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Textile/Clothes Scales

Textile scales don’t focus as much on very small resolutions, but they still must be accurate for higher capacity measurements. Since clothing could come in many forms, these scales typically were not equipped with a chamber. Textiles were able to overhang the pan on the balance and still weigh accurately.

Woolen Cloth and Duck Calculating Balance

  A 2 by 2 inch square sample is placed under clip on carrier at the graduation corresponding to the width of the cloth. Balance by means of the slide weight on the beam, and the weight per running yard or meter is indicated. Read more