Penta Gear Metrology receives calibration accreditation


In October, A2LA labs accredited Penta Gear Metrology ISO17025 for technical competence in the field of calibration. Penta Gear President Marvin Nicholson said the company is excited to be able to offer these services for its North American customers.

“We are hopeful this offers our customers faster turnaround on their recertification of their master gears and spline gauges,” he said. “We look forward to providing excellent service to our customers.”

Ohio-based Penta Gear Metrology provides gear measurement and inspection including contract inspection, metrology services, metrology services contract inspection, and metrology services gauge certification. It provides a wide variety of functional and bench top gauges to meet customers’ gear and spline inspection needs.

A2LA is the only independent, 501(c)(3), nonprofit, internationally recognized accreditation body in the United States that offers a full range of comprehensive laboratory and laboratory-related accreditation services and training. A2LA, established in 1978 as a nonprofit, public service membership society, is dedicated to the formal recognition of competent testing and calibration laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, and reference material producers.

ISO/IEC 17025 general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories is the main ISO standard used by testing and calibration laboratories. In most major countries, ISO/IEC 17025 is the standard for which most labs must hold accreditation in order to be deemed technically competent. Technical requirements include factors that determine the correctness and reliability of the tests and calibrations performed in laboratory.