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U.S. National Working Group on Alternative Test Methods, Field Task Group Activities



Gloria D. Lee


The NIST, Office of Weights and Measures established the U.S. National working group (USNWG) on Alternative Test Methods (ATMs) for Commercial Measuring Devices.At its April 2012 meeting, a field task group was established to look at areas in which work is needed to establish the frame work for recognizing a given alternative test method for commercial use. This article provides an update on the USNWG on ATM's Field Task Group activities.
PML/Office of Weights and Measures


test measures, provers, closed-loop provers, measurement uncertainty, side-by-side tests, repeatability.
Created December 10, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017