2 INTERFACEDeveloped in 1989, Interface, Inc. began to market the Gold Standard™ System in It is now used in more than 250 labs throughout the world.
3 Gold StandardTM Load Cell Calibration System INTERFACEGold StandardTM Load Cell Calibration SystemOne Channel Indicator for Load Cell Exitation/ Signal ConditioningOne ICS-202 Force Calibration SoftwareOne SIS-103 One-Day Training at InterfaceOne CT SCB1 to GS Load Cell CableOne CT SCB1 to Standard Load Cell CableOne CX-0440 mV/V Transfer StandardOne SIS-104 System Setup
4 Interface Gold StandardTM Calibration Systems Controlled calibration process reduces calibration times by 50% to 90% and produces consistent calibration resultsEasy-to-use software reduces operator training timeFully integrated reporting functionsAutomatic archiving of calibration resultsSupports ASTM E74, ASTM E4 and ISO 7500/1, EH10002Industry Accepted terms and calculations0.1µV display resolutionUsed in over 250 calibration labs world-wide
5 Gold StandardTM Calibration System Options INTERFACEGold StandardTM Calibration System OptionsGS-USB: Provides USB interface for HRBSC, SCB1, DA-101 and HL4IO instrument boards includes internal power supply, cooling fan and USB cable.SCB1: 20 bit instrument board provides signal conditioning for the Gold StandardTM System. Available in single or dual channel versions.HRBSC: High-resolution 22 bit instrument board increases accuracy over the SCB1. DA-101: Digital to analog board for generating command signal for system control. Provides setpoint signal for servo controlled hydraulic force testing.HL4IO: High level 4-channel input board allows calibration of ±5 and ±10 VDC output transducers and includes all features of the DA-101.Load Cell Simulator: mV/V transfer standards are used to calibrate the Gold StandardTM system, and for setting up and testing load cell readout devices. CX specifically designed for instrument substitution testing as per ASTM E74.Desktop, laptop or portable PC: Contact factory for currently available configurations.Gold StandardTM or Platinum StandardTM load cells as required.
6 1600 Gold StandardTM Calibration Load Cell INTERFACE1600 Gold StandardTM Calibration Load CellTension and compression in one unit.005% nonrepeatability.01% creepHigh output - to 4mV/VHigh precision base installed3 run NIST traceable calibrationFactory installed calibration adapterEccentric load compensated.0008%/°F temp. effect on output4% lower load limit per ASTM E74
7 1600 Gold StandardTM Calibration Compression Only Load Cell INTERFACE1600 Gold StandardTM Calibration Compression Only Load Cell.005% nonrepeatability.01% creepHigh output - to 4mV/VHigh precision base installed3 run NIST traceable calibrationEccentric load compensated.0008%/°F temp. effect on output4% lower load limit
8 Model 1800 Platinum™ Series Low Profile Load Cells INTERFACEModel 1800 Platinum™ Series Low Profile Load Cells.005% non-repeatability.01% CreepDesigned to be used at 2% lower load limit.008% /°F temp effect on outputEccentric load compensated
9 Model 9840 Intelligent Indicator INTERFACEModel 9840 Intelligent Indicator24 bit internal resolution+/-999,999 Count Bipolar DisplayNonlinearity < 0.005%Stores calibration for up to 25 load cellsFast, direct analog output VDC scalable analog outputFull duplex RS232CPeak/Valley holdFront panel and remote tare
10 Precision mV/V Load Cell Simulator INTERFACEPrecision mV/V Load Cell SimulatorMost accurate load cell simulator.Special low thermalemf construction.Each unit individually calibrated,aged and recalibrated.Strong, rugged design.Instrument substitution testing.MDL CX-0404 is specifically designed for instrument substitution testing as per ASTM E74.
11 Why use a simulator or mV/V Standard ? Calibrate Indicator or Signal Conditioner periodicallyDaily sanity check on measurementsEstablish truezeroCheck cables11
12 Model CX Standard6 digit calibration10 ppm uncertainty12
13 Shunt CalibrationTechnique of unbalancing bridge with external shunt resistorLess ExpensiveOK for medium-accuracy workAffected by preload, temperature, bridge resistance drift, cable length13
16 Measurement Uncertainty Model, Calibrating Load Cell by Comparison 16
17 Uncertainty Components CNS = Cal of Standard Transducer by NISTDS = Drift in Standard since last calPS = Creep in Standard TransducerTS = Temperature effect on output of StandardRHF= Nonreproducibility of frame, load stringCH = Calibration of HRBSC InstrumentDH = Drift in HRBSC since last calTH = Temperature effect on HRBSC InstrumentLH = Nonlinearity of HRBSC InstrumentNH = Noise of HRBSC Instrument17
18 CH Uncertainty in calibration of HRBSC (rectangular distribution) Source of Uncertainty Type Uncertainty (%RDG)CCX = Calibration of CX BDCX = Drift in transfer function ofCX-0610 between calibrations BTCX = Temperature effect onCX BNCX = Noise of the HRBSCinstrument during calibrationwith the CX BCombined (Root Sum of Squares)18
35 Gold StandardTM E4 Machine Calibration System INTERFACEGold StandardTM E4 Machine Calibration SystemIntelligent IndicatorOne ICS-205 E4 Machine Calibration SoftwareOne CT Gold Standardtm Interconnect Cable AssembySerial Cable, Laptop to 9840One CX mV/V Transfer StandardOne SIS-104 System SetupTraining at Interface
36 Features of the Portable E4 Machine Calibration Software: INTERFACEFeatures of the Portable E4 Machine Calibration Software:Capable of providing the user with printed copies of:E4-02 Test Machine Verification Report.ISO 7500/1 Test Machine Verification Report.
37 Portable E4 System Software – Opening Screen INTERFACEPortable E4 System Software – Opening Screen