New Paper from METTLER TOLEDO Describes 13 Ways to Stop an Unseen Force from Disrupting Your Weighing

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Built-up electrostatic charges can change how a balance registers weight and the effect can be particularly damaging when working with powdered substances. Download a free METTLER TOLEDO paper to discover how to halt static’s negative effects before the next weigh-in.

Built-in ionizers are the fastest and most secure way to dissipate static.

This new METTLER TOLEDO paper helps readers avoid these out-of-specification results with no- and low-cost fixes using everyday items and strategies to keep static from starting or help it dissipate.

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the publication of a new paper entitled “13 Ways to Eliminate Electrostatic Forces that Disrupt Weighing.” The article describes 13 different strategies to stop static and preserve accuracy, which can be particularly critical when dosing small amounts of potent, powdered substances.

Electrostatic charges have the capacity to alter weighing results by as much as a few hundred milligrams. On a day-to-day basis in a pharma or chemical lab, however, the interplay of static between an object and weighing cell tends to be more subtle. Without even realizing it, an operator can produce solutions with inaccurate concentrations. These poorly-produced solutions negatively affect downstream lab and production processes.

This new METTLER TOLEDO paper helps readers avoid these out-of-specification results with no- and low-cost fixes using everyday items and strategies to keep static from starting or help it dissipate, such as letting lab vessels rest after cloth-drying. It also discusses technological solutions that permanently eliminate the possibility of static affecting balance results.

To make sure weighing workflows are designed to avoid static buildup, download the free article today.

About METTLER TOLEDO
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. METTLER TOLEDO also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection and other end-of-line inspection systems used in production and packaging and holds a leading position in certain process analytics applications. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at http://www.mt.com.

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