U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

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§ 801.6 - Tolerances for moisture meters.

(a) The maintenance tolerances for Motomco 919 moisture meters used in performing official inspection services shall be:

(1) Headquarters standard meters:

Moisture range Tolerance
Direct comparison Sample exchange
Low±0.05 percent moisture, mean deviation from National standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat
Mid±0.05 percent moisture, mean deviation from National standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat
High±0.05 percent moisture, mean deviation from National standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat

(2) All other than Headquarters standard meters:

Moisture range Tolerance
Direct comparison Sample exchange
Low±0.15 percent moisture, mean deviation from standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat±0.20 percent moisture, mean deviation from standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat
Mid±0.10 percent moisture, mean deviation from standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat±0.15 percent moisture, mean deviation from standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat
High±0.15 percent moisture, mean deviation from standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat±0.20 percent moisture, mean deviation from standard moisture meter using Hard Red Winter wheat

(b) The maintenance tolerances for GAC 2100 moisture meters used in performing official inspection services shall be:

(1) Headquarters standard meters. By direct comparison using mid-range Hard Red Winter wheat, ±0.05% mean deviation for the average of the Headquarters standard moisture meters.

(2) All other than Headquarters standard meters. By sample exchange using mid-range Hard Red Winter wheat, ±0.15% mean deviation from the standard meter.

[63 FR 34554, June 25, 1998]