Inspec Insights

What do you really know about Calibration?

by Ed Rocheleau, Service manager

Every day there are numerous applications proving how useful calibration is.  Did you know that...

  • All calibrations should be traceable to a measurement or the value of a standard whereby it can related to stated references.
  • All CMMs today are software corrected at some level, which means the wrong person could really mess up your machine.
  • Recent quality standards have started requiring calibration services to be accredited in many industries
  • Accreditation is your way of knowing that the work being done on your machine has been validated by external experts.

These facts, and many others about calibration, can be found in an article originally published in the August issue of Quality Magazine titled - Calibration Explained Quality Magazine Article August 2014

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