What are weighting scales?
Compact versions of weightingscales are both portable and are able to weigh heavier loads than small pocket digital scales. Weightingscales are still as precise as their smaller cousins but tend to come with accessories to fulfil their extra functions. They can sometimes include a weighing dish and calibration weights.  Weightingscales are great for situations when larger measures need to be weighed out, which can include cooking but business or medical purposes tend to be more typical.
As weightingscales tend to bigger they also tend to be heavier with even the compact weightingscalesweighing in at 500g. Weightingscales tend to be just as accurate, weighing in 0.1g increments, but can take loads in excess of 1000-g/1kg.