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Miles to Empty

By The Metrologist
September 08, 2017

      How Accurate is the Mileage Prediction in Your Car The last two vehicles I’ve owned have had a “miles to E” readout on the dashboard. As a measurement scientist and someone with a touch of OCD, I’ve always felt that the numbers never...
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3 Things Your Auditor Expects You To Do With Your Calibration Report

By Phil Wiseman
September 05, 2017
, By Phil Wiseman
September 05, 2017

        An audit is an great opportunity to build trust and credibility. They also can be stressful when you are caught off guard with questions or requests that you did not expect. This is often true in regards to calibration whether it be an...
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Out Of Tolerance-To Adjust, Or Not To Adjust

By The Metrologist
August 21, 2017
, By The Metrologist
August 21, 2017

    A Look at Adjustment Thresholds and Risk Tolerance Throughout my career in metrology, I’ve heard a large number of opinions on adjustment thresholds. Everything from “only adjust it if it’s out” to “adjust every time” are common practices...
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FDA 483 Letters- 2017 review

By Phil Wiseman
August 14, 2017
, By Phil Wiseman
August 14, 2017

        You really don't want to receive this letter from the FDA. As of August 1, 2017 248 FDA 483 letters have been issued and Calibration and measurement are specifically called out in 13 letters.
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Reviewing the millivolt connection to thermocouple uncertainties


 
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The Rubber Mallet In Calibration And Measurement

By Phil Wiseman
July 28, 2017

        Simon Sinek in his book Start With Why shares the story of American Automakers visiting a Japanese Automaker and observing that when they placed the doors on a vehicle they made no adjustments.  It had been common practice in...
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What is the difference between Conductivity and TDS?

By The Metrologist
July 21, 2017

  All circles are round, but not all round things are circles.
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The 7 Wastes in Calibration & Measurement

By Phil Wiseman
July 10, 2017

        The seven wastes of lean is not a new concept to most reading this blog.  For a detailed look at the 7 wastes check out this article.  The Seven Wastes of Lean Manufacturing are;
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How To Read a ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation

By The Metrologist
July 03, 2017
, By The Metrologist
July 03, 2017

    What is a “Scope of Accreditation?”
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DOES KANBAN HAVE A PLACE IN CALIBRATION MANAGEMENT?

By Phil Wiseman
June 27, 2017

        The concept/methodology of Kanban for manufacturing is well established. Am I just nuts for trying to make it applicable to calibration management? While it may be argued that I often use established tools in non traditional ways, my...
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