The Regional Metrology Laboratory (RML) of DOST V is maintained to carry out testing and calibration functions/services to industries, laboratories, LGUs and other stakeholders that have equipment/instruments/devices requiring test and calibration. The operation of RML is further strengthened by Republic Act No. 9236, also known as “The Metrology Act of 2003” which declared the policy of State to “facilitate the development of scientific and technical knowledge and progress in the national economy by encouraging the standardization and modernization of units and standards of measurements to adapt to the needs of the times, thereby complying with international standards and protecting the health, interest and safety of every consumer and his environment from the harmful effects of inaccurate or false measurements.”

Mass Standards

Test weights calibration
Calibration of weighing instruments

Volume Standards

Road tankers
Proving tanks
Test measures
Fuel dispensing pumps
Storage tanks.

Thermometry Standards

Liquid-in-Glass Thermometer, -30 ºC to 250 ºC
Digital Thermometers, -30 ºC to 250 ºC

Standard equipment at DOST V RML are regularly submitted to the National Metrology Laboratory of the Philippines (NML)-ITDI and MIRDC for annual calibration to maintain accuracy and traceability to the international standards.

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