Measurement Traceability: The Unbroken Chain

chainby Kenneth Parson

Many excellent articles have been written that cover the matter of measurement uncertainty as it applies to the Measurement Trace process. These articles usually focus on statistical or technical analysis of what must be done to achieve and document an acceptable level of measurement uncertain while calibrating or testing an instrument or device.

This article is focused more on the practical aspects on how to manage and control the use of Laboratory Standards and all other equipment related to measurement traceability, while documenting and maintaining an unbroken chain of events. There is nothing unusual about the following discussion. It is just a reminder that if you don’t have and follow steps such as these you may be operating as a weak link in your chain of Traceability. >> Read Full Article (PDF)