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You are employed at a company at which you work with measurement technology? Here you will find current news which may be of interest to you as well as a guide through PTB. 

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Reichweite des Senders DCF77

Der Sender DCF77 ist für die Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) weiterhin das wichtigste Medium, die gesetzliche Zeit für Deutschland zu verbreiten. Europaweit empfangen Millionen von Funkuhren die auf 77,5 kHz ausgestrahlten Zeitzeichen. DCF77 ist seit vielen Jahrzehnten ein bedeutender Teil der technischen Infrastruktur des Landes. Ohne ihn würden die Zeitanzeigen auf Bahnhöfen, Flughäfen und in Rundfunk- und Fernsehanstalten nicht funktionieren. Unternehmen der Versorgungswirtschaft (Elektrizität, Gas, Wasser) und im Telekommunikationssektor nutzen den DCF77 für die Steuerung und Überwachung ihrer Systeme. Umso wichtiger ist die zuverlässige Bereitstellung der Signale und ihre Überwachung durch die PTB. Mit den laufenden Modernisierungen der Anlage und ihrer unschlagbaren Einfachheit und Zuverlässigkeit ist die Zeitaussendung über Langwelle immer noch sehr zeitgemäß. Jetzt wurde der Vertrag zwischen PTB und Media Broadcast...

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Advanced manufacturing (Symbolbild)

The production sector is the backbone of Europe’s industry with about 2 million companies and more than 30 million people working in this area. According to the EU, about half of all research funds are spent in this sector. There is certainly plenty of scope for research in this field: on the central challenges of digitalization and sustainability, for example. And metrological issues play a crucial role here too. To be able to bring together and promote metrological capacities, the European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET) has founded a European Metrology Network (EMN) for Advanced Manufacturing. Acting coordinator is Harald Bosse of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB).

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To have a measuring instrument calibrated

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In the chapter Opens internal link in current windowMetrological Services (which at this point we would like to recommend to you in general) you will find an overview of the Opens internal link in current windowPTB's Calibration and Measurement Capabilities. Furthermore, each division offers its own measurement and calibration capabilities as a pdf file in each case for downloading – to be found via the respective homepage of the Opens internal link in current windowDivisions.

Professional publications

Testing Instruction
Titelseitenansicht PTB Prüfregel Band 3

PTB has issued a great number of publications surrounding the topic (precision) measurements, for example Test Rules, PTB Requirements, among other things. You will find these at Opens internal link in current windowScientific & technical publications.

Technology offers

Gap measurement standard

Do you want to see whether there are PTB inventions that could possibly be commercially exploited in your company? If so, then have a look at Opens internal link in current windowInnovations and Technology Transfer. You will also find current technology offers in the current issue of Opens internal link in current windowPTB-News

Invitations to Tender of the Procurement Office

Are there goods you may want to offer PTB? Then take a look at the current current invitations to tender of PTB's Procurement Office!