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Types of Weighing Scales and their Applications
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Weighing scales are the need of almost every business. Some people also use weighing scales at home to monitor their body weight. A scale is a measuring device that allows you to determine the mass and weight of an object. … Read More

The Deeper Meaning of a Traceable Calibration Every Calibration Technician Must Understand
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You may have a properly maintained calibration lab, well-trained personnel, high-end measuring equipment but the traceability of the reference standard you use is in question, then the calibration performed could be rejected. As a beginner once in calibration, my only … Read More

How to Verify a Weighing Instruments if the Tolerance is NOT Given- Simple Guide to Determine the Balance Tolerance Limit
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Before considering using a balance or perform a weighing scale verification, one primary requirement is to know the tolerance limit. The user should determine the tolerance limit in consideration of their process, but this is not always the case. As … Read More

How to Determine ISO 17025 Personnel Competence Requirements – A 6-Step Implementation Guide
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Are you qualified to perform the calibration? This is the question I sometimes encounter during assessment or audits related to competency of personnel. Personnel competency is one of the main requirements in a calibration process where auditors are so motivated … Read More

8 Ways How You Can Use the Measurement Uncertainty Reported in a Calibration Certificate
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Have you ever used the Measurement Uncertainty (MU) reported in your calibration certificate? Most persons that I meet who are In-charge in calibration do not use the measurement uncertainty results in their calibration report. It is either they do not … Read More

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

CALIBRATION INTERVAL: HOW TO INCREASE THE CALIBRATION FREQUENCY OF INSTRUMENTS
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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

4 STEPS TO IMPLEMENT ISO 17025 IMPARTIALITY PROCEDURE
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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 >> https://blog.feedspot.com/calibration_blogs/ 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