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NIST Calibration Services Users Guide: Dimensional Measurements



T L. Arnold, J L. Marshall


This publication lists all the calibration and special test services available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to characterize dimensional measurement instruments and devices that are metrologically suitable as reference or transfer standards. The first three chapters provide background information for xustomers, and the remaining chapter describes specific measurement services in the broad category of dimensional 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-D
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angular measurement, calibrations, complex dimensional, diameter measurement, gage blocks, gaging tapes length measurements, line standards, optical reference planes


Arnold, T. and Marshall, J. (2008), NIST Calibration Services Users Guide: Dimensional Measurements, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008