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Welcome to the German Calibration Service! We are a forum of the PTB with the aim to support the uniformity in metrology. The DKD provides a platform for the professional exchange of its members, which include more than 400 laboratories and companies.


The agreement between PTB and DAkkS on the use of the "DKD mark" on calibration certificates has now been extended until 30 June 2021. This extension was necessary to completely cover the time needed for the conversion to the revised standard DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018. This transition period now ends on 30 June 2021, because the DAkkS has extended the conversion period (see DAkkS News of...

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In June 2020, ILAC and ISO decided to extend the deadline for the transition to the new version of ISO/IEC 17025 to 1 June 2021 [1]. This decision was taken in order to help accredited laboratories to adapt their working procedures to the new version of ISO/IEC 17025 despite the restrictions imposed by Covid-19.

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He is one of the trailblazers of the DKD in its present form. The former Vice-President of the PTB, Prof. Dr. Manfred Kochsiek, was awarded the honorary membership of the DKD on 28 November 18. "Without his help, the DKD would not have been able to grow and prosper in its early years" said Honorary Prof. Dr. Roman Schwarz, current Vice-President of the PTB, in recognition of our new honorary...

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