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Aviation Baggage Scales

The aviation baggage scale is a critical piece of equipment for any airline. It ensures that luggage is properly weighed, so that the airline can comply with weight restrictions and avoid overloading airplanes.

Aviation Baggage Scales FAQs

An aviation baggage scale is a type of scale specifically designed for use in the airline industry. Aviation baggage scales are used to weigh checked luggage, carry-on luggage, and other items that passengers may bring on an airplane. Aviation baggage scales typically have a higher weight capacity than regular household or commercial scales, and are built to withstand the rigors of travel.

Some airlines have strict weight limits for carry-on baggage, so it’s important to make sure your bag doesn’t exceed the limit. Baggage scales can also be used to weigh checked luggage. Most airlines have a weight limit for checked bags, so it’s important to weigh your bag before you head to the airport.

Aviation baggage scales help airlines to enforce weight restrictions on luggage. By weighing luggage before it is loaded onto an airplane, airlines can ensure that each passenger is not exceeding the maximum weight limit for their particular flight. This helps to prevent delays and disruptions caused by overweight luggage.

Aviation baggage scales work in a similar way to other types of scales. Items to be weighed are placed on the scale platform, and the weight is displayed on the scale’s digital readout. Aviation baggage scales typically have a large weight capacity, making them ideal for weighing heavy items such as luggage.

Aviation baggage scales are generally very accurate, with a margin of error of less than one percent. However, it is important to note that the accuracy of a scale can be affected by factors such as the type of scale, the environment in which it is used, and the items being weighed. If you need to weigh items that are particularly sensitive to weight, such as medications or jewelry, you may want to consider using a more accurate scale.

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Kim Rafferty
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
"I received a call from a gentleman at Conway Freight regarding your service at Conway in Louisville.  Apparently he was extremely impressed with the service, repairs and installations American Scale completed at the terminal.  During the years we have been doing national service, this is the first time one of the national accounts has called specifically to compliment a dealer.  He has never walked into a terminal and not called me with some issue that needs to be fixed.  He said a couple times over there was not one little thing wrong with the scales that he could find. I want to thank your for everything you have done to present because American Scale represents Rice Lake and you have made both companies look great!  The gentleman who called is also the person who controls the reweighs and scale purchases for Conway corporate.  With that said, he was impressed!"
Chris Olsen
National Accounts Service Manager, Rice Lake Weighing Systems
"The service and overall satisfaction is a 10! The guys do an excellent job."
Terri Keller
Master Manufacturing
"I am extremely happy with American Scale and their technicians. My emails and calls are always answered in a timely manner, the technician always shows when we are told he will be here, and is dressed appropriately. If I ever have any issues, ASC is always quick to fix these and any others that arise. 100% Satisfied."
Kim Rafferty
UPS Supply Chain Solutions
"I received a call from a gentleman at Conway Freight regarding your service at Conway in Louisville.  Apparently he was extremely impressed with the service, repairs and installations American Scale completed at the terminal.  During the years we have been doing national service, this is the first time one of the national accounts has called specifically to compliment a dealer.  He has never walked into a terminal and not called me with some issue that needs to be fixed.  He said a couple times over there was not one little thing wrong with the scales that he could find. I want to thank your for everything you have done to present because American Scale represents Rice Lake and you have made both companies look great!  The gentleman who called is also the person who controls the reweighs and scale purchases for Conway corporate.  With that said, he was impressed!"
Chris Olsen
National Accounts Service Manager, Rice Lake Weighing Systems
"The service and overall satisfaction is a 10! The guys do an excellent job."
Terri Keller
Master Manufacturing

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