ASTM WK70469

    New Guide for Drift Correction

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E01.20 | Committee E01 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    To provide guidance to labs for properly determining the need for drift correction and considerations in the practice.


    drift correction; drift; calibration; atomic emission spectrometry; aes; x-ray fluorescence; xrf


    Drift correction is a necessary process to normalize an instruments performance to it's original calibration for proper analysis through the life of an instrument. This process has numerous approaches and frequencies in the industry and it is deemed valuable to provide a guide on the considerations for proper execution.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Carson Baldwin

    Draft Under Development