OIML Update - National Conference on Weights and Measures

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OIML Update
2014 NCWM Interim Meeting, Albuquerque
Dr. Charles Ehrlich
International Legal Metrology Program
NIST Office of Weights and Measures
U.S. CIML Member
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Load Cells
OIML TC9: Instruments for Measuring Mass and Density
(U.S. is Secretariat)
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: John Barton
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2 CD was circulated for vote in June 2013, to OIML TC9 p1.
Voting responses indicated that the draft is to be further
developed by the Project Group.
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A 3rd CD is now being drafted and is expected to be presented for
review in March 2014.
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Meeting scheduled of TC9 p1 on March 17-18, 2014, at NIST.
Meetings of the CPR and MAA Ad Hoc Working Group will be held
on March 19-21, 2014, also at NIST.
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A 1 WD of R60 Part 3 is also being drafted and is expected to be
circulated in Spring 2014.
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Belt-Conveyor Scale Systems
OIML TC9/SC2
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: John Barton
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OIML R 50 Continuous Totalizing Automatic Weighing Instruments
(Belt Weighers) was approved through an on-line ballot that
concluded July 8th 2013. Parts 1 & 2 of R50 will now be registered
with the BIML as a Final Draft, and then will be published on the
OIML website.
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Part 3 of R50 was circulated to Project Group members as a 2nd
Committee Draft in July 2013 for a vote. Voting was completed in
September 2013 and resulted in approval. This document has now
moved to a “Draft Recommendation” status.
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Anyone interested in this Recommendation, please contact John
Barton (301-975-4002 or [email protected] ).
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General Requirements for
Measuring Instruments
OIML TC5/SC1: Environmental Conditions
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: Ralph Richter
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OIML D 11 is important because it provides a general reference
for testing requirements on all measuring instruments
The Draft Document of D 11 was approved by the CIML in October
2013.
The new D 11:2013 was published in December 2013 and is
available on the OIML website.
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Dynamic Measurement of Liquids
Other Than Water
OIML TC8/SC3
NIST Office of Weights and Measures and OIML Co-Sec Contact: Ralph Richter
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U.S. chairs the Project Group that is developing OIML R 117-2 and
R 117-3.
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An R117 Project Group Meeting was held in Oct 2013 in London.
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The 2CD for R 117-2 " Test Methods " includes several new annexes.
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An R117 Project Group meeting will be held in Chicago in April.
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Water Meters
OIML TC8/SC5
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: Ralph Richter
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OIML + ISO + CEN have been working together for several years
to harmonize requirements for water meters.
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The CIML preliminary ballot on R49 closed in May 2013, and the
Recommendation received final CIML approval in Oct 2013.
OIML R49 is expected to be published in early 2014.
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Gas Metering
OIML TC8/SC7
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contacts: Ralph Richter and Juana Williams
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OIML R137-3 ”Gas Meters – Test Report Format” is out for CIML
Preliminary Ballot, vote due March 12, 2014.
The new ANSI B109 standard is harmonized with OIML R 137.
This new ANSI standard is currently out for comment to the ANSI
B109 committee and the gas measurement committees of AGA
and API.
OIML R139 “Compressed gaseous fuel measuring systems for
vehicles” is out for CIML Preliminary Ballot, vote due March 20,
2014.
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Prepackaged Products – Labeling and
Net Quantity
OIML TC6
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: Ken Butcher
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A 5th CD of R79 “Labeling Requirements” was recently distributed
and is under review by the U.S. National Working Group on TC6.
A 3rd CD of R87 “Quantity of Product in Prepackages” will be
distributed in 2014 for comment.
A new project to develop a guide to facilitate bilateral
agreements on certification systems for prepackages
.was recently approved by the CIML.
The next meeting of TC6 is scheduled to be held in Korea in
September 2014.
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OIML Certificate System and Mutual
Acceptance Arrangement (MAA)
OIML TC3/SC5
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: Chuck Ehrlich
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An Ad Hoc Working Group has been formed to examine possible
efficiencies and other improvements to MAA.
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Meeting at NIST from 20-21 March, 2014, of MAA Ad Hoc Working
Group.
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U.S. will be well represented (NCWM/NTEP, SMA, MMA, NIST).
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OIML Certificate System and Mutual
Acceptance Arrangement (MAA)
OIML TC3/SC5
NIST Office of Weights and Measures Contact: Chuck Ehrlich
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CIML Meetings
• 48th CIML Meeting was held October 7 - 11, 2013
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
• Key Decisions
Revision of OIML Directives, Part 1
Election of OIML Second Vice President
Approval of new Documents and Recommendations
• 49th CIML Meeting will be held November, 2014
Auckland, New Zealand
OIML web site: www.oiml.org
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Thank You
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