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The photometry and radiometry team at MSL offer a range of calibration and testing services covering the measurement of sources, detectors and materials. We can make broadband or spectral measurements in the UV, visible and NIR spectral ranges. Details can be found in the tables below.

Our Accredited Calibration Services:

Please contact us to book your items in for calibration.

Full IANZ scope is available here [PDF, 513 KB].  BIPM Calibration Measurement Capabilities available here [PDF, 30 KB].

Service

Range/Conditions

Least Uncertainty

NZ Price (excl GST)

Photometers / Illuminance /   Lux / Light Meters

 

NB: Standard service uses tungsten lamp. Other sources (e.g. LEDs or fluorescent lamps) are available on request.

0.005 lux to 10 lux

3 %

 

Please enquire

10 lux to 3000 lux

0.8 %

 

$785 above 20 lux

Otherwise please enquire

3000 lux to 30000 lux

3 %

Please enquire

Luminance Meters

0.5 cd/m2 to 800 cd/m2

1.6 %

Please enquire

800 cd/m2 to 27000 cd/m2

7 %

Please enquire

 

27000 cd/m2 to 33000 cd/m2

11 %

UV Meters

 

NB: Irradiance levels of 1μW/cm2 to 5000μW/cm2

 

NB: For special conditions please enquire

240 nm to 270 nm

5 %

$960

270 nm to 310 nm

2.3 %

Please enquire

310 nm to 380 nm

2.5 %

$840

Radiant Exposure

254 nm

 

Please enquire

Laser Power Meters

Laser lines from 450 nm to 800 nm

0.022 %

Please enquire

Detector Spectral Responsivity Measurement

240 nm to 250 nm

1.4 %

Please enquire

 

250 nm to 280 nm

1.4 % to 0.39 % decreases linearly with wavelength

280 nm to < 420 nm

0.39 %

420 nm to 680 nm

0.06 %

680 nm to 800 nm

0.08 %

800 nm to 950 nm

0.14 % to 0.16 % varies with wavelength

Laser Lines from 450 nm to 800 nm

0.022 %

Luminous Intensity of Lamps

10 cd to 5000 cd

0.8 %

Please enquire

Spectral Irradiance of General Sources

250 nm to 350 nm, 0.001 W/(m2.nm) to 0.5 W/(m2.nm)

2.6 % to 1.6 %

Please enquire

350 nm to 850 nm, 0.001 W/(m2.nm) to 0.5 W/(m2.nm)

1.6 % to 1.4 %

Photoluminescent materials

 

E.g. According to ASTM E2073-02, ASTM E2072-10, ASTM   E2072-14, BS ISO 15370:2010

From 0.5 mcd/m2

0.5 mcd/m2 or 15 % whichever is greater

Please enquire

Colour of General Sources

Colour emitted in CIE x, y colour space

0.0005 to 0.005 in x and y, varies with measurand

Please enquire

 

Colour emitted in CIE u, v colour space

0.0007 in u and v

Correlated Colour Temperature of Lamps

Correlated colour temperature 2700 K to 3000 K

5.4 K to 6.3 K, varies with measurand

Please enquire

Regular transmittance and absorbance (bandwidth 1 nm to 3 nm)

 

NB. Unaccredited measurements available up to 2500 nm

240 nm to 380 nm

 

$920 for first filter at up to 6 wavelengths

$115 for each subsequent filter

Transmittance of 0.0001 to 0.01

0.0002.T0.2

Absorbance (OD) of 2 to 4

0.000087.100.8 OD

Transmittance of 0.01 to 1.0

0.005.T

Absorbance (OD) of 0 to 2

0.0022

380 nm to 1000 nm

 

Transmittance of 0.0001 to 1.0

0.0007.T0.65

Absorbance (OD) of 0 to 4

0.0031.100.35 OD

Wavelength calibration filters (e.g. Holmium or Didymium)

