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Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers

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Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers


1.1 This test method covers visual and dimensional inspection, test for permanency of pigment, test for bulb stability, and test for scale accuracy to be used in the verification of liquid-in-glass thermometers as specified in Specification E1. However, these procedures may be applied to other liquid-in-glass thermometers.

Note 1-The use of NIST SP250-23 is recommended.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


Calibration-temperature instrumentation; Liquid-in-glass thermometers; Thermometers; thermometers (liquid-in-glass)-inspection/verification, test

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14.03 (Temperature Measurement)

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17.200.20 (Temperature-measuring instruments Including thermostats Medical thermometers, see 11.040.55)

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1989(E1) EDITION



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Publication Date

June 1, 1990

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

13 pages

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