Posts tagged as calibration

Calibration: a quality driver!

Is calibration a quality driver or a necessary evil? This was the subject of an interesting presentation by Lloyd Townsend of Wika Instruments. The company hosted the SAIMC Tshwane branch July technical evening, and the presentation was followed by an enlightening debate. Almost 500 years ago, the Egyptians already knew that calibration is a quality […]

Calibration lab accredited and ready to run

After 16 years of successful business from its old premises, Concilium Technologies has moved on to “bigger and better”. The company is now located in Stanford Office Park in Centurion and is open for business. Following the move, Concilium’s laboratory was reassessed by SANAS on 17 and 18 March 2018 and has been accredited to […]

SAIMC discussion on how calibration drives quality

At the August 2017 SAIMC Johannesburg branch meeting, Lloyd Townsend, market segment specialist: food and pharmaceuticals at host company Wika Instruments, posed the question of whether calibration is a necessary evil or whether it drives quality. The purpose and significance of the various elements of calibration, verification and adjustment were discussed; and that typically, adjustment is followed by […]

Getting the calibration you need

  If your organisation is like most technology companies, test equipment is an important part of ensuring the quality and performance of your end products. One of the fundamental values of test equipment is the confidence you gain from the measurements – and the pass/fail decisions – they produce. The source of that confidence is […]