• WHAT IS CALIBRATION?
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    WHAT IS CALIBRATION?

    What is calibration? The short answer: calibration is a process of comparison. During calibration, a known uncertainty (often referred to as a standard) is compared to an unknown uncertainty (test equipment). A relationship is established from comparing the measurement data. Relationship to Testing When an instrument is tested at a calibration laboratory, the technician will

  • WHAT DOES AS FOUND MEAN IN CALIBRATION?
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    WHAT DOES AS FOUND MEAN IN CALIBRATION?

    Reading a certificate of calibration can be confusing for technicians or managers that aren’t familiar with calibration terminology. One of the most frequently asked questions is “what does as found mean?” As found is one of the key terms that are used to define measurement data. Differentiating data is important for performing comparisons and determining
  • WHAT IS THE FLUKE 87 MULTIMETER CALIBRATION INTERVAL?
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    WHAT IS THE FLUKE 87 MULTIMETER CALIBRATION INTERVAL?

    The Fluke 87 multimeter is a staple for many field service technicians. To ensure accuracy, an instrument must be tested regularly. The manufacturer recommends at least an annual Fluke 87 multimeter calibration interval. Testing may need to be more frequent depending on usage, damage, and past testing history. Why Calibrate a Multimeter? Multimeters are electronic

  • HOW TO USE PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE FOR FLEET MANAGEMENT
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    HOW TO USE PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE FOR FLEET MANAGEMENT

    Fleet maintenance has a large impact on overall operating costs and a company’s ability to deliver shipments on time. The best way to keep fleet management costs down and ensure vehicle reliability is to practice regular preventative maintenance. Preventative maintenance for fleet vehicles ranges from simple tasks such as oil changes to replacing an exhaust system.
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