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NIST Calibration Services Users Guide 1998 Edition



J L. Marshall


This publication lists all the calibration, special test, and measurement assurance program services available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to characterize instruments and devices that are metrologically suitable as reference or transfer standards. The first three chapters provide background information for customers, and the remaining chapters describe specific measurement services in the broad categories of dimensional, mechanical, thermodynamic quantities, optical radiation, ionizing radiation, electromagnetic, and time/frequency measurements. This guide provides technical contacts for specific inquires and administrative guidance for requesting services. The SP 250 Appendix (a separate publication) provides fee information.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 250
Report Number


calibrations, dimensional, electrical, electromagnetic, frequency, ionizing radiation, MAPS, mechanical, optical


Marshall, J. (1998), NIST Calibration Services Users Guide 1998 Edition, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed July 18, 2024)


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Created January 1, 1998, Updated October 16, 2008