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Introduction VSL

  1. 1. Introduction VSL<br />
  2. 2. Metrology<br />Metrology = Science of measurement<br />Comparable measurements require traceability to (inter)national standards<br /><ul><li>Unbroken chain of comparisons
  3. 3. Specified uncertanties</li></ul>Accurate measuring is important for:<br /><ul><li>(International) trade
  4. 4. Consumer protection
  5. 5. Manufacturing</li></ul>Beyond all doubt<br />P 2<br />
  6. 6. Beyond all doubt<br />
  7. 7. 4<br />UK<br />
  8. 8. VSL organisation<br />Calibration and Reference materials<br />Calibrations<br />Reference materials<br />Proficiency testing, interlaboratory comparisons<br />Customized Applied Metrology<br />Consultancy<br />R&D Contracts<br />International projects, Training<br />Research and Developmen<br />Development/maintenance national measurement standards<br />International traceability assurance<br />Research in metrology and measurement systems<br />Beyond all doubt<br />P 5<br />
  9. 9. VSL<br />Dutch MetrologyInstitute<br />Private company with a public task<br />Stakeholder: Dutch Government<br />RVA ISO 17025<br />Businesslike<br />Beyond all doubt<br />P 6<br />
  10. 10. Facts<br />Dutch MetrologyInstitute<br />Private company with a public task<br />Stakeholder: Dutch Government<br />RVA ISO 17025<br />Applied (scientific) metrology<br />~ 85 employees (‘University level’)<br />3500 m2 Lab.<br />Located in Delft (and Dordrecht)<br />
  11. 11. National standards & metrological services<br />P 8<br />Beyond all doubt<br />

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