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The Types of Calibration

Different types of equipment require different types of calibration to test their accuracy. Below are four of the most common types of calibration, as well as the importance of using an accredited calibration service. Here are some of the most common forms of calibration required in most industries. Mechanical Mechanical calibration is used on dimensional,

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What Exactly is NATA and What Does it Mean?

We often have our clients come to us with their NATA requirements, but they aren’t aware of the intricacies of this topic, or the full range of requirements that could be needed. Here we explain the three most common NATA requirements our clients require. If you aren’t sure which you require, please speak to one

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Your Partner in Asset Management

We love making the lives of our clients easier. One of the ways we do that is by offering a complete end-to-end compliance and asset management solution. We create a register of all your assets, barcode each asset for easy tracking, and give you emailed test results following our service. The online asset management portal

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Real Men Wear Pink

This October Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal is once again turning pink to raising funds and awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. We want to make a real difference to Australians affected by breast cancer. All donations will help do exactly that.  The NBCF is Australia’s leading national body funding game-changing breast cancer research with

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Why Mobile Test n Cal is the Right Choice

At Mobile Test ‘n’ Cal, we exist to provide solutions to compliance problems in a variety of industries. Our customer-focused, onsite service will help you to reduce downtime, increase site efficiency, comply with legislation and provide site accuracy and quality assurance. We can offer a full replacement range as well as repair services and 24/7

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Why calibration is critical – yes, even for domestic electricians!

Most instruments are typically subjected to some fairly rough treatment — bouncing around in the vehicle, dropped, knocked, fuses are blown and so on. Even if they’re treated carefully and not bashed around, changes in ambient temperatures, humidity levels, condensation on those cold winter mornings, and deteriorating component tolerances will cause a shift in any

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The Best Choice for the Utility Industry

Mobile Test’ n’ Cal work across several industries. Getting to intimately know each of these industries is the key to being able to offer the best possible service. We have worked closely with many Utility and Electrical Supply Industry (ESI) businesses for several years, continually tweaking our service to ensure it is the best fit.

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What Are Calibration Standards?

Accurate calibration requires an instrument under test (IUT) to be compared to a calibration standard which will have an output or measurement of known value.  But where do these standard measurements come from? And how are they enforced in Australia? A basic definition A calibration standard is an internationally recognised value that is considered to

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Why You Shouldn’t Calibrate Your Own Equipment

You should be thinking about calibrating your equipment at least once a year, or even more frequently in some industries. Some businesses might prefer the DIY route to minimise costs and downtime for the company, however, calibrating your own equipment is rarely the best plan of action. Without the proper expertise, you’ll be unable to

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Why Purchasing Quality Equipment is the Only Choice

Everyone is tempted when they find the same or similar product for a cheaper cost. But when you choose the cheaper option, what are you really bargaining with? While it seems like you’ll come out on top by saving money, in the long run you can easily lose company morale and find yourself buried under

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The Importance of Asset Management

The management of your assets is critical to the smooth running of your business, and to ensure you comply with regulations around testing and calibration.  It isn’t enough to have your equipment tested or calibrated. Standards dictate that you need a record of all testing and calibration and that these records show traceability back to

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How to Correctly Care for Dimensional Equipment

Dimensional equipment is designed to provide accurate measurements, but over time all tools are susceptible to ageing. With a combination of proper care and regular calibration, your tools should last a very long time. Here are three common dimensional equipment pieces and how best to care for them. Vernier Calipers Vernier calipers are a precise

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