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Levelling your Laboratory Balance

The instructions in the video and below describe how to correctly level your laboratory analytical balance and microbalance.


  1. Once you have placed your laboratory balance in the appropriate location you will need to make sure it is level.
  2. Twist the balance foot screws until the bubble appears within the prescribed circle when viewed from above.
  3. Once the bubble is within the specified circle, your balance can be calibrated and used.

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