Category: Measurement Risk

The Top 5 Costly Force Measurement Mistakes

The Top 5 Costly Force Measurement Mistakes #1 of 5 Costly force measurement mistakes Most calibration laboratories will say a device is "In Tolerance" without considering the uncertainty of their measurement process. This equates to you not using a calibration laboratory that has standards to meet your needs and accounts for measurement risk properly. Most […]

How Do You Know if Your Device is “In-Tolerance”? Why the Location of the Measurement is More Important than You May Realize

How Do You Know if Your Device is “In-Tolerance”? Why the Location of the Measurement is More Important than You May Realize Calling an instrument “In Tolerance” is about the location, location, and location of the measurement. It’s also about the uncertainty of the measurement, but a bad location is going to raise the Probability […]

Making a Statement of Compliance: The 3 Main Reasons Calibration Laboratories Fail to Get Things Right

Making a Statement of Compliance: The 3 Main Reasons Calibration Laboratories Fail to Get Things Right Making a statement of compliance introduction. About a year after turning 40, I bought a pair of reading glasses.  After another year, I started noticing a decrease in my overall vision and figured I needed to visit an eye […]

3 Rules to Reduce Your Measurement Risk

3 Rules to Reduce Your Measurement Risk 3 Rules to Reduce Your Measurement Risk Bad Measurements Happen! Technicians are Fallible! The Wrong Equipment is Used! Almost everyone has had problems related to bad measurement practices—some of which have resulted in serious devastation.  There was the BP oil refinery explosion in Texas, the Hubble telescope with […]

Confidence in Your Results Starts with Morehouse Accurate Load Cell Calibration Service

Confidence in Your Results Starts with Morehouse Accurate Load Cell Calibration Service Accurate Load Cell Calibration Service The Morehouse Difference We guarantee an exceptional customer experience, and will not compromise when it comes to providing you with the best possible calibration service. Discover the benefits of using a results-oriented calibration provider by calling Morehouse today. Accurate Load Cell […]

The 3 Important Changes to ISO 9001 Compliance and What This Means for Force and Torque Instrumentation

The 3 Important Changes to ISO 9001 Compliance and What This Means for Force and Torque Instrumentation The 3 Key Changes to ISO 9001 Compliance and What this Means for Force and Torque Instrumentation are discussed in detail in this article. What you need to know about documented procedures, preventative actions, and top management. Change […]

Top 5 Common Force Measurement Errors

Top 5 Common Force Measurement Errors Top 5 Common Force Measurement Errors - At Morehouse, we strive to replicate the loading conditions a customer may be using.  Some other labs, may not follow this process and the additional measurement uncertainty from not replicating use, may create a significant error source.  Below are the top 5 […]

Top 3 ASTM E74 Load Cell Calibrations Mistakes

Top 3 ASTM E74 Load Cell Calibrations Mistakes We are writing this post to clear some common ASTM E74 misconceptions and discuss ASTM E74 Load Cell Calibrations Mistakes.   We have written two early blogs on the ASTM E74 standard ASTM E74 Simplified, Calculating CMC using ASTM E74 standard, and have a slide share presentation detailing the ASTM […]

The Measurement Risk Lottery (5 Things to Help Avoid Measurement Risk)

The Measurement Risk Lottery No one won this drawing and the lottery is now up to over $1,300,000,000.00! Measurement Risk Lottery - The Powerball is up to over  $1,300,000,000.  It is a number so large that it cannot even be displayed on the lottery billboards.  How does a jackpot get this high? The odds of […]

What is Accuracy? Can We Trust the Manufacturer's Specifications?

What is Accuracy? Can We Trust the Manufacturer's Specifications? What is Accuracy? Accuracy is influenced by both precision and bias in the measurement process.  To understand accuracy, one must understand bias, systematic measurement error, random measurement error, measurement error, and precision. Manufacturers' accuracy specifications may be misleading as they may not tell you how the […]

Why Force Measurements Matter - Force Transducer Testing and NASCAR

Why Force Measurements Matter - Force Transducer Testing and NASCAR Why Force Measurements Matter - Photo Courtesy of Associated Press Austin Dillon went cascading into the catch fence at Daytona Speedway on the early morning of July 6th, 2015. Was he thinking of all the testing his NASCAR Sprint Cup car goes through? Absolutely not! […]

Single Measurement Bliss (Only 1 Measurement)

Morehouse is proud to present Single Measurement Bliss! by Dilip Shah When you make the first measurement, everything looks fine. It is when you make a second, repeated measurement and it is different from the first measurement that doubt begins to arise. Which one is the correct measurement? Then, you take a third measurement, and […]

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