Chardon Ohio, March 06, 2015— Today, e2b calibration, an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration and repair laboratory in Cleveland Ohio, announced the completion of its annual ISO quality audit by ANAB, a part of the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board. The successful completion of the quality audit certifies that e2b calibration continues to maintain the proper procedures, documentation, and test equipment, to provide valid calibrations that meet ISO 17205 quality standards.
1. Calibrating your instruments saves you money: Going without proper calibration causes parts and tools to fall out of sync or break. This can lead to costly repairs and the replacing of new parts. With test and measurement instruments, it’s best to stop a problem before it starts. Continue reading
Chardon, Ohio, January 1, 2013– e2b calibration, a business unit of e2b teknologies has recorded an outstanding year as 2012 comes to a close. E2b calibration has been growing steadily, adding new accounts, new technicians, and new services over the last year.
Companies that require calibration services on their tools and equipment must choose from two main delivery methods. These are “in-house calibration,” where the company itself provides the calibration, and “external calibration,” where the company outsources the work to a calibration lab; preferably one that is reputable and accredited. Continue reading
Why calibration is essential in an age of technological ubiquity
Take a look around you. What do you see? No matter where you’re at right now, you are surrounded by human developments and inventions: Computers, eye glasses, walls, clothing, phones, and even the text that you’re currently reading on the screen. These are all extensions of our individually limited human capacities. The wheel is an extension of our feet and legs, clothing an extension of the skin, computers an extension of our brains. These are all technologies that play essential roles in our daily lives, and there is one thing that they all have in common: measurement.
George Bernard Shaw once said, “The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measure anew every time he sees me, whilst all the rest go on with their old measurements, and expect them to fit me.” If Shaw hadn’t expired in 1950, and instead lived to the modern age, he would have undoubtedly included e2b calibration on his list of those who take sensible measurements. Continue reading
Flow meters are very popular instruments to calibrate. That is because flow meters can be used in many lines of work, and their accuracy can make or break any operating procedure. Therefore, it is incredibly important to make sure your flow meter displays the proper measurements. No matter what type of flow meter you may have, they need to be checked for calibration periodically. Continue reading
The word “calibration” first appeared in the English language during the American Civil War. It comes from the French word “caliber,” which refers to the measurable diameter of a gun’s bore, as well as the Arabic word “qalib,” which derives from the Greek “calapous.”
As a verb, the word “calibrate” ends in the suffix “ate,” which refers to acting in a specified manner. Ergo, to “calibrate” means to make measurements in a specified manner.
What is Calibration? Some people will do a field comparison check of two meters or instruments, and if they give the same reading then they’ll call them “calibrated.” This is just a field check, not actual calibration. This might show you if there’s an inconsistency between your meters, but it won’t show you which meter is correct. Also, if both meters are out-of-sync, and in the same direction, then a mere comparison won’t tell you anything. It might lead you to believe that both meters are operating efficiently. Continue reading
Located in the Cleveland, Ohio area, e2b calibration provides accredited test equipment calibration and repair services for customers throughout North America. They are ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and provide a full scope of NIST traceable services for most popular calibration, test and measurement instruments. Services are preformed in their climate-controlled, state-of-the-art laboratory, and they also provide onsite services and local pickup and delivery available upon request.
When it comes to choosing a calibration lab, it is very important to choose an ISO 17025 accredited lab over a non-accredited lab. Yet, be aware that ISO 17025 “compliant” is not the same thing as being “accredited.” Anyone can be “compliant,” but accreditation relies on the expertise of a professional auditor. Continue reading