E3 - Calibration of capacitance

Status: Planned

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Name of organisation behind the Intercomparison

SP, Technical Research Institute of Sweden

Reference laboratory

SP, NMI of Electrical

Contact person with contact details

Gunnar Eklund Phone +46 10 516 53 91 gunnar.eklund@sp.se

Objective of the Intercomparison

Evaluation of calibration methods and verification of BMC values.

Device(s) to be circulated

General Radio type 1404, 1 nF, three-terminal connection

Quantity to be measured (incl.indication of measurement uncertainty for the reference values)

Capacitance 3 µF/F

Measurement instructions

Measurement at 1 kHz

Reporting from the participating laboratories (formats, calibration certificate, language, etc.)

Calibration certificate in English or Swedish

Methods of transport

Transportation in special crate

Appr. Price for the Intercomparison

1000-1500 Euro plus on way transportation (depending on number of participants)

Additional remarks

Aimed at calibration laboratories