Abstec Calibrations Australia Pty Ltd

Site

Calibration Laboratory

Accreditation No.

11087

Site No.

11080

Date of Accreditation

14 Aug 1995

Address

79 Ledger Road
Beverley, SA 5009
Australia

abstec-calibrations.com.au

Contact

Mr Graham Smith P: +61 (08) 82441355

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Calibration Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • 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
DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical instrument calibrators Instrument calibrators Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

10 μΩ/Ω + 0.5 μΩ from 100 μΩ to 1 MΩ
 50 μΩ/Ω from 1 MΩ to 10 MΩ
 0.1% from 10 MΩ to 100 MΩ

AC current; DC current Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

D.C.current

0.03% from 10 μA to 15 A
0.25% from 15 A to 20 A
0.5% from 20 A to 200 A
1% up to 1 000 A using multi turn coil

A.C. current

0.05% from 15 μA to 3 A and 50 Hz to 5 kHz
 0.15% from 15 μA to 1.5 A and 5 to 10 kHz
 0.05% from 3 to 15 A and 50 Hz to 1 kHz
 0.6% to 600 A at 50 Hz
 1% to 1 000 A using multi turn coil - from 50 Hz to 400 Hz

AC voltage; DC voltage Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

D.C. voltage

5 μV/V + 2 μV up to 2 V
6 μV/V + 2 μV from 2 V to 20 V
11 μV/V + 2 μV from 20 V to 1000 V

A.C.voltage

 0.02% + 10 μV from 1 mV to 200 mV and 10 Hz to 10 kHz
 0.04% + 15 μV from 1 mV to 200 mV and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.1% + 25 μV from 1 mV to 200 mV and 30 kHz to 100 kHz
 0.02% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 10 Hz to 100 Hz
 0.015% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 100 Hz to 2 kHz
 0.017% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 2 kHz to 10 kHz
 0.04% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.08% + 200 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 30 kHz to 100 kHz
 0.5% + 2 mV from 200 mV to 2 V and 100 kHz to 1 MHz
 0.015% + 400 μV from 2 V to 20 V and 10 Hz to 100 Hz
 0.01% + 400 μV from 2 V to 20 V and 100 Hz to 2 kHz
 0.03% + 50 μV from 2 V to 20 V and 2 kHz to 10 kHz
 0.07% from 2 V to 20 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.5% from 2 V to 20 V and 30 kHz to 1 MHz
 0.015% + 5 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 10 Hz to 100 Hz
 0.013% + 5 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 100 Hz to 10 kHz
 0.028% + 5 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.075% + 22 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 30 kHz to 100 kHz
 0.015% + 31 mV from 200 V to 1000 V and 40 Hz to 10 kHz
 0.03% + 50 mV from 200 V to 1000 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz

DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical measurement and test equipment Ammeters; Digital multimeters (DMM); Power supplies AC current; DC current Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

D.C. ammeters

0.03% from 10 μA to 15 A
 0.25% from 15 A to 20 A
 0.5% from 20 A to 200 A
 1% up to 1 000 A using multi turn coil

A.C. ammeters

Including clamp-on meters
 0.05% from 15 μA to 3 A and 50 Hz to 5 kHz
 0.15% from 15 μA to 1.5 A and 5 to 10 kHz
 0.05% from 3 to 15 A and 50 Hz to 1 kHz
 0.6% to 600 A at 50 Hz
 1% to 1 000 A using multi turn coil - from 50 Hz to 400 Hz

Data recorders; Galvanometers and null detectors; LCR meters Capacitance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

1% + 5 pF from 0.5 nF to 1100 μF 

Digital multimeters (DMM); Ohm meters Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

10 μΩ/Ω + 0.5 μΩ from 100 μΩ to 1 MΩ
 50 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
 0.1% from 10 to 100 MΩ

Power supplies; Voltmeters AC voltage; DC voltage Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

D.C. voltmeters

5 μV/V + 2 μV up to 2 V
6 μV/V + 2 μV from 2 V to 20 V
11 μV/V + 2 μV from 20 V to 1000 V

