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The Draft Shield
The Digital Display
The Tare Button
Weighing Vessels
Keeping a Balance Clean
Weighing a Sample
Additional Topics
Using the Tare Function
Weighing Wet Samples
Weighing Volatile Liquids
Weighing Hot Objects
Simple Experiment

Weighing Hot Objects


Air rises when warmed by a hot sample. This creates convection currents that cause the mass displayed to be unreliable. Wait for the sample to cool to room temperature before weighing it.


Video. Weighing a hot object.

IMAGE. Convection currents caused by heat.