The Elgi Equipments, NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) accredited Metrology Department plays a crucial role in ensuring enhanced reliability and performance consistency across ELGi’s product portfolio of 400+ compressed air systems. This, in line with ELGi’s focus on high quality, customer centric compressed air solutions. ELGi’s proprietary Metrology Department, located at ELGi’s state-of-the-art manufacturing unit, in India, has been accredited by NABL in the field of mechanical – dimension, pressure and torque.

Addressing the team at the Metrology Department, Dr. Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director of Elgi Equipments, said: “At ELGi, we are never satisfied with the status quo, we believe in pushing the boundaries, every day, in our quest to be ‘Always Better’. Across the world, we know our customers deserve the best and appreciate, high reliability, unmatched performance consistency and zero downtime.”

The ELGi Metrology Department was set up to ensure every product undergoes the right measurement through the usage of accurate and precise measuring equipment, resulting in a reduction in variation in accordance with the ISO/IEC 17025-2017 norms. Over the years, the laboratory facilities have been upgraded with computerised master equipment and data acquisition systems. The calibration results from the ELGi Metrology lab have been authenticated through Inter laboratory comparisons specified by NABL.

To ensure instruments, gauges and testing Equipment (IMTE) adhere to national and international standards, the team at the ELGi Metrology Department focus on –

• Selection of appropriate measurement methods for IMTE

• Periodical verification of the measurement method

• Periodical verification of IMTE

• Variation reductions in measurement systems

• Ensuring the validity of the results

ELGi Equipments recently won the Deming Award for Total Quality Management and became the first global air-compressor manufacturer, to have won the prestigious award in the last 60 years. A pioneer in cutting edge compressed air technology with a presence across over a 100 countries, ELGi offers customers across the world a complete range of compressed air solutions from oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw compressors, oil-lubricated and oil-free reciprocating compressors and centrifugal compressors to dryers, filters and downstream accessories. With state of the art manufacturing units and a product portfolio of 400+ compressed air systems, ELGi redefines reliability, efficiency and cost-effectiveness across 2+ million installations globally.