This is a lightweight portable scale with quick and accurate results. It's a durable small digital scale that offers a variety of applications, including weighing food, coffee beans, dry herbs, gemstones, coins, gold, silver, gunpowder, and more. Use the Mode button to cycle unit modes between grams, ounces, carats, and grains. Use the Tare button for quick and easy taring. The lid can be used as a tray. The stainless steel platform makes for quick and easy clean-up.