Patent Name: Portable Electronic Scale of Minimal Thickness and Weight
U.S. Patent Number: 4800973 A
Inventor: Shlomo Angel
Date patented: January 31, 1989
Overview: A portable electronic scale of minimal thickness and weight is provided which is suitable for measuring the weight of an individual or object and which can be easily carried in a bag, stored in a cabinet or hung on a wall. The scale comprises a single load-bearing composite plate of composite (sandwich) construction with its principle strength concentrated on its top and bottom surfaces, and including a center core plate which includes a number of small cavities for electronic components.