GB1 Force Calibration Kit – ISO 17025

Part #AFGBA06ISO (included with a calibration kit)

Available Factory Direct

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Use Pine’s GB1 Force Calibration Kit with a certificate of calibration to calibrate and verify force on Pine’s GB1 Brovold Superpave Gyratory Compactor.  The Force Calibration Kit is available by itself or as part of the GB1 Calibration Kit.  Pine also provides recalibration services.


Re-Certification Interval:

AASHTO R18 does not specify the re-certification interval for measurement standards.  Therefore, AASHTO follows the recommendation of the manufacturer, which is 12 months for the first calibration and 24 months thereafter for Pine Force Calibration Kits.


ISO 17025-Certified Calibration:

AASHTO R18-17 Section requires measurement standards, which includes Pine Force Calibration Kits, calibrated on or after April 13, 2017 to be calibrated by a laboratory that is ISO 17025-certified to calibrate the Force Calibration Kit according to ASTM E74.  You may purchase AASHTO R18 from the AASHTO Bookstore.  You may acquire ASTM E74 from ASTM International.


Does the ISO 17025 Requirement Affect Your Force Calibration Kit?

The ISO 17025 Requirement applies to Pine Force Calibration Kits that meet ALL of the following requirements.

  1. The Force Calibration Kit calibration date is on or after April 13, 2017.
  2. You use the Force Calibration Kit to conduct an official calibration or standardization of your gyratory compactor.
  3. Your laboratory is AASHTO accredited or is seeking AASHTO accreditation.


Pine Re-Certification Services:

Pine is prepared to serve you with ISO 17025-certified and non-ISO 17025-certified calibrations.  Specify the type of calibration that you need when contacting us.


Pine Gyratory Compactor Calibration Services:

The service provided for your Pine Gyratory Compactor by Pine Field Service Technicians will comply with AASHTO R18-17 by using ISO 17025-certified calibration tools as required.