Center N. 114
Calibration Services for-
Measuring and Calibration Instruments-
Since January 1999, the Metrological Laboratory of same time the calibration procedures enforced in a SIT
Dott. Ing. Scandura & FEM S.r.l. is operating as SIT center are proven to be in accordance with National
center (Servizio Italiano di Taratura / Italian -National- and International Standards.
Calibration Service), a recognized calibration service
This means that the instrument of the user becomes
open to all manufacturers and users of Industrial Instru-
part of an uninterrupted metrological chain headed by
a National Metrological institution.
The Scandura Metrological Laboratory was accredited
These calibration procedures actually used by any SIT
by IMGC (Istituto Metrologico Gustavo Colonnetti by
center are constantly monitored and documented by
CNR, the Italian National Council of Researches).
the Quality Assurance System of the Center and
The IMGC belongs to EA (European co-operation for
executed within Laboratories in which the
Accreditation), the European body that watches after
environmental conditions are permanently under tight
all calibration matters at International level.
The accreditation of Scandura Laboratory authorizes it
Why to take the user's instruments to a SIT accredited
to release, in IMGC behalf, official Calibration
Laboratory for calibration?
Certificates for Pressure Instruments such as:
First, for the high trustworthiness of the operation, due
Manometers, Pressure Transducers, Columns, Digital
to the recognized skills of their personnel and the
Pressure Indicators, Pressure Calibrators etc.
supervisory role excited by the National Metrological
What does it mean to provide an instrument with a SIT
Then for the perfect maintenance of both the primary
and the secondary line of equipment in use.
According to the ISO 9000 standards and to any user's But, most of all, for the commonly accepted procedures
Quality Assurance manual, all measuring instruments for the calibration of the instruments, which are verified
shall periodically be tested to verify their proper and and validated by a third independent party.
correct functioning as well as their “metrological”
performances. This procedure testifies the status of
each instrument and particularly if their metrological
performances remained within acceptable limits for the
service they are supposed to do.
The “calibration” operation consists in a comparison
between the indications given by the instrument under
test against that of a reference instrument of a higher
All readings are then processed according to a
The basic difference between a "common" calibration
procedure and a calibration executed by a SIT Center
is that the SIT center ensures the traceability of the
measurements, which are made using reference
instruments approved and constantly monitored by the
national metrological bodies (in our case IMGC). At the
Center N. 114 SXC101E5-SIT
Not to forget the support given by SIT centers in
obeying the point 7.6 of ISO 9001:2000 standards to the
companies being awarded with the ISO certificate.
NAMAS and SIT certificate have the same “validity”?
Yes, by virtue of an agreement between the European
bodies of accreditation (EA European co-operation for
Accreditation) that establish a mutual recognition of the
certificates released by the respective accredited
FULL CALIBRATION SERVICES
Scandura's SIT Laboratory is directly
accredited for pressure ranges as stated in the table,
user's may refer to this lab for all types of SIT
calibration requirement such as Pressure (any range),
Temperature, Electrical Signals etc.
In fact, thanks to a cross agreement with other
complementary SIT labs, Scandura SIT Lab may be
used as single contact / single source site full
SERVICE CONTRACTS for any REQUIREMENT Scandura's
Scandura international customers, especially in the
Services can be either "spot" on single instruments or South-Eastern Asia, may be interested to know that In
organized according to specific user's requirements to India, our fully owned Indian subsidiary, Dott. Ing.
be regulated by service contracts based on quantities Scandura Calibration and Instrumentation (India) Pvt.
of instruments and/or time (i.e. 12 months). Ltd. has gained ISO 9001:2000 award whereas the
international accreditation of its Calibration Laboratory
is in the process for being awarded.
SIT ACCREDITATION TABLE
Quantity Calibration Instruments Ranges Uncertainty (*) Notes
Pressure Secondary Pressure Transducers:
- Relative condition, liquid mean (0,1 ÷ 120) MPa 0,02 %
- Relative condition, gas mean -100 kPa ÷ Patm 0,008 % + 5 Pa
1,4 kPa £ P < 1000 kPa 0,01 %£ 1
1000 kPa £ P £ 7000 kPa 0,008 %£
- Absolute condition, gas mean 1,4 kPa £ P < 170 kPa 0,008 %£ 1
170 kPa £ P £ 7000 kPa 0,01 %£
- Pressure balances, gas mean, relative from 0,1 MPa to 70 MPa 0,013 % 2
(*) The measuring uncertainties are given as two time the typical difference (corresponding, in case of normal distribution, to a
confidentiality of 95%)
1 P is the pressure value.
2 DP/P Method
SCANDURA: Synonymous of Calibration
Scandura is a customer’s oriented enterprise that stays given Scandura an international role, the roots and the
aside all Instrument & Maintenance Engineers to better fruits remain “Made in Italy”. A symbol of sophisticated
serve their requirements and making their job more solutions ensured by an experienced, creative, flexible
accurate and valuable. and open minded team of people that is pleased to
Although nearly forty years of challenging and respond to customer’s needs whatever your needs are.
competitive activity all over the world have definitively
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