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Mechanical and Materials – ISO/IEC 17025 Testing Laboratory Accreditation

What is Mechanical and Materials – ISO/IEC 17025 Testing Laboratory Accreditation?

The ANAB testing laboratory accreditation program is designed to promote confidence in testing supporting a wide range of mechanical and materials testing. Accreditation will improve quality of laboratory activities through assuring compliance with international standard ISO/IEC 17025 and applicable government and industry requirements.

Our goal through accreditation is increased acceptance of testing across all fields of mechanical and materials testing industry and improve the quality of testing laboratories and the data they produce. ANAB accreditation has a long history of acceptance across all industry including government and regulatory authorities, automotive, aerospace, construction to name a few.

Accreditation promotes confidence in test results and will help move your mechanical and material testing laboratory toward acceptance. Accreditation will provide a competitive advantage by increasing the quality of test results and supporting consistent testing laboratory operations.

ANAB accreditation managers and testing experts have practical experience in the field and are often considered peers to the laboratories. The ANAB mechanical and material testing laboratory accreditation programs are well-established nationally and internationally and recognized by many state and federal agencies and should be your choice for accreditation.

Steps to Accreditation

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Steps for Getting Accredited

  • Request a Quote
  • File Application
  • Prepare for Accreditation Assessment
  • Submit Documentation for Review
  • (Optional) Preliminary Assessment
  • Accreditation Assessment
  • Corrective Action (if applicable)
  • ANAB Accreditation Decision
  • Receive Accreditation Certificate

ISO/IEC 17025

General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories

ISO/IEC 17025 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories.

ISO/IEC 17025 is applicable to all organizations performing laboratory activities, regardless of the number of personnel.

Laboratory customers, regulatory authorities, organizations and schemes using peer-assessment, accreditation bodies, and others use ISO/IEC 17025 in confirming or recognizing the competence of laboratories.

Talk to an Expert

Travis Johnson

Senior Manager of Accreditation, Inspection, Laboratories, and Related Activities


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