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Analytical Balance No. 8A

Dimensions over all 16 1/2 in. long. 9 1/4 in. deep. 18 1/2 in. high. Polished mahogany, with glass sides and top, front sliding frame counterpoised rear frame removable. Mounted on black plate glass. With vial levels and leveling screws.

Capacity 200 grammes
Sensitiveness 1/20 mg under full load
Beam Aluminum, 7 in. long great tensile strength and uniform density. Will sustain full load without flexure and maintain adjustment through varying temperature changes. Graduated both sides, 1/10 mg to 10 mg
Knife Edges Agate
Bearings Agate planes. All edges are entirely freed from the bearings, when the balance is arrested.
Releasing Mechanism The supporting points of the arrest arms move through the same are as the supporting points of the beam, so that contact between edge and bearing always remain the same; the shifting of the beam with the consequent dulling of the agate edges rubbing over their respective bearings being precluded
Pans Nickel silver, 2 3/8 in diam.
Bows Nickel silver, 4 1/8 in. wide by 8 in. high inside
Pan Arrest Independent arrest for pans with automatic stop


Shipping Weight – Domestic 64 lb.; export, 69 lb