NTEP Software Sector

NTEP Software Sector


The charge of the Software Sector is important in providing appropriate type evaluation criteria for software-based weighing or measuring device based on specifications, tolerances and technical requirements of Handbook 44 Section 1.10 General Code, Section 2 for weighing devices, Section 3 for liquid and vapor measuring devices, and Section 5 for Taximeters, Grain Analyzers, and Multiple Dimension Measuring Devices.  The Sector’s recommendations are presented to the NTEP Committee each January for approval and inclusion in NCWM Publication 14 Technical Policy, Checklists, and Test Procedures for national type evaluation.

The Sector is also called upon occasionally for technical expertise in addressing difficult Handbook 44 issues on the agenda of the NCWM Specifications and Tolerances Committee. Sector membership includes industry, NTEP laboratory representatives, technical advisors and the NTEP Administrator.  Meetings are held annually, or as needed and are open to all NCWM members and other registered parties.

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2022 NTEP Belt-Conveyor/Weighing AND Software Sector Joint Meeting

August 16-18, 2022  | Milwaukee, WI


Drury Plaza Hotel
700 North Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

For Online Reservations, visit www.druryhotels.com.  Enter Group Code 2453373

Room Rate: $128*

  • Complimentary hot breakfast and evening social reception with small plates and drinks.

Reservation Deadline:  July 25th, 2022

Location:  Great Lakes Ballroom at Drury Plaza Hotel In Milwaukee, Wisconsion

Transportation: No Shuttle will be provided. We recommend usuing Uber or Lyft

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, August 16

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  |   Weighing and Belt-Conveyor Scales 

Wednesday, August 17

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  |   Weighing and Belt-Conveyor Scales and Software Sector

Thursday, August 18

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  |  Software Sector Meeting. ( Weighing and Belt-Conveyor Scales Sector members are welcome!)

Necessary documents for NTEP Sector Meetings, including the agenda, will be posted approximately one month before the meeting is to take place. If documents are not currently available, please check back closer to the actual meeting date.

Documents produced from NTEP Sector Meetings, such as summaries and action items, are posted here until completion of the National Conference on Weights and Measures Interim Meeting held each January.  After the NCWM Interim Meeting, all NTEP Sector Meeting documents are moved to their corresponding Meetings Archive.

2022 | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Software Final Attendee List
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Summary
Software Technical Policy
Software Training Presentation