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Houston Calibration and Metrology Lab

Rothe Development, Inc. has been providing in-house calibration services for more than 50 years. The Houston Calibration and Metrology Facility was established in 1999 to serve the government, military, aerospace, and commercial industry and has grown to one of the most diverse labs in Southeast Texas. Rothe has over 10 years experience calibrating all of Johnson Space Center’s test equipment including all of the flight equipment aboard the ISS.

Our laboratory Quality Management System has been registered to ISO 9001 since 2003. In 2010 we became accredited to ISO 17025 and ANSI/NSCSL Z540-1. In 2016 we became accredited to ANSI/NCSL Z540.3 making Rothe one of the few labs in the Houston area to achieve this accreditation.

Rothe is able to offer superior service through the hiring of technicians trained in calibration by the US Military (PMEL) or those who have obtained the Certified Calibration Technician certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

We offer on-site calibration services in the greater Houston area as well as other locations upon request. We can set up in your facility or use our mobile lab set up at your location.

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Lab Certifications

Lab Memberships

  • Member of NAPT (National Association for Proficiency Testing).
  • Member of NCSL (National Conference of Standards Laboratories).

ASQ Certified Calibration Technicians

RDI employs technicians trained in calibration by the US Military and those who hold a Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) certificate by the American Society for Quality (ASQ).
  • Mike Johnson
  • Jason Knutson
  • Robin Sculthorp
  • Andres Trevino
  • Jared Gantt
  • John Whitfield
  • Amandalyn Gaytan
  • Jorge Soriano

Quality Certifications

  • Mike Johnson ISO 17025 Lead Assessor
  • Jason Knutson ISO 17025 Internal Auditor
  • Robin Sculthorp Certified Quality Inspector

Services

  • Monthly automated equipment recall notification via email.
  • Customer Portal for 24/7 On-line access to equipment certifications.
  • In-house repairs on most types of dimensional equipment (major brands only).
  • In-house repairs on electronics, pressure and torque (limited by brand and part availability).
  • Test equipment sales—items ordered upon request.
  • Expedited calibration—24 hour and 3 day options available.
  • On-site calibration services available—In your facility or in our mobile lab (available upon request.).
  • Constant 68 degree room for high-accuracy dimensional calibrations.
  • Different levels of calibration service available depending on your needs.
  • Calibrations traceable to NIST or other NMI.

Capabilities

  • Electronics
    • Multimeters
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Hipot testers up to 100,000V AC and 150,000V DC
    • Power supplies
    • Signal generators
    • Network analyzers
    • Distortion analyzers
    • Function generators
    • Current clamps and coils up to 6000A AC and DC
  • Temperature
    • Ovens
    • Temperature Controllers
    • TC probes
    • Digital Thermometers
    • Liquid-in-glass thermometers
  • Dimensional
    • Micrometers
    • Micrometer setting standards up to 120”
    • Calipers
    • Thread plugs and rings
    • Dial indicators
    • Height gages
    • Gage blocks
    • Pin gages
    • Durometers
    • Scales
    • Chain Hoists
    • Pressure gages up to 60,000 PSI
    • High accuracy pressure gauges up to 15,000 PSI
    • Torque wrenches and multipliers up to 25000 FT/LB
    • Chart recorders
    • Force up to 100,000 LB tension and compression
    • Gas Flow