 A.C. voltmeters

0.02% + 10 μV from 1 mV to 200 mV and 10 Hz to 10 kHz
 0.04% + 15 μV from 1 mV to 200 mV and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.1% + 25 μV from 1 mV to 200 mV and 30 kHz to 100 kHz
 0.02% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 10 Hz to 100 Hz
 0.015% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 100 Hz to 2 kHz
 0.017% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 2 kHz to 10 kHz
 0.04% + 25 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.08% + 200 μV from 200 mV to 2 V and 30 kHz to 100 kHz
 0.5% + 2 mV from 200 mV to 2 V and 100 kHz to 1 MHz
 0.015% + 400 μV from 2 V to 20 V and 10 Hz to 100 Hz
 0.01% + 400 μV from 2 V to 20 V and 100 Hz to 2 kHz
 0.03% + 50 μV from 2 V to 20 V and 2 kHz to 10 kHz
 0.07% from 2 V to 20 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.5% from 2 V to 20 V and 30 kHz to 1 MHz
 0.015% + 5 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 10 Hz to 100 Hz
 0.013% + 5 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 100 Hz to 10 kHz
 0.028% + 5 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz
 0.075% + 22 mV from 20 V to 200 V and 30 kHz to 100 kHz
 0.015% + 31 mV from 200 V to 1000 V and 40 Hz to 10 kHz
 0.03% + 50 mV from 200 V to 1000 V and 10 kHz to 30 kHz

Residual current circuit breaker testers AC current; Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Portable Appliance Testers

10 μΩ/Ω + 0.5 μΩ from 100 μΩ to 1 MΩ
 50 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
 0.1% from 10 to 100 MΩ

Residual Current Circuit Breaker Testers
3% + 1 digit for AC current and 2.5% + 1 ms for time

DC and low frequency electrical metrology - Electrical standards AC bridges Voltage Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

2.5% from 1000 V to 22 kV at 50 Hz

 

Conductance boxes; Precision resistors; Resistance boxes Resistance Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

10 μΩ/Ω + 0.5 μΩ from 100 μΩ to 1 MΩ
 50 μΩ/Ω from 1 to 10 MΩ
 0.1% from 10 to 100 MΩ

Current shunts Current Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

DC shunts

0.12% up to 20 A

AC shunts

0.05% from 15 μA to 3 A and 50 Hz to 5 kHz
0.15% from 15 μA to 1.5 A and 5 Hz to 10 kHz
0.05% from 3 A to 15 A and 50 Hz to 1 kHz
0.6% to 600 A at 50 Hz
1% to 1 000 A using multi turn coil - from 50 Hz to 400 Hz

Potential dividers; Voltage ratio boxes Voltage; Voltage ratio Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

volt ratio boxes

10 μV/V  up to 100 V
 50 μV/V from 100 V to 1 000 V

variable potential dividers
 5 ppm + 5 x 10-7  

Voltage standards - E.M.F. reference devices; Voltage standards - Standard cells Voltage Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Standard cells
 5 μV

Electronic e.m.f. reference devices

 5 μV/V at 1, 1.018 and 10 V

DC and low frequency electrical metrology - High-voltage/high-current standards and equipment High voltage test sets Voltage Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

2.5% from 1000 V to 25 kV DC
2.5% from 1000 V to 22 kV at 50 Hz

Dimensional metrology - Engineering equipment and precision instruments Bevel protractors Angle (arc) Comparison with a reference standard

Protractors

Including compliance with AS B139

Precision spirit levels

For compliance with AS 2054

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

4 minutes of arc for Bevel Protractors from 150 mm to 300 mm:

0.03 degrees for Digital Protractors from 150 mm to 300 mm
3 seconds of arc  for Precision spirit levels Type 1, 10 seconds of arc sensitivity
Bore gauges; Dial gauges; Thickness gauges Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard

Dial gauges

Including compliance with AS 2103 and BS 907

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Dial gauges

(1.5 + 0.01L) μm where L is the length in mm from 1 mm to 50 mm

Thickness gauges

0.005 mm up to 25 mm
0.007 mm above 25 mm up to 50 mm

Bore gauges

4.6 μm from 2 mm to 110 mm

Centrifuges Rotational speed Direct measurement

By in-house method - Test Procedures Manual 5 Section 2.21

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.1% or 2 rpm (whichever is greater) from 500 rpm to 50,000 rpm 

Depth and height micrometers; External micrometers; Internal micrometers; Micrometer heads Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Micrometer heads

