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Calibration of weights, measures and weighing or measuring Instruments

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Eligibility




Any individual / organization that use Measures and weighing or Measuring Instruments belonging to the following measurement categories are eligible for this service.

(a) Calibration of Thermometers, moisture meters, ovems

(b) Calibration of Weights

(c) Calibration of Balances

(d) Calibration for linear measures ruler 1 m or part thereof, vernier calipers, micrometers, gauge blocks.

(e) Calibration of stop watches

(f) Calibration of Electrical Measuring Instruments:
- Multimeter
-Voltmeter
-Ammeter
-Ohmmeter

(g) Calibration of Volumetric measures
(h)Calibration of pressure gauges.
(i) Radar equipment for the measure is the speed of vehicles.

Submission Procedure

1

Submit Request Letter

-?A request letter must be addressed to the Director of the Department.

-?The party concerned must indicate in the letter the type and details of the measuring instrument, calibrating needs and the rate of accuracy of the instrument.

Working Days
Monday to Friday

Working Hours
8.30 am to 4.15 pm
2 Support Documents required

-Previous Calibration Certificates (Optional)

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Optional

 

Application Forms

Not applicable

Step-by-Step Procedure:

Step 1: The Individual/Organization should send a letter of request to the Director of the Department. The letter should indicate the type and details of the measuring instrument, calibrating needs and the rate of accuracy of the instrument.

Step 2: The Department informs the individual/organization to submit the instrument.

Step 3: The individual/organization then submits the instrument and the Department inspects it.

Step 4: If the instrument can be calibrated, it is calibrated and is returned to individual/organization with the calibration certificate upon receipt of payment.

Note: If instrument cannot be calibrated, the Department notifies the party concerned via phone, fax or e-mail and the Instrument is returned to the individual/organization


Time line

Process Time Line

1 week (Approximately)


Submission Time Line

?Submit request letter:
Working days – Monday - Friday
Counter open hours – 8.30 am to 4.15 pm
Holidays – All Public and Mercantile Holidays


Validity Time Line
Not applicable for this service.



Costs related to the service


Cost
The cost may vary depending on the measurement instrument.

Fee
The fees may vary depending on the measuring instrument.

Penalties
Not applicable for this service.



Support documents required

Support Documents are not necessary for this particular service. If previous Calibration Certificates have been obtained, appropriate to submit them.


 


Organization Information

Department of Measurement Units, Standards and Services

No: 101,
Park Road,
Colombo-05,
Sri Lanka.


Acting Director
Telephones:+94-11-2588914
Fax Nos:+94-11-2597756
Email:dir@measurementsdept.gov.lk
Website: www.measurementsdept.gov.lk

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Last Updated On: 2012-09-19 14:23:58
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