Calibration Standards

Test & Measuring Instruments

U.S. Air Force Modernizes Laboratories with New TEGAM RF Power Standards

October 17, 2016

USAF increases cal lab capabilities and productivity while reducing support costs by implementing a simple calibrator upgrade GENEVA, OH – TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurement technology, was recently awarded a contract with the U.S Air Force to provide 48 TEGAM Model 2505A 6 kHz – 18 GHz RF Power Standards to modernize RF power sensor calibrators used in the... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PIV Calibration Standards are supplied individually or in bundles.

February 9, 2016

In full compliance to MITRE Technical Report MTR060170R5, PIV (Personal Identity Verification) Calibration Standard series includes 7 individual standards: M13-60-1x-RM 0.1875–12 c/mm Sinusoidal Array with 14 density patches; M13-60-S-RM 1.0–10.0 c/mm Sinusoidal Array with 12 density patches; PIV-CBT1 Compact Bar Target; PIV-SE1 5.2° Slant Edge Target; PIV-RR1 1 c/mm Ronchi Ruling Grating; PIV-ST1 Dark Gray Uniformity Target; PIV-ST2 Light Gray Uniformity Target. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

FireflySci Presents New Test Plate Line for Instrument Validation of Microplate Readers

November 25, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Any quality assurance, metrology or quality control person knows all too well, the stress that an ISO audit can bring about. Hearing about an upcoming ISO-17025 audit is enough to make one break into a cold sweat. A section 5.6 nonconformance, i.e. using a non-approved or un-accredited calibration provider is one of the more common nonconformances and can cause expensive... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometer Calibration Tools cover NIR range.

November 13, 2015

Consisting of proprietary blend of doped glass, WAV-8 NIR Solid-State Wavelength Filter produces series of distinct calibration peaks from 700–3,000 nm. With 12 peaks, spectrophotometer calibration of wavelength scale can be highly fine-tuned. FNIR-Series Filters maintain linearity from 700–3,000 nm, enabling technicians to validate 5 certified calibration points in NIR range. Superband-Series Filters, with span of 10 calibration points, cover UV, VIS, and NIR range from 200–3,000 nm. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reference Test Card ensures bar code symbol verifier accuracy.

October 30, 2015

ISO 15426-1 Primary Reference Test Card provides all Primary Reference Symbols specified by ISO 15426-1 for bar code verifiers. Each card contains 8 precision 1D bar codes. These include one EAN standard – EAN-13 Grade 4 (A) – and 7 UPC codes: UPC-A Grade 4(A), Defect Void Grade 1 (D), Decodability Edge Grade 1(D), Modulation Grade 1 (D), Defect Spot Grade 1 (D), Decodability Bar Grade 1(D), Contrast Grade 1(D), and six calibrated reflectance patches.

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Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Here are the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Calibration Gas

September 29, 2015

Calibration Gas: Argus-Hazco provides the answers to commonly asked questions. By Becky Schneider, Argus-Hazco A purchase of calibration gas usually triggers a series of common customer questions. Now you can be the expert in your workplace if you ever get these questions asked by your colleagues! Q: What is the shelf life of a given calibration gas? A: For most reactive gases, which... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Refillable Permeation Tubes accommodate light hydrocarbons.

July 1, 2015

Used in FlexStream™ calibration gas generator to produce ppm and ppb mixtures directly from pure gases, Trace Source™ 57 Series only use gas phase of compound. Controlling pressure in tube allows high-vapor pressure compounds – methane, ethane, ethylene – to be dispensed by permeation. Emission rate is proportional to compound pressure in tube, and attainable single-step dilution ratios from 1000:1 to >50,000,000:1 allow ppb mixtures to be made directly from pure analyte compound. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Calibrate your Comparator with Precision

May 22, 2015

SCHAUMBURG, IL – The HEIDENHAIN 4x12 Inspection Master is now available for use in calibrating Optical Comparator system axes.  It is especially useful in verifying its X and Y axis position when using the calibration standard in conjunction with Evaluation Electronics from HEIDENHAIN. With the use of the HEIDENHAIN 4x12 Inspection Checker, it is possible to then apply Linear, Segmented,... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Helium Leak Detector features tablet-style interface.

