international metrology cooperation

international metrology coperation

  • Relevant OIML Recommendations
  • Mutual Acceptance of Test Reports

OIML Certificates

An OIML certificate of conformity of a pattern of a measuring instrument attests the conformity of that pattern, as represented by the sample(s) submitted and tested, with the requirements of the relevant OIML recommendation(s).
An OIML certificateof conformity is issued by an issuing authority of an OIML member state.

Relevant OIML RecommendationsRelevant OIML Recommendations

  • MPI is the Korean notified laboratory for type examination of Non-Automatic Weighing Instrument(NAWI) in accordance with OIML R 76.
  • OIML R 76-1 "Nonautomatic weighing instruments, Part 1: Metrological and technical requirements - Tests" - Edition 1992
  • OIML R 76-2 "Nonautomatic weighing instruments, Part 2: Pattern evaluation report" - Edition 1993
Range of evaluation capability
Class-I Class-II Class-III Class-IIII
Maximum testing capacity(kg) N/A 50 150 150
Maximum number of verification scale intervals(Max/e) N/A 50,000 10,000 1,000
Minimum verification scale intervals(g) N/A 0.01 0.1 5

Mutual Acceptance of Test Reports

MPI have agreements with some countries for the mutual acceptance of test reports.

Mutual Acceptance Arrangement(OIML-MAA)

MPI has participated in OIML-MAA as a testing laboratory.
The countries below mentioned have signed the DoMC(Declaration of Mutual Confidence) the accept and utilize Test Reports and Certificates issued by Issuing participants in their national type approval program for Non-automatic weighing instruments.
; Republic of Korea, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, France, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, United Kingdom

Memorandum of Understanding(MOU)

MPI has strengthened our cooperative relations on legal metrology with
; the National Metrology Institute of Japan(NMIJ)
This memorandum was initiated with the objective of developing cooperative programs which will focus on reducing technical barriers to trade through international harmonization of legal metrology requirements and mutual development of technical capabilities.