 Including compliance with AS 2328

External micrometers

Including compliance with AS 2102 and BS 870

Internal micrometers

Including compliance with AS 2101 and BS 959

Depth micrometers

 Including compliance with BS 6468 and JIS B7544

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Micrometer heads

 0.4 μm  up to 100 mm

External micrometers

(1.3 + 0.005 L) μm where L is the length in mm up to 1 000 mm

Internal micrometers

 2.5 μm from 5 mm to 300 mm
 4.6 μm from 300 to 600 mm
 8.7 μm from 600 to 1000 mm

Depth micrometers

3.2 μm form 25 mm to 300 mm

Dial gauges Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.4 μm from 0.01 mm to 25 mm

0.5 μm from 25 mm to 50 mm

Electronic calipers; Vernier calipers Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with JIS B 7507

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Electronic and vernier callipers

(8.7 + 0.06 L) μm where L is the length in m up to 1 000 mm

Digital calliper gauges (10μm reading)
(10 + 0.02 L) μm where L is the length in mm  up to 1 000 mm

Extensometers Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1545

Capability

  (1 + 0.5 L) μm where L is the extension in mm up to 200 mm

Feeler gauges Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1655

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
 2 μm from 0.05 mm to 1 mm

Micrometer setting gauges Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with BS 870

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of - 

1.3 μm from 25 mm to 100 mm
 2.9 μm from 100 mm to 300 mm
 4.5 μm from 300 mm to 500 mm
 5.9 μm from 500 mm to 750 mm
 7.6 μm from 750 mm to 1000 mm

Squares Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with BS 939 and JIS B7526

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

2.6 μm from 75 mm to 200 mm

3.1 μm from 200 mm to 400 mm

3.9 μm from 400 mm to 700 mm

Steel rulers and measuring tapes Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Steel rules
 0.04 mm from 1 mm to 1 m
 0.07 mm above 1 m to 2 m

 Retractable steel pocket rules
 0.5 mm from 1 mm to 16 m

 Tapes
 0.2 mm from 1 mm to 8 m;
 0.6 mm above 8 m to 16 m;
 1 mm above 16 m to 24 m;
 2 mm above 24 m to 32 m

Straight edges Length measurements Direct measurement against a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1003 and JIS B7514

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

2.2 μm from 250 mm to 500 mm

2.6 μm from 500 mm to 1000 mm

4.4 μm from 1000 mm to 1500 mm

Vernier height and depth gauges Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with BS 1643, JIS B7517 and JIS B7518

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

4 μm from 100 mm to 600 mm

Dimensional metrology - Jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, machine tools, gears, splines and serrations Components and QC standards; Jigs and fixtures Angle; Form; Length measurements Direct measurement

Capability

Types requiring measurements similar to plain plug gauges, plain ring gauges, plain gap gauges, parallel screw ring gauges, taper screw ring gauges and taper screw plug gauges, including angle,form and linear measurements

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Linear measurements

0.2 μm from 0.01 mm to 100 mm 

0.5 μm to 1.2 μm from 100 mm to 1000 mm
30 μm from 1000 mm to 1500 mm

Dimensional metrology - Length and angle standards Dial gauge calibrators; Gauge blocks and accessories Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1457, grade 2

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Gauge blocks and accessories

 0.10 μm from 0.5 mm to 10 mm
 0.12 μm from 10 mm to 25 mm
 0.15 μm from 25 mm to 50 mm
 0.18 μm from 50 mm to 75 mm
 0.21 μm from 75 mm to 100 mm

Dial gauge calibrators

0.4 μm from 0.01 mm to 25 mm

Dimensional metrology - Limit gauges and reference standards Parallel screw plug gauges; Parallel screw ring gauges; Taper screw plug gauges; Taper screw ring gauges Major diameter and simple pitch diameter; Minor diameter and simple pitch diameter; Simple pitch diameter only Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Parallel screw plug gauges

 4.0 μm from 2 mm to 150 mm 

Parallel screw ring gauges, taper screw plug gauge, taper screw ring gauges

 4.7 μm from 2 mm to 150 mm 


 

Plain gap gauges; Plain plug gauges; Plain ring gauges Length measurements Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with  BS 969 and AS 1997 for plain plug gauges and plain ring gauges

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Plain plug gauges

1.2 μm from 1 mm to 100 mm
 2.1 μm from 100 mm to 200 mm

Plain ring gauges

1.2 μm from 5 mm to 50 mm
 2.0 μm from 50 mm to 200 mm

Plain gap gauges

(2.6 + 0.01 L) μm where L is the gap in mm 

Dimensional metrology - Surface topography Roundness standards Roundness Comparison with a reference standard by differential measurement

