Weighing machine; is an instrument for measuring the weight or mass of an object. There are many different types, methods, names and designs for both industrial and everyday use and they vary in relation to the quantity of what has to be weighed. In this dictionary there are four sections under the following headings:
Balance scale – Automatic This one is ideal for preparing colors as it starts at 0.0g. and goes up to 1200g.
Balance Scales compare the unknown weight to a standard weight using a horizontal lever.
Bean Scales are to weigh small quantities, from 0.01 grams to about 10 grams.
Spring Scale measures weight by the distance a spring deflects under its load.