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Common Calibration Questions

April 26, 2017|Demystification, Standards and accreditations|

There is no disputing that calibration plays an important role in the proper maintenance of test and measurement equipment. But to a lot of people out there, it can also be a bit confusing. Quite frequently I get calls from clients asking if they should have their equipment calibrated and how often. Or more frequently…why [...]

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation

February 5, 2016|Standards and accreditations|

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods. It is applicable to all organizations performing tests and/or calibrations. These include, for example, first-, second- and third-party laboratories, and laboratories where testing and/or [...]

What is calibration?

February 5, 2016|Demystification|

In short, calibration is a documented process where the measurement instrument to be calibrated is compared against a known value, typically a more accurate reference standard. It is good to remember the old fact that all measurements have error and calibration tells how much! An everyday example could be that when driving your car you [...]