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Specifications Relating to Non-automatic Weighing Devices (1998)

Version of section 62 from 2006-03-22 to 2008-08-05:

  •  (1) A weighing device to be used in a weight application described in column I of an item of the table to this section shall be from the accuracy class set out in column II of that item for that device, or from a higher accuracy class, and shall be used to weigh a load that is not less than the amount obtained by multiplying the verification scale interval by the corresponding multiplying factor set out in column III of that item, and the device’s smallest verification scale interval shall not exceed that set out in column IV of that item.

  • (2) A weighing device described in subsection 2(2) that is used or intended to be used in a weight application described in column I of an item of the table to this section and that is not marked with an accuracy class designation shall, for the purpose of applying these Specifications, be considered to be of the corresponding accuracy class set out in column II of that table.

  • (3) In this section, primary elevator, terminal elevator and transfer elevator have the meaning given to them in section 2 of the Canada Grain Act.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemWeight applicationAccuracy classMinimum net load expressed as a number of verification scale intervalsMaximum verification scale interval permitted
    Verification scale intervalMultiplying factor
    1Weighing precious metals and commodities of comparable value
    • (a) at retail level

    Class
    Oval outline with the text II inside
    – – –– – –10 mg
    • (b) at wholesale or industrial level

    Class
    Oval outline with the text II inside
    e≤ 10 mg– – –– – –
    e≤ 20 mg2 000– – –
    2Weighing diamonds or other gemstonesClass
    Oval outline with the text II inside
    – – –– – –0.5 mg or 0.002 carat
    3Weighing to determine postal charges or transportation or shipping charges, except when determined by means of a weighing device with a maximum capacity of 4 000 kg (10,000 lb.) or moreClass
    Oval outline with the text III inside
    e≤ 50 g (2 oz.)10– – –
    50 g (2 oz.) <e20– – –
    4Weighing gravel, land fill and other raw material for road construction by means of a weighing device with a maximum capacity of 4 000 kg (10,000 lb.) or moreClass
    Oval outline with the text IIII inside
    e50– – –
    5Weighing waste material other than scrap metal by means of a weighing device with a maximum capacity of 4 000 kg (10,000 lb.) or moreClass
    Oval outline with the text IIIHD inside
    e50– – –
    6Weighing waste material other than scrap metal by means of a weighing device with a maximum capacity of less than 4 000 kg (10,000 lb.)Class
    Oval outline with the text III inside
    e20– – –
    7Weighing grain at a primary, transfer or terminal elevator, or alcohol, by means of a weighing device with a maximum capacity of 4 000 kg (10,000 lb.) or moreClass
    Oval outline with the text IIIHD inside
    e200– – –
    8Weighing bulk commodities, other than the commodities referred to in items 1 to 7, by means of a weighing device with a maximum capacity of 4 000 kg (10,000 lb.) or moreClass
    Oval outline with the text IIIHD inside
    e100– – –
    9Any other applicationClass
    Oval outline with the text III inside
    0.1 g ≤e≤ 2 g20– – –
    5 g = e20– – –
    5 g <e< 50 g50– – –
    50 g ≤e100– – –
    • Note: See table to section 3 for equivalent Canadian units.

  • SI/2005-85, s. 8(E)
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