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NIST SP430, Household Weights and Measures



Kenneth S. Butcher


The purpose of this publication is to present, in a convenient form, the weights and measures tables most useful for household purposes, together with associated weights and measures information of general household interests. It also provides basic metric information for consumer use. This publication is an updated version of the NIST SP430 of 1978.
Special Publication (NIST SP) -


cup, grams, liter, milliliter, ounce, quart, tablespoon, teaspoon, metric


Butcher, K. (2004), NIST SP430, Household Weights and Measures, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 28, 2024)


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Created May 15, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017