The Bulawayo Division serves the Southern and Western parts of the country carrying out Engineering Inspections, Non Destructive Tests, Chemical and Food Analysis. The Division also has an Information Centre. It is part of the Technical Services Department and its Engineering section offers the whole scope of NDT Methods and Inspections indicated on the NDT Services section.

The Division also carries tests on Civil Engineering building products like Cement bricks, Clay bricks, Paving blocks, door frames, window frames and Cement. The Division’s Chemical and Foods analysis department carries out chemical and microbiological tests on bottled, portable and waste water, non- alcoholic beverages, soaps, cooking oils, cement, and chemical composition for Pb, Na, Ca, Mg, P, Cu, SO4, NO3, etc. 

Laboratory Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025: Chemical and Food Technology Testing Laboratories in Harare and Bulawayo are accredited by SADCAS through  unique accreditation number TEST-5 0006. Accredited scope covers chemical testing of water and specific parameters are indicated on the SADCAS Schedule of Accreditation. ISO/IEC 17020: The SAZ Engineering Inspection Unit is accredited by SADCAS through  unique accreditation number INSP-5 002. Accredited scope covers boilers and pressure vessels and specific parameters are indicated on the SADCAS Schedule of Accreditation.

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