Accurate measurements are essential for many industries, commercial establishments and retail outlets. There are different weighing machines used to measure weight and one of them is floor scales. They are called floor scales because they are usually placed on the floor and principally used to weigh heavy objects. Of all weighing scales, the largest and most durable weighing machines are floor scales. It can handle even several tons of weight.
The standard floor scales have the flat and wide areas to facilitate placing tons of weights. The scales are usually made of the strong stainless steel or welded steel or aluminum materials to prevent corrosion. For rugged use and highly corrosive environment, stainless steel is used in the construction of floor scales. Aluminum is used where greater portability is needed because aluminum is lighter than steel.