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Does Your Thermocouple Wire Measure Up to Global Standards for Aluminum Heat Treat?

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Mar 26, 2014 10:00:00 AM

A few years ago, companies doing aerospace profiles and extrusions followed their internal procedures, with no industry standards to drive quality assurance. In many cases, aluminum heat treatment processes only required air temperature measurement with stationary thermocouples (TCs). These stationary TC wires were rarely checked for their calibration and were only replaced when not functioning.

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Topics: Thermocouple Traceability, AMS2750E, International Standards, ISO17025, Calibration Lab Accreditation