Posted on 11/26/2014 4:49 AM By MATsolutions
In the spirit of the season, we’d like to give thanks to the great work our lab technicians do every day. Here’s a look inside our state-of-the-art lab, where we calibrate and repair over 25,000 assets annually. From all of us at MAT, we’d like to wish you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving.
Posted on 6/28/2013 6:25 AM By MATsolutions
New product development cycles vary in different industries, but in virtually all - automotive, military, medical device, electronics and communications - testing is required at several stages in development to ensure that all safety minimums and industry.
Posted on 4/25/2013 6:08 AM By MATsolutions
To better serve our customers, MAT recently opened the doors to a larger, updated laboratory offering additional repair and calibration services
Posted on 5/8/2012 6:00 AM By MATsolutions
ISO/IEC 17025 is the main standard used by testing and calibration laboratories. Originally known as ISO/IEC Guide 25, ISO/IEC 17025 was initially issued by the ISO in 1999. There are many commonalities with the ISO 9000 standard, but ISO/IEC 17025 adds in the concept of competence to the equation. And it applies directly to those organizations that produce testing and calibration results.
There are two main sections in ISO/IEC 17025 - Management Requirements and Technical Requirements. Management requirements are primarily related to the operation and effectiveness of the quality management system within the laboratory. Technical requirements address the competence of staff, methodology and test/calibration equipment.
Laboratories use ISO/IEC 17025 to implement a quality system aimed at improving their ability to consistently produce valid results. It is also the basis for accreditation from an Accreditation Body. Since the standard is about competence, accreditation is simply formal recognition of a demon ...