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Publication Citation: Effects of Cleaning on the US Prototype Kilograms

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Author(s): Zeina J. Kubarych; R S. Davis;
Title: Effects of Cleaning on the US Prototype Kilograms
Published: January 01, 2001
Abstract: This paper dicusses the stability of national prototype kilograms No. 4 and No. 20, belonging to the United States. Calibration history, changes in mass with respect to time, and effects on mass and surface profiles due to cleaning and washing are described.
Conference: XVII IMEKO World Congress, Conference on Force, Mass, and Torque Measurements, International Measurement confederation
Proceedings: Proceedings of the XVII IMEKO World Congress, Conference on Force, Mass, and Torque Measurements, International Measurement confederation
Location: Istanbul, TU
Dates: September 17-21, 2001
Keywords: cleaning procedures;density;kilograms;mass;national standards;prototype kilogram;surface profiles;uncertainty
Research Areas: Mass