Rs 941.212 Order Of The Fdjp On March 19, 2006 On The Sets Of Measurement And Instruments Of Measurement Of Liquids Other Than Water

Original Language Title: RS 941.212 Ordonnance du DFJP du 19 mars 2006 sur les ensembles de mesurage et sur les instruments de mesure de liquides autres que l’eau

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941.212 order of the FDJP on the sets of measurement and measuring instruments of liquids other than water of March 19, 2006 (Status January 1, 2013) the Department federal justice and police (FDJP), given the art. 5, al. 2, 8, al. 2, 11, al. 2: 24, al. 3, and 33 of the Ordinance of 15 February 2006 on measuring instruments (Ordinance on measuring instruments), stop: art. 1subject this fixed order: a. requirements related to measurement sets and instruments of measurement of liquids other than water; b. the procedures for placing on the market of these sets of these measuring instruments and measurement; c. procedures to maintain the stability of these sets of these measuring instruments and measurement measurement.

New content by clause I 7 of O of the FDJP on Dec. 7. 2012 (new legal bases in metrology), in force since Jan. 1. 2013 (2012 7183 RO).

Art. 2 scope this order applies to measuring instruments and measuring systems for measuring continuous and dynamic of quantities (volumes or masses) of liquids other than water.

Art. 3 definitions for the purposes of this order, means: a. counter: an instrument designed to measure continuously, in memory and display, in metering conditions, the amount of liquid passing through the transducer to measure in a closed pipe and in total charge; b. Calculator: the part of a meter that receives the output of one or several measurement transducers signals and possibility of measuring instruments associates and which displays the results of the measure; c. associated measuring instrument: an instrument connected to the calculator, which measures some characteristic quantities of liquid to make a correction or a conversion; d. conversion device: the part of the calculator which includes associated measuring instruments and who, taking into account the characteristics of the liquid such as temperature or density measured using measurement tools associated with or stored in a memory, automatically converts: 1. the volume of the liquid measured conditions into a volume at base conditions or in mass measurement, or2. the mass of the liquid measured in terms of the measurement and a volume at metering conditions into a volume at base conditions;

e. measuring system: a measuring system with the meter itself and all devices which are necessary to ensure a correct measurement or that serve to facilitate the measuring operations.

Art. 4 terms of reference the terms of reference (basic conditions) for the determination of amounts of liquid are the following: a. pressure 101 325 Pa;

(b) temperature 20 ° C 15 ° C for fuels and fuels generally;

(c) density of reference in the standard weight 8000 kg/m.

Art. 5 obligation to declare the volume at reference temperature in trade in fuels and fuels liquid based on the volume, the amount of liquid under review (volume) and the unit price must relate to temperature reference 15 ° C and must be reported. The specific tables provided in the standards mentioned in annex 1 serve as a basis conversion operations.
The obligation to declare the amount at 15 ° C set at the al. 1 does not apply on the sale of fuel to consumers in usual amounts through sets of measuring road.

Art. 6 liquid measurement sets essential requirements must meet the essential requirements laid down in Schedule 1 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments and in annex 2 of this order.

Art. 7 procedures for placing on the market conformity of the sets of measurement of liquids with the essential requirements referred to in art. 6 can be evaluated and certified at the choice of the manufacturer according to one of the following procedures set out in annex 2 of the Ordinance on measuring instruments: a. type examination (module B) supplemented by the declaration of conformity to type based on product (module F); b. type examination (module B) supplemented by the declaration of conformity to type based on the quality of the manufacturing process (module D) insurance; c. statement of compliance based on insurance full quality and control design (module H1); d. declaration of conformity based on the audit to the unit (module G).

Art. 8 procedures for maintaining measurement stability measurement of liquid sets are subject to later verification according to annex 7, point 1, of the Ordinance on measuring instruments, performed by a cantonal office of audit.
The period of validity of the verification is: a. a year for sets of measurement which must be disassembled into service; b. a year for sets of measurement of liquefied gases which are mounted on trucks c. 1 year temperature compensators, density meters-calculators and complementary devices; d. two years for all other sets of measurement.

the federal Institute of metrology may set a longer validity period or shorter for some types of instruments so the metrological characteristics of measuring instruments used allow it or require it.
Outside the fixed measurement range, measurement sets are regarded as not verified officially.

The name of the administrative unit has been adapted to 1 Jan. 2013 in application of art. 16 al. 3 o from 17 nov. 2004 on official publications (RS 170.512.1).

Art. 9 obligations of the user the user the responsibility specified in art. 21, al. 1, of the Ordinance on measuring instruments, but also: a. to respect the instructions of the manufacturer for the installation and commissioning of the measuring instrument; (b) to keep the measuring instrument in good condition and to review periodically the parts subject to wear and tear, aging, or fouling.

Art. 10 maximum errors tolerated during checks the applicable maximum permissible errors during the contestation of results of measures within the meaning of art. 29, al. 1, of the Ordinance on the instruments of measurement or during official controls of a measuring instrument outside the audit are twice the tolerated maximum errors laid down in Appendix 2 of this order.

