Establishing conformity of measuring instruments

 

To pursue this activity, an entry permit is required.

The establishment of conformity of measuring instruments is carried out by a legal entity or a sole trader notified to the Metrology Institute (hereinafter referred to as ‘competent authority’). The procedure of conformity establishment commences on the basis of a request to approve the type of a measuring instrument filed with the authority by the manufacturer or their representative.

In the procedure of conformity establishment, the competent authority inspects and tests a measuring instrument in line with legislation.

The establishment of conformity of a measuring instrument or a module is carried out by the competent authority in the following manners:

  • module A: declaration of conformity on the basis of internal control,
  • module A1: declaration of conformity on the basis of internal control and testing of products by the notified body,
  • module B: examination of the type,
  • module C: declaration of conformity with the type on the basis of internal control,
  • module C1: declaration of conformity with the type on the basis of the internal control of production and testing of products by the notified body,
  • module D: declaration of conformity with the type on the basis of quality assurance of the production procedure,
  • module D1: declaration of conformity on the basis of quality assurance of the production procedure,
  • module E1: declaration of conformity on the basis of examination and testing quality assurance,
  • module F: declaration of conformity with the type on the basis of product certification,
  • module F1: declaration of conformity on the basis of product certification,
  • module G: declaration of conformity on the basis of direct certification of an individual measuring instrument,
  • module H: declaration of conformity on the basis of comprehensive quality assurance,
  • module H1: declaration of conformity on the basis of comprehensive quality assurance and examination

 

The competent authority carried out the following manners of establishing conformity of non-automatic scales:

  • type examination of the European Community,
  • direct certification of an individual measuring instrument by the European Community,
  • certification by the European Community,
  • declaration of the European Community on type conformity (guarantee of quality of production).

The establishment of conformity of measuring instruments is carried out at the national and European levels.


Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology | Last updated: 06. 08. 2015