National Institute of Standards – NIS

Tersa Street, Haram, P.O. Box 136, Giza

About This Lab

Scientific metrology, Measurement and Industrial calibration

Service/Sub Sector Product Test
Acoustic and Vibration none Acoustics absorption coefficient measurements
Acoustic and Vibration none Accelerometer calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Piston phone calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Sound insulation measurements
Acoustic and Vibration none Sound level calibrator calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Pre-amplifier calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Vibration meter calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Loudspeaker calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Acoustic power measurements
Acoustic and Vibration none Reference Sound Source calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Noise measurements
Acoustic and Vibration none Audiometer calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Vibration measurements
Acoustic and Vibration none Hearing protector measurements
Acoustic and Vibration none Sound Level Meter calibration
Acoustic and Vibration none Telephone testing
Acoustic and Vibration none Microphone calibration
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic flaw detector
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic transducers (normal- angle and TR)
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic standard reference blocks (V1- V2 and step)
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic thickness gauge
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic flaw detector
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic props
Ultrasonic none Testing of surface flaw detector (Eddy current- AC Yoke)
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic thickness gauge
Ultrasonic none Calibration of ultrasonic sonifier
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of Pressure Balances
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of Safety Valves (Relief Valves)
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of Pressure Gauges
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of all types of balances up to 150 tons
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of Vacuum Gauges
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of all classes of weights up to 50 kg
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of Pressure Transducers
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of hydrometers in the range from 0.68 – 1.8 g/cm3
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of Pressure Transmitters
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of digital pressure calibrators
Mass- Density and Pressure none Pressure Vessels testing
Mass- Density and Pressure none Calibration of volumetric glassware and vessels (pipettes- burettes- cylinders- flasks- large tank- etc.)
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of single/multi-channel pipette
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of syringes
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of prover tanks
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of all despiser
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of glass flow meters
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of volumetric glassware and vessels (pipettes- burettes- cylinders- flasks- large tank- etc.)
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of leak testers
Volume and Fluid flow none Calibration of liquid flow meters
Volume and Fluid flow none Testing of pump performance
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of reference standards load cells- calibration loops and boxes
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of hardness testers/machines
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of torque transducers
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of systems used to apply static loads such as jacks
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of torque wrenches
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of concrete testing machines
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of impact machines
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of universal tension and compression testing machines
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration of torque machines
Force- Torque and Hardness none Mechanical testing of metallic materials (tensile- compression- impact- hardness)
Force- Torque and Hardness none Calibration and testing of cranes
Ionizing Radiation none Free radicals measurements by EPR technique
Ionizing Radiation none Calibration of radioactivity measuring equipment
Ionizing Radiation none Calibration of radiation measuring instruments in the radiation protection level by Co-60 . Cs- 137 and X-ray
Ionizing Radiation none Estimation of the efficiency of the different shielding material for different type of radiation
Ionizing Radiation none Personal dosimetry services (TLD)
Ionizing Radiation none Calibration of radon measuring devices and radon sources (1- Passive techniques. 2- Active techniques < ± 1%)
Ionizing Radiation none Output measurements and quality assurance of radiation sources (closed). therapy level machines (Co-60). X- ray machines (industrial) and linear accelerator
Ionizing Radiation none Calibration of dosimetry systems in the therapy level (Ion Chambers and its Electrometers)
Ionizing Radiation none Calibration of dosimetry systems in the diagnostic level (Ion Chambers and its Electrometers)
Ionizing Radiation none Output measurements and quality assurance of radiation machines- diagnostic level (CT- Mammography- etc.)
Ionizing Radiation none Calibration of neutron monitors
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration Standard Platinum Resistance Thermometer (SPRT) according to ITS-90
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of thermocouples
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of viscosity and calibration of viscometers
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of liquid in glass thermometer
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of Thermo-hydrometers. dew-point meters. climatic chambers. thermal mapping
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Material Thermal properties
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of Ovens- Drywells- Furnaces- Liquid baths- Autoclaves- Refrigerators- Deep freezers- Incubators
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of temperature calibrators
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of RTDs
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of temperature digital thermometers- bimetals- dial thermometers- medical thermometers
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of infrared thermometers
Temperature- Humidity- viscosity none Calibration of melting point apparatus
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Calibration and measurements of Electrical measuring instruments
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of Standard resistors
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of multifunction Calibrators
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of Standard capacitors
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Calibration and measurements Digital multimeters
