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Theodolite Calibration

Theodolite Calibration Services

Theodolites are instruments designed to measure both horizontal and vertical angles with precision. Primarily used for surveying and in other large scale applications, they typically feature a telescope mounted between two perpendicular arms on a rotating axis which allows for extremely precise measurement, usually in terms of arcseconds. Optical tooling equipment like theodolites are necessary for surveyors to provide precise angle calculations.

With surveying teams relying on these devices to create foundations, roadways, and other large scale engineering projects, it’s important to have this equipment calibrated on a regular basis to ensure quality in projects and even safety. Cross offers NIST-traceable calibration services for the following devices among others:

  • Optical and electronic theodolites
  • Autolevels
  • Basic and jig transits

Our theodolite calibration procedure is designed to work with your operational process, providing high-quality calibration with quick turnaround times using conveniently located nearby calibration labs or onsite technicians.

Equipment Calibration for Theodolites

How do I know if my optical tooling equipment needs to be calibrated?

The frustrating thing is: you don’t! You can’t tell by looking at it if it’s out of calibration or not. The circumstances when you should look into calibration include when your equipment is:

  • Bumped or dropped
  • Damaged
  • Not used for a long period of time
  • Used very heavily

Because it may not be obvious that your total station or autolevel isn’t measuring correctly, it’s important to have it calibrated regularly. In the event of a disagreement over a measurement, a certificate of calibration can attest to the accuracy of your equipment.

If you’re working frequently with angle measurement equipment, they need to be regularly calibrated to ensure maintained accuracy. At Cross Precision Measurement, we’ve provided theodolite calibration for countless operations in the research, industrial, and manufacturing worlds. And we can provide that same world-class service for you, too. Contact Cross Precision Measurement today to discuss your calibration needs.

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Speed, Time, Acoustics, and Light Device Calibration Services

When your operations are reliant on specialized devices for speed measurement, time measurement, acoustic measurement, or light measurement, you understand the importance of reliable equipment. Whether it’s stopwatches or sound meters, these devices ensure your operation is within compliance, maintaining profitable productivity, and creating a safe environment for workers. Whether you’re in pharmaceuticals, industrial manufacturing, aerospace, or any other industry widely using these devices, Cross can provide the calibration services you need to make sure your equipment stays accurate.

Through our network of ISO 17025 accredited calibration labs, embedded technicians, and onsite calibration services, we’re able to effectively serve all of our customers. Our calibration procedures rely on NIST traceable equipment and expertly trained technicians. That way we can always offer high-quality calibration services to our customers with reliable and repeatable accuracy. From magnet separators to surface roughness testers, our laboratory calibration equipment can ensure your equipment is accurate and reliable.

All of our calibration services for speed, time, acoustic, and light devices also come with extensive documentation of our calibration procedures. That includes the calibration status when we found the device, the status after calibration, as well as recommendations for continued calibration services. With this information, our clients have what they need for upcoming audits, quality checks, and regulatory bodies.

Cross specializes in a wide range of calibration services. We’ve worked with countless forms of measurement equipment and our technicians have the knowledge and experience to bring our customers the world-class precision measurement services they deserve.

NIST Traceable Master Standards

On-Site and Laboratory Services

Inspection and Verification

ISO Accredited Services

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Tracking Software To Simplify the Calibration Process

We’re proud to offer all of our customers who need speed, time, acoustics, and light calibration services access to our calibration certification and inventory management software, GageSuite. GageSuite is an award-winning, cloud-based reporting and storage solution to maintain your certificates of calibration, calibration documentation, and the location of any gauges or equipment.

Storage for calibration certificates, As Found/As Left reports, calibration status reminders, and inventory location tracking are all available through our custom-developed GageSuite software. When it’s time for a calibration audit or quality control inspection, you want your documentation to be ready to go. We didn’t think our customers should have to dig around in filing cabinets to find the necessary documentation. Our software provides real-time access 24/7/365.

We’ve seen that with GageSuite, our customers miss less calibrations, limit production disruption, lower expenditures, and increase accountability within their operations.

Always know your substance and flow equipment calibration status with Cross. GageSuite offers: Equipment Location, Certificates of Calibration, Order Status, Calibration Schedules, And More Services

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

Your Nearby Equipment Calibration Company

With convenient mail-in service and quick turn-around times, the optical instrument calibration at Cross can provide trust and peace of mind in your measurements without slowing down your operation. The calibrations we can perform include:

  • Bearing runout, horizontal and vertical
  • Collimation, horizontal and vertical
  • Optical/mechanical centering
  • Line-of-sight straightness
  • Line-of-sight concentricity and many, many more

Between our on-site calibration services, fully-equipped calibration labs, and expert embedded calibration, Cross Precision Measurement is ready to be your local theodolite calibration company. But we don’t just want to be your angle measurement equipment calibration company. At Cross, our goal is to be a single-source supplier and provider for all of our customers. That means providing the products, services, and support our customers need.

Whether it’s calibrating a tachometer or servicing a crimper, when you need metrology services, think Cross Precision Measurement. Contact us today to begin the process of devising a product-based, service-based, or solution-based plan to optimize your calibration and production process.

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.