Applied Physics Computer & Instrumentation Centre

Calibration And Standardization

Calibration and Standardization Lab was established at PCSIR Labs Complex, Lahore in order to provide cost effective and time services to the Industries, Traders and Exporters. Theses services are Traceable to National & International Standards at NPSL Pakistan, PTB Germany, NPL England, NIST USA and NIM China. Calibration laboratory is also accredited under ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by PNAC. Over 1600 clients have been served by this Laboratory, more than 2000 instruments are being calibrated annually and this figure is increasing continuously. The calibration covers a wide range of Metrological parameters. The Laboratory is equipped with state of art equipment to provide technical assistance and calibration / Testing services to the manufacturers / exporters in their day to day developmental work and also for the finished products.

Main Activities

  • Dimensional Measurement
  • Volumetric Measurement
  • Mass & Force Measurement
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Electrical Measurement
  • Time Frequency Measurement
  • Pressure & Hydrostatic Measurement
  • Solution Standards Measurement etc.
  • Technical Support / Consultancy

Calibration Laboratory not only provides the Calibration Services but also offers Technical Assistance/ Consultancy to the industry. We assist our clients how to handle technical problems, providing rectified measures for ensuring quality & control.

International Acceptance As Third Party Calibration / Testing Laboratory
PCSIR Calibration Laboratory is providing services for Testing & Calibration as third party services provider in order meet the requirements of International Quality standards and to aid export promotion activities of the country.

Recognition

Holds ISO / IEC 17025 accreditation through Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC)

Impact of Services

  • Export Promotion for Industry (International Acceptance of Tests & Products
  • Traceability of Measurements
  • Assistance to Industries in maintaining Quality of Tests & Products
  • Industrial Linkage, Technical Assistance to Industries

Arif Karim
Principal Scientific Officer

R&D Projects

Training Aid Systems for Science & Engineering Students

  • To expertise science & engineering students of various fields like chemical, electrical and electronics.
  • Low cost substitute of the imported brands.
  • Trainers for various control methods like PID (Proportional Integral Derivative),DCS (Distributed Control System), SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition)
  • Trainers for various processes like “Ammonia Generation Plant”, “Fractional Distillation Plant”, CSTR( Continuous Stirred-Tank Reactor)

Trainer for DCS (Distributed Control System)

  • Small scale Process Plant to demonstrate the working and control of the distributed processes in industries
  • DCS is widely used in oil refineries, nuclear power plants, water management systems, sugar refining plants etc.

More R&D Projects

Portable Flue Gas Analyzer

Sensors Installed:

O2: 0~25%, 0.1%, ± 0.5%
SO2: 1~200 PPM, IPPM, ± 2PPM
CO: 0~1000PPM, 1PPM, ± 5PPM
NO: 0~500PPM, 1PPM, ± 2PPM
Temperature: 0~500ºC, 1ºC, ± 1ºC
Battery Power: 12V 2.6 Amps/Hr, 4 hours backup time

Intelligent pH Meters

Specification:

Readout: Potentiometric display of Ion Concentration
Electrode Type: Support all Ion Selective Electrodes
Display Parameters: mV (Ion selective), pH, Temperature, slope  
Data Storage: 100 readings
Resolution:  1 mV (Ion Selective),  0.01(pH),  0.5 (Temperature)

Potentiometeric Ion Analyzers

Specification:

Readout: Potentiometric display of Ion Concentration
Electrode Type: Support all Ion Selective Electrodes
Display Parameters: mV (Ion selective), pH, Temperature, slope  
Data Storage: 100 readings
Resolution:  1 mV (Ion Selective),  0.01(pH),  0.5 (Temperature)

Universal Centrifuge Control System

Development of Electronic Control System for High-Tech Centrifuges

Potential End Users

  • Research institutions
  • Pathological laboratories
  • Universities