The National Measurement Institute is an internationally recognised proficiency testing (PT) provider for chemical and gas measurements. PT is a valuable external quality control tool for laboratories.
We evaluate your laboratory’s performance against pre-established criteria, using inter-laboratory comparisons.
We provide independent evidence to determine the validity of your measurements, and to help improve your overall performance. This includes:
By participating in our studies, you can:
We have scheduled the following tests for chemical and gas proficiency testing.
*The matrix to be advised later
We provide gas PT services in areas of strategic importance to Australia. Our PT samples are based on unique gas compositions with studies examining:
Participating isn’t just important for laboratories. It also provides confidence during custody transfers for refineries and pipeline operators.
We also offer preparative PT studies for the specialty gas industry.
We aim to coordinate a new area of study each year based on participants’ requests. Email email@example.com to suggest a new gas mixture to add to our testing schedule.
We provide PT for a range of sectors including environment, agriculture, food and law enforcement.
We select the analytes and matrices for our PT studies based on participants’ needs and requests. A study can include up to 60 analytes at both high and low levels.
Our programs are accredited to ISO 17043 cover a wide range of tests:
We aim to coordinate a new area of study each year based on participants’ requests. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to suggest a new matrix or analyte to add to our testing schedule.
Before applying, read the:
For gas PT studies:
For chemical PT studies:
Last updated: 27 September 2021
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