QLD Health - Biomedical Technology Services


BTS Metrology Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

31 Aug 2009


Block 7, Level 9,, Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital, Herston Road
Herston, QLD 4006



Mr Nick Shertock P: +61 (07) 37223263


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

BTS Metrology Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instrumentsincluding on site calibrations Centrifuges Rotational speed Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement

by the methods of - QIS 25593

From 60 to 90000 rpm


Testing of centrifuges including on-site testing
with calibration and measurement capability of -
1.0 significant digit from 60 to 300 rpm
0.3 % of reading above 300 rpm up to 90000 rpm
1.4 ºC for temperature controlled centrifuges
2.0 seconds operating time

Temperature metrology - Temperature measuring equipment Digital temperature measuring systems Temperature Measurement against reference standard

From -45 ºC to 100 ºC


with calibration and measurement capability of -
0.3 ºC from -45 ºC to 100 ºC

Temperature metrology - Verification of controlled enclosuresincluding on site calibrations Medical refrigeration equipment Temperature Direct temperature measurement AS 3864.2 clauses 3.6.1, 3.6.2, 3.6.3, 3.7.2, 3.7.3


Including on site calibrations
With calibration and measurement capability of-
0.9 ºC from -40 ºC to 0 ºC
0.5 ºC from 0 ºC to 10 ºC

Volume and density - Laboratory volumetric glassware and measures Piston operated volumetric apparatus (POVA) Volume Gravimetric

Calibration and verification of piston operated pipetters by the methods of - 

ISO 8655-6

From 1μL up to 10000 μL


with calibration and measurement capability of -

0.021 μL from 1 to 10 μL
0.044 μL above 10 μL up to 20 μL
0.21 μL above 20 μL up to 300 μL
0.7 μL above 300 μL up to 1000 μL
2 μL above 1000 μL up to 2000 μL
3.7 μL above 2000 μL up to 5000 μL
5 μL above 5000 μL up to 10000 μL

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