A good understanding of calibration is vital to any manufacturing industry's effective use of its measurement tools and equipment. This course lays a foundation for this much needed knowledge as applicable to hand tools.
Quality system calibration requirements
How to make your calibration system work for you and your customers without overdoing it
The factors of measurement uncertainty and how to control them.
Achieving traceability to national standards (N.I.S.T.)
Overview of calibration terminology & documentation and the value of data retention
Overview of working standards for M&TE calibration
Internal and external calibration auditing
Proper use and handling of gage blocks
Review of English/Metric measurement terminology
Interpreting flatness and parallelism in micrometers using optical parallels and mono-chromatic lights
Calibration procedures and tolerances for M&TE
Calibration labels and stickers; establishing cycle times