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November 27, 2009

What do [post office scales] need to do?

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All post offices need [post office scales]. After all, post and its related costs are measured in weight.

A small letter will cost less to send than a large parcel because the weight and size of items has a bearing on transport costs. The larger the items posted, the larger the transport, and amount of fuel, needed.

To measure the weight of post and parcels, a post office needs [post office scales]. However, a post office doesn’t just need [post office scales] for customers’ post. A post office also needs [post office scales] for the business side of its operation, for counting its own takings for example. Although, if it is has a travel agent arm to its business then they would need their [post office scales] to be able to count money before handing over currency to customers. Similarly, businesses bring post offices pennies and small money to change into notes. A post office needs a quick way of adding this up and [post office scales] can help to do this. Good [post office scales] will weigh stamps too. In fact most [post office scales] will weigh any item in bulk, you just simply need to set the weight for the item required.


November 26, 2009

Are [pocket digital scales] practical?

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In case you were at a loss for what to use [pocket digital scales] for, and why they command such a sizeable chunk of the digital scales market, then this article should be useful to you.

No longer do we need to use balances and weights. Since the invention of the micro chip we have enjoyed our gadgets digital and petite. Consumer preference is therefore partly responsible for dictating what is produced. However, just because we can produce [pocket digital scales] and just because consumers like them doesn’t mean that [pocket digital scales] are practical. Can [pocket digital scales] weigh enough stuff to make them valid weighing devices?

It’s certainly true that [pocket digital scales] can’t compete against much larger digital scales but most [pocket digital scales] come with expansion trays that also act as lids, which vastly increase its surface area and the amount it can weigh. Now, [pocket digital scales] can also only weigh a a minimum and maximum weight. Most [pocket digital scales] can weigh weights up to 1000g although 500g is also very common. The increments [pocket digital scales] will weigh in will likely be 0.01g, 0.1g.

These [pocket digital scales] are easily slipped into a pocket but also  weigh up to a staggering 1kg on 0.1g increments. Wow!***%20PROFESSIONALS%20CHOICE***%20ERGONOMIC%20DESIGN%20DIGITAL%20SCALE%20%28PMAX1000BLK%29–p366.html

November 25, 2009

Introducing the “kenex professional digital pocket scale”

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The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” is a useful and advanced scale that has many features and benefits. Not only is the “kenex professional digital pocket scale” dinky enough to be carried around in a pocket but its size doesn’t compromise its ability. The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” has an auto-calibration capacity of 500g, which is sizeable for such a small scale. The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” has an LCD screen and runs well in temperatures up to 10-30ºC.

The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” is a popular choice because it is stylish. The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” has a flip-open cover and comes in numerous colours including black and silver. Its capacity is 500g and it runs an accuracy of 0.1g. It will weigh in g, oz, ozt and dwt. The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” comes with full tare capacity and operates an auto off time of 60 seconds.

The “kenex professional digital pocket scale” is a very popular and affordable pocket sized scale.

November 19, 2009

How an “electronic scale” is useful

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An “electronic scale” is useful for mainly two reasons. Firstly speed and secondly accuracy. Out of both of these positive characteristics comes a fashion for gadgets which are well designed, ultra quick, exceedingly accurate and which perform other great technological tricks. But aside from an “electronic scale” making a great stocking filler for a gadget freak, they are practically very useful for a whole host of household tasks including weighing yourself.

By simply standing on a bathroom “electronic scale” you can find out your weight in seconds. These days, if you like gadgets, you can get a bathroom “electronic scale” that will measure your fat versus muscle too. Imagine, if you had to hoist yourself into a cotton sheet attached to a pully in order to find out if you were going to be embarassed at weight watchers this week?

Additionally, following recipes becomes a breeze with an “electronic scale”. In time past you would need a whole set of weights and measures to get anywhere, and it was always a pain when one weight got lost!

But on a more serious note, the simple “electronic scale” can save lives. For example in construction an “electronic scale” pallet truck measures how much load has been loaded onto the machine to prevent accidents.

But back to gadgets, we can now make a really small “electronic scale” which would fit in your pocket making it easy for you to weigh on the move.In fact, if you wanted an “electronic scale” stocking filler, why not try this one out for size?—–BEST-NEW-DESIGN-2009——CD-CASE—DIGITAL-SCALE-ALL-IN-ONE—highly-accurate–PCD500BLK—p438.html

November 18, 2009

Surely pocket scales weigh less mass than larger scales?

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Surely pocket scales weigh less mass than larger scales?

No longer do people use large, cumbersome balances and weights to weigh out mass and product. But you might argue that the very fact these balances could be large and cumbersome meant that the mass and product they weighed could also be large and cumbersome. Sure, there is a limit to what one can weigh using pocket scales but the potential of pocket scales are greatly increased by expansion tray lids. Let me explain more.

In modern times, we’ve gone digital, which has meant that we have been able to make things smaller and smaller including scales – we can now make pocket scales – and consumer taste has followed suit. Today, small is beautiful.

Pocket scales are a bit like ants in that they can often weigh good deal more than their own size. Usually, pocket scales can weigh in increments of 0.01g, 0.1g and up to 500g or 1000g. The reason pocket scales can weigh this much is because of expansion trays, which increase the surface area of pocket scales allowing the user greater freedom and flexibility in terms of amount of mass they can weigh and where they can weigh it.

Here is an example of some pocket scales which are easy to transport and which weigh in increments of 0.1g and up to 500g.***%20SLICK%20POCKET%20SCALE***%20DIGITAL%20TOUCHSCREEN%20DISPLAY%20%28PT500SLV%29%20–p380.html

November 17, 2009

What to use [digital pocket scales] for

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If you’re wondering what to use [digital pocket scales] for, then read on.

Gone are the days when people used balances and weights. These days everything is digital and dinky due to the micro chip and consumer taste. You might then wonder how [digital pocket scales] can weigh large amounts of mass if they are indeed pocket-sized, so we’re to tell you what to use [digital pocket scales] for.

Most [digital pocket scales] will have a minimum and maximum weight. Most [digital pocket scales] will also weigh in increments, which essentially relates to accuracy. For example, [digital pocket scales] might weigh in increments of 0.01g, 0.1g or perhaps even 1g but the latter is unlikely. Much more likely is that [digital pocket scales] will weigh in increments of 0.01g and 0.1g and up to 500g or 1000g. Given their pocket size, 1000g is a great deal of mass. The reason [digital pocket scales] are able to weight such a huge amount is because they come with attachable weighing trays, which increase the surface area of the [digital pocket scales] and allow the user to weigh a decent amount of goods, so you can weigh all sorts on the move.

Here is an example of some dinky [digital pocket scales] which fit snugly in your pocket but which weigh in increments of 0.1g and up to 1kg.***%20PROFESSIONALS%20CHOICE***%20ERGONOMIC%20DESIGN%20DIGITAL%20SCALE%20%28PMAX1000BLK%29–p366.html

November 12, 2009

Why do we love the “scale mini”?

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“scale mini”

What are the reasons someone might want a “scale mini”? The answer runs into many reasons. As we have progressed, we enjoy our gadgets more when there are on a “scale mini”. This is because they take up less room, and in the consumer culture we live in, we certainly like to acquire gadgets, so the least room they take up, the better. Additionally the more “scale mini” they are, the more portable they are, which means they can potentially become more useful because they can be used in more situations.

A good example of a gadget which has undergone a process of being made smaller and which has benefited from it is the digital scale. You can get “scale mini” these days so small they can be attached to a keyring. Such “scale mini” tend to come with expandable weighing trays so you don’t have to compromise the amount you can weigh.

There are a number of things that you might need to weigh on the move such as food in a restaurant or supermarket and money, to name just a couple.

November 11, 2009

Evolution of the “precision electronic scale”

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“precision electronic scale”

Originally, scales were called balances. Weight is a way of ordering and making sense of the world, and therefore precision is valued.  Thanks to the progression of computers we are able to create machines such as the “precision electronic scale”.
A “precision electronic scale” is invaluable in a number of situations.  If you are following a recipe, you need exact measurements. Similarly, a “precision electronic scale” is fundamental for weighing out money or stock with a monetary equivalent. In the construction industry a “precision electronic scale” can save lives. For example, you can set a maximum on pallet trucks to prevent them being overloaded with goods and becoming dangerous.

November 10, 2009

The story of [Salter Scales]

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[Salter Scales]
The story of [Salter Scales]
[Salter Scales] was set up in the 1760s to make scales for home settings. Since then, Salter has become a global brand with a diversified product range.
Richard Salter started [Salter Scales] by making scales a little like fishermen’s scales.
Richard’s nephew, George Salter, gained control of the business in 1825 and diversified the products it made to include products as unlikely as coin operated machines.
[Salter Scales] remained a family business  until 1972.

November 1, 2009

Accuracy and [jewellery scales]

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Accuracy and [jewellery scales]

The jewellery trade relies on absolute accuracy in terms of weight and thanks to the movements in electronics and the modernisation of weighing technologies, jewellers are able to trade in jewels whilst saving time, and increasing precision, therefore saving money. Jewellers use specific [jewellery scales] to help them in their trade, and what makes [jewellery scales] unique is that they weigh in carats so that they can weigh gold, silver, diamonds and other jewels.

“Jewellery scales” can be very small or [jewellery scales] can be very large. Some
[jewellery scales] are able to weigh huge amounts of jewels for high street jewellers. For example HS Samuel and Ernest Jones. The largest [jewellery scales] used are for business to business purposes and for supplying their retail outlets rather than the [jewellery scales] used in the shops. By the time jewels have reached their end retail destination the jewels have most likely become jewellery. They are unlikely to be supplied to the customer as standalone jewels.

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