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How to Correct for Tare Weight when using Load Cells or Proving Rings

How to Correct for Tare Weight when using Load Cells or Proving Rings A common question we get asked is, “If I have a tare weight, how do I correct it?” Thus, we are going to answer the questions by discussing  How to Correct Tare Weight when using Load Cells or Proving Rings. All instruments […]

How to Comply with ILAC P14 when Reporting Expanded Uncertainty

How to Comply with ILAC P14 when Reporting Expanded Uncertainty ILAC P14 is a mandatory policy document for calibration laboratories accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. How can a laboratory ensure that expanded uncertainty is reported in compliance with ILAC Policy Measurement Uncertainty in Calibration, ILAC P14? In ILAC P14, section 5 relates to calibration […]

G501F Single-Channel Digital Load Cell Indicator delivers Value and Portability

G501F Single-Channel Digital Load Cell Indicator The new Morehouse G501F single-channel load cell indicator provides high value at a low cost, delivering reliable performance and high-resolution measurements. Paired with a single load cell, this portable load cell indicator is the answer for laboratories that do not need the performance of a higher-end readout. Since the […]

NVLAP Accreditation Demonstrates Laboratory Competence

Morehouse Instrument Company has received NVLAP accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2017. The unbiased third-party evaluation by NVLAP reduces our internal risk and instills trust in the laboratory’s competence. The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), which is administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), provides a third-party accreditation for calibration laboratories. To achieve […]

How do I Calculate B Coefficients using Data from my Force Calibration Report?

How do I Calculate B Coefficients using Data from my Force Calibration Report? At Morehouse, we generate calibration reports with both A and B coefficients. Any calibration performed following the ASTM E74 or ISO 376 standard will list both sets of coefficients. The A coefficients are used to solve for Response when the Force is […]

How to Gain Confidence in Your Measurements

How to Gain Confidence in Your Measurements In the book Good to Great a concept is illustrated with three intersecting circles, which determine your company’s hedgehog concept. The hedgehog concept is based on asking three questions. “ 1. What are you deeply passionate about? 2. What can you be the best in the world at? […]

What is the best load cell for a reference standard?

What is the best load cell for a reference standard? What is the best load cell I can use as a reference standard? This question appears straightforward, but once we start to examine the issue, it takes a series of questions to answer. The most common answer is, "Well… that depends on what your expectations […]

How to Participate in an Interlaboratory Comparison (ILC) Easily

How to Participate in an Interlaboratory Comparison (ILC) Many force calibration laboratories need help proving out their measurement capability. The ISO/IEC 17025:2005 listed interlaboratory comparisons (ILCs) in section 5.9.1. However, historically ILCs were not organized or completed because other less complicated methods were acceptable for monitoring the validity of the results. The current ISO/IEC 17025:2017 […]

Must Know information on How to Calculate TUR?

How do I Calculate TUR? How to Calculate TUR. Correctly calculating Test Uncertainty Ratio (TUR) is crucial because it is a commonly accepted practice when making a statement of conformity. It helps you analyze measurement risk and is often used in decision rules. Although TUR is defined in the ANSI/NCSL Z540.3 Handbook and ILAC G8, […]

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