About the Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments Directive
What is the Non-Automatic Weighing Instruments Directive?
What is conformity assessment?
Conformity assessment is the procedure that must be applied to a measuring instrument before it can be put on the market for trade use.
What is the conformity assessment procedure?
The Directive requires the design of the weighing scales to be ‘type approved’ and then allows the manufacturer to choose between operating a recognized quality management system or engaging a recognized independent third party to carry out verification. Manufacturers choose the procedure best suited to their production and distribution.
What are the essential requirements?
Essential requirements are the legal requirements that must be met by the weighing instruments. In the NAWI Directive these are listed in Annex 1.
What European standards, OIML recommendations and Welmec guidance documents can be used with the NAWI Directive?
Are automatic weighing instruments included in the NAWI Directive?
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