SON Metrology department ensures realization, maintenance and dissemination of  the SI units of measurements in Nigeria. This is achieved via the activities of its metrology laboratories structured  as listed below

Mechanical Metrology Laboratories:

  • Mass
  • Pressure
  • Temperature
  • Density  and Viscosity
  • Force
  • Volume and Flow
  • Dimensional Metrology

Electrical Metrology Laboratories

  • Time and Frequency
  • AC/DC (Direct Current and Low Frequency measurements)
  • Energy and Transformer
  • Photometry
  • Acoustics and Vibration
  • Dosimetry (Ionising radiation)
  • Mechanical  workshop and Instrumentation

Presently SON metrology offers Calibration in the following fields

  1. Calibration of Weighbridges
  2. Calibration of Mass Pieces and Weighing Balances
  3. Calibration of Thermometers, Thermocouples, incubators, Ovens / Furnaces /Heating chambers
  4. Calibration of Refrigerators, Freezers and Cold Rooms
  5. Calibration of Pressure gauges, Transducers, Transmitters, Load Cells.
  6. Calibration of Load cells, Universal Testing Machines (UTMs)
  7. Calibration of Visual gauges
  8. Calibration of Torque wrench
  9. Volume Calibration
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    Calibration of Weighbridge at Dana Steel, Katsina by SON
    UMT at Dana Steel, Katsina Calibrated by SON
    SON and Dana Steel Staff