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Report of the 86th National Conference on Weights and Measures



H V. Oppermann, T L. Grimes


The 86th annual meeting of the National Conference on Weights and Measures will be held in Washington, DC, July 22-26, 2001. The theme of the Conference is Success Through Communication and Cooperation.The National Conference on Weights and Measures develops and recommends laws and regulations, technical codes for weighing and measuring devices used in commerce, test methods, enforcement procedures, and administrative guidelines for adoption by regulatory agencies in the interest of promoting uniformity of requirements and methods and State and local jurisdictions.The annual meeting of the Conference brings together government officials and representatives of business, industry, trade associations, and consumer organizations for the purpose of hearing and discussing subjects that relate to the field of weights and measures technology.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 976
Report Number


legal metrology, mass-flow meters, motor-fuel dispensers, scales, specifications and tolerances, weights and measures


Oppermann, H. and Grimes, T. (2001), Report of the 86th National Conference on Weights and Measures, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created July 1, 2001, Updated October 16, 2008