Broomfield, the first company in the world to develop specified sets of tungsten carbide gauge blocks today remains the only company to specialise solely in their development, manufacture and calibration.
Established in 1956, Broomfield has been at the forefront of developments in the gauge block industry, being one of the first companies to institute the use of computer controlled inspection processes for comparison and interferometric calibration.
With over 50 years of experience in the production and calibration of high precision gauge blocks, Broomfield is able to offer unparalleled levels of service and quality.
To complement its range of standard sets to meet any required standard (ISO 3650, American standards and the proposed new European and International Standards in preparation), Broomfield boasts the ability to manufacture individual blocks and customised sets to any customer's requirements.
With Class 'A' accreditation verified by UKAS, the Broomfield calibration laboratory not only has the authority to calibrate grade K (calibration grade) gauges but also to validate the primary standards used in a vast number of other UKAS Laboratories.
Using only the finest grade tungsten carbide, Broomfield have the ability to manufacture gauge blocks in a range of standard sizes from 0.20mm to 100mm or 0.010 ins to 4.0 ins.