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  • 5 Reasons to Outsource Calibration

    August 22, 2019

      Calibration is a necessity in many industries. The question that comes into play is whether to do it in-house or to outsource it. There are arguments for both, but the best option depends largely on your company’s resources. You’ll need to consider the many costs of in-house calibration. It’s not abnormal for a new […]

  • 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 […]

  • What is an optical comparator?

    October 17, 2018

    An optical comparator is a measurement tool used to inspect and measure the dimensions of small manufactured parts. Images of the part are magnified using illumination sources, lenses and mirrors to make the 2-D measurement. The magnified 2-D image is projected on a screen to assess if the parts dimensions and geometry are within specifications. […]

  • [New Service] Measurement Inventory Management

    [New Service] Measurement Inventory Management

    May 15, 2018

    It’s Grand Rapids Metrology’s goal to make metrology easy! One way we accomplish this goal is by taking the uncertainty and frustration of weighing and metrology inventory and data keeping out of your hands with our new Measurement Inventory Management service. This value-added service is simple, yet immensely useful. Our team of industry-experts will visit […]