Weights and Measures

Calibration Laboratory

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UKAS Accredited Mass Calibration Laboratory no. 0467

UKAS Accredited

We are accredited to ISO17025 for mass calibration to E2 level by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). We provide calibration certificates showing traceability to the National Standards.

We provide our UKAS accredited mass calibration service to local authorities and to businesses across the South West and beyond.

We are also pleased to provide a high quality, non-UKAS calibration service to industry in the fields of length and capacity.

Please see below to find out more about the services that we can offer.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail, or to receive a free quotation please complete and return this enquiry form.

UKAS Accredited Services – E2, F1, F2, M1 and M2 Class Weights

We can calibrate OIML Class E2 weights from 1mg - 200g, F1 weights from 1mg to 2kg and F2, M1 and M2 weights from 1mg to 25kg. We issue Certificates of Calibration in accordance with the laboratory accreditation requirements of UKAS and ISO17025.

M1 level is usually suitable for most general types of industrial task, with F2, F1 and E2 being for more accurate industrial uses. Please contact us should you require further advice.

Further details of the benefits of using UKAS accredited laboratories can be viewed via their video: Delivering Confidence: UKAS accreditation. You can find full details of our UKAS accreditation here.

We can adjust most types of weights, for an additional charge, should we find them to be outside of the permitted limits of error. (This service is not covered by our UKAS accreditation)

Mass Calibration Prices - (Exc. VAT and carriage of weights)

Class of Weight

Testing Fee

(per weight)

M1 10kg and below

£15

M1 above 10kg

£18

F2

£24

F1

£34

E2

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For jobs under £100 a certificate fee of £10 will apply.

Non UKAS Calibration – Length and Capacity

Length measures are compared against our Local Standard length measures, which have been examined and certified by the National Weights and Measures Laboratory.

Capacity measures are tested gravimetrically using weighing machines, in accordance with National Weights and Measures Laboratory requirements. We frequently test metal measures used for testing petrol pumps, graduated glass pipettes, and graduated glass flasks.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail, and to receive a free quote.

Type

Description

Testing Fee
(per item)

Length

Metric rulers up to 2 metres in length

£38

Tape measures up to 20 metres in length

£77

Capacity

Flasks (Glass etc) from 1ml to 20 litres

£25

 

Petrol Measures (carbon fibre, brass, stainless steel) from 5L to 20L

£38

Contact Us

By Telephone

01392 383316 or 01392 381381

By Email

calibration@devon.gov.uk

By Fax

Fax: 01392 382732

By Post

Trading Standards Laboratory
County Hall
Topsham Road
Exeter EX2 4QH

LABORATORY SATISFACTION POLICY AND COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

It is the policy of the Laboratory to provide its customers at all times with a service complying with ISO/IEC 17025 as accredited by UKAS.

If you are not entirely satisfied with the service that the Laboratory has provided, please let us know. We will endeavour to put the matter right as soon as possible and to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.

If you are not satisfied with our response, you can refer the issue to the Head of Trading Standards Service at the above address, or visit the corporate feedback page to lodge your complaint

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