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OIML Bulletin and New Certificate System

29th Jan 2018

The new OIML Certificate system is now in place. More information on this can be found on the website of the OIML
It appears to be a well thought out improvement that could work well for some manufacturers.

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This includes 
- a forward from the new CIML President, outlining past OIML achievements and plans for the future,
- some information on the OIML Certification System (OIML-CS) which replaces the OIML Basic Certificate System
-  the OIML Mutual Acceptance Arrangement (MAA) from 1 January 2018. More information on this can be found on the website of the OIML

There is also an interesting article from Cuba regarding the new International System of Units (SI). The SI, which is crucial to our technical regulation and measurement work, will be switched from the current method of variable fundamental constants, to the new method in which the value of certain fundamental constants will be fixed. The current system has involved a great deal of effort in terms of training, technical infrastructure and realisation of the units of measurement, which may be difficult and costly with the new SI proposed changes.

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