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Legal metrology and Conformity Assessment

Department 9.2


The department's task area covers legal metrology, conformity assessment, certification and technology transfer and is regulated by national and European requirements and standards.

Main tasks are:

  • co-ordination of legal metrology in PTB
  • management of the office of PTB Conformity Assessment Body
  • co-operation in national and international bodies (DIN, European Commission, WELMEC, OIML, NoBoMet)
  • political consulting concerning legal metrology, conformity assessment and technology transfer
  • co-ordination of communication of the German Conformity Assessment Bodies in Metrology (according to the German Weights and Measures Act)