Phil Wiseman

Phil Wiseman is Chief Marketing Officer at Alliance Calibration. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Physics from Centre College. Phil is an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.

How to Use an IR Gun

Measuring the temperature of something from a distance? Why yes, there is a tool for that. It's...

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Why Torque Wrench Calibration is Important

You'd be hard pressed to find a well-stocked toolbox that didn't have a torque wrench. This...

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Common Uses for Bore Gages

A bore gage is a tool you use to measure a bore. No, not the kind that makes you feel tired and...

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What are Vernier Calipers?

There are several types of calipers out in the world, and one of the handiest is the vernier...

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What is Metrology?

Metrology is the science of weights and measurements. The word is made up of the Greek word ...

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History of the Micrometer

Necessity, as they say, is the mother of all invention. Smiths, machinists, and clockmakers have...

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Does it Make a Difference if I Use a Calibrated Tape Measure?

When you're doing work with tools of any kind, accuracy is important. This goes for even the...

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How do I specify an A2LA calibration?

At Alliance Calibration, we often receive requests for an A2LA calibration. The truth is, there...

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Common uses for clamp meters

Clamp meters are intuitive, straight-forward tools that can measure electrical current quickly....

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Do multimeters need to be calibrated?

Every type of expert has a tool that they rely on each day. A writer relies on their laptop, a...

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