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8.1 MaterialQuantityType ToC Previous Next

8.1.4 Additional Objects of the MaterialQuantityType ToC Previous Next

The following Properties are defined to extend the DataItemType.

8.1.4.1 Variable DisplayFormat ToC

The Variable DisplayFormat specifies how the value shall be displayed across all displays, clients and applications for uniformity. It is a string that contains one or more format specifiers, which are single characters or groups of characters that define how the string representation of that object’s value should appear.

8.1.4.2 Variable EngineeringUnits ToC

The Property EnginneringUnits specifies the unit of measure used to quantify the material quantity and shall be considered the base unit of measure. The following list identifies base units of measure, harmonised for given processes:

  1. Filter production, UoM: rods;
  2. RYO/MYO: grams;
  3. Cigarette Production: sticks; For other measurements, the units of measure shall be taken from UN/ECE Rec20.

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