Significance and Use
The purpose of an interlaboratory evaluation, as defined in this guide, is to determine the variability of results obtained in different laboratories on equivalent equipment using a prescribed test method.
The definitions of statistical terms used in this guide are contained in Terminology E456.
1.1 This guide covers a simplified statistical procedure for planning and conducting interlaboratory evaluations of test methods.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods
E456 Terminology Relating to Quality and Statistics
E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
E1345 Practice for Reducing the Effect of Variability of Color Measurement by Use of Multiple Measurements
bias; interlaboratory study; precision; Precision--test methods; Problem formulation; ASTM Committee D-1 on Paint and Related Coatings; Interlaboratory testing n;
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