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Understanding Quality and Standards

Certifications

Serving customer installations around the world, Series 9000 calibration systems accommodate and facilitate compliance with international calibration standards. PCB Group calibration scientists are active members in ISO TC108 SC3 WG6 and leading contributors in the development of global standards for dynamic sensor calibration.

 

Description Standard Conform With Accredited or Certified To
Quality Management System – Requirements ISO 9001
General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories (International Standard) ISO 17025
Calibration Laboratories and Measuring and Testing Equipment - General Requirements (American Standard) ANSI/NCSL Z540
European Conformance CE Marking
United States Safety Requirements UL Listed
Methods for the calibration of vibration and shock transducers -- Part 11: Primary vibration calibration by laser interferometry ISO 16063 Part 11
Methods for the calibration of vibration and shock transducers - Vibration calibration by comparison to a reference transducer ISO 16063 Part 21  
Methods for the calibration of vibration and shock transducers - Shock calibration by comparison to a reference transducer ISO 16063 Part 22  
Methods for the calibration of vibration and shock transducers - Testing of transverse vibration sensitivity ISO 16063 Part 31  
Guide for Specifications and Tests for Piezoelectric Acceleration Transducers for Aerospace Testing ISA-RP37.2  
International Safety Requirements IEC 61010  
Reduction of Hazardous Substances RoHS  
Method for the calibration of vibration and shock pick-ups – Secondary vibration calibration (revised  by ISO 16063 Part 21) ISO 5347 Part 3  

 

Conference Participation

Participates in major conferences around the world such as, but not limited to; NCSLi, IMEKO (International Measurement Confederation), SAVIAC (Shock and Vibration Information Analysis Center), IMAC (International Modal Analysis Conference), MSC (Measurement Sciences Conference), Sensors Expo, and Quality Expo.

National Metrology Labs

The Modal Shop cooperates with National and International Metrology Labs around the world; CSIRO (Australia), INMETRO (Brazil), NIMC (China), DPLA (Denmark), LNE (France), PTB (Germany), NPL (India), NMIJ (Japan), KRISS (Korea), CENAM (Mexico), VNIIMS (Russia), NMISA (South Africa), SP (Sweden), CMS/ITRI (Taiwan), UKAS (UK), NIST (United States).

Establishing Your Quality System

The Modal Shop will ensure users the ability to develop and maintain a quality controlled calibration process by providing proven, audited quality procedures and uncertainty budgets. These come in the form of templates that users are welcome to use as a basis to implement into their quality systems related to accelerometer calibration. Users have the opportunity for expert discussion on practices, variances and process improvements.