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calibrate

[′kal·ə‚brāt]
(science and technology)
To determine, by measurement or comparison with a standard, the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other device, or the correct value for each setting of a control knob.

calibrate

To adjust or bring into balance. Scanners, CRTs and similar peripherals may require periodic adjustment. Unlike digital devices, the electronic components within these analog devices may change from their original specification. See TV calibration, color calibration and tweak.
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Attributions for good and poor calibrators were compared to identify possible distinctions between these groups.
The Low-Level 81iL calibrator measures low levels of mercury and provides added flexibility to help power plants comply with EPA's Utility Mercury and Air Toxics Standards [MATS).
REPRODUCIBILITY AND STABILITY OF CALIBRATORS AND CONTROLS
The Agilent 5530 Dynamic Calibrator system has all the basic components necessary to measure machine tool positioning and accuracy, including the laser source, optics, PC-based electronics and Microsoft Windows[R]-based software.
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In essence the process of PAB calibrator value assignment consists of transferring the value from the reference material CRM470 (7,8) to a multilevel set of internal working calibrators (IWC), and then from the IWCs to the end-use calibrators during their production.
A password-accessible calibration report for the SNL calibrator was posted to evaluate the usefulness of electronic test reports.
American Biological Technologies has served as one of Fujirebio Diagnostics' main suppliers for several years, providing controls and calibrators to a shared customer base.
Founded in 1987, Martel Electronics Corporation offers a diversified line of handheld and bench calibrators, process instruments, process indicators, power supplies, meters and displays, and test and measurement instruments manufactured to the highest quality standards for the process industry and OEM applications.
That's the view of Allianz Extrusion Services GmbH (formerly TD Tools), a German custom profile toolmaker that specializes in traditional calibrators with individual water and vacuum circuits for each dry-calibrator section.
Despite the increasing use of real-time PCR testing, there are no published studies adequately addressing the optimum number of calibrators, the number of replicates of each calibrator, and the frequency with which calibrations need to be repeated.
Is running calibrators as unknowns appropriate for calibration verification?