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Specifications Relating to Non-automatic Weighing Devices (1998)

Version of section 49 from 2006-03-22 to 2008-08-05:

  •  (1) The information set out in column I of the table to this section shall be marked, using appropriate words or the symbols set out in column II of that table, on the weighing devices and modules described in columns III to VI of that table.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
    InformationSymbolsModules in the same housingIndicating elements tested separatelyWeighing and load-receiving elements tested separatelyOther equipment or accessories approved separately
    Manufacturer, applicant or importer’s name or trade mark– – –yesyesyesyes
    Model number– – –yesyesyesyes
    Distinctive serial number– – –yesyesyesyes
    Approval number– – –yesyesyesyes
    Accuracy class
    Oval outline with the text I inside
    ,
    Oval outline with the text II inside
    ,
    Oval outline with the text III inside
    ,
    Oval outline with the text IIIHD inside
    or
    Oval outline with the text IIII inside
    yesyesyes– – –
    Maximum capacityMaxyesyesyes– – –
    Verification scale interval, if different from actual scale intervaleyesyes– – –– – –
    Actual scale intervaldyesyes– – –– – –
    Minimum verification scale intervalemin– – –– – –yes– – –
    Maximum number of verification scale intervalnmax– – –yesyes– – –
    Temperature range, if different from -10°C to 40°C– – –yesyesyes– – –
  • (2) In this section,

    • (a) Modules in the same housing includes

      • (i) indicating elements, and weighing and load-receiving elements in the same housing, and

      • (ii) a weighing device composed of modules and approved as a single unit where the modules are not intended to be separated and interfaced with other modules approved separately;

    • (b) Indicating elements tested separately includes individually-approved indicating elements that may be attached to other approved modules;

    • (c) Weighing and load-receiving elements tested separately includes individually-approved weighing and load-receiving elements that may be attached to approved modules; and

    • (d) Other equipment or accessories approved separately includes other equipment or accessories that perform metrological functions and that can be tested and approved separately.

  • (3) In the case of the elements described in column IV of the table to this section, the maximum capacity and the actual scale interval shall be marked as required by paragraph 52(b) at the time they are attached to other modules to form a weighing device.

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