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.28 μm from 2 mm to 110 mm

Force metrology - Force measuring and testing equipment Elastic force measuring devices; Load cells Force in compression; Force in tension Comparison measurement with reference load cell Tension
Calibration to the following classes of AS 2193 -
Class AA from 0.02 N to 500 kN

Compression
Calibration to the following classes of AS 2193
Class AA from 0.02 N up to 2 MN
Class A from 0.02 N up to 2 MN

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Calibration of force measuring systems such as force measuring rings for soils testing and devices used in pre and post-stressing jacks and jacking systems used for stressing tendons in concrete

Tension and universal machines in tension

 0.1% for Class AA from 0.02 N to 500 kN

 Compression and universal machines in compression

 0.1% for Class AA and Class A from 0.02 N to 2 MN

Force metrology - Force measuring and testing equipmentincluding on site calibrations Compression and universal machines in compression Force in compression Comparison measurement with reference load cell

AS 2193 

ISO 7500-1
ASTM E4

Capability

Including on site calibrations

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.1% for Class AA and Class A from 0.02 N up to 2 MN;


Tension and universal machines in tension Force in tension Comparison measurement with reference load cell

Calibration to Class AA of AS 2193 

ISO 7500-1
ASTM E4

Capability

Including on site calibrations

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.1% for Class AA from 0.02 N to 500 kN.

Force metrology - Force standards Force standards and load cells used as force standards Force in compression; Force in tension Comparison measurement with reference load cell AS 2193
ASTM E74
ISO 376

Capability

With Calibration ad Measurement Capability of -

0.006% from 0.5 N to 20 kN

Force metrology - Hardness standards and equipment Brinell hardness machines; Indenters; Portable Brinell measuring microscopes Brinell hardness Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1816, ASTM E10, ASTM E110 and ISO 6506

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.1% to 1.5% Brinell units in ranges as defined in AS 1816, ASTM E10, ASTM E110 and ISO 6506
0.1% of applied load for verification of test force
0.003 mm for verification of indentation length measuring devices

Charpy impact machines Charpy impact Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1544, ISO 148-1 and ASTM E23 (except striker dimensions)

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.4 J from 5 J to 400 J

Izod impact machines Izod impact Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1544, ISO 148-1 and ASTM E23 except striker dimensions

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.4 J from 5 J to 150 J
Rockwell hardness machines; Rockwell superficial hardness machines Rockwell hardness Comparison with a reference standard

Including compliance with AS 1815, ASTM E18 and ISO 6508 except depth measuring devices

Capability

Direct and indirect calibration
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.4 to 1.0 Rockwell units in ranges as defined in AS 1815, ASTM E18 and ISO 6508
0.1% of applied load for verification of test force
0.4 seconds for verification of test cycle
Rubber hardness meters (durometers) Rubber hardness Comparison with a reference standard

including compliance with AS 1683.15.2 and ASTM D2240

Capability

with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
0.2 durometer units from 0 durometer units to 100 durometer units

Vickers hardness machines; Vickers low-load hardness machines; Vickers micro-hardness machines Vickers hardness Comparison with a reference standard

Vickers hardness machines from 9.8 N to 1176 N
Vickers low-load hardness machines (HV 0.2 to HV 5)
Vickers micro-hardness machines (less than HV 0.2)

Capability

Direct and indirect calibration
with Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
1.1% to 3% Vickers units as defined in AS 1817, ASTM E92, ASTM 384 and ISO 6507
0.1% of applied load for verification of test force
0.4 seconds for verification of test cycle
0.0005 mm for verification of indentation length measuring devices
Mass - Determination of mass and calibration of weighing devices Mass standards Mass Gravimetric measurement against reference mass

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

20 μg from 1 mg to 2 g;

30 μg from 2 g to 10 g;

50 μg above 10 g to 50 g;

70 μg above 50 g to 100 g;

0.2 mg above 100 g to 200 g;

4.5 mg above 200 g to 2 kg

5 mg above 2 to 5 kg

20 mg above 5 to 10 kg

0.2 g above 10 to 20 kg

Mass - Determination of mass and calibration of weighing devicesincluding on site calibrations Hopper weighing systems; Industrial weighing devices; Laboratory weighing devices; Precision laboratory balances Mass Gravimetric measurement against reference mass

