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17025 Accreditation: Calibration Requirements White Paper

What does accreditation mean? It’s important to recognize this term for what it is, as opposed to diluting or fragmenting this important topic. Here’s how Webster defines accreditation...

The Cost of Poor Calibration and Quality White Paper

As the skilled, baby-boomer workforce nears retirement, years of technical expertise are exiting as well. Factories are watching years of knowledge leave their organizations, and...

Laboratory Accreditation and Capabilities White Paper

Laboratory Accreditation is the formal recognition of an organization’s technical competency to perform specific or types of tests or calibrations. Accreditation is given only...


Metrological Traceability Measure Assurance White Paper

The interesting thing about evolution is that change is inevitable, yet we are so resistant to change. Those who are closest to a change event are typically evenly divided: about...

Process Accuracy Ratio vs  Process Uncertainty Ratio White Paper

The requirements for the process accuracy may be dictated by the requirements of the expected output of the process or product. The ratio between the process accuracy...

 
Benefits of PCS

The PCS service feature is a unique offering you will find only at Transcat. It is effective in normalizing all your calibration data to help equipment users determine...

 

Measurement Standards - TAR vs. TUR

Transcat has performed enough research on uncertainty in measurement to know that this concept extends to the testing of consumer and business products and...

Who's Making the Decision About Your Decision Rule - White Paper

The clock reads 4:42 in the final moments of a playoff game between the New York Jets and the San Diego Chargers. The Jets seemed to come alive in the 4th quarter...

The Importance of Make and Model for Calibration - Transcat White Paper

Hey, Transcat, you’re calibrating a micrometer for me, so what’s the big deal about needing to know the make and model? It’s a micrometer for goodness’ sake!...


The Critical Role of Risk Measurement and Calibration Executive Summary

Measurement is the very cornerstone of any manufacturing process. It governs such things as the proper mix of ingredients, temperature, pressure, and flow...

What does less than 4:1 TUR Mean? Transcat White Paper

The calibration that Transcat performed on your instrument followed ISO-17025 accredited practices. Within this calibration, there may have been one or more...

Transcat White Paper: Calibration of CMM Probe Qualification Sphere

The competition amongst manufacturers in today’s world is primarily due to the extensive changes that have been applied to the quality assurance standards...

Metrology Concepts: Understanding Test Uncertainty Ratio (TUR)

The calibration process usually involves comparison of the T&ME to a standard having like functions with better accuracies. The comparison between the accuracy of the...

Transcat White Paper: As Found Out of Tolerance - What to do next

As-Found: Out-of-Tolerance is a simple statement, but an incredibly powerful statement. This simple statement of non-compliance will mean more work to be done, a lot more...

Metrology Concepts:Business' Impact on Metrology White Paper

The traceability chain is often regarded as a one-way street in which the top echelon in this chain sets the stage for the measurements that follow in the chain. However....

Scale Resolution vs. Readability: How many times should the smallest division of an analog scale be subdivided?

How many times can the smallest division on an analog scale be subdivided? What are the factors that affect this decision? Many people say an operator should only....

Metrology and Measurement Uncertainty - Frequently Asked Questions

Before we get into the complexities of Measurement Uncertainty, first take a minute to think of uncertainty in terms you already know: How long will it take to....

Transcat White Paper: Metrological Traceability - Customer Product Traceability

Everyone in the field of metrology talks about traceability, what it means and how it relates to the calibrations they perform. How often do metrology labs talk about how it....

Producing Valid Results: Risk Mitigation and Quality Assurance White Paper

Quality measurements are not produced by accident. They are not the result of a single action, occurrence, or event. They are a collection of activities that are.....

Transcat White Paper: Competitive Calibration Certificate Breakdown

At Transcat, we believe in calibrating items properly, and in documenting our calibrations as accurately as possible. We are also passionate about.....

What is meant by Measurement Traceability White Paper

Traceability means different things to different people. The world of Metrology has been evolving and, if you haven’t kept up with it, you are likely carrying with you.....

US Industries Quality Gets a Boost from ILAC

Are your calibrations accredited to ISO/IEC 17025?The number ‘1’ is (or should be) significant to your quality system. Who knew it would become significant in.....

Calibration for Success – Why's Calibration Important?

Proper calibration ensures that your instruments are performing as expected, which saves you time, money, and protects your most important asset.....

Limited Calibration – it's Not a Dirty Word!

A Good Metrology Practice (GMetP) for a Calibration Service Provider (CSP) is to flag, mark or identify a unit that has NOT been fully calibrated to the....

Transcat White Paper The Critical Role of Calibration and Measurement

The goal of your company is to be profitable in providing a superior, effective, and safe product or service. Your use of test and measuring instruments in this process.....

Transcat White Paper Measurement Uncertainity Basics

Uncertainties for the Common User is a white paper based on a short presentation and discussion on the reporting of measurement uncertainties by.....

Transcat White Paper: Instrument and Process Suitability

We will cover different aspects of determining the suitability of instruments, including parameter, range, resolution, accuracy, process tolerances.....

Transcat White Paper Calibration Process

Now that the customer has received the equipment back from the Calibration Service Provider (CSP) there are potentially pages and pages of data, which leaves many.....

Transcat White Paper A Journey through the Specification Quagmire

Transcat utilizes high-performance instrumentation to provide high-quality traceability for the industry. Many of our assets operate at or near state-of-the-art.....

 

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