Proficiency test according to ISO 17043

Proficiency test may be used, for example, to:

  • determine the performance of individual laboratories for specific tests of measurements and to monitor laboratories´ continuing performance
  • identify problems in laboratories and initiate remedial actions which may be related to, for example, individual staff performance or calibration of instrumentation
  • provide additional confidence to laboratory clients
  • identify interlaboratory differences
  • determine the performance characteristics of a method – often known as collaborative trials

The proficiency test OFI-pts2024 covers a wide range of test methods in the field of material testing of plastics and elastomeric materials. Included is the testing of rubber and tests of various plastic products such as geotextiles, pipes, packaging materials, materials for vehicle constructions etc.


As a proficiency testing body accredited by Accreditation Austria, we are a competent partner for testing and assessing the performance of laboratories.

The current scope of accreditation is published at the database of Accreditation Austria.

OFI Adler Eignungspruefung 0090 17043

Accreditation as a provider of proficiency tests according to EN ISO/IEC 17043
Scope of accreditation OFI-pts2024
Confirmation of accreditation OFI-pts2024