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In this episode, we want to recognize and appreciate a piece of measuring equipment that rarely get much glory but is the foundation for much of the work done in this business – the granite surface plate. The surface plate...

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In this episode of the Metrology Training Lab series by Mitutoyo, we learn how to calibrate gage blocks, stacking or wringing gauge blocks and a brief history. These simple little blocks are something special. Each one with their flat and...

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In past Mitutoyo Metrology Training Lab episodes, we have defined the concept of calibration, discussed the purpose of calibration, and introduced important aspects of what makes a good calibration method. In this episode, we will apply all those ideas to...

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In Episode 6 of the Mitutoyo Metrology Training Lab series, we look at how to calibrate outside micrometers. Calibration is a search for errors and we want to develop a calibration method that efficiently hunts down and finds any potential...

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In this metrology training episode, we are going to teach you how to speak like a measurement professional. We are often dealing with small numbers in this business – tolerances – errors – deviations – uncertainties – most of the...

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In this episode of the Mitutoyo Metrology Training Lab, we demonstrate how to calibrate, we are going to talk about requirements traceability, or sometimes called metrological traceability. Here’s the question that metrological traceability and calibration answers – say I make...

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In episode 003 of the Metrology Training Lab, Dr. Jim Salsbury examines what makes a good calibration method. We look at five calibration methods developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers or ASME. The American National Standards covered in...

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In the second video of our Metrology Training Lab series, we continue our calibration training and address the following questions. 1. What does calibration mean? 2. What is the real purpose of calibration? 3. What makes a bunch of measurements...

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What to know how to calibrate your metrology tools? In this episode of Metrology Training Lab, we discuss Calibration, which is critical to maintaining the quality and accuracy of your measuring equipment and what it means to calibrate your tools.

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