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Testing and Calibration for Tattooists

An eye for detail and a steady hand is vital into the tattoo industry, and surely the same should apply for your equipment too. Properly tested and calibrated sterilisation equipment is absolutely vital both for the reputation and running of your studio in the event of an inspection, and the safety of your clients. In such a creative and artistic environment, the last thing you need clouding your mind whilst you're working on a customer is whether or not you're within the law with regards to your tattoo equipment being properly calibrated, or whether your ultrasonic cleaners is working to the right standard.

At Direct365, we work with only the best businesses in the Testing and Calibration market, to offer peace of mind to Tattooists. Our services are designed with you, and your specialist sterilisation equipment like Autoclave's and Ultrasonic Cleaners, in mind to help make your day job easier.

With on-site visits, so you can keep your shop open for longer, a thorough and detailed testing procedure as well as a full certification upon completion which you can proudly display in your parlour for customers or inspectors to see.

  • Convenient Schedules
    We know you've got a busy schedule, so we work around you.
  • Nationwide Coverage
    Wherever your parlour, we can be there.
  • Full Certification Provided
    We provide you will all the correct legal paperwork.
  • All Equipment Covered
    From Autoclave's to Ultrasonic Cleaners & Fridges - we can test it!
  • Market Leaders
    We only work with the best in the business.
  • 1/4 of Tattooist Trust Us
    We work with over 25% of UK Tattoo Parlours.

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Still not sure about Testing and Calibration?

What is Calibration?

Calibration is the verification of an instrument or device to a known standard, which deems it accurate and safe to use. Calibration takes into account the tolerance of an instrument, the use of the instrument, the repeatability and the time internal since the last calibration.

 

When should you calibrate your equipment?

You may need to calibrate your equipment when:

  • It is brand new (sometimes they come out the factory not properly calibrated)
  • When a time period has passed (Usually a year)
  • After a certain number of hours of use
  • When it has had a shock or vibration which could have knocked it out of calibration (This is important if you travel a lot with your equipment)
  • Whenever your equipment looks damaged or visibly seems to out of calibration

 

Why should you calibrate?

Testing and calibration isn't just a tick in a legal box, it could keep your business afloat should you ever have an impromtu inspection. A lot of tattoo artists don't realise that they need to have their equipment professionally checked, tested and calibrated, and many believe that a quick visual check of their tools once in a while is enough. Not only could this be dangerous for the customer, but also it could lead to strong legal action if you're found to be using equipment that isn't up to scratch (excuse the pun).