Published Date: 2018-02-05
Scientific Metrology Section of Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) consists of 6 different calibration laboratories, namely:
· Volume and Density,
· Temperature and Humidity,
· Pressure and Force,
· Electricity, Time and Frequency.
Mass, Volume and Density and Temperature Laboratories are accredited according to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India.
Scientific Metrology Section is responsible for establishing the national standards, providing traceability to the working standards of satellite offices of NBSM which are responsible for legal metrology in Nepal, providing calibration services of instruments used in research & testing laboratories as well as laboratories in the manufacturing industries such as pharmaceuticals, food, paints, cement, etc.
The services provided by the section are continually expanding according to the need of the country. Some of the services being planned to be provided by the laboratories in the near future are calibration of Pyrometer, Tachometer, Blood Pressure Meter, Medical Thermometer, etc.