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Why Calibration Services are Essential for Torque Wrench Precision

Why Calibration Services are Essential for Torque Wrench Precision

All torque-type equipment requires calibration due to the demanding nature of how they are utilized. Each type of torque wrench, whether it is click, dial, hydraulic or powered, has unique load application features that must be routinely addressed.

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Learn why failure analysis and PQI streamline workflow

Why Failure Analysis Services and PQI are Crucial to Streamlined Workflow

Learn why failure analysis and PQI can help streamline your workflow. While failure analysis determines the failure, PQI predicts failures through trending data.

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Weight Calibration

Learning Values & Adjusting Accuracy For Mass & Weight Calibrations

When determining the physical properties of a product, it is important to differentiate between an object’s “mass” and “weight” and to acknowledge that -- while interconnected -- they represent two different values according to physics.

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How Failure Analysis Prevents Small Problems from Becoming Major Issues

How Failure Analysis Prevents Small Problems from Becoming Major Issues

Recently, a client presented Constellation PowerLabs with a failed DC power supply module. The component was the same model that was being used in the client’s generating configuration to supply rack power to the company’s VME (virtual machine environment) facility turbine controllers. Learn how we determined the failure and how to prevent.

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How a lost cost calibration approach can be expensive

Why a Low Cost Calibration Approach Can be Expensive

When seeking out calibration services, some company owners, operators or managers may be motivated toward a “low cost calibration” option. While this strategy may look good on paper for the immediate bottom line, there are hidden risks which can have expensive, long-term consequences.

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How Failure Analysis Can Enhance Workplace Safety by Revealing Hazards

How Failure Analysis Can Enhance Workplace Safety by Revealing Hazards

In a recent failure analysis and testing case, Constellation PowerLabs’ personnel employed an array of tests and analyses to determine the exact failure point in an overheating power cable.

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gas detector calibration

A Closer Look into Our Gas Calibration Services: Multi-Gas Detector

Constellation PowerLabs’ multi-gas detector calibration capabilities comply with ISO 9001 and are NIST traceable to ensure quality calibrated components. Learn how we can better support your site.

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Reduce the cost of quality with PQI

Reducing Cost of Quality in Your Nuclear Supply Chain With Parts Quality Initiative

The cost of quality is high when single point vulnerability components are not properly tested, causing transients, delays, and reduced plant safety and reliability. Inadequate maintenance work practices, lack of preventative maintenance and misapplication of adequate parts contribute to equipment failures. While there are a variety factors impacting equipment failures, manufacturing defects and poor-quality parts are the most reported cause of equipment failures.

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Failure analysis investigation

Failure Analysis Services Inform Right Corrective Action

Finding out why a component failed is the first step toward positive change in operations, from supporting daily production to improved procurement practices and overall safety.

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OneLab Database: A Seamless Experience for PowerLabs Customers

PowerLabs has been performing testing and calibration services for over a century. With years of accumulated data, we have invested in an online database that is not only beneficial to our engineers and technicians, but most importantly to our customers.

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