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5 Steps to Implement ISO 17025 Decision Rule – How to Apply the Decision Rule in a Calibration Results
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You received a pressure gauge calibration certificate with the following results: You are asked to interpret these results to determine if the results of the calibration have passed or failed by accounting the measurement uncertainty in the measurement results before … Read More

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With the pandemic we are experiencing, affecting every industry in the world, one strategy to avoid an overdue instrument and ensure an updated calibration program is to extend the calibration due date or calibration interval of our instruments. But doing this needs … Read More

How to Verify the Accuracy of Your IR Thermometer Using an Ice Bath- IR Thermometer Calibration Procedure
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Is your IR thermometer accurate? How do you know that your Infrared thermometer displays a correct reading after long use and exposure to different environmental conditions? Safety in our daily operations is one of the main priorities during monitoring. Safety … Read More

Differences Between Accuracy, Error, Tolerance, and Uncertainty in a Calibration Results
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Are you familiar with the differences and relationships between Accuracy, Error, Tolerance, and Uncertainty in calibration Results? There are so many terms that we always use or read during our measurement process. Knowledge in these terms is the key to … Read More

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Since the transition from the 2005 version to the 2017 version has started, I have received a number of comments regarding the ISO 17025  Impartiality procedure. There is also a question like,  “Is it Mandatory to have a procedure for … Read More

Important Use of a Current Shunt in Electrical Calibration
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How to extend the current measurement range of your handheld digital multimeter up to 10X or more? Most regular handheld multimeters have a current range that you can measure up to 10A. A problem occurs when there are situations where … Read More

The Applications of Monitoring and Measurement in Calibration Process
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Introduction I receive a question asking, “What is the difference between monitoring and calibration?” At first, I was skeptical to answer the question because I was thinking that it is a very simple question. But I realize that it is … Read More

Top 14 Calibration Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2020
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Last Updated October 6, 2020 This post was originally published on this site >> Top 15 Calibration Blogs and Website to Follow in 2020 Calibration Blogs List. The Best Calibration Blogs from thousands of Calibration blogs on the web using search and social metrics. … Read More

How to Calibrate Fluke 87 Digital Multimeter Using Fluke 5522A Calibrator
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As a Technician whether working as a maintenance or in electronics repair field, multimeters is the most used tool to test, diagnose, monitoring, and repair.  Your decisions are based on the data that you have taken or on the output … Read More

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Requirements: List of Documents Outline and Summary
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One of the most challenging parts during establishing a calibration or testing lab is to start the documentation requirements, even if there is an established guide (ISO 17025) that we can read and follow.  My first time reading it (ISO … Read More

5 Techniques For Pressure Gauge Adjustment and Repair
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The analog pressure gauge is one of the simplest, mostly used instruments, and the easiest to calibrate in pressure calibration. It has a simple setup where you can easily execute the calibration. But analog pressure gauge is also one of … Read More

How to Calibrate and Verify the Air Velocity and Volume Flow in a Duct Using a Pitot Tube Anemometer
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Measuring or verifying the airflow coming out from the output end of the duct is very simple, an easy way is to use a vane anemometer. A simple placement of the vane (fan) in front of the opening of the … Read More

Calibration of Analytical Balance – Answering the ‘HOW’s
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This is a guest post from Kevin Hill,  head of the marketing efforts at Quality Scales Unlimited in Byron, CA. _____________ An analytical balance is a highly sensitive lab instrument that is designed to accurately measure mass. They have a readability range between … Read More

5 Mistakes When Using a Calibration Certificate that You Need to Correct
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During my time as a calibration engineer managing an in-house calibration lab, I have collected different types of calibration certificates coming from different users inside the company. I observed that each certificate has different formats and contents. And one day, … Read More

Effects of Temperature and Humidity- Why do we need to monitor?
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Temperature and humidity are the most monitored environmental factors based on the facilities I have visited. You can see it almost everywhere. Have you ever experienced being exposed to a high temperature and humidity environment? I believe all have experienced … Read More

A Simple Pressure Safety Valve Calibration Procedure
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One of the simplest but most important instruments that I encounter which are used not for displaying or monitoring the process, but for safety, is the pressure safety valves. When I was just starting out as a cal tech, looking … Read More

The Technical Records in Calibration Documentation
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Are you aware of the requirements to generate a calibration certificates? One of the very first things to have during the start of any calibration activity is to prepare the necessary documents like calibration methods, forms, and work instructions in … Read More

Why Calibrate? 5 Risks of Not Calibrating the Watt Meter
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This is a guest post from Edward Simpson, calibration and technical engineer, RS Calibration. The economic success of most manufacturing industries critically depends on the quality of their products, and measurement plays an important role in this. Every measuring device … Read More

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