240 nm to 800 nm

0.13 nm

$767 for first filter at up to 3 wavelengths

$77 for each additional wavelength

800 nm to 1100 nm

0.13 nm to 0.25 nm

Diffuse transmittance

 

NB. Unaccredited measurements available up to 2500 nm

240 nm to 400 nm

0.005 to 0.0002 or 5 % of value whichever is greater

$1035 for first sample

$230 for each additional sample (full range up to 2500 nm)

400 nm to 1000 nm

0.0002 or 5 % of value whichever is greater

Diffuse reflectance in 0/d and 6/d geometries

 

NB. Unaccredited measurements available from 240 nm to 2500 nm

360 nm to 1000 nm, 0.016 to 0.9

0.008 to 0.0036, varies with wavelength

$1035 for first sample

$230 for each additional sample (full range up to 2500 nm)

360 nm to 1000 nm, 0.9 to 1.0

0.4 % of value

Specular reflectance at normal incidence

NB. Unaccredited measurements available up to 2500 nm

240 nm to 800 nm, 0.05 to 1

1 % of value

Please enquire

Luminous transmittance of materials

Spectrally flat materials

0.3 % of value

Please enquire

General materials

5 % of value

Luminous reflectance of materials

General materials

5 % of value

Please enquire

Colour transmitted by materials, x, y, Y or L*a*b*

NB. Please enquire for all other colour spaces such as u’v’, RGB etc

In x and y

0.005

 

Please enquire

Luminous transmittance Y for (0.1<Y<1)

5 % of value

Colour of surfaces, x, y, Y or L*a*b*

NB. Please enquire for all other colour spaces such as u’v’, RGB etc

In x and y

0.003

Please enquire

Luminance factor Y for (0.1 < Y < 1)

5 % of value

Retroreflectors: CIL Value

Coefficient of luminous intensity

5 %

Please enquire

Traffic Signal Lanterns

 

 

Please enquire

Lane Indicators

Custom test incorporating elements from BS1376:1974 Colour and Light Signals and BS505:1971 Road Traffic Signals

 

Please enquire

Retroreflective materials for signage

AS/NZS 1906.1:2017 Retroreflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes. Part 1: Retroreflective materials

 

Please enquire

Laser Classification

Laser classification according to AS/NZS 2211.1:2004 or equivalent   standard or specification (e.g. AS/NZS IEC 60825.1.2011)

 

Please enquire

UV protection factor for protective clothing (UPF)

Parts of AS/NZS 4399:2017 Sun protective clothing – Evaluation and   classification

 

$950 for first 4 samples

$105 for each subsequent sample

Shadecloth

AS 4174: 2018 Knitted and woven shade fabrics

 

Please enquire

Note: All calibrations of items sent from overseas will be priced on application. For measurements of the above quantities at wavelengths or geometries not listed, please enquire.

 

Other Products and Services:

Service

NZ Price (excl GST)

Bidirectional Reflectance (or Transmittance) Distribution Function (BRDF, BTDF, BSDF), 300 nm to 900 nm

Please enquire

Photobiological Safety of Sources

Please enquire

Neutral Density Filter Set Fabrication for Spectrophotometer Calibration

Absorbing filters $488 each

Reflectorized filters $540 each

Holmium Wavelength Filter Fabrication for Spectrophotometer Calibration

$488 each

Cut-Off Filter Fabrication for Spectrophotometer Stray light Characterisation

$488 each

UV aging of materials

Please enquire

 

Contact us

 

Shipping Address:

Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand

Callaghan Innovation

69 Gracefield Rd

PO Box 31-310

Lower Hutt 5040

New Zealand

Please be in touch for advice on packing and shipping your equipment to us.

 

Terms and Conditions:

Prices and typical turn-around times only apply to equipment suitable for calibration using our standard methods and booked in advance.

For bulk testing, variations on pricing and turn-around times may apply. Please contact us in this instance.

All other terms and conditions as per our standard work order agreement.

 

Other IANZ-accredited laboratories with similar services:

 

Full up to date schedules including detailed measurement capabilities are available from IANZ.(external link)