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Weights and Measures information

Please contact Weights & Measures

Phone:  (406) 443-8065

Link: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/weights-and-measures

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Registration

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.

Calibration

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.

Maintenance

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. 

Related Materials

NTEP Certification Search

NIST Handbook 44 (2018 Edition)

Certificate of Conformance #17-152A1

Certified Service Companies

FAQs

Licensing Fees

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