Work Item
ASTM WK70469

New Guide for Drift Correction

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.


Developed by Subcommittee: E01.20

Committee: E01

Staff Manager: Jamie Huffnagle

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-05-2019

Technical Contact: Carson Baldwin

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