This 2 hour webinar will examine SOP 8 and the process of calibrating large tolerance weights.
At the end of (or during) this session, using your notes and SOP 8 you will be able to:
- Describe the process of SOP 8;
- Identify sources of error;
- Identify when use of SOP 8 is appropriate; and
- Correctly implement SOP 8.
You will need the following to participate in the webinar:
- Computer or laptop
- Internet browser, a broadband connection is recommended
- Telephone. Optional: a telephone headset
Materials & Supplies:
Participants need to locate a field weight kit made up of fourteen (14) 2-lb weights. This kit will be used to make measurements as part of the webinar. Measurement information will be used in Webinar NISTIR 6969 SOP 8 Part 2.
Participants must have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Metrology Seminar.
Completion includes completing pre-work assignment, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion, and completing an on-line evaluation after the course.
The current fee for webinars is $199 and confirmed participants will be provided a link to make a payment. Registration fees for State weights and measures regulatory officials and metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.
State laboratory staff who have responsibilities for developing, implementing, and/or improving the quality management system in their laboratory as well as those who are seeking OWM recognition and/or accreditation or improvements to support recognition/accreditation. This course is available for non-weights and measures participants.
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3602