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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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What is a conductivity meter?

Every day, we rely on chemistry and physics to give us clean drinking water, whether we realize...

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What are 1-2-3 blocks used for?

Step into any well stocked machine shop, and you’re sure to see a few 1-2-3 blocks lying around....

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What is a Linear Scale?

Alliance calibration specializes in ensuring accuracy where it’s most needed, like in precision...

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What is the difference between ISO 17025 and ISO 9001 in calibration?

ISO 17025 or ISO 9001: Which one is better?

As a calibration company, we are sometimes asked...

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