The Certificate of Compliance (Short Form) is issued to a product that has been inspected or verified to meet minimum prescribed requirements. Usually, it is applied to a fixed limit instrument with no adjustment capability.
The Certificate of Calibration (Long Form) is issued to products that have been inspected to the requirements of the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
Certificate of Compliance (Short Form Certificate) – A certificate of compliance is issued to a product that has been inspected or verified to meet the minimum requirements of a prescribed engineering document or description. Normally this type of certificate is applied to a fixed limit instrument that has no adjustment capability. No dimensional values are included in this certificate.
The Compliance Certificate shall, as a minimum, include the following information: document title; name and address of the our office where the certification took place; the unique identification of the certificate in the form of a document number; name and address of the customer; identification of the method used to verify conformance; a description of the item verified, the date that the verification was completed; reference to specific procedures used in the verification process; and the name and signature of the person authorized and responsible for the verification.
Certificate of Calibration (Long Form Certificate) – The accredited long form certificate is issued to products that have been inspected to the requirements of ISO 17025:2005. The long form includes actual dimensional data with tolerance limits as noted on the inspection drawings or certification documents. This level of certificate provides the user with the exact dimensional data on the instrument when it left the Gagemaker facility.
The Calibration Certificate will include all items outlined for the Conformance Certificate with the addition of; calibration results when required, actual and dimensional deviation of each feature inspected, as found/as left values when applicable, environmental conditions, the calibration method used, evidences of traceability to NIST, accredited logo, and the uncertainty of measurement statement.
Calibration due dates are included as per customer request and/or requirements.