Common Terms Used 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?” Differentiating data is important for performing comparisons and determining magnitude of any calibration drift.

Comprehensive quality management systems often use the data on certificates of calibration to track tolerance conformance over time. The data allows managers to track calibration drift over time. This information can help quality departments make decisions about testing or tooling investments. Watch the brief video to learn more.

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