Characteristics of Measuring Instruments (Accuracy and Precision (What is…
Characteristics of Measuring Instruments
Accuracy and Precision
What is the accuracy of the device?
How many products does it need to measure to produce an accurate result?
Is there a defined measurement to use?
Can we automate this device for better precision?
Does the device read in analog, digital, or a combination of both?
Resolution and Sensitivity
How well can the device detect variation in the product?
What variations is the device designed to look for?
Is the device contact or no contact?
Can the device detect more than one type of variation?
Can the device detect variation in other applications?
How quickly can this device return a measurement?
Is the response time suitable for the production line?
What can interfere with the response time?
Can the response time be adjusted?
Are the responded results in an easy to understand format?
How reliable is this device?
Does the device have a troubleshooting guide or steps?
What is the quality of the materials used to make the device?
Does the device require regular maintenance after repeat usage?
Is the device suitable to use in an industrial environment?
How much of the part does the device need to measure?
What are the defined tolerances to be measured?
How easy is it to adjust the range of tolerances on the device?
Where does the part need to be measured?
Can the device be applied to different jobs outside of product creation?
Is the purchase of this device costly?
Is it costly to repair this device?
Can the use of this device risk damage to a product?
Does the device have a warranty or way to warranty?
Does the device require paid training in order to be used properly??