# Specifications, Tolerances and Regulations for Commercial Weights and Measures and Weighing and Measuring Devices

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - Weights and measures
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### Contents

 Preface 1 Additional specifications applicable only to computing 55 T Tolerances 62 R Regulations 70 A Application 91 Farm milk tanks 103
 72222222 107 41 114 N Notes__ 144 Berry baskets and boxes 149 57 154 75 161

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Page 153 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 155 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 153 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 39 - ... that is not so positioned that its indications may be accurately read and the weighing or measuring operation observed from some position which may reasonably be assumed by a customer. (9) Violate any provision of this Act or of the regulations promulgated under the provisions of this Act for which a specific penalty has not been prescribed.
Page 167 - The weight in milligrams ot precious metal obtained from one assay ton of ore gives directly the number of troy ounces to the net ton.
Page 29 - ... in proving the size, quantity, extent, area, or measurement of quantities, things, produce, or articles for distribution or consumption purchased or offered or submitted by such person or persons for sale, hire, or award...
Page 156 - Linear Measure 10 millimeters (mm) = 1 centimeter (cm) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm) = 100 millimeters 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m) = 1,000 millimeters 10 meters = 1 dekameter (dam...
Page 91 - ... the name and address of the person, firm or corporation, to whom the applicant is referred or sent for work or employment.
Page 154 - LIQUID MEASURE When necessary to distinguish the liquid pint or quart from the dry pint or quart, the word "liquid" or the abbreviation "liq" should be used in combination with the name or abbreviation of the liquid unit.
Page 36 - ... finest graduations with which it is used, unless the indicator and the graduations are in the same plane, in which case the distance between the end of the indicator and the ends of the graduations, measured along the line of the graduations, shall be not more than 0.04 inch.