>We are planning to purchase a new micro-balance for weighing of EA-IRMS
>samples and other purposes. We will require readability of about 1-2 ug
>(+/-2-4 ug). As these are quite costly (e.g. Mettler AX Series - >$14k
>USD), and sometimes tricky instruments to maintain, I am wondering if any
>Listmembers have recently researched new micro-balances and then made a
>purchase decision. And if so, were you pleased with the performance,
>stability, and reliability of the micro-balance you purchased? Was it
>robust enough for a multi-user environment? Was the price negotiable from
>the list price? Any models to avoid?
>Any suggestions and advice are greatly appreciated.
I have heard that Cahn makes good microbalances but I have no
experience with them.
Dr. Haraldur R. Karlsson
Department of Geosciences
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409, USA