over the years, METTLER TOLEDO’s weighing experts, sales representatives and maintenance technicians around the world have been asked many questions like this and have put together a selection of the most commonly asked questions – creating the Laboratory Balance and Scale Q&A Guide. The guide is structured according to the life cycle stages, providing answers about balance and scale services, including a weighing term glossary.

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METTLER TOLEDO is the leading supplier of quality weighing and measuring solutions. The organisation is the world’s largest manufacturer of weighing technologies for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing environments.  METTLER TOLEDO also holds key market positions for various analytical instruments and is a principal provider of automated chemistry systems, used in the discovery and development of new drugs and chemical compounds. In addition, METTLER TOLEDO is also the world’s largest manufacturer of metal detection and X-ray product inspection technologies, for use in the production and packaging sectors. The business maintains a premier position in many in-line process monitoring applications.


From its headquarters in Leicester, METTLER TOLEDO offers product, technical and application expertise as well as comprehensive service, support and calibration capabilities.

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