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15.03.04.00.htm 15.03.04.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 03 WEIGHTS AND MEASURES Chapter 04 Farm Milk Tanks Authority: Agriculture Article, ยง11-204 and 11-402, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.03.04.01.htm 15.03.04.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter applies to farm milk tanks that are:. 1) Located on the premises of the producer; and. 2) Used, or to be used, under an express agreement between the producer and the purchaser for the commercial measurement of milk.B. This chapter does not apply to farm milk tanks that are mounted on highway vehicles.. C. This chapter does not apply if a fluid meter is used for the commercial measurement of milk. In this situation, the specifications, tolerances, and
15.03.04.02.htm 15.03.04.02. 02 Definitions.. A. "Department" means the Department of Agriculture of Maryland and its designee.. B. Farm Milk Tank.. 1) "Farm milk tank" means a unit for measuring milk or other fluid dairy products, whether stationary or portable. It shall be considered suitable for commercial use only when it comprises:a) A vessel, whether or not equipped with means for cooling its contents;. b) Means for reading the level-of-liquid in a tank, such as a removable gauge rod, surface gauge, or
15.03.04.03.htm 15.03.04.03. 03 Specifications.. A. Manufacturers and installers of farm milk tanks and those using farm milk tanks shall comply with the specifications, tolerances, and other technical requirements specified in:1) This chapter; and. 2) The National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 44, Section 4.42, as provided under COMAR 15.03.01.01.B. Design of Calibration Chart.. 1) The installer shall make calibration charts in triplicate with one for the purchaser of the tank,
15.03.04.04.htm 15.03.04.04. 04 Repealed..
15.03.04.05.htm 15.03.04.05. 05 Tolerances.. A. Application. The tolerances prescribed in this regulation shall be applied equally to errors in excess and errors in deficiency.B. Minimum Tolerance Values. On a particular farm milk tank, the maintenance and acceptance tolerances applied may not be smaller than the smallest volume corresponding to a graduated interval at any point on the gauge rod or surface gauge.C. Basic Tolerance Values. Basic maintenance and acceptance tolerance shall be as shown in Table 1.
15.03.04.06.htm 15.03.04.06. 06 Storage of Gauge Rod.. Between periods of actual use for measuring, the producer shall keep the gauge rod stored at room temperature and may not place it inside a farm milk tank.
15.03.04.9999.htm 15.03.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 1, 1965. Regulation .01 repealed and new Regulation .01 adopted effective October 2, 2000 (27:19 Md. R. 1728). Regulation .03 repealed and new Regulation .03 adopted effective October 2, 2000 (27:19 Md. R. 1728). Regulation .04 repealed effective October 2, 2000 (27:19 Md. R. 1728). Regulation .06 amended effective October 2, 2000 (27:19 Md. R. 1728).
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