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of Standard inductors
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Thermal voltage converters
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of AC/DC voltage sources
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of AC/DC current sources
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Measurements of Zeners secondary standards
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Calibration of clamp meters
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Calibration of Multifunction calibrators
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Calibration of Resistance boxes
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Calibration of LCR meters- Meggers- Insulation testers- micro ohmmeters
Electrical quantities (voltage and resistance) none Testing of Single/three phase transformer
High voltage none Calibration of H.V. Sources and Measuring Instruments up to 400 [kV] (50 Hz)
High voltage none Calibration of PD Calibrators up to 2000 [pC]
High voltage none Testing of Transformer Oil
High voltage none Calibration of Oil Testers up to 60 [kV]
High voltage none Testing of current transformers (CT)
High voltage none Testing of withstand and breakdown voltage for oil samples/dielectrics
High voltage none Calibration of High Current Measuring Instruments up to 5000 [A] (50 Hz)
High voltage none Calibration of Transformers turns ratio meters
High voltage none Calibration of measuring Clamp meters and Meggers
High voltage none Calibration of electrical safety testers
High voltage none Calibration of electrical power and energy measuring equipment
High voltage none Testing of electrical energy meters
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Frequency oscillators (Cs- Rb- Qz)
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Oscilloscopes- Spectrum Analyzers
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Signal generators
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Tachometers
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Frequency counters
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Medical equipment (time/frequency dependant)
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of time interval measuring devices (Timers and stopwatches)
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Time and Frequency GPS receivers
Time and frequency and Microwave none Measurements of Rotary and planer motion devices (centrifuge- mixer- shaker- etc.)
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Frequency sources
Time and frequency and Microwave none Microwave circuit range from 100 MHz to 18 GHz
Time and frequency and Microwave none RF Power measurement
Time and frequency and Microwave none EM field measurement range from 3-300 V/M - Freq. 0.5 MHz to 5 GHZ
Time and frequency and Microwave none Testing of EM radiation safety levels
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of RF power sensors
Time and frequency and Microwave none Measurements of attenuation and scattering parameters
Time and frequency and Microwave none Calibration of Cable and antenna analyzer (Site master)
Time and frequency and Microwave none Measurements of Spectrum harmonics
Standard Reference Materials none Production of certified standard reference materials (CRMs) according to ISO17025 & ISO 17034 for chemical compositions for different matrices such as metal alloys in Cosmetics- Pharmaceuticals- etc.
Standard Reference Materials none Specification of certified standard reference materials (CRMs)
Standard Reference Materials none Flammability properties of different materials and products
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of (Ion Chromatography IC)
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) with its attachments (nitrogen & hydrogen generator and head space)
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of Gas chromatography (GC) with (purge and trap)
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and Liquid chromatography (LC)
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (One concentration range for 8 elements)
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES)
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of Flame photometer and X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer and atomic emission spectrometer
Standard Reference Materials none Calibration of Portable X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer and Portable Atomic Emission Spectrometer and X-Ray Diffraction Spectrometer
Standard Reference Materials none Determination of chemical elements using Atomic Absorption Spectrometer and X- Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer and Specord 250 plus (UV-VIS Spectrophotometer)
Standard Reference Materials none Moisture measurements using Karl Fischer Titrator
Standard Reference Materials none Determination of different phases and nanoparticle volume using X-Ray Diffraction Spectrometer
Standard Reference Materials none Determination of organic materials ratio using HPLC&GC-MS
Fire and Explosion none Measurement of limiting oxygen index of different materials and products
Fire and Explosion none Measurements of thermal stability of different materials and products
Fire and Explosion none Testing of small ignition source
Fire and Explosion none Calibration of pH meters
Fire and Explosion none Calibration of photometric system (Smoke density measuring instrument)
Fire and Explosion none Calibration of oxygen gas detectors
Fire and Explosion none Measuring of the flammability properties of different materials and products
Fire and Explosion none Calibration of gas analyzers
Fire and Explosion none Calibration of flash point detectors
Fire and Explosion none Measuring fire toxicity of different materials and products
Fire and Explosion none Production of CRMs in the field of fire and explosion
Fire and Explosion none Testing ignition by using small ignition sources
Textile and environmental none Calibration of Air velocity flow meters
Textile and environmental none Calibration of Liquid conductivity meter
Textile and environmental none Calibration of Turbidity meter
Textile and environmental none Calibration of COD and BOD equipment
Textile and environmental none Calibration of Kjeldahl
Textile and environmental none Sample analysis for BOD. COD. Precipitated substances at 10 & 30 min. turbidity. conductivity. TDS. pH. color concentration. some M+n or X-n (using colormetry detection)
Textile and environmental none Calibration of Karl Fisher
Textile and environmental none Performance test for Washing and laundry machines
Textile and environmental none Sample Analysis using Gas chromatography and Atomic absorption
Textile and environmental none Calibration of Crockmeters
Textile and environmental none Sample measurements using Zet-sizer
Textile and environmental none Test of Leather testing instruments
Textile and environmental none Testing of Laminar flow cabinet
Textile and environmental none Textile colour stability testing
Polymer none Calibration of all types of spectrophotometers
Polymer none Fatigue Test
Polymer none Impact Test
Polymer none Testing of Tensile Load Cells
Polymer none Measurement of Paper Expansion
Polymer none Hardness Test – Shore A & D
Polymer none Determination of rubber type in mixture
