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The Honey Refractometer & Weighing Scale you can use in Uganda

Honey Refractometer to Use in Uganda , Africa

Honey Refractometer to Use in Uganda , Africa

The honey Refractometer is a machine used to determine the percentage of moisture in honey.
You buy or import it ready to use.

How to use a Honey refractometer


Open the slide cover and put a drop of honey sample and cover.

Hold against light, view from the eye piece and adjust accordingly until you get a dark border line; where it marks is the percentage of the water content of that sample.
Then, clean the slide thereafter.

Weighing Scale


A weighing scale is the device you will use to weigh honey, beeswax and other bee products.
There are 3 types of weighing scales commonly used in Uganda, namely:-

Platform Weighing Scale.


comprises of a platform and a scaled arm.

How to use a platform weighing scale
Put the container with the bee product in question on the platform and adjust the scaled arm until it balances.
The reading where it balances gives you the weight of the product in the container.

Clock Face Weighing Scale


Has a scaled clock face with a pointer, 2 hooks and re-setting nut. These weighing scales vary with maximum weighing capacity ranging from 25kgs to 200kgs.

How to use a Clock Face Weighing Scale
Re-set the pointer to 0’ mark using a re-setting nut.
Use upper hook for suspending the scale in a rope tied to a horizontal bar.
Hang the container with the product on to the lower hook.
Take the reading from the scale where the pointer ends and record.

Clock face-with- weighing bowl-and-base weighing scale


Has a scaled clock face with a pointer, a bowl, a base and re-setting nut. They vary with maximum weighing capacity ranging from 1 gram to 2kgs.

How to use a Clock face-with- weighing bowl-and-base weighing scale
Re-set the pointer to 0’ mark using a re-setting nut.
Put the container with the product on the bowl.
Take the reading from the scale where the pointer ends and record.
Used to weigh small quantities

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