Calibration Certificates From Accredited Providers White Paper
White Paper: Why is Accredited Calibration Important?
Sartorius has spent more than a century honing the craft of manufacturing high-quality balances. As such, Sartorius laboratory balances have long been known for their reliability and accuracy. To ensure products stay reliable through their life cycle, Sartorius Service offers a comprehensive range of maintenance protocols, including accredited calibration services.
There are several advantages to having up-to-date, accredited calibration certificates for your laboratory balances, including easy traceability to international standards and fewer product recalls. This white paper outlines the basic concepts of accredited calibration and its advantages (per ISO/IEC 17025).
Commonly Asked Questions:
- How often should a weighing instrument be calibrated?
- Frequency of scale calibration depends on a variety of factors. It is important to follow manufacturer minimum guidelines for calibration. However, additional calibration will likely be needed depending on frequency of use, importance of exact precision to your business and the environment in which the instrument is used and/or stored.
- What is ISO/IEC 17025?
- ISO/IEC 17025 outlines the general requirements for competence of calibration and testing laboratories per the International Organization for Standardization. It is designed for labs to implement systems that consistently produce valid and accurate results.