The World Metrology Day

World Metrology Day Metrology plays a central role in scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, in improving the quality of life and in protecting the global environment. World Metrology Day is an annual celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations. The Convention set the framework for global collaboration in the science of measurement and in its industrial, commercial and societ...
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Proficiency Testing National Proficiency Testing Laboratory (PTL) National Proficiency Testing Laboratory (PTL) at the National Institute of Standards (NIS-Egypt) was started on 2007 as a working group. It was established legally as a laboratory directly under NIS president to ensure the impartiality and confidentiality. It is established to take the responsibility for all tasks in development and operation of proficiency testing schemes. Proficiency testing, more commonly called PT...
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Feature Calibration

Calibration is the process of determining the deviation of the readings of the clients’ equipment and the true readings. The calibration processes are carried out using the primary standards that located in one place only within the Arab Republic of Egypt, the National Institute of Standards (NIS-Egypt), where the main job of the NIS is to maintain, develop and disseminate the measurement standards within the Arab Republic of Egypt. The technical office for calibration is the link between all se...
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Feature Training

The training administration is the link between all sectors of Egypt of institutions, companies, bodies and factories in the fields of industrial, agricultural and commercial and between the laboratories of NIS to provide wide specialized training services in all areas of metrology that included in the training plan of NIS at the local, Arab and international levels. NIS receives the training seekers in various fields of metrology and the members of the laboratory concerned with the implementati...
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Our Services

Services provided by National Institute of Standards( NIS) In addition to its role in maintaining and developing Egypt’s primary Standards, NIS also provides many services to Egyptian Industry and government laboratories. These include Calibration Services. Testing Services Consulting Services Training Services Reference Materials NIS is a leading Research Laboratory Part of NIS mission is to ensure that Egypt’s measuring capabilities are World Class – and are continual...
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