Proficiency tests areimportant quality control tools for a laboratory and participation in proficiency test is the mandatory requirement for the laboratory accreditation procedure according to ISO17025. Deep Metallurgical Services (DMS) is NABL, India accredited Proficiency Test Provider (PTP) according to ISO 17043. DMS has been accredited for various metallurgical parameters and methods that include chemical analysis, mechanical properties, metallography and microstructure, intergranular corrosion, pitting corrosion and atmospheric corrosion.
DMS provides homogenized PT samples to all participants at predetermined schedule. The participants determine the value of analytes and report the results to us. DMS provides performance statistics based on the Algorithm A according to ISO13528 and sends results to each participant.
The participants' laboratory gets a validation of their methods and can compare their own results with other participants. The complete 74 programs are detailed below:
DMS has been organizing all accredited 74 programs ( seventy four ) simultaneously and concurrently at regular periodicity of three months starting from July 2022, since 2019, DMS has organized 150 programs for about 1000 participants.