NI provides high performance hardware and supports customers to keep their equipment in high performance that lasts long time. It is very important to regularly calibrate test and measurement hardware to perform and track high quality measurements. With a variety of calibration steps and flexible service options around the world, NI can help you maintain the best performance without getting off the budget and running time requirements
Although NI hardware is shipped after the completion of Calibration in accordance with the NI specification, all of the electronic components in the measuring instrument inevitably become inaccurate over time.
To maintain the desired level of accuracy, you need to regularly calibrate the hardware. NI recommends calibration in the cycle of one year or two years, depending on the hardware and the nature of the application.
All NI calibration services are performed in accordance with national and international standards, and they are traceable. The products that have undergone calibration services comply with standards such as ISO 9001. In addition to these basic requirements, NI also provides several steps of calibration services to meet more demanding needs of each customer. Traceable calibration, including "as found" and "as left" data, is the most commonly requested calibration service of customers and is suitable for most applications.
NI has a comprehensive service center network that operates in conjunction with local NI certified calibration centers to provide calibration services that meet international standards. These calibration centers help customers use the highest equality equipment by complying with international standards.
NI provides several options for companies that have their own measurement laboratories to directly calibrate their equipment. The manual calibration procedure is conducted online, and test points and step-by-step instructions are provided. This procedure allows you to programmatically identify and adjust the measurement capabilities of NI hardware products.
* This is an excerpt from the NI homepage (ni.com). For the latest information on NI hardware calibration services, please contact the person in charge for more details.