VTT MIKES follows the ISO/IEC 17025 standard of calibration laboratories
The calibration and measurement service of VTT MIKES as the National Metrology Institute in Finland complies with the standard ISO/IEC 17025
“General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”. The quality management system of VTT MIKES also complies with the requirements of the standard ISO 9001, and is certified according to it.
On behalf of Finland, VTT MIKES is a signatory of the
CIPM MRA (International Committee for Weights and Measures, Mutual Recognition Arrangement), which is the framework through which National Metrology Institutes demonstrate the international equivalence of their measurement standards and the calibration and measurement certificates they issue. CIPM MRA obliges that the quality management systems of the National Metrology Institutes meet the requirements of the ISO/IEC 17025. The compliance with the standard is reviewed regularly by the EURAMET Technical Committee for Quality (EURAMET TC-Q).
Procedures to follow when sending equipment for calibration to VTT MIKES
Before delivering equipment to VTT MIKES, the customer must contact VTT MIKES to arrange the calibration and the time it will be performed. An accompanying letter including detailed information about the calibration, i.e. scales to be calibrated, measurement points, etc., must be included with the equipment. In addition, contact information, invoicing address and delivery address should be provided. The preferred method for returning the equipment should be given, also. The standard way of returning the calibrated equipment is in the customer’s package and if separately requested shipment insurance can be taken out (the cost of the insurance is paid by the customer). VTT MIKES is not responsible for any damage that may take place during transportation. In the calibration assignments,
the general terms of contract of the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ltd are followed where applicable.
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