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12 Free Tips Help Keep Test Weights Accurate

How you handle test weights can make a big difference in their accuracy. Download METTLER TOLEDO’s latest free reference article and explore 12 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.

Fortunately, a simple series of 12 practical strategies including choosing the right storage techniques can help you protect the usable life of your test weights and avoid inaccuracies.

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