ISO 1101:2017 Geometrical Product Specification

ISO 1101:2017 is a GPS standard from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), a worldwide federation of national standards bodies (ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is carried out through ISO technical committees. Each member body interested in a subject for which a technical committee has been established has the right to… Read more »

Quality Information Framework

Quality Information Framework (QIF) is an American National Standard supporting digital thread concepts in engineering applications ranging from product design through manufacturing to quality inspection. Based on the XML Standard, it contains a library of XML schema that ensure both data integrity and data interoperability in Model-Based Enterprise (MBD) implementation. QIF supports Design, Metrology, & Manufacturing…. Read more »


The mission of Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC™, Inc.) is to identify urgently needed standards in the field of dimensional metrology, and to promote, foster, and encourage the development and interoperability of these standards, along with related and supporting standards that will benefit the industry as a whole.  The Dimensional Measuring Interface Standard (DMIS) and… Read more »

National Institute of Standards and Technology – NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was founded in 1901 and is now part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST is one of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories. Congress established the agency to remove a major challenge to U.S. industrial competitiveness at the time—a second-rate measurement infrastructure that lagged behind the… Read more »