Improving Metrology Services

Traceable national metrology services through:

  • Development of internationally traceable measurement and calibration capabilities: technical advice to prepare 6 metrology laboratories in areas of mass, length, volume, temperature, pressure and electrical quantities for accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 by 2013; review and advice to NPSL on strategic development of measurement services; advice and training for improved calibration procedures; preparation of protocols for inter-laboratory comparison; and provision of equipment for NPSL primary length laboratory by 2012.
  • Support to achieve internationally recognized accreditation of metrology laboratories: assessment of 6 metrology laboratories by internationally recognized accreditation body by 2013; train staff in development of business plans for metrology laboratories (2013).