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Articles by Hill Cox
Just so there’s no misunderstanding, the ‘PC’ referred to in the title is not about political correctness, a very bad disease in its own right. In this case it’s about panic calibration.
On the surface, it would seem there is little to be done when looking at calibration services.
Every gage manufacturer receives a number of rejects in the course of a year—it goes with the territory.
Recent discussions with a customer over problems with threaded parts reminded me just how complicated some measurements can become.
Last year at this time I wrote a column in which I criticized the practice of having calibration labs make acceptance decisions in their reports.
Ask what the process is supposed to do.