Art. 11 repeal of the law in the order of 1 December 1986 on devices measurers of liquids other than water is repealed.

[RO 1987-216, 1997 2761 ch. II let. c]

Art. Transitional provisions-12 sets of measurement of liquids that have been checked before the entry into force of this order may continue to be subject to later verification.
Sets of measurement of liquids that have been approved according to the earlier right can be placed on the market and initially verified according to annex 5, section 2, of the Ordinance on measuring instruments for ten years from the entry into force of this order. After 10 years, they can be checked later.

Art. 13 entry into force this order comes into force on October 30, 2006.

Annex 1 (art. 5, para. 1) conversion Tables for fuels and liquid fuels - international recommendation OIML R 63: Tables measure of oil, (1994); - international standard ISO 91 - 1:1992: Tables of measure of the oil; Part 1: Tables based on reference 15 ° C and 60 ° F temperatures.

OIML: International Organization of legal metrology. Information on the OIML recommendations may be obtained from the federal Institute of Metrology (METAS), 3003 Bern-Wabern.
Information about the cited standards can be obtained from the Swiss Association for Standardization (ASN), Bürglistrasse 29, 8400 Winterthur.

State on January 1, 2013 Appendix 2 (art. 6) specific requirements for the sets of measuring of liquids other than water has Definitions of Basic Conditions specified Conditions in which the amount of liquid measured at metering conditions is converted.
Road measuring system measuring system for refuelling of motor vehicles, small boats and small fuel had.
Installation free Installation service which allows the customer to use a measuring system to get cash for his personal use.
Device of self-service device-specific part of a self-service facility and allowing one or more sets of measurement work in this facility.
Minimum measured minimum (MQM) amount of liquid for which the measurement is metrologiquement acceptable for the measuring system.
Direct indication Indication, in volume or mass, corresponding to the measurand that the meter is physically capable of measuring.
The direct indication may be converted to an indication in another quantity using a conversion device.
Interruptible measuring system measuring system that allows to stop the flow of liquid quickly and easily.
Flowrate range range between the minimum flow (Qmin) and maximum flow rate (Qmax).

B nominal operating Conditions 1 metrological requirements


1.1 the manufacturer shall specify the rated operating conditions for the flowrate range. The flowrate range is subject to the following conditions: a. the flowrate of a set of measurement range must be in the flowrate range of each of its elements, including the compteur.b. Meter and set of measurement: table 1 specific measuring system characteristic of the minimum report Qmax/Qmin liquid road measuring systems gases liquefied gases 5:1 measuring system 10:1 liquid cryogenic 5:1 measuring on pipeline systems and sets for ships loading all liquids according to the use all other measuring systems all liquids 4:1 1.2 the manufacturer must indicate the properties of the liquid to be measured by the instrument in nominal operating conditions , indicating the name or the type of liquid or its relevant characteristics, for example: - extended temperature - range pressure; - extended density; - extent of viscosity.

1.3 the manufacturer shall specify the rated operating conditions for power supply: nominal AC supply or values limits supply current continu.1.4 the manufacturer shall indicate the basic conditions in which the measured quantity of liquid is converted.

2 maximum tolerated errors 2.1 for quantities equal to or greater than 2 L, maximum tolerated errors (EMT) on measurements are as follows: table 2 class accuracy 0.3 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.5 measuring 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 1.5% 2.5% B counters 0.2% 0.3% 0.6% 1.0% 1.5% 2.2 for quantities lower than 2 L systems, the MPE on measurements are the following : Table 3 measured Volume V MPE < 0,1 L 4 × value in table 2, applied to 0,1 L 0,1 L ≤V < 0,2 L 4 × value in table 2 0,2 L ≤V < 0.4 L 2 × value in table 2, applied to 0,4 L 0.4 L ≤V < 1 L 2 × value in table 2 1 L ≤V < 2 L value in table 2, applied to 2 L 2.3 However , no matter what the measured quantity, the EMT is the greater of the following two values: - the absolute value of the MPE given in table 2 or table 3; - the absolute value of the MPE for the minimum measured quantity Emin.

2.4.1 for minimum measured quantities greater than or equal to 2 L, the following conditions apply: Condition 1 Emin shall fulfil the condition: Emin ³ 2´R, where R is the smallest level of the indicator.
Condition 2 Emin is given by the formula: Emin = (2´MMQ) ×(A/100), where:-MMQ is the minimum measured quantity; - A is the numerical value specified in table 2, let. A. 2.4.2 for minimum measured quantities that are less than 2 L, condition 1 in section 2.4.1 applies and Emin is twice the value specified in table 3 based on the value in table 2, let. A.2.5 Indication convertieDans the case of a converted indication, the EMT are those of table 2, let. A. 2.6 devices conversionLes EMT for indications converted by a conversion device are equal to ± (A - B), A and B being the values specified in table 2.
Parts of conversion devices that can be the subject of separate trials: a. CalculateurL' MPE, positive or negative, for indications of liquid for the calculations is equal to one-tenth of the MPE stated in table 2, let. A. b. associated measuring Associesles measuring instruments Instruments must present an accuracy at least as good as the values in table 4: table 4 EMT for measurements Classes of accuracy of the measuring system 0.3 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.5 Temperature ± 0.3 ° C ± 0.5 ° C ± 1,0 ° C pressure less than 1 MPa: ± 50 kPa from 1 to 4 MPa: ± 5% more than 4 MPa : ± 200 kPa density ± 1 kg/m ± 2 kg/m ± 5 kg/m these values apply to the indication of characteristic quantities of liquid displayed by the conversion device.
c. accuracy for the calculL function the MPE, positive or negative, for the calculation of each characteristic quantity of the liquid is equal to two fifths of the value determined under the let. b. 2.7 the requirement referred to in section 2.6, let. a, applies to any calculation, and not only for the conversion.

3 maximum effect tolerated disturbances 3.1 the effect of an electromagnetic disturbance affecting a measuring system is tolerated that: - If the variation of the measurement result does not exceed the value of critical change defined in Chapter 3.2; - If the indication of the measurement result shows a momentary variation that cannot be interpreted, memorised or transmitted as a measuring result , or - if the variation of the measurement result is greater than the critical change value, in which case the measuring system must allow to find the result of the measurement just before the occurrence of the value of change critical and interrupt the flow.

3.2 the critical change value is the greater of the following two values: one-fifth of the MPE for a particular measured quantity or Emin.

4 durability after a suitable trial was conducted taking into account a period of time estimated by the manufacturer, the following criteria must be met: after the durability test, the variation of the measurement result compared with the initial measurement result must not exceed the value fixed for counters in table 2, let. B. 5 adequacy 5.1 for any measured quantity corresponding to the same measurement, the indications provided by various devices should not be a gap of more of a level when the devices have the same level. When the devices have different levels, the gap must not exceed that of the highest level. However, in the case of a self-service facility, levels of the main indicator of the measuring system and the levels of the self-service device must be the same, and the results should not deviate from each other.
5.2 should not be possible to divert the measured quantity in normal operating conditions without this or manifeste.5.3 any percentage of air or gas in the liquid may not lead to a variation of error superior to:-0,5% for liquids other than potable liquids and for liquids of a viscosity not exceeding 1 mPa·s or - 1% for potable liquids and for liquids of a viscosity exceeding 1 mPa·s.

However, it is not necessary that this variation is less than 1% of the MQM.
5.4 instruments for sale directe5.4.1 a set of measurement for direct sales shall be equipped with a means of resetting the display. It must not be possible to divert the amount mesuree.5.4.2 the display of the amount that is the basis of the transaction must be maintained until the moment where the parties to the transaction have accepted the outcome of the mesurage.5.4.3 measurement for direct sale sets must be interruptibles.5.4.4 the presence, regardless of the proportion of air or gas in the liquid must not lead to a variation of error greater than the values specified in section 5.3.5.5 sets measuring routiers5.5.1 display on the sets of road measurement should not be able to be reset during a mesurage.5.5.2 the beginning of a new measurement shall be inhibited until the display has been given to zero.5.5.3 where a measuring system is fitted with a price display, the difference between the indicated price and the price calculated from the unit price and the indicated quantity shall not exceed the price corresponding to Emin. However, it is not necessary that this difference is less than the smallest currency unit.

6 power supply failure a measuring system must be equipped with either an emergency power supply device that will save all the functions of measurement during the failure of the main power supply device, or a device backup and display of the data, to allow the conclusion of the current transaction, as well as a mechanism to stop the flow at the time of the failure of the main power supply device.

7 commissioning table 5 accuracy class Types of sets of measuring 0.3 sets of measurement on pipeline;

Sets of measurement for the determination of the amount of alcohol.

0.5 all measurement sets, unless otherwise indicated in this table, including: - sets of road measurement (other than liquefied gas), - sets of measurement on tankers for liquids of low viscosity (mPa·s ≤20), - sets of measurement for (UN) loading of the tanks of vessels, tank cars and tank trucks, - sets of measurement for milk - measuring for the refuelling of aircraft systems fuel.

1.0 sets of measurement of gases liquefied under pressure measured at a temperature greater than or equal to-10 ° C;

Measuring entering normally class 0,3 or 0,5 but used for liquid systems:-whose temperature is below-10 ° C or higher than + 50 ° C, - whose viscosity is superior to 1000 mPa·s - maximum volumetric flow rate not exceeding 20 L/h.

1.5 sets measurement of liquefied carbon dioxide;


Sets of measurement of gases liquefied under pressure measured at a temperature lower than-10 ° C (other than cryogenic liquids).

2.5 sets of measuring cryogenic liquids (temperature below-153 ° C).



However, the manufacturer may indicate a better accuracy for certain types of measuring systems.

8 units of measurement the measured quantity must be indicated in ml, cm, L or l, m, g, kg or t.

Update according to art. 14 o on October 5. 2010 on the determination of alcohol, in force since Jan. 1. 2011 (2010 4595 RO).

State on January 1, 2013

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