Ensure compliance with a UKAS weighing calibration package

Accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 International Standards

On-site calibration for weighing equipment up to 6500kg

Audit-ready, online UKAS calibration certificate

Complimentary servicing and adjustments

Safeguard non-conformity with repeatable weighing results

Due to the confidence provided through its rigorous criteria, UKAS weighing calibration packages are the right choice when measurement results are critical to the safety of a product, a process or if you work to very fine tolerances. Accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2017, all calibrations are carried out on-site for weighing equipment from 200 mg to 6,500kg1.

View our UKAS Accreditation Certificate and UKAS Accreditation Schedule.

Features and benefits

Quality and competence guaranteed

At Northern Balance, we pride ourselves on being your independent weighing solutions partner.  With over 150 years’ calibration expertise and our high standards of quality assurance, we enable you to optimise weighing performance, measure confidently, and avoid the costs of inaccurate weighing.

As an established UKAS accredited calibration laboratory (no. 0370), we have the competence to perform on-site calibrations of non-automatic weighing machines and produce calibration certificates to globally recognised standards.  You can rest assured that we have the people, equipment, and systems in place to deliver internationally traceable calibrations at all times.

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