Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2285

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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.2285

§51.2285   Tolerances for size.

(a) All percentages shall be calculated on the basis of weight.

(b) In order to allow for variations incident to proper sizing and handling, tolerances shall be permitted for the respective size classifications as indicated in Table III:

Table III


Size classificationTolerances for size
Smaller than three-fourths halvesWill not pass through 2464 inch round holePass through 2464 inch round holePass through 1664 inch round holePass through 864 inch round hole
Halves51 (included in 5 percent)
Pieces and halves1183 (included in 18 percent)1 (included in 2 percent).
Pieces255 (included in 25 percent)1 (included in 5 percent).
Small pieces2102.

1No part of any tolerance shall be used to reduce the percentage of halves required or specified in a lot of “pieces and halves”.

2The tolerances of 10 percent and 2 percent for “small pieces” classification shall apply, respectively, to any smaller maximum or any larger minimum sizes specified.

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