What are the risks of not calibrating?

  • Faulty or Questionable Quality: If the instrument is improperly calibrated, the chances making or accepting faulty or shipping questionable quality goods arises. Calibration helps maintain the quality in production at different stages.

  • Increased downtime: Poor quality or finished goods is the first indicator of disrepair in your equipment. Regular calibration programs identify warning signs early, allowing you to take immediate action.

  • Wastage: If the instrument is not calibrated correctly, it might lead to potential wastage of resources and time consumed in the operations, resulting in an overall increase in expenses.

  • Safety Procedures: In the case of signage, improper markings may cause potential safety hazards.

  • Fines or Litigations: Calibration can assist clients' customers from accepting faulty or discrepant merchandise, to prove claims in litigation, and restoring reputation and restitution payments.

  • Perishable Merchandise: In case of instruments involving assessing dated merchandise and perishable products such as food stuffs for instance; uncalibrated instruments may lead you to make faulty judgments.

The calibration of instruments is the most basic maintenance requirement, which is an established procedure that every business using machinery or instruments must conduct periodically as specified in their manufacturer's handbook and their own quality manual.

A regular schedule of calibrations by Color Calibration Group will keep your measurement instruments and tools in optimal condition to support your design, troubleshooting, and manufacturing workflow.