Polymer none Dynamic analysis of mechanical properties of polymer
Polymer none Measurements of Density and Viscosity
Polymer none Heat Distortion and Softening Point determination
Polymer none Rubber mixing & Press
Polymer none Tensile and Elongation test
Polymer none Rheometric measurements
Polymer none Bending- Tear- Compression- Peal & Pull out Adhesion test
Polymer none Abrasion Test
Polymer none Plasticity MFI (melt flow index)
Polymer none Resilience Test
Polymer none Determination of molecular weight of polymer
Photometry none Calibration of all types of spectrophotometers
Photometry none Lamp testing for efficiencies- ageing characteristics- colour rendering factor- etc.
Photometry none Calibration of all types of colorimeters- including lovibond
Photometry none Calibration of Luminous flux and luminous Intensity standard lamps
Photometry none Calibration of all types of Gloss meters
Photometry none Calibration of all types of illuminance meters (lux meters)
Photometry none Calibration of all types of Optical densitometers
Photometry none Calibration of all types of luminous Intensity and luminance measuring instruments
Photometry none Calibration of all types of Whiteness and Yellowness measuring instruments (such as Flour Grader)
Photometry none Testes and measurements of all colour coordinates (such as- (X-Y-Z-)- (L*- a*-b*)- ǻ)
Photometry none Calibration of all types of Colour scales measuring instruments (i.e. Gardner Scale- Saybolt Scale- etc.)
Photometry none Reflectance and absorbance of all types of samples (such as- solid state and liquid samples) in the range 200 - 3000 nm
Photometry none Calibration and preparation of standard lamps
Photometry none Calibration of photometers
Photometry none Testing of integrating spheres
Photometry none Testing of Luminous flux and luminous Intensity for lamps and luminaires
Photometry none Test of monitors colours
Photometry none Test of colour temperatures
Radiometry none Measurement and calibration of radiometric sources
Radiometry none Calibration of FTIR devices in the range 400- 4000 cm-1
Radiometry none Calibration of Sources spectral irradiance in the UV-Vis-NIR in (W/m2 )
Radiometry none Calibration of Detectors and radiometers spectral sensitivity (responsivity) in (A/W) and irradiance sensitivity in (A/W/cm2 ) in the UVVis-NIR
Radiometry none Calibration of Monochromators
Radiometry none Calibration of Laser detectors spectral sensitivity (responsivity) in (A/W)
Radiometry none Test of Sources spectral irradiance in the UVVis-NIR in (W/m2 )
Radiometry none Test of Phototherapy luminaires irradiance in (W/m2 )
Radiometry none Test of Sources spectral power distribution (W/nm)
Radiometry none Test of Laser power sources in (Watt)
Radiometry none Test of Laminar flow cabinet and transilluminators UV lamps in (W/m2 )
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Accurate frequency measurement of He-Ne lasers at 633 nm (secondary length standards) Calibration of laser frequency/wavelength using laser comb from 500 to 2000 nm
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none OTDR calibration (attenuation scale and distance scale)
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Displacement interferometer calibration (wavelength)
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Accurate wavelength measurement for DWDM lasers
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Wavelength and line width measurements using optical spectrum analyzer OSA
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Optical spectrum analyser (OSA) calibration
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none High resolution laser spectral analysis
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Detection of gas traces using tuneable lasers
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Chromatic dispersion measurement
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Beam profile measurements
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Polarization mode dispersion measurement
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Medical laser characterization
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Calibration of laser Doppler velocimetry LDV
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Calibration GNNS receiver for location measurements
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Calibration of Synchronous digital hierarchy analyzer
Primary length standards- Laser technology and- fibre optics technology none Calibration of laser distance meters
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of Short Reference Gauge blocks of Grade (00. k) in the range of (0.5 mm to 200 mm)
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of glass rulers and graduated lenses
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of polarimeters- polariscopes- and standard quartz pieces
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of line standards
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of refractive index measuring instruments
Length gauges (optically) none Measurements of samples refractive index
Length gauges (optically) none Measurements of optical polarization for standard quartz pieces
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of Graticle
Length gauges (optically) none Calibration of encoders
Length gauges (optically) none Long gauge block
Surface- mechanical engineering none Contact and non-contact surface characterization
Surface- mechanical engineering none Linear and areas dimensions
Surface- mechanical engineering none Surface topography- texture and roughness metrology
Surface- mechanical engineering none Angle measurements
Surface- mechanical engineering none Thin films and nanometrology investigation
Surface- mechanical engineering none Measurements of fixtures- gauges- and moulds in the industrial Applications- and calibration of dimensional hand instruments (Micrometers- height gauges and calibers)
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of Coordinate measuring machines (CMM)- CNC- and operation machines
Surface- mechanical engineering none Forms and shapes- from errors- complex geometry measurements
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of gauge blocks mechanically
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of height master and reference gauges
Surface- mechanical engineering none Measurements of surface plate
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of thickness gauges and indicators
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of roughness measuring instruments
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of microscopes
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of electromechanical comparators
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of Go/No Go gauges
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of steel rulers- tape- steel ball and straight edge
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of screw plug gauge- setting ring- setting rods- square angle and spirit levels
Surface- mechanical engineering none Testing of mechanical sieves
Surface- mechanical engineering none Calibration of coating thickness gauges

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Tersa Street, Haram, P.O. Box 136, Giza
info@nis.sci.eg
(+202) 33867454
(+202) 33867451
http://www.nis.sci.eg/

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