Assured Confidence

Temperature Calibration

Key Equipment List

  • Suite of environmentally controlled laboratories
  • Fixed point temperature cells (mercury, TP water, gallium, tin, zinc)
  • Reference PRTs
  • Reference thermocouples
  • High accuracy temperature bridges
  • High temperature furnaces
  • Temperature baths
  • Votsch temperature / humidity chamber

Capabilities

List of instruments calibrated by NML:

 

  • Block ‘calibrators’
  • Chart recorders
  • Dial temperature gauges
  • Fixed point cells
  • Liquid-in-glass thermometers, mercury filled
  • Liquid-in-glass thermometers, spirit filled
  • Resistance thermometers, calibrated by comparison
  • Resistance thermometers, fixed point calibration
  • ‘Smart’ card readers
  • Temperature indicators and recorders, with temperature sensors
Measurement Range Best Measurement Uncertainty (sample)
By temperature -80°C to 0°C ± 0.006°C (6 mK)
Comparison 0°C to 80°C ± 0.005°C (5 mK)
  80°C to 200°C ± 0.01°C (10 mK)
  200°C to 250°C ± 0.015° (15 mK)
  250°C to 500°C ± 0.03°C (30mK)
  500°C to 1100°C ± 1.0°C
  1100°C to 1600°C ± 2.0°C

Detailed Calibration Capabilities

Contact:

Dubhaltach Mac Lochlainn
NSAI National Metrology Laboratory,
Glasnevin,
Dublin 9, Ireland

T: +353 1 808 2607
F: +353 1 808 2603
E: dubhaltach.maclochlainn@nsai.ie

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