CLAS Certificate Number 2002-04

Instruments Canada Company Ltd.

7290 Torbram Rd., Unit #5
Mississauga, Ontario L4T 3Y8

Contact

John Douglas
Telephone: 905-676-1111
Fax: 905-908-0090
EmailJohnDouglas@instrumentscanada.com

Clients served

  • All interested parties
  • On-site calibration services are available for the capabilities for which it is indicated in the remarks column.

Fields of calibration

  • Electrical (dc and lf), temperature, mechanical, frequency and time

SCC accreditation (ISO/IEC 17025)

  • Accredited Laboratory no. 461
  • First Issued 2002-08-15
  • Issue 7.0e 2016-07-29

This scope of calibration capabilities is published by the CLAS program of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in close co-operation with the PALCAN program of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Canada's accreditation body for calibration and testing laboratories. The SCC accredits the capability of the named laboratory to perform the listed calibrations at the given Best Measurement Capability (see Supplementary note C and note D) with traceability to the International System of Units (SI) or to standards acceptable to the CLAS program.

Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Frequency Calibration Measurement Capability
expressed as an Uncertainty (±)
(See supplementary notes)
Type of Service Remarks
Electrical
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.

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 to 6 kV
60 Hz to 500 Hz 1.2 % of reading II Measure using a high voltage divider.

On site calibration services available.
0.1 to 6 kV
500 Hz to 1 kHz 2.1 % of reading
Measured Quantity & Range or Instrument Calibration Measurement Capability
expressed as an uncertainty (±)
(See supplementary notes)
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.

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 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.

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
Thermocouple temperature indicators
-200°C to 200°C
0.3°C II Source simulated temperature for types J, K, N and T thermocouples using multifunction calibrator. Suitable for the calibration of temperature 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 to 1.3°C
Resistance thermometer temperature indicators
-195 °C to 815 °C
0.4 °C II Source simulated temperature for 100 platinum RTDs. Suitable for the calibration of temperature 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.
Temperature
Liquid in glass thermometers
-77°C
0.24°C II Dry ice and alcohol 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 to 0°C
0.20°C
0 to 200°C
0.15°C
200 to 400°C
0.43°C
Thermocouples/thermocouple thermometers (type J, K, T, N)
-77°C
0.3°C II Dry ice and alcohol 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 to 0°C
0.3°C
0 to 200°C
0.3 °C
200 to 400°C
0.6°C
400 to 1100°C
0.8°C to 1.3°C
Thermocouples/thermocouple thermometers (type R & S)
0 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 to 400°C
0.8°C
400 to 1100°C
1.1°C to 1.5°C
Thermistor thermometers
-40 to 140°C
0.2°C II For the calibration of thermistor thermometers.
Resistance temperature devices
-77°C
0.26°C II Dry ice and alcohol 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 to 0°C
0.20°C
0 to 200°C
0.19°C
200 to 400°C
0.40°C
Temperature uniformity surveys
−80 to 1100°C
0.4°C to 1.3°C II On site calibration services available.
Radiation Thermometry
0°C
0.6°C II For the calibration of infrared thermometers at emissivity 0.9 to 1.0 with spectral band of 8 to 14 µm. On site calibration services available.
50 to 150°C
2.5°C
150 to 300°C
2.5°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. On site calibration services available.
300 to 1000°C
2.6°C to 3.7°C
Timers
Timebase error
0.25 s per 24 h II For the calibration of manually-activated time interval measurement devices, including stopwatches and timers, by direct comparison with a reference timer over a minimum period of 24 h.

On-site calibration services available.
Mechanical
Pressure indicators and gauges (gauge pressure)
0 to 5 inch H20
0.06 inch H20 II For the calibration of pressure indicators and gauges.

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