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International Comparison of Volume Measurement Standards at 50 L at CENAM (Mexico), PTB (Germany), Measurement Canada and NIST (USA)

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Author(s)

J M. Maldonado, R Arias, H -. Oelze, Vern E. Bean, J F. Houser, C Lachance, Claude Jacques

Abstract

ntro Nacional de Metrologia (CENAM), Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Measurement Canada (MC), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) maintain the national primary standard facilities for the measurement of volume in Mexico, German, Canada, and USA, respectively. These laboratories have compared volume measurements at 50 L. It was accomplished by each laboratory calibrating a transfer standard volume that was circulated among the laboratories. CENAM was the pilot laboratory. All of the participants used gravimetric methods. The maximum and minimum reported volumes differ by 0.0098 percent.
Citation
Metrologia
Volume
39
Issue
No. 1

Keywords

calibrating, liter, transfer standard, volume

Citation

Maldonado, J. , Arias, R. , Oelze, H. , Bean, V. , Houser, J. , Lachance, C. and Jacques, C. (2002), International Comparison of Volume Measurement Standards at 50 L at CENAM (Mexico), PTB (Germany), Measurement Canada and NIST (USA), Metrologia (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created January 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021