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When employing thermometer calibration by the Comparison Method, readings from a thermometer with unknown accuracy are compared to those from a standard device. The standard device is calibrated to meet the quality requirements of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or a similar governing body. Typically, this method
What is the Fixed Point Method? The Fixed Point Method of thermometer calibration assures the quality and accuracy of a thermometer’s measurements. Typically, only national metrology laboratories use it. Thermometer calibration by the fixed point method focuses on instruments that must measure accurately within ±.001℃. This method uses the ITS-90

What Is Metrology?

Posted on December 30, 2017
Category: Calibration Science
Per Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, metrology is “the science of weights and measures or of measurement.” [1] It can also refer to a system of weights and measures. [1] Definitions are helpful, but application is more meaningful. Why are measurements so important? How does standardization work? What purpose does it serve in the real world