Verification and calibration of material testing machines: Important proof for the quality management
The MPA NRW being the largest German testing centre for material testing machines offers comprehensive services. All kinds of material testing machines are tested and calibrated.
These services are carried out according to DIN 51220 on the premises of the client at least once a year. The MPA NRW tests according to national and international standards (DIN, EN ISO and ASTM) as well as according to acknowledged directives, for example VDI/VDE or DKD directives. For testing machines without standardised test requirements for verification and calibration test requirements can be developed upon consultation or calibrations are carried out following existing standards.
The MPA NRW becomes active on the premises of the client or in the testing laboratory due to surveillance contracts or individual contracts. Settings and smaller adjustments are regarded as part of the test and are free of extra charge.
The issued certificates and calibration certificates are deemed as absolute evidence of a measuring device surveillance as required by the respective quality management standards DIN EN ISO 9000ff and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.