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Get More out of Your Calibration Management Software

Get More out of Your Calibration Management Software

In this article, we’ll look at some ways to get more productivity out of your Calibration Management Software through cloud computing and other technologies.   Cloud and SaaS Cloud computing has been a buzzword for several years and is now...

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Preparing for Your ISO Audit

Preparing for Your ISO Audit

The ISO certification auditing process can be daunting, especially if the auditor is going to be evaluating your company’s gage management processes based on data housed in your Excel spreadsheets or hand-written documents and note cards stuffed in...

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Successful Software Selection

Successful Software Selection

Choose the right Calibration Management Software the first time. So much software, so little time. Searching for the perfect software solution can be frustrating and may seem like a drain on resources; the flip side is that with all the software...

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The Basics of Gage Uncertainty

The Basics of Gage Uncertainty

All manufacturing companies that get audited require some or all of their calibration certificates to specify the calibration uncertainty. At a minimum, some manufacturers only need certified uncertainty for gages that are reference standards,...

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How to Create a Reliable Calibration Labeling System

How to Create a Reliable Calibration Labeling System

A gage calibration system can be successful only if you can readily and easily identify gages and when they need calibration and the key to proper gage identification is a reliable labeling system. Calibration labels communicate critical...

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Captain Kirk and the Cloud Paradigm

Captain Kirk and the Cloud Paradigm

I wonder… when we watched Captain Kirk flip open his hand-held communicator and talk to the crew of the Enterprise, how many of us ever considered that we would one day have our own hand-held communicators that would enable us to reach out and...

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Calibrations in the Cloud

Calibrations in the Cloud

Cloud computing has been an IT buzz word for several years. It is now mainstream. Calibration Management Software is no exception in the trend to move business application software to the cloud. Many people have probably heard of cloud computing....

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How to Optimize Calibration Intervals

How to Optimize Calibration Intervals

Calibrating measurement and test equipment (M&TE) is expensive, but using measurement and test equipment that is out of calibration can be even more costly. Equipment that is out of calibration will produce suspect parts and once you've...

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The Basics of Gage R&R

The Basics of Gage R&R

Calibration alone won’t produce quality measurements; even when perfectly accurate, a gage can be unacceptable for measuring a product or process. That’s where Gage R&R studies come in. Nearly every manufacturing company is required to conduct...

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Calibration in an Uncertain World

Calibration in an Uncertain World

Life is full of uncertainty. In our daily lives, we recognize that anything we try to achieve or objective we try to meet will have an uncertain outcome and rarely will anything go according to plan. Einstein theorized that there is no uncertainty...

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