Metrology

Airports Authority Baggage Scales Pass Verification Tests

It is not unusual for airline passengers checking in at the flight counter to place their over-packed suitcase onto the baggage scale and hope that it is within the permissible limit, thus being spared from overweight baggage fees. However, if passengers are being charged for excess weight,...

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Historic Vote Ties Kilogram and Other Units to Natural Constants

 Versailles, France—A convocation of delegates representing 60 countries voted today, 16th November 2018 in Versailles to implement the most significant change to the International System of Units (SI) in more than 130 years. For the first time, all measurement units will be defined by natural phenomena...

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T&T Ambassador to Washington DC congratulates TTBS on its achievement

Mrs Erica Caruth and Ms Saira Knox of the Metrology Division, Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards, attended The Student and Professional Organization of Trinidad and Tobago (The SPOTT) social event held at Ben’s Next Door on Friday 28th September 2018 in Washington DC. Upon learning that...

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TTBS participates in the 2018 SIM Workshop Metrology of Mycotoxins

Saira Knox of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS), Metrology Division, participated in a recent workshop held at the Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Industrial (INTI) in Argentina on September 16th – 18th 2018. The aim of the workshop was to update participants on the background...

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Metrology SIM Assessment

The Metrology Division at The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) is “On the Road” to have its best “Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)” for the discipline of mass approved and recognized on the BIPM-Key Comparison Database. The ability to report our best measurement capability on...

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