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SI Measurement System Chart

August 24, 2017
Elizabeth J. Benham
This publication is a colorful chart explaining the 7 base units of the SI (International System of Units) and prefix symbols, featuring the Measurement League: Guardians of the SI. The Measurement League are superheroes dedicated to the fight against

Does Accuracy Matter to You?

May 1, 2016
Elizabeth J. Benham, Georgia L. Harris
This paper summarizes the importance of accuracy in measurement communications and provides reference to available resources for ensuring accuracy in written communications.

July is National Ice Cream Month

August 27, 2014
Elizabeth J. Benham
A short article about ice cream and frozen novelties to appear in the Office of Weights and Measures newsletter, "Weights and Measures Connection." This document sites sections of the NIST Handbook 130, "Uniform Laws and Regulations in the Areas of Legal


June 21, 2011
Elizabeth Benham, Georgia L. Harris, Val R. Miller
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Weights and Measures Division (WMD) manages a program for State Weights and Measures laboratories that includes: 1) laboratory Recognition following ISO/IEC 17025:2005 [1, 8] and sponsorship of

Lights, Camera, Metrology: Introducing the Metrology Careers Outreach DVD

July 25, 2010
Elizabeth J. Benham
The National Conference of Standards Laboratories International (NCSLI) 164 Education Liaison and Outreach Committee has coordinated the development of a Metrology Career Multimedia DVD, titled "Find a Cool Career in Metrology." The DVD is designed for use

Marketplace Assessment - Metric Labeling on Packages in Retail Stores

December 14, 2009
Elizabeth J. Benham
Use of metric labeling on United States consumer products has a long history. Currently, the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) requires dual unit labeling, while products regulated by states under the Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation (UPLR)