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platform scale

noun
1.
a scale with a platform for holding the items to be weighed.
Also called platform balance.
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  • Aggregates are generally weighed in the delivery vehicle on a platform scale.
  • Having the contractor weigh the roller including the frame and hitch on a platform scale.
  • Weigh one of the clean tarps and a large bucket on a platform scale.
  • For larger chambers place the gas supply cylinder on a platform scale and measure the amount of fumigant by weight.
  • Chlorine cylinders shall be secured from falling and cylinders in use shall be secured on a suitable platform scale.
  • The lysimeter was supported on a sensitive mechanical platform scale equipped with a counterbalance mechanism.
  • The base course will be measured by being weighed in trucks on certified platform scale s or other certified weighing devices.

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