Class 3 and 4 instruments including compliance with NMI NITP 6.1-6.4 National Instrument Test Procedures

Capability

Including on site calibrations

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Precision laboratory balances
 2 in 105 or 10 μg (whichever is greater) from 1 mg to 1 g;
 1.5 in 106 or 20 μg (whichever is greater) above 1 g and up to 1 kg;

Industrial balances
 10 mg up to 5 kg;
 5 in 10⁶ or 80 mg (whichever is greater) above 5 and up to 40 kg;

Industrial weighing appliances and Hopper Weighing Systems

1 in 104 up to 25 t

Pressure metrology - Pressure and vacuum measuring equipment Barometers Gauge pressure Comparison with reference instrument

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

8 Pa from 70 kPa to 120 kPa

Digital pressure gauges; Manometers; Mechanical pressure gauges; Pressure gauges; Pressure recorders; Pressure transducers; Vacuum gauges Absolute pressure; Gauge pressure By pressure calibrator; Comparison with dead weight tester; Comparison with reference instrument AS 1349
MSA Test Method 1
MSA Test Method 2

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Absolute Pressure calibrations of Pneumatic devices

8 Pa from 0.01 kPa to 120 kPa

14 Pa above 120 kPa to 240 kPa

0.010% of reading above 240 kPa to 3700 kPa

0.0175% of reading above 3700 kPa to 7100 kPa

Absolute Pressure calibrations of Hydraulic devices

0.01% of reading or 0.08 kPa (whichever is greater) from 600 kPa to 6100 kPa

0.01% of reading or 1.3 kPa (whichever is greater) above 6100 kPa to 120.1 MPa

0.25% of reading above 120.1 MPa to 200.1 MPa

Calibration of Pneumatic devices

0.01% of reading or 0.8 Pa (whichever is greater) from -100 kPa to -1.5 kPa

1 Pa above -1.5 kPa to -0.001 kPa

1 Pa from 0.001 kPa to 1.5 kPa

0.01% of reading or 0.8 Pa (whichever is greater) above 1.5 kPa to 100 kPa

0.01% of reading above 100 kPa to 700 kPa

0.01% of reading above 700 kPa to 3600 kPa

0.0175% of reading above 3600 kPa to 7000 kPa

Calibration of Hydraulic devices

0.01% of reading or 0.08 kPa (whichever is greater) from 500 kPa to 6000 kPa

0.01% of reading or 1.3 kPa (whichever is greater) above 6000 kPa to 120 MPa

0.25% of reading above 120 MPa to 200 MPa

Speed and velocity - Speed measuring devices Vehicle speed dynamometers Distance; Speed By time and length measurement

Capability

Calibration of vehicle speed and distance measuring unit

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.34 km/h from 20 km/h to 180 km/h 

1 m over a distance of 1 km 

Temperature metrology - Ancillary temperature measuring equipment Digital voltmeters (DVM) and digital multimeters (DMM) Volt to temperature conversion Direct measurement by electrical input

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

DVM and DMM

0.005% + 5μ V up to 1 V DC

Indicators, recorders and controllers

 0.005% + 5μV for voltage up to 1 V DC

Multi-channel thermocouple data recorders Volt to temperature conversion Direct measurement by electrical input

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -
Indicators, recorders and controllers
0.5°C or 0.2% from -200°C to 1800°C
Resistance bridges Resistance to temperature conversion Direct measurement by electrical input

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.002% or 3 μΩ (whichever is the greater) up to 100 Ω
0.005% from 100 Ω to 10 kΩ

Temperature metrology - Humidity measuring equipment Hygrometers; Relative humidity sensors Relative humidity (RH) Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement capability of -

2.0% RH from 10% RH to 90% RH at an ambient temperature of 21 °C to 25 °C for calibration of humidity measuring devices

3.0% RH from 10% RH to 90% RH at an ambient temperature of 21 °C to 25 °C for measurement of relative humidity

Temperature metrology - Non-contact temperature measuring equipment Radiation pyrometers Temperature Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

3.0 ºC  from -20 ºC to 500 ºC  

Temperature metrology - Temperature measuring equipment Base metal thermocouples Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.2 °C from -90 °C to -30 °C

0.25 °C from -30 °C to 100 °C

0.55 °C from 100 °C to 250 °C

2 °C from 250 °C to 960 °C

3 °C from 960 °C to 1300 °C

Bimetallic systems; Filled metal systems Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Filled metal systems

 0.5 °C or ±1% of range (whichever is the greater) from -90 °C to 300 °C

Bimetallic systems

 0.5 °C or 1% of span (whichever is the greater) from -90 °C to 300 °C
 

Digital temperature measuring systems Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.05 °C at 0 °C

0.1 °C from -90 °C to -30 °C

0.05 °C from -30 °C to 250 °C

0.3 °C from 250 °C to 400 °C

0.4 °C from 400 °C to 700 °C

0.6 °C from 700 °C to 960 °C

3 °C from 960 °C to 1100 °C

4 °C from 1100 °C to 1300 °C

Liquid in glass (LIG) thermometers Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.05°C at 0°C
0.1°C from -77°C to -30°C
0.05°C above -30°C to 250°C

Metallic resistance thermometers Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.05 °C at 0 °C
 0.1 °C from -90 °C to -30 °C
 0.05 °C from -30 °C to 250 °C
 0.25 °C from 250 °C to 450 °C
 0.3 °C from 450 °C to 600 °C

Semi-conductor systems Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

1 °C from -90 °C to 150 °C

Surface probes Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

3.0 ºC from 20 ºC to 400 ºC

Vapour pressure thermometers Temperature Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.5 °C or 1% of range (whichever is the greater) from -90 °C to 300 °C
 

Temperature metrology - Temperature standards and reference equipment Dry block calibrators Temperature Direct measurement using a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement capability of -

0.1 °C from -90 °C to 250 °C
 0.2 °C from 250 °C to 960 °C
 4 °C from 960 °C to 1300 °C

Temperature metrology - Verification of controlled enclosures Baths Temperature; Temporal uniformity Direct temperature measurement

Capability

Including on site calibrations

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.05 °C from -90 °C to 400 °C

0.2 °C from 400 °C to 500 °C

Freezers Spatial uniformity; Temperature Direct temperature measurement

Capability

Including on site calibrations

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

0.5 °C from -90 °C to 0 °C

Temperature metrology - Verification of controlled enclosuresincluding on site calibrations Autoclaves and sterilising ovens; Furnaces; Ovens Spatial uniformity; Temperature; Temporal uniformity Direct temperature measurement

Ovens and furnaces 

By the method of -

AS 2853

Capability

Including on site calibrations

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Ovens and furnaces

0.5 °C from -30 °C to 600 °C

4 °C from 600 °C to 1100 °C

Autoclaves and sterilising ovens

0.5 °C from ambient to 300 °C

Time and frequency metrology - Frequency and time standards Frequency standards Frequency Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement capability of -

1 part in 107 from 5 Hz to 100 MHz

Time and frequency metrology - Frequency, time and waveform measuring equipment Clocks and timers; Counters; Frequency meters Frequency; Time interval Measurement against reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Frequency meters

1 in 106 from 1 Hz to 10 Hz
1 in 107 from 10 Hz to 100 MHz

Counters

 1 part in 107 from 5 Hz to 100 MHz

Clocks and watches

 0.05 seconds from 1 minute to 24 hours 

Stroboscopes; Tachometers Rotational speed Comparison with a reference standard

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of -

Stroboscopes

 2 rpm from 20 rpm to 50 000 rpm
 10 rpm from 50 000 rpm to 240 000 rpm

Tachometers

 1 rpm from 20 rpm to 10 000 rpm
 2 rpm from 10 000 rpm to 240 000 rpm

Torque - Torque measuring and testing equipmentincluding on site calibrations Torque multiplying gearboxes; Torque transducers; Torque wrenches Torque Comparison with a reference standard ASME B107.300-210

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement capability of -

Including on site calibrations for torque wrenches only

Torque wrenches
0.5% of reading from 0.1 Nm to 1,500 Nm


Torque transducers

0.2% of reading from 0.1 Nm to 5,500 Nm
0.5% of reading from 5,500 Nm to 50,000 Nm


On site calibration at Keswick facility:
Torque multiplying gearboxes including hydraulic, pneumatic and electric torque wrenches
1.0% of reading from 50 Nm to 50,000 Nm

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