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Effects of Cleaning on the US Prototype Kilograms

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Author(s)

Zeina J. Kubarych, R S. Davis

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.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the XVII IMEKO World Congress, Conference on Force, Mass, and Torque Measurements, International Measurement confederation
Conference Dates
September 17-21, 2001
Conference Location
Istanbul, TU
Conference Title
XVII IMEKO World Congress, Conference on Force, Mass, and Torque Measurements, International Measurement confederation

Keywords

cleaning procedures, density, kilograms, mass, national standards, prototype kilogram, surface profiles, uncertainty

Citation

Kubarych, Z. and Davis, R. (2001), Effects of Cleaning on the US Prototype Kilograms, Proceedings of the XVII IMEKO World Congress, Conference on Force, Mass, and Torque Measurements, International Measurement confederation, Istanbul, TU (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created January 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017