Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers
|Publication Date:||1 May 2014|
|ICS Code (Temperature-measuring instruments):||17.200.20|
This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass thermometers as specified in Specifications E1 and E2251. However, these procedures may be applied to other liquid-in-glass thermometers.2
NOTE 1-The use of NIST SP250-232 is recommended.
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This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
2 "Liquid-in-Glass Thermometer Calibration Service," NIST Special Publication 250-23, 1988, Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325.