Onsite Calibration Services

September 19, 2017|Standards and accreditations, Uncategorized|

When clients call Pylon to discuss calibration services, one question that can arise is “do I ship my equipment in for service or can you calibrate it onsite?” The answer can depend on what specific equipment requires calibration, how much equipment needs to be calibrated and even budget allotments. Onsite calibrations (also known as In-Situ [...]

Fitness Tracker Accuracy | Pylon Electronics

July 13, 2017|Demystification, Standards and accreditations, Uncategorized|

Have you been tracking your calories and using a fitness tracker to help you lose weight? Struggling with minimal results? You’re not alone and it could be due to the inaccuracy of your fitness tracker. It seems like almost everyone has tried to lose weight at some point in their lives. Many are in the [...]

More Calibration Service Questions | Pylon Electronics

June 12, 2017|Demystification, Standards and accreditations, Uncategorized|

Why do I need a calibration provider – I can do it myself? As a follow-up to my last blog, Common Calibration Questions, I felt the above question was another valid one to address. It is something clients have asked when they start to look at calibration services from a financial point of view. My [...]

Calibration Service Questions | Pylon Electronics

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 Certification Process | Pylon Electronics

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 [...]