Analytical balances are highly sensitive and precise weighing instruments used primarily in laboratories and scientific research settings. They are designed to measure the mass of substances with exceptional accuracy, often to four or five decimal places (0.0001 g or 0.00001 g), depending on the model. Analytical balances are commonly used in chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and other scientific fields where precise measurements are of most importance. Compared to other types of balance, analytical balances often come with advanced features, such as internal calibration, data logging capabilities, touchscreen interfaces, and connectivity to external devices or laboratory information management systems (LIMS). These features enhance efficiency, data integrity, and ease of use in laboratory workflows.