Training in the field of Control of precious metals articles

Within the project IPA 2011: Development of quality infrastructure and metrology in Montenegro, the Bureau of Metrology received the equipment XRF spectrometer M1 Mistral. On the occasion of the new equipment received, an additional training for the practical application of the device in the field of control of articles of precious metals, was organized. The training was held at the factory Bruker, Berlin.

The device is designed for non-destructive examining method which determines the composition of the samples and the mass percentage of precious metal in the overall mass of the item (qualitative and quantitative analysis), as well as examining the coatings on precious metals articles.

This training contributes to the planned establishment of Laboratory for Control of precious metals articles and implementation of quality systems in accordance with EN ISO / IEC 17025: 2011 within the Department for precious metals.