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Describing an average in which some values count for more than others. For example, if an index consisting of 10 stocks is weighted for price, this means that the average price of the stocks will move more when the stocks with higher price move. Most indices use weighted averages so "smaller" values do not affect the index inordinately. This helps correct for the fact that averages tend to be affected by extreme values. One of the most common ways of weighting an average is to weight for market capitalization.
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The operator accesses the bin, weighs the product, checks if the value is within tolerances, and then dumps it into the weighing bucket.
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Typically supplied in a 100 kg capacity, the pressure scale features a steel scale casing that is lined with a flexible rubber jacket, has a fluidized outlet cone for optimum filler discharge and is mounted on a loadcell weigh frame.
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