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|Author(s):||Robert L. Watters; Nancy S. Parrish;|
|Title:||The Development and Production of NIST Standard Reference Materials to Support Metrology and Traceability for the Forensic Science Community|
|Abstract:||The process for making a NIST Standard Reference Material involves a program of ongoing research followed by specific development and production steps. The decision to address a measurement problem involves consideration of the size of the intended user community, the match to NIST s mission, and the economics of recovering production costs. We describe these considerations here as they apply to all SRM projects. A specific example related to the application of an SRM to forensic science is also described; namely, the development of a new SRM for calibrating systems that measure and match bullet marking signatures.|
|Citation:||Astm Standardization News|
|Keywords:||certification,forensic standards,measurement,metrology,reference material,standard bullet,standard reference material,standards,traceability|