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MCS Test now have UKAS accreditation

 

 

Following assessment of our calibration laboratory, MCS Test are delighted to announce that we’ve now been granted UKAS accreditation for electrical and RF calibrations.

""What can we calibrate?

We are continuously growing our calibration lab to allow us to calibrate a wider range of instruments and a higher frequency range. Take a look at the UKAS schedule and the calibration capabilities table on our MCS Smart Calibration website to see our current capability range.

Why Choose MCS Smart Calibration?

We have over 20 years of calibration experience in the RF and microwave calibration industry and are also a leading distributor for some of the best known test equipment manufacturers including Cobham, Rohde & Schwarz and LitePoint.

  • Affordable, fast and professional
    With highly competitive prices, MCS Smart Calibration is an affordable, fast and professional way to make sure your test equipment is calibrated to traceable standards (ISO 17025 & 9001).
  • Introductory discount for new customers
    New customer? Get 50% off your first instrument’s calibration. Find out more.
  • Free online calibration management tool
    When you calibrate your equipment with us, we give you free access to our online calibration management tool. This inventories and catalogues your calibration records and calibration cycles with automated due date recall. Your Calibration history is maintained in an easy-to-read format. Calibration reports can be printed in PDF format for ease of use.

For more information please visit our MCS Smart Calibration website.

What is UKAS accreditation?

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the only organisation recognised by Government to accredit calibration activities in both the private and public sectors against the ISO/IEC 17025 standard.

This international standard sets out what is required of a laboratory in order for it to demonstrate the technical competence of its staff and the availability of all the technical resources needed to produce reliable data and results for a defined set of tests, measurements or calibrations.

As well as the technical requirements, the ISO/IEC 17025 standard further requires that the management systems of the laboratory in question meet the principles of ISO 9001.

ISO 9001 is a standard for quality management systems applicable to all organisations in general, regardless of their size or what product or service they provide. Because ISO 9001 only looks at management systems, certification against this standard alone is no guarantee that your chosen calibration lab has the necessary technical competence to produce valid and accurate data and results.

Formal recognition by UKAS gives our customers complete assurance that their calibrations are carried out to the correct degree of accuracy.