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New UKAS standard achieved by Torus Measurement Systems

TORUS Measurement Systems based in Telford provides UKAS accredited Calibration and Verification services for both CMMs and Portable Articulated Measuring Arms. For many years the same ISO standard has been applied to both – but now a new more rigorous standard ISO 10360-12 has been released specifically applied to Portable Arms. TORUS was recently successfully accredited by UKAS to this new standard.

Torus engineers are all UKAS signatories and will visit the customer site anywhere in UK / Ireland with all necessary equipment, including our NPL calibrated KOBA step gauges, to conduct the required checks in accordance with procedure. They will issue a UKAS certificate “whilst on site same day” – thus the equipment need not leave site and will be required for just a few hours to carry out the necessary checks.

Alternatively, the Arm may be sent to Torus’ UKAS Laboratory in Telford, Shropshire and can be returned within 24 hours.

Michael Parry, responsible for calibration and verification services at Torus, spoke about achieving the new standard, “We are extremely proud to be one of the first UK businesses’ to have been accredited by UKAS to this latest standard. This demonstrates our continued commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest level of customer service and quality.”

For more information on Torus’ UKAS calibration service please contact ukas@torus-group.com or call on 01952 210020.