AUTOMATIC WEIGHING INSTRUMENTS:
WEIGHT SORTING MACHINES USED FOR CHECKING PRE-PACKAGED PRODUCTS; LABELLERS WEIGHT PRICE **
EVERY 2 YEARS
OTHER TYPES OF INSTRUMENTS FOR WEIGHING WITH AUTOMATIC OPERATION (e.g. gravimetric fillers)
EVERY 3 YEARS
TOOLS FOR WEIGHING WITH NON-AUTOMATIC OPERATION (WEIGHBRIDGES, SCALES, WEIGHING PLATFORMS, etc.)
After each repair of the instruments in which the removal of protective seals (including electronic ones) has been necessary, the owner of the instrument must request a periodic verification within a maximum of 10 days.
**FOR ANY INSTRUMENTS WHOSE VERIFICATION PERIODICITY HAS BEEN REDUCED DUE TO THE NEW DECREE, THE FIRST CONSEQUENT SUBSEQUENT VERIFICATION CAN IN ANY CASE BE CARRIED OUT WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE SAME DECREE IF THE RELATIVE TERM EXPIRES BEFOREHAND (article 18 paragraph 4).
a weighing and labelling line verified in May 2016 (by National Decree) which had an expiration of 3 years, with the entry into force of the new decree must be verified within one year from the entry into force of the decree itself, therefore by 18 September 2018.
TIMINGS FOR REQUESTING PERIODIC VERIFICATION
The owners of metric instruments for legal measurement functions must request, based on the terms established by the type of instrument, the periodic verification at least 5 working days before the expiry of the same, the accredited Body is obliged to carry out the verification within 45 working days from the date of receipt of the request and must communicate the result to the Chamber of Commerce within 10 working days.
If the warranty seals have been removed for repairs or orders for adjustment, the request for verification must be made within 10 working days of repair.
Anyone who uses a metric instrument for legal measurement functions must:
This is the document on which all the activities that are carried out on the instrument must be noted: repairs involving the removal of seals, the results of periodic checks, the results of random checks carried out by the Chamber of Commerce.
The metrological booklet can be issued: