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Metrological Traceability for Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus



Robert R. Zarr


An approach for establishing metrological traceability for measurement results from guarded-hot-plate apparatus consistent with policy at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is presented. A brief example for initiating met-rological traceability for the steady-state thermal transmission properties determined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology 1016 mm guarded-hot-plate appara-tus is described. The approach is suitable for other types of apparatus used to determine steady-state thermal transmission properties.
Proceedings Title
Thermal Conductivity 31/Thermal Expansion 19
Conference Dates
June 26-30, 2011
Conference Location
Conference Title
31st International Thermal Conductivity Conference & 19th International Thermal Expansion Symposium


calibration, guarded-hot-plate apparatus , metrological traceability, thermal conductivity, thermal insulation, uncertainty


Zarr, R. (2013), Metrological Traceability for Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus, Thermal Conductivity 31/Thermal Expansion 19, Saguenay, -1 (Accessed June 14, 2024)


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Created May 9, 2013, Updated February 19, 2017