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  • Are You Questioning Calibration?

    August 16, 2019

    Most companies have a quality department that ensures their measuring equipment is calibrated on a regular basis, but occasionally an item is questioned on whether or not it should be included in the calibration program. Calibration is also questioned when it comes to certain situations. Companies are sure to include their own equipment in the […]

  • Learn What An Oscilloscope Is, How To Choose The Correct One, & Properly Take Care Of It

    August 14, 2019

      Oscilloscopes test, measure and display voltage signals. Signals are plotted on a graph to demonstrate how the signal changes over time. Oscilloscopes provide reliable results over an extensive period of time and are used in a variety of industries ranging from healthcare to automotive. Health care workers use oscilloscopes to monitor a patient’s heartbeat […]

  • How to Increase Quality of Food Production and Avoid Potential Recalls

    August 12, 2019

      According to the USDA, 1.5 million pounds of meat & poultry were recalled in 2018 due to extraneous material (plastic fragments, metal shavings, latex pieces, or other foreign materials). “The average cost of a recall for a food company is $10M in direct costs” according to a joint study by the Food Marketing Institute […]

  • Metrology in Manufacturing

    November 16, 2018

    It is important to note Metrology is the science of measurement. Now, how does this fit into the manufacturing world? The answer is simple, through quality assurance. Manufacturing revolves around hundreds or thousands of parts being produced each week. These parts must meet precise specifications to ensure quality is met. This is where metrology comes […]

  • How to Calibrate a Forklift

    August 7, 2018

    Forklifts are built in a variety of different styles to be able to maneuver around obstacles and operate efficiently within your facility. They are used to load, transport, and stack inventory and other materials; favorably, forklifts also record weighing data. It is important to make sure your forklifts are calibrated yearly to save time, money, […]

  • [Guide] Visual Scope of Services

    [Guide] Visual Scope of Services

    October 2, 2017

    With the largest scope of capabilities in the state of Michigan, Grand Rapids Metrology is a “one-stop shop” for calibration services. This document is a visual guide to all scale and metrology equipment Grand Rapids Metrology is NIST and A2LA accredited to service. Click to view our Visual Scope of Services. Contact our experts to more information […]