Industry News: 10 Practical Tips for Correct Test Weight Handling

15 Mar 2018


How you handle test weights can make a big difference in their accuracy. Mettler-Toledo’s free poster with 10 practical tips for correct weight handling is a helpful support and reminder for routine balances and scales testing in every lab.

The new poster entitled “10 Practical Tips for Correct Test Weight Handling” illustrates actions you can take to protect the accuracy of your test weights. It includes important cleaning and storage suggestions that will help you maintain precision and reduce rework, disposal, and recall costs long-term.

Test weights are an indispensable resource for testing and calibrating scales and balances—and they require manual handling. As such, issues such as skin oils, dirt and shifting ambient temperatures can affect their accuracy. When these issues are not addressed, operators may conduct tests with inaccurate weights, resulting in weighing errors as well as costs associated with rework, waste disposal, and product recall.

The poster with 10 practical tips for correct weight handling is a helpful support and reminder for routine balances and scales testing in every lab.

Click here to download the free poster.