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How do you calculate net weight from gross weight?
The net weight of an item is its total weight (known as the gross weight) minus the weight of any containers or packaging the item is in (known as the tare weight). For example, the net weight of a tin of flour is the total weight minus the weight of the tin.
What is a net weight?
net weight. Actual, computed, or estimated weight of a good without its container and/or packaging. Gross weight less tare weight equals net weight.
What does gross weight mean?
The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross vehicle mass (GVM) is the maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including the vehicle's chassis, body, engine, engine fluids, fuel, accessories, driver, passengers and cargo but excluding that of any trailers.