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NIST Handbooks

NIST Handbook 44: Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirement for Weighing and Measuring Devices
Editions: 2020 (Current Ed.), 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 20132012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

NIST Handbook 105 Series: Specifications and Tolerances for Reference Standards and Field Standard Weights and Measures

  • 105-1: Specifications and Tolerances for Field Standard Weights -2019
    • Historical 
      ​105-1: Specifications and Tolerances for Field Standard Weights (NIST Class F) - 1990
  • 105-2: Specifications and Tolerances for Field Standard Measuring Flasks - 1996
  • 105-3: Specifications and Tolerances for Graduated Neck Type Volumetric Field Standards - 2010
  • 105-4: Specifications and Tolerances for Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Anhydrous Ammonia Liquid Volumetric Provers - 2016
  • 105-5: Specifications and Tolerances for Field Standard Stopwatches - 1997
  • 105-6: Specifications and Tolerances for Thermometers - 1997
  • 105-7: Specifications and Tolerances for Dynamic Small Volume Provers - 1997
  • 105-8: Specifications and Tolerances for Field Standard Weight Carts - 2019
  • Field Standard FAQs (Handbook 105-series Articles)

NIST Handbook 112: NIST - Examination Procedure Outlines (EPOs) -- (formerly NIST Handbook 112) --
Editions: 2015 Draft Content

NIST Handbook 130: Uniform Laws and Regulations in the Areas of Legal Metrology and Fuel Quality
​Editions:   2020 (Current Ed.), 2019, 2018, 2017, 20162015, 2014, 2013, 20122011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Revision Notice, 2006, 2005

NIST Handbook 133: Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods
Editions: 2020 (Current Ed.), 2019, 2018, 2017, 20162015, 2014, 2013, 2012 (No Revision), 2011, 2010-2006 (No Revision), 2005, 2004 (No Revision), 2003, 2002, 1986 3rd Ed

NIST Handbook 143: State Weights and Measures Laboratories Program Handbook
Edition: 2019

NIST Handbook 155: Weights and Measures Program Requirements: A Handbook for the Weights and Measures Administrator
Editions: 2011

NIST Handbook 156: Program Handbook for Engine Fuels, Petroleum and Lubricant Laboratories
Editions: 2012

NIST Handbook 158: Field Sampling Procedures for Fuel and Motor Oil Quality Testing: A Handbook for Use by Fuel and Oil Quality Regulatory Officials
Editions: 2016 (Current Ed.)

NIST Handbook 159: Examination of Grain Moisture Meters Using Air-Oven Reference Method Transfer Standards
PART 1: Laboratory Grain Sample Preparation and Testing
PART 2: Field Inspection and Evaluation
Editions: 2017 (Current Ed.), 2016

Created December 15, 2010, Updated February 19, 2020