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 [...]

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 [...]