This part of ISO 4064|OIML R 49 is applicable to the type evaluation and initial verification testing of water meters for cold potable water and hot water as defined in ISO 4064-1:xxx|OIML R 49‑1:xxx. OIML Certificates of Conformity can be issued for water meters under the scope of the OIML Certificate System, provided that this part of ISO 4064|OIML R 49, ISO 4064-1:xxx|OIML R 49‑1:xxx and ISO 4064-3:xxx|OIML R 49‑3:xxx are used in accordance with the rules of the System.
This part of ISO 4064|OIML R 49 sets out details of the test programme, principles, equipment and procedures to be used for the type evaluation, and initial verification of a meter type.
The provisions of this part of ISO 4064|OIML R 49 also apply to ancillary devices, if required by national regulations.
The provisions include requirements for testing the complete water meter and for testing the measurement transducer (including the flow or volume sensor) and the calculator (including the indicating device) of a water meter as separate units.