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Granite Surface Plate Calibration

Surface Plate Calibration Services

There’s more to your surface plate than meets the eye. While granite is very hard and not greatly affected by temperature fluctuations – making it an ideal material for a reference surface – with continued use, a granite surface plate will wear over time.

Airborne abrasive dust and repeated sliding of gages or parts along the plate can create wear spots that are invisible to the naked eye. These spots affect the flatness and/or the repeatability of the plate and therefore the accuracy of the measurements that you make on it.

Granite surface plate calibration is important in ensuring accurate measurements and quality standards. That’s why, when you need surface plate calibration services, we recommend working with a professional surface plate calibration company. One who knows the ins and outs of the industrial world. A company like Cross.

Calibration and Surface Plate Accuracy

The precision measurement group at Cross offers ISO 17025 accredited surface plate calibration for surface plates up to 60 inches in diagonal length. Our accredited granite surface plate calibration covers grades AA, A and B for repeatability at 0.002 inches and flatness up to 60 inches in diagonal length. We also offer granite surface plate resurfacing if needed, with a relap to bring surface plate back into specification.

At Cross, our goal is to provide all of our clients with the highest quality calibration and metrology services possible. When you work with us, you can rest assured that your calibrations will be traceable, accurate, and performed with minimally invasive calibration procedures. We want you to be able to get back to work knowing your equipment or instrumentation is operating the way you need it to.

Granite Surface Plate Calibration

Reliable Calibration Services

The precision measurement group at Cross offers NIST traceable calibration for all types of mechanical and electrical measurement devices, from calipers to inclinometers. Our technicians utilize master standards such as surface plates, angle blocks, and sine bars, among others, to perform a comprehensive calibration including readings at a minimum of four test points.

In addition, our team can provide as found, as left readings on a certificate of calibration which your quality team can access 24/7 using GageSuite®, our online calibration certificate tracking system.

When it comes to calibration services for manufacturers and others within the industrial world, the two most important considerations are accuracy and consistency. At Cross Precision Measurement, we strive to provide the highest degree of accuracy in calibrations every single time. That way, you can trust that your instrumentation or equipment has been precisely calibrated time and time again.


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Calibration Certificates

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Know Your Calibration Status

GageSuite is an award-winning, cloud-based comprehensive reporting system for all your calibration and certification needs. Our best-in-class system allows you to manage and monitor your calibration certificates while also providing a complete asset management system.

GageSuite gives our customers complete access to equipment calibration histories as well as the calibration status of a piece of equipment in real-time.

Through this system, customers are able to miss less tool calibrations, which lowers expenditures, limits disruption, and increases accountability. This software also provides total asset management solutions combined with award-winning cloud-based tracking.

Always know your calibration status with Cross. GageSuite offers; Equipment Lists, Calibration Certificates, Order Status, Location Tracking, And More.

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See why customers love GageSuite, our award winning cloud based calibration management system.

Your Calibration Company

Calibration for surface plate flatness, thermal gradients, and repeatability are some of the main tests needed to ensure accurate surface plate calibration. These tests can all be performed using various means, but what it comes down to is often individual use-cases. At Cross Precision Measurement, we take the time to learn about your business, needs, and ops in order to determine the right calibration procedure for all of your machinery, equipment, or instrumentation.

At Cross, we want to be your granite surface plate calibration company. But that’s not all we want to be. Our expert technicians and full calibration labs allow us to perform an enormous range of precision measurement or metrological analyses. From calibration to inspection to testing, Cross is ready and willing to help maintain your equipment or instrumentation’s calibration integrity. Take a look at our article “Why You Should Calibrate Your Surface Plate

Why Cross Precision Measurement?

Cross Precision Measurement has worked with a wide range of businesses across dozens of industries providing reliable calibration, inspection, testing, and instrumentation to our clients.

Our primary goal is to always be providing the best value to our customers, their manufacturing processes, and their end users. And the best way we know how to do that is by providing our customers with all the tools they need to succeed.

Whether it’s in the form of embedded calibration services, product testing, or metrology equipment, Cross can provide the precision measurement services you need.

Check out our other services or contact a precision measurement expert at Cross to get started today.

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Since 1939, the precision measurement professionals at J.A. King have been your trusted measurement partner; providing accuracy, reliability, and efficiency to let you focus on what you do best. That same team is now the Precision Measurement Group at Cross. Learn more.

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Did you know… Cross Company is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). Our ESOP started in 1979 and as of 2006, we are 100% employee-owned! Learn more about our ESOP and how that benefits both team members and our customers.
Did you know... the precision measurement group at Cross was founded in 1939 by our current CEO's grandfather, Jim King. That's a whole lot of calibration!
Did you know... A fingerprint weighs about 50 micrograms. We know, we weighed it! The residue left from a finger can actually make a difference in weight results which is why we wear gloves when we calibrate weights. For reference, a sheet of paper is about 4.5 grams, that’s 4.5 million micrograms.
Did you know… Cross Company has grown significantly since our start in 1954. Over the years we've acquired 26 companies! Today, our five groups have expertise in everything from industrial automation to precision measurement, and industry knowledge going all the way back to 1939.