CLAS Certificate Number 2002-04

Company name Instruments Canada Company Ltd.
Company address 7290 Torbram Rd., Unit #5
Mississauga, Ontario L4T 3Y8
Contact John Douglas
Telephone: 905-676-1111
Fax: 905-908-0090
Email: JohnDouglas@instrumentscanada.com
Clients served
  • All interested parties
  • The Type III services are available on-site.
  • On-site calibration services are available for the capabilities for which it is indicated in the remarks column.
Fields of calibration
Accreditation body
  • Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
ISO/IEC 17025
  • SCC file number: 15569
  • First issued
  • Issue 8.3e

This CLAS Certificate is published by the CLAS service of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in cooperation with the laboratory accreditation of the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). The accreditation body recognizes the capability of the named laboratory for being able to perform calibrations as per the listed Calibration and Measurement Capabilities with metrological traceability to the International System of Units (SI) or to standards acceptable to CLAS. See supplementary notes.

Electrical

Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Frequency Expanded Measurement Uncertainty Type of Service Remarks
Current, AC
1 mA to 1 A 3 Hz to 5 Hz 1 % + 0.4 mA II For the calibration of current generating devices and equipment using a digital multimeter.

On-site calibration services available.
1 mA to 1 A 5 Hz to 10 Hz 0.3 % + 0.4 mA
1 mA to 1 A 10 Hz to 5 kHz 0.1 % + 0.4 mA
1 A to 3 A 3 Hz to 5 Hz 1.1 % + 1.8 mA
1 A to 3 A 5 Hz to 10 Hz 0.35 % +1.8 mA
1 A to 3 A 10 Hz to 5 kHz 0.15 % + 1.8 mA
Voltage, AC
1 mV to 100 mV 3 Hz to 5 Hz 1 % + 40 µV II For the calibration of voltage sources using digital multimeters.

On site calibration services available.
1 mV to 100 mV 5 Hz to 10 Hz 0.35 % + 40 µV
1 mV to 100 mV 10 Hz to 20 kHz 0.06 % + 40 µV
1 mV to 100 mV 20 kHz to 50 kHz 0.12 % + 50 µV
1 mV to 100 mV 50 kHz to 100 kHz 0.6 % + 80 µV
1 mV to 100 mV 100 kHz to 300 kHz 4 % + 0.5 mV
1 V to 750 V 3 Hz to 5 Hz 1 % + 0.23 V
1 V to 750 V 5 Hz to 10 Hz 0.35 % + 0.23 V
1 V to 750 V 10 Hz to 20 kHz 0.06 % + 0.23 V
1 V to 750 V 20 kHz to 50 kHz 0.12 % + 0.38 V
1 V to 750 V 50 kHz to 100 kHz 0.6 % + 0.6 V
1 V to 750 V 100 kHz to 300 kHz 4 % + 3.8 V
High voltage AC
0.1 kV to 6 kV 60 Hz 1.2 % of reading II Measure using a high voltage divider.

On site calibration services available.
Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Expanded Measurement Uncertainty Type of Service Remarks
Current, DC
10 mA to 100 mA 0.05 % + 5 µA II For the calibration of current generating devices and equipment using a digital multimeter.

On-site calibration services available.
100 mA to 1 A 0.1 % + 0.1 mA
1 A to 3 A 0.12 % + 0.6 mA
Voltage, DC
1 mV to 100 mV 0.005 % + 3.5 µV II For the calibration of voltage sources using digital multimeters.

On site calibration services available.
100 mV to 1 V 0.004 % + 7 µV
1 V to 10 V 0.0035 % + 50 µV
10 V to 100 V 0.0045 % + 0.6 mV
100 V to 1000 V 0.0045 % + 10 mV
High voltage DC
0.1 kV to 6 kV 1 % of reading II Measure using a high voltage divider.

On site calibration services available.
Resistance
1 Ω to 100 Ω 0.01 % + 4 mΩ II For the calibration of resistors and resistance devices over a wide range of resistance and conditions using a digital multimeter.

On site calibration services available.
100 Ω to 1 kΩ 0.01 % + 10 mΩ
1 kΩ to 10 kΩ 0.01 % + 0.1 Ω
10 kΩ to 100 kΩ 0.01 % + 1 Ω
100 kΩ to 1 MΩ 0.01 % + 10 Ω
1 MΩ to 10 MΩ 0.04 % + 0.1 kΩ
10 MΩ to 100 MΩ 0.8 % + 10 kΩ

Electrical calibration of temperature indicators

Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Expanded Measurement Uncertainty Type of Service Remarks
Thermocouple temperature indicators
-200 °C to 200 °C 0.3 °C II Source and measure simulated temperature for types J, K, N, T, R, and S thermocouples using multifunction calibrator. Suitable for the calibration of temperature simulators and indicators by electrical simulation. The calibration measurement capability does not include the uncertainty of the device under test or the thermocouple error. ITS-90 or IPTS-68 temperature scales available.

On site calibration services available.
200 °C to 400 °C 0.6 °C
400 °C to 1370 °C 0.8 °C to 1.3 °C
Resistance thermometer temperature indicators
-195 °C to 815 °C 0.4 °C II Source and measure simulated temperature for RTDs. Suitable for the calibration of temperature simulators and indicators by electrical simulation. The calibration measurement capability does not include the uncertainty of the device under test or the sensor error. ITS-90 or IPTS-68 temperature scales available.

On-site calibration services available.

Frequency and Time

Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Expanded Measurement Uncertainty Type of Service Remarks
Timers
0 h to 24 h 0.25 s II For the calibration of manually-activated time interval measurement devices, including stopwatches and timers, by direct comparison with a reference timer.

On-site calibration services available.

Pressure

Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Expanded Measurement Uncertainty Type of Service Remarks
Pressure indicators and gauges (gauge pressure)
0 inch H20 to 5 inch H20 0.06 inch H20 II For the calibration of pressure indicators and gauges using a reference pressure transducer or dead weight tester.

On-site calibration services available.
0 inch H20 to 20 inch H20 0.21 inch H20
0 inch H20 to 2000 inch H20 1.0 inch H20
10 psi to 10000 psi 0.1 % of reading
Vacuum gauges
0 inch Hg to 28 inch Hg 0.07 inch Hg II For the calibration of vacuum gauges using a reference pressure transducer.

Thermometry

Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Expanded Measurement Uncertainty Type of Service Remarks
Liquid in glass thermometers
-77 °C 0.24 °C II Dry ice and liquid bath
Calibrations are made in accordance with a laboratory developed calibration procedure, which is based in part on ASTM E 77-98, 'Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers'.
-35 °C to 0 °C 0.20 °C
0 °C to 200 °C 0.15 °C
200 °C to 400 °C 0.43 °C
Thermocouples/thermocouple thermometers (type J, K, T, N)
-77 °C 0.3 °C II Dry ice and liquid bath
Individual thermocouples are calibrated using the laboratory's measuring devices. It is the client's responsibility to evaluate any additional uncertainties introduced by the client's measurement system. Thermocouple thermometers consisting of a temperature indicator and thermocouple(s) are calibrated as a system.

On site calibration services available.
-50 °C to 0 °C 0.3 °C
0 °C to 200 °C 0.3 °C
200 °C to 400 °C 0.6 °C to 0.7 °C
400 °C to 1100 °C 1.0 °C to 1.4 °C
Thermocouples/thermocouple thermometers (type R & S)
0 °C to 200 °C 0.8 °C II Individual thermocouples are calibrated using the laboratory's measuring devices. It is the client's responsibility to evaluate any additional uncertainties introduced by the client's measurement system. Thermocouple thermometers consisting of a temperature indicator and thermocouple(s) are calibrated as a system.

On site calibration services available.
200 °C to 400 °C 0.8 °C
400 °C to 1100 °C 1.3 °C to 1.6 °C
Thermistor thermometers
-40 °C to 140 °C 0.2 °C II Liquid bath. For the calibration of thermistor thermometers.
Resistance temperature devices
-77 °C 0.26 °C II Dry ice and liquid bath. Individual RTDs are calibrated using the laboratory's measuring devices. It is the client's responsibility to evaluate any additional uncertainties introduced by the client's measurement system. RTD thermometers consisting of a temperature indicator and RTD(s) are calibrated as a system.

On site calibration services available.
-50 °C to 0 °C 0.20 °C
0 °C to 200 °C 0.19 °C
200 to 400 °C 0.40 °C
Temperature uniformity surveys
-80 °C to 1100 °C 0.4 °C to 1.3 °C II Using a thermocouple based temperature measurement system.
On site calibration services available.
Radiation Thermometry
0 °C 0.65 °C II For the calibration of infrared thermometers at emissivity 0.9 to 1.0 with spectral band of 8 to 14 µm. Using a blackbody source. On site calibration services available.
50 °C to 550 °C 3.1 °C
550 °C to 1000 °C 4.3 °C For the calibration of infrared thermometers at emissivity 0.9 to 1.0 with spectral band of 0.9 to 5 µm or 8 to 14 µm. Using a blackbody source. On site calibration services available.