The Metrology Blog

History of Surface Plates

The History of Surface Plates

Surface plates and tables were one of the first types of metrology equipment. In 1800 British Inventor Henry […]

UKAS Calibration

What is UKAS Calibration

Calibration Calibration is the comparison of a measuring instrument, the unit under test (UUT) to an appropriate standard […]

A Brief History of Height Gauges

A Brief History of Height Gauges

As long ago as 1631, Pierre Vernier, a French scientist, mathematician and engineer invented the “Vernier scale” and […]