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NIST Weights and Measures Division: Handbook 44 - 2003 Edition
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NIST Handbook 44 - 2003 Edition

Specifications, Tolerances, And Other Technical Requirements
for Weighing and Measuring Devices

as adopted by the 87th National Conference on Weights and Measures 2002
 

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Microsoft Word 2000 (DOC) Format:

Foreword
Past Chairmen
Table of Contents
2002 Amendments (2003 Edition)
Introduction

Section 1
1.10. General Code

Section 2
2.20. Scales
2.21. Belt-Conveyor Scale Systems
2.22. Automatic Bulk Weighing Systems
2.23. Weights
2.24. Automatic Weighing Systems - Tentative Code

Section 3
3.30. Liquid-Measuring Devices
3.31. Vehicle-Tank Meters
3.32. Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Anhydrous Ammonia Liquid-Measuring Devices
3.33. Hydrocarbon Gas Vapor-Measuring Devices
3.34. Cryogenic Liquid-Measuring Devices
3.35. Milk Meters
3.36. Water Meters
3.37. Mass Flow Meters
3.38. Carbon Dioxide Liquid-Measuring Devices

Section 4
4.40. Vehicle Tanks Used as Measures
4.41. Liquid Measures
4.42. Farm Milk Tanks
4.43. Measure-Containers
4.44. Graduates
4.45. Dry Measures
4.46. Berry Baskets and Boxes

Section 5
5.50. Fabric-Measuring Devices
5.51. Wire- and Cordage-Measuring Devices
5.52. Linear Measures
5.53. Odometers
5.54. Taximeters
5.55. Timing Devices
5.56.(a) Grain Moisture Meters
5.56.(b) Grain Moisture Meters
5.57. Near-Infrared Grain Analyzers
5.58. Multiple Dimension Measuring Devices - Tentative Code

Appendices
Appendix A. Fundamental Considerations
Appendix B. Units and Systems of Measurement
Appendix C. General Tables of Units of Measurement
Appendix D. Definitions



Adobe Acrobat Format :

Foreword
Table of Contents
Past Chairmen
2002 Amendments (2003 Edition)
Introduction

Section 1
1.10. General Code

Section 2
2.20. Scales
2.21. Belt-Conveyor Scale Systems
2.22. Automatic Bulk Weighing Systems
2.23. Weights
2.24. Automatic Weighing Systems - Tentative Code

Section 3
3.30. Liquid-Measuring Devices
3.31. Vehicle-Tank Meters
3.32. Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Anhydrous Ammonia Liquid-Measuring Devices
3.33. Hydrocarbon Gas Vapor-Measuring Devices
3.34. Cryogenic Liquid-Measuring Devices
3.35. Milk Meters
3.36. Water Meters
3.37. Mass Flow Meters
3.38. Carbon Dioxide Liquid-Measuring Devices

Section 4
4.40. Vehicle Tanks Used as Measures
4.41. Liquid Measures
4.42. Farm Milk Tanks
4.43. Measure-Containers
4.44. Graduates
4.45. Dry Measures
4.46. Berry Baskets and Boxes

Section 5
5.50. Fabric-Measuring Devices
5.51. Wire- and Cordage-Measuring Devices
5.52. Linear Measures
5.53. Odometers
5.54. Taximeters
5.55. Timing Devices
5.56.(a) Grain Moisture Meters
5.56.(b) Grain Moisture Meters
5.57. Near-Infrared Grain Analyzers
5.58. Multiple Dimension Measuring Devices - Tentative Code

Appendices
Appendix A. Fundamental Considerations
Appendix B. Units and Systems of Measurement
Appendix C. General Tables of Units of Measurement
Appendix D. Definitions



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Date created: December 12, 2002
Last updated: July 30, 2003

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