Heinrich Boell

The historical development and the current application possibilities scales, the historical background and the current possibilities of application scales across cultures as metaphors for the compensation, the equality history has always been will eventually even as a symbol of Justice. (Not to be confused with New York Museums!). “Whether scales such as Heinrich Boell work in the scale of Baleks” (published 1953), due to incorrect calibration to an instrument of fraud will cause this justice, or ultimately as the scale in the arms of Justizia of the sculpture, which is outside almost every courthouse in the world located which balances, which manifested itself the punishment by the sword in the second hand for the balance between good and evil. The invention of a device to the weighing, just imagine the economic benefits, in the form of a beam is approximately demonstrably in the 5.Jahrtausend BC (found in a prehistoric Tomb in Egypt). The first balance scales were found on about 4000 years old pictures. The at that time still quite inaccurate scales were in the course of time by the Etruscans, Romans and other civilizations to the Renaissance, where in alchemical laboratories to the balance already highly sensitive analytical balances put in use, continuously improved. In the following centuries, continued the development of scales with rapid speed.

in 1669 the plate scale was invented (by Joachim Rai de Romee), 1763 the bevel scale (Philipp Matthaus Hahn), in the early 19.Jahrhundert then the first decimal and kitchen scales and then with some distance two American engineers ushering in an age of electronic weighing scales, by using electrical resistance, which is now most common method for almost all types of scale. “” This is interesting dare the original name “, because of the need of distinction, especially in the plural, the car on the scale today’s common name” has been changed. Weighing scales are measuring instruments in General, and serve the mass, in the form of weight to determine.