Extending the accredited low flow liquid calibration range

Tom Platenkamp, Joost Conrad Lötters

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    Abstract

    There is an increasing demand for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited liquid flow calibrations in the range of 1 g/h to 30 kg/h. The accredited Low Flow liquid Calibration Setup [1] (LFCS) at Bronkhorst® covers a flow range of 1 to 200 g/h, leaving a traceability gap in the flow range of 0.2 to 30 kg/h. By extending the calibration setup with two new balances it can perform calibrations from 1 g/h to 30 kg/h, thus covering the traceability gap. Crosschecks between references show good consistency and the setup extension was successfully accredited for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 calibrations. By participating in an intercomparison with National Metrology Institutes (NMI’s) the uncertainty of the LFCS extension is traceable to European NMI’s.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages49-52
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2017
    Event3rd Conference on MicroFluidic Handling Systems, MFHS 2017 - De Kleine Willem, Enschede, Netherlands
    Duration: 4 Oct 20176 Oct 2017
    Conference number: 3
    http://mfhs2017.org

    Conference

    Conference3rd Conference on MicroFluidic Handling Systems, MFHS 2017
    Abbreviated titleMFHS
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEnschede
    Period4/10/176/10/17
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    Platenkamp, T., & Lötters, J. C. (2017). Extending the accredited low flow liquid calibration range. 49-52. Paper presented at 3rd Conference on MicroFluidic Handling Systems, MFHS 2017, Enschede, Netherlands.