March 24, 2015

Equipped with 7 in. Android touchscreen display/controller, HELIOT 900 features fast pumping speed of 5 L/sec to detect small leaks of helium or hydrogen quickly. Unit has multiple valve design, providing sensitivity of 10–12 Torr-L/s. Internal monitoring of error and alarm conditions detect problems before damage occurs. Offered in 5 different models, HELIOT 900 is suited for automotive, air conditioning, refrigeration, electronics, semiconductor, industrial, and pharmaceutical industries. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Machinist Inc. Now Offers Helium Leak Testing

February 20, 2015

Often times in business, a unique opportunity presents itself. In this case, that unique opportunity involved a process called helium leak testing. For years, Machinists Inc. had been subcontracting helium leak testing to another firm. But once the other firm stopped offering the service, Machinists jumped at the opportunity to offer their own helium leak testing, for customers like Lawrence... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

XALT Energy Powers New Flyer Battery-Electric Buses

December 12, 2014

MIDLAND, Mich. – XALT Energy, a leading supplier of lithium-ion energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce their participation in the unveiling of New Flyer's latest addition to the Xcelsior® line of transit bus models. New Flyer is the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada. In a ceremony held at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

ABB's Laboratory in Germany Achieves Accreditation for Independent Testing and Calibration of Gas Analyzers

October 10, 2014

Frankfurt, Germany – ABB’s Measurement Products’ business announced that its laboratory in Germany has received accreditation for independent testing and calibration of gas analyzers. Accreditation was awarded by the German Accreditation Service (DAkkS) in Berlin/Braunschweig. The laboratory in Frankfurt Praunheim has the capability to check analyzers of all manufacturers for compliance... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fischer Technology, Inc. Attains ISO 17025 Accreditation

June 19, 2014

Fischer Technology is pleased to announce accreditation to ISO/ IEC 17025:2005 by the American Association of Accreditation Laboratories. ISO 17025 is the leading, internationally accepted standard for calibration laboratories and accreditation by A2LA demonstrates Fischer's continued pursuit of quality excellence.  Fischer can now offer ISO 17025 certifications for a variety of instruments... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Permeation Standards support trace light hydrocarbons.

June 9, 2014

Using FlexStream™ + Flex GF™ gas standards generator and Series 57 Gas Permeation Tubes, trace concentration mixtures of C1-C3 hydrocarbons can be prepared. Dynamically mixed concentrations from less than 10 ppb to over 1,000 ppm are available with single dilution for pure compounds. Series 57 tubes use controlled pressure of analyte vapor as permeate source to control extremely low flows of very high pressure gases for blending very low concentration mixtures in single step. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Glass/Oil Standards address glass refractive index measurements.

February 4, 2014

Used to calibrate instruments that measure refractive index of microscopic fragments of glass and glass-like materials, Glass Refractive Standards set consists of calibrated glass samples and immersion liquids calibrated for refractive index versus temperature. Materials, designed for compliance with standard test methodology in ASTM 1967, cover 1.4800–1.5400 refractive index range. Also, oils have thermal coefficient and delta of that coefficient that meets ASTM criteria for such tests. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Permeation Tubes provide standards for hazardous pollutants.

September 4, 2013

Dynamic blends of trace concentration mixtures of phenol and other hazardous pollutants are available via Trace Source™ permeation tubes and FlexStream™ computer controlled perm tube system. Tubes are available for concentrations from <30 ppb for disposable tube at 60°C to 150+ ppm from high rate tube operated at 120°C. Mixtures can be delivered at room temperature, dry, or humidified. Applications include filter testing and qualification, environmental monitoring, and sensor development. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Whitehouse Scientific Sieve Aperture Size Calculator Now on Flash Drive

July 10, 2013

YouTube instruction video tops 1000 views Chester, UK – Whitehouse Scientific’s Sieve Aperture Size Calculator, for use with the company’s NIST-traceable sieve calibration standards, is now provided in a convenient flash drive format and is free of charge to purchasers of sieve standards.  With standards available in a variety of different sizes, Whitehouse Scientific’s unique... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Two-Stage Dilution System generates PPB and PPT gas standards.

May 7, 2013

Using Trace Source™ Permeation Tubes, Span Pac™ I – SD dilution system adds precisely known flow of span vapor into controlled, adjustable flow of clean matrix gas to create PPM calibration standard. Second dilution stage further dilutes mixture with matrix gas to lower concentration. Output concentration can be varied over range of up to 10,000:1 from single tube. System can also be used to create adjustable concentration while maintaining constant total flow with concentrations of up to 400:1. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Labsphere Earns NVLAP Accreditation for Calibration of Spectralon Diffuse Reflectance Standards and Targets

March 11, 2013

MUMBAI - Highest Diffuse Reflectance Material with Most Lambertian Properties Labsphere products have met NVLAP ISO 17025 technical competence and management system requirements that demonstrate its ability to routinely deliver technically valid test results and calibrations. Labsphere's chemically inert standards offer the highest diffuse reflectance values of any known substance. ... Read More

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Brookfield Viscosity Standards Now Come with Expiration Date

January 23, 2013

Best industry practice recommends that calibration materials be replaced on a scheduled basis. In response to customer input, Brookfield has now added an expiration date to their silicone viscosity standards used to perform calibration checks on viscometers and rheometers. This new information appears on the jar label as well as on the certificate of calibration that comes with the fluid. Lab... Read More