The American Weigh Scales digital scale is built with high-quality stainless steel for a longer lifetime and easier maintenance. The multipurpose functionality runs on batteries or an adapter and converts between units instantly with a single press of a button without remeasuring. This scale is small and lightweight, yet sturdy making for easy storage. The slim design slips into a small drawer easily and could even fit into a small bag or purse with ease. This multiuse scale has two main pieces, the scale and the bowl, making it easy to weigh items that are prone to spilling. All AWS scales are backed by a powerful 10-year warranty.