Measurement

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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Custom Gages to Go: When You Want To Have It Your Way

Many standard off-the-shelf gages no longer provide the right solution for today’s parts. That’s where custom gages come in.

Today most food chains are learning to cater to their customers. Whether it’s burgers or subs, you can get them made exactly to order and “have it your way.” Successful and growing chains understand this.


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Corporate GD&T Implementation

When properly implemented, GD&T makes a big contribution to corporate profitability

What is GD&T? GD&T, namely “Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing,” is a symbolic language with which to 1) research, 2) refine and 3) ultimately “encode” the functions of each feature of a machine part by specifying permissible limits of imperfection.


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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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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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