Articles Tagged with ''calibration''

Calibration of Measuring Equipment

It’s important to calibrate equipment both before and after use.

Assuring the quality of a measurement is crucial. In order to achieve the finest measurement and thereby the correct decision based upon it, calibration of equipment both before and after use is essential.


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Cost Versus…

WHAT WE PAY FOR WHAT WE GET.

A cost-benefit analysis is a decision-making tool. It is a process of adding up the benefits of doing something or buying something and subtracting the costs to help us decide whether that purchase or action is worthwhile.


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Keeping an Eye on Vision

IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO GET YOUR EYES CHECKED.

A friend in the industry contacted me recently for suggestions on dealing with a request from a customer of their calibration service requesting the results of vision tests on their lab people.


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Quality Depends on Calibrated Measurements

Learn more about calibration, traceability, uncertainty, and why and how often to calibrate.

The purpose of a process plant is to convert raw material, energy, manpower and capital into end products.


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Decisions, Decisions…

A COUPLE OF VERY IMPORTANT DECISIONS SHOULD NOT BE LEFT TO CHANCE.

Regular readers of my rants on these pages will know that since I’m a pretty simple guy, it doesn’t take much to get me excited or amazed.


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Phantom Setting Plugs

These plugs are drifting around inspection departments all over

Calibrating adjustable thread ring gages can get a bit sticky on occasion due to customer assumptions versus the requirements of ISO 17025.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Intertek Completes Calibration of PNG Pipeline

Intertek has completed calibration services on its Papua New Guinea pipeline in a contract worth $1 million.


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Calibration Explained

Every day there are numerous applications proving how useful calibration is.

Metrology comes from the Greek word metro, meaning “to measure something.” Therefore metrology is the science and practice of measurement.


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Calibration: Doing Your Own Thing

Before Doing Your Own Calibration, Consider these Costs.

From time to time we received requests to quote on the calibration of a large variety of items and then never heard from that potential customer again.


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Trescal Pursues Acquisition Strategy in North America, Italy with Support of Ardian

Trescal announces the acquisition of U.S. company Master Metrology, Inc. and Gefran’s Italian metrology assets.


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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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