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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

SITC Rev.4 code 874


  • Section: 8 - Miscellaneous manufactured articles
  • Division: 87 - Professional, scientific and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s.
  • Group: 874 - Measuring, checking, analysing and controlling instruments and apparatus, n.e.s.


This Group is divided into the following Subgroups:

  • 874.1 - Compasses; other navigational instruments and appliances; surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances; rangefinders
  • 874.2 - Drawing, marking-out or mathematical calculating instruments (e.g., drafting machines, pantographs, protractors, drawing sets, slide-rules, disc calculators); instruments for measuring length, for use in the hand (e.g., measuring rods and tapes, micrometers, calipers), n.e.s.; measuring or checking instruments, appliances and machines, n.e.s.; profile projectors; parts and accessories therefor
  • 874.3 - Instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking the flow, level, pressure or other variables of liquids or gases (e.g., flowmeters, level gauges, manometers, heat meters), excluding instruments and apparatus of subgroups 873.1, 874.1 and 874.6; parts and accessories
  • 874.4 - Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (e.g., polarimeters, refractometers, spectrometers, gas or smoke analysis apparatus); instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking viscosity, porosity, expansion, surface tension or the like; instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking quantities of heat, sound or light (including exposure meters); microtomes
  • 874.5 - Measuring, controlling and scientific instruments, n.e.s.
  • 874.6 - Automatic regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus
  • 874.7 - Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and other instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking electrical quantities (other than meters of subgroup 873.1); instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting alpha, beta, gamma, X-ray, cosmic or other ionizing radiations
  • 874.9 - Parts and accessories for machines, appliances, instruments and apparatus, n.e.s.

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