Calibration

Warwickshire Trading Standards calibration laboratory services offer a wide range of calibration and metrological services which are UKAS accredited calibration laboratory No. 0315  in certain fields.

You are therefore assured of:

  • A totally independent and confidential service
  • A competitive price
  • Full traceability of all measurements to National Standards
  • A prompt and efficient Service

Services available:

  • Hydrocarbon flow meters
  • Calibration of weights and poises
  • Volumetric and gravimetric testing of vessels
  • Water meter calibration
  • Weight hire

The Service is also responsible for the certification of all operators of public weighbridges in Warwickshire. The service does not necessarily provide training itself but does conduct tests. There is no charge for this service. Please note: operators of private weighbridges are not required to be certificated, but their equipment must still be accurate.

Free advice and further details

Public weighbridges, and weights and measures advice, please contact us on 01926 414040.

Technical details of Calibration Services UKAS accredited calibration laboratory No. 0315

ItemProductsRangeUncertainty
MassWeights1 mg – 25 kgOIML M1
Hydrocarbon bulk flow metersKerosene35- 5000 lpm± 0.05%
Gas oil35- 5000 lpm± 0.05%
SPB 1135- 5000 lpm± 0.05%

Calibration with traceability to national standards

ItemProductsRangeUncertainty
Hydrocarbon flowmetersKerosene Gas oil SBP 111-50 lpm± 0.05%
MassWeights25 kg – 1000 kgOIML M1
Water MetersWater1-500 lpm± 0.05%
Volumetric measures (volumetric or gravimetric test)WaterUp to 20 l± 0.02%
Fuel tanker meters (tested on site)HydrocarbonTo capacityApplicable regs

Services for hire

Brass/cast iron weights 500g – 1 tonne

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