OPTOKON Calibration Laboratory

The OPTOKON Calibration Laboratory offers excellent prices and fast turn-around times for all types of fiber optic test equipment. 

Established in 1999, the OPTOKON calibration laboratory is an on-site, independent laboratory offering a comprehensive range of metrological services in the field of fiber optic calibration, verification, measurement, and consultation. The calibration laboratory is an integral organizational element of OPTOKON, a.s.
The laboratory helps our customers comply with the steadily increasing requirements for product and service quality and reliability. Calibration services were accredited by the Czech Accreditation Institute under the ISO 17025 standard (listed as calibration laboratory No. 2315) in 2003.
The OPTOKON calibration laboratory has three workplaces. The primary workplace is OPTOKON Jihlava and two other workplaces are located in Malaysia - OPTOKON Malaysia I. and OPTOKON Malaysia II.


OPTOKON Calibration Laboratory in service support with one of Malaysia’s largest Calibration Laboratories, SIRIM SST.

SIRIM Standards Technology Sdn. Bhd. (SST) is one of the largest calibration laboratories in Malaysia. SIRIM SST ISO 17025 certified labs can offer you a one-stop center offering comprehensive and diverse range of calibration and measurement services. SIRIM SST accredited labs in Malaysia are located in Selangor, Johor, Pulau Pinang, Pahang and Sarawak. 

Calibration laboratory OPTOKON in service support with SIRIM SST, is committed to provide excellent calibration services to our clients. Continuous development of the state-of-the-art technology is our priority to assure that OPTOKON and SIRIM SST remain at the forefront of customer satisfaction. 

More info about SIRIM SST at www.sst.com.my.

The OPTOKON calibration laboratory offers the following accredited services:

  • calibration of optical power meters
  • calibration of optical attenuators
  • calibration of light sources
  • calibration of RL meters
  • calibration of OTDR’s
  • calibration of spectral responsivity of photodiode detectors
  • calibration of thermometers
  • calibration of hygrometers

Other services:

  • verification of fiber optic test equipment
  • measurement of fiber optic components including climatic tests
  • all required documentation and certification
  • consultation in the field of fiber optics
  • training and seminars
  • elaboration of company metrology systems
  • selection of fiber optic test equipment
  • consultancy on test methods
  • test equipment documentation guidance and calibration

Metrological traceability

All etalons and reference materials of the OPTOKON calibration laboratory are regularly checked and are traceable to national standards according to the requirements contained in ISO/IEC 17025

OPTOKON Service Center

The OPTOKON Service Center offers excellent prices and fast turnaround times on all equipment repairs.

The OPTOKON Service Center repairs and services measuring instruments and equipment designed for fiber optics. The OPTOKON Service Center and OPTOKON Calibration Laboratory together offer a comprehensive metrological and service solution in the field of fiber optics

The OPTOKON Service Center is authorized for service, warranty repair, and the merited repair of measuring instruments manufactured by OPTOKON. Together with the associated OPTOKON GROUP service centers and the service centers of our representatives, we cover the requirements of customers from all over the world. The Service Center also offers the service and merited repair of fusion splicers and cleavers for optical fibers.

The OPTOKON Service Center provides:

  • A comprehensive warranty and the merited repair of OPTOKON test equipment including service protocol
  • Test equipment firmware upgrades
  • Calibration of repaired test equipment
  • Comprehensive repair of fusion splicers and cleavers
  • Customer seminars and training
  • Service of fiber optic test equipment

The Service Center will repair any fault in test equipment manufactured by OPTOKON. We also consider, within our capabilities, the repair of test equipment manufactured by another manufacturer in the case of a request for repair. If the Service Center can repair test equipment manufactured by another manufacturer then we will only do so as a merited repair.

Documentation: The output document is the service protocol.
Service delivery: According to the complexity of the fault.

Test equipment firmware upgrade

The new firmware for OPTOKON test equipment provides software updates and removes any firmware errors.
Service delivery: Within two days.

Calibration of repaired test equipment

Calibration of test equipment is performed only if the repair has a positive influence on the measurement capabilities of the test equipment. Calibration will be performed in the OPTOKON Calibration Laboratory, which is accredited according to ISO/IEC 17025.
Documentation: The output documents for the calibration process are the “Inspection protocol for the measuring instrument before calibration” and the “Calibration certificate”. A calibration label is attached to the test equipment.
Service delivery: Standard turnaround time is three days. The laboratory also offers a one day turnaround time, which is available on request (only available for certain types of test equipment).

Service Center for fusion splicers

Comprehensive repair of fusion splicers and cleavers
Serviced models:

  • Fusion splicers
  • Cleavers

Documentation: The output document is the service protocol.
Service delivery: According to the complexity of the fault.

Training and organization of customer seminars

The cooperation between the OPTOKON Service Center, the OPTOKON Calibration Laboratory, the OPTOKON Sales Department, and the OPTOKON Technical Support Department means that we can provide fiber optic training and seminars to our customers.

Training available:

  • fiber optic background
  • splicing of optical fibers
  • measuring of optical fibers
  • tailored according to customer request