About the presentation
You already know measuring equipment needs to be calibrated, but what does that really mean? What are the rules and best practices to manage calibration? Maybe you were told to use accredited calibration services, but what should you look for when hiring them? And what should you look for on the calibration certificate? Maybe you want to do the calibration work in-house yourself – how does that work? And is it really OK to not get something calibrated every year? These are just some questions that arise when managing the calibration of measuring equipment. Calibration rules have dramatically changed during the past 25 years, and unfortunately, the changes have made it more complicated for those who aren’t calibration specialists. This presentation is an opportunity to get the inside scoop from one of the leading experts in calibration by focusing on the commonly asked questions about calibration.
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Meet your presenter
Dr. James G. Salsbury is the general manager of corporate metrology at Mitutoyo America Corp. He has been working in the measurement field for more than 30 years and has been with Mitutoyo since 2000. Salsbury is an award-winning author in the area of measurement, a frequent speaker and instructor, and the recipient of the NCSL International 2021 Education and Training Award for his outstanding contribution to the field of measurement science education. Salsbury is an active participant in national and international standards efforts in dimensional metrology and tolerancing, including being a member of the ASME B89 Main Committee and a U.S. appointed subject matter expert to ISO/TC 213. Salsbury received his doctoral degree from the Center for Precision Metrology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
About the company
Mitutoyo America Corp. is a sales, marketing, and service organization established in the United States in 1963 by Mitutoyo Corp. Since day one of operations, supporting customers has been the priority. Initially we provided replacement parts and repair services, but as our customer base grew, so did customer service demands. In response we built one of the highest performance A2LA Accredited Calibration Laboratory’s (A2LA Certificate #0750.01) in the nation. Now we offer turnkey metrology solutions and integrate measuring directly into manufacturing processes via inline automation. Mitutoyo America is also the first service organization to have A2LA Accredited Field Service Technicians.