Service Center Locations

Mesa Has Partnered with Inteccon, Inc. to Establish Three New International Service Centers!

Mesa Labs is proud to partner with Inteccon, Inc. based in Boca Raton, Florida, to establish three new authorized BGI service centers in Mexico and South America! It’s now easier than ever to complete service