Ohaus Adventurer AX224N is a Legal for Trade Class 1 precision balance offers 220g with 0.0001 gram readability. The “d” (value of scale division) is 0.0001 grams and the “e” (value of verification scale division) is 0.001 grams. The balance meets the requirements as a Class I weighing device as defined by Handbook 44 and complies with the applicable technical requirements of "NIST Handbook 44: Specifications, Tolerances and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices". All this information can be reviewed by downloading the Certificate of Conformance # 14-082
Application for the AX224N would be for general purpose weighing, retail jewelry/precious metal weighing, prescription weighing, prescription counting, weighing of grain in commercial and UDSA/GIPSA applications.
Weighing precious stones like diamonds or pharmacy compounding applications. Many states require pharmacies that are compounding specialty drugs to only weigh on a legal for trade balance. Balance requirements vary from state to state. The requirements are dictated with each state's pharmacy law and regulations. Determining the requirements involves perusing each state's pharmacy law and regulations to determine the requirements. Precision Weighing Balances suggests contacting the agency that authorizes your pharmacy license for approval of this balance prior to making the purchase. Although this balances is approved on a national level as a pharmacy balance, state and local agency may supersede with their own regulations. It is the purchaser's responsible to verify using the above balance is in compliance with your pharmacy license requirements
When the Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures division tells you need a NTEP Class I balance that has a verification scale division of one milligram the AX224N meets the requirement. You can learn more about verification division (e) and displayed division (d) by downloading NIST Handbook 44 - 2014 Edition here and review Section 2
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The Adventurer AX224N has built in AutoCal enabling automatic internal calibration. The Adventurer has a level bubble in a small round window beside the display. To level the balance, adjust the 4 leveling feet until the bubble is centered in the circle. The Ohaus Adventurer AX even has a level assist function where the display shows examples of images and which feet to adjust depending on the location of the level bubble until the bubble is centered. All NTEP Approved precision weighing balances must have a level bubble and adjustable feet since your balance must be leveled each time its moved to insure accurate weighing results.
The display features include a weighing capacity bar guide that will show the current weight as a percentage of balance capacity. A real-time clock function keeps accurate time even during power loss and the GLP data capability has the ability to record Sample name, Project names and Balance ID's to help meet traceability and compliance requirements.
Additional attributes include RS232 interface, integral weigh below hook, full housing in-use cover, removable stainless steel pan, die-cast metal bottom housing, security bracket, illuminated up-front level indicator, four adjustable feet, software lockout menus, stability indicator, software overload/underload indicators, user selectable environmental settings, audible indicator, user selectable brightness settings, auto dim, touchscreen calibration, auto tare, user selectable operating language.
If you don't need Legal for Trade we offer the Ohaus AX224 which is basically the same balance without the Legal for Trade Approval. See the entire line of Adventurer Pro Precision Balances that offers 33 different models HERE