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Associate: Costa Rica

The Republic of Costa Rica became an Associate of the CGPM on 29 January 2004.

Apdo Postal 1736-02050
San Pedro Montes de Oca
Tel.: + 506 253 2048
Fax: + 506 283 5133
Web: http://www.lacomet.go.cr/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 6 October 2004

  • Laboratorio Costarricense de Metrología (LACOMET), San Pedro Montes de Oca

    Designated institute(s):
  • For electricity and magnetism, and time and frequency: Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), Laboratorio Metrológico de Variables Eléctricas (LMVE) (ICE-LMVE), San José (from 4 April 2005)
  • For force: Laboratorio de Fuerza del Laboratorio Nacional de Materiales y Modelos Estructurales (LanammeUCR) (from 3 November 2011)
  • For photometry and radiometry, fibre optics, wavelength and length: Laboratorio de Metrologia, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (LAMETRO-ICE), San José (from 4 November 2016)
  • For mass measurements from 50 kg to 1000 kg, and volume measurements from 20 dm3 to 5000 dm3: Laboratorio Nacional de Metrología, Grandes Masas y Volúmenes (RECOPE) (from 24 March 2010)

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    The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

    ICE-LMVE from 6 February 2014
    LACOMET from 6 July 2011

    Nationals having participated in/benefited from the BIPM CBKT programme:

    Nationals having contributed to the BIPM CBKT programme:

    National institutes having sponsored a BIPM CBKT initiative (in full or in part):

    • No sponsorship yet

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