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Trescal announced that it has acquired Instrument Calibration Services and Test Equipment Repair Corporation, two companies that provide calibration and repair services for a wide variety of measurement and test equipment.
Tektronix announced the opening of their new service facility in Salt Lake City, UT.
Precision is key for military applications.
Like other metrology technologies, X-ray CT systems must be traceably calibrated to give true metrological performance.
A lot of people play fast and loose with the frequency of calibration on their gages, masters and instruments.
In my last column I outlined the process for preparing a shipment of plug gages that are being sent to an outside laboratory for calibration.
My lab does a lot of fixed limit gage calibration and I sometimes wonder how the folks who deal with it on a day-to-day basis cope with it all.
There’s an old rule of thumb among suppliers of precision gages that tighter tolerances mean higher prices. This is understandable considering the extra effort involved working within such boundaries. But not all gage users understand this.
There are a number of documents dealing with the calibration of thread gages purporting to be “standards” that are really more like training manuals. There is a need out there for this information but invariably, instead of sticking to the metrology involved, they delve into quality decisions and things start to come off the rails.