Consideration of the application for testing the legally controlled measuring instruments in accordance with the Law on metrology, § 19, clauses 5 and 6
The testing the legally controlled measuring instrument shall be carried out upon a written order.
The test may be carried out:
SLM shall perform the examination of the equipment and staff once a year, or after any changes in the respective facts, elaborating a record thereof. In addition to the written documentation, the employee of SLM shall arrange the photo documentation of the measuring instrument presented for the tests (as a part of the measuring instrument inspection). The photos shall be taken in a manner enabling to see the condition of the verification and sealing marks, the state of the counter before the test, or possible visible defects of the measuring instrument. Every photo shall be identifiable (visible serial number of the respective measuring instrument). In case when SLM takes over the measuring instrument in the absence of the customer´s representative on the test, the paper photo documentation shall be signed by the representatives of both parties (SLM and customer).
Methodical procedure of testing the legally controlled measuring instruments according to the Law on metrology § 19, clauses 5 and 6:
The measuring instrument is tested within the range of the verification tests – in accordance with the Law on metrology, § 15 clause 7. The test procedures are in compliance with the legal rules and working procedures currently in force. The test consists particularly of the following operations:
Generally said: The legally controlled measuring instrument is considered that it passed the test if its error does not exceed the maximum permissible errors specified by law.
The results of inspection do not influence the final conclusion (they are stated in the test report and in the record on measurement).
In case, the verification/sealing mark is damaged, changed or removed, a brief description of the damage, change or removal shall be stated both in the record on measurement and in the test report (in the parts concerning the status of the verification and sealing marks).