Weights and Measures information Montana
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Weights and Measures information
Please contact Weights & Measures
Phone: (406) 443-8065
The state follows all the rules and regulations in NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)
Registration must be completed with the Department of Weights & Measures
Contact the office for more information
Current registration fees can be found HERE.
A state certified Service Company is needed to properly install and calibrate the NTEP scale.
A complete list can be found HERE.
Calibration should be done before an inspector from Weights & Measures comes to seal the scale.
The Service Company will need to submit a Placed-In-Service Form to the Department of Weights & Measures.
It is recommended to have the scale recalibrated once a year to ensure accuracy
At random an officer from Weights & Measures will visit to inspect the scale
If the scale fails inspection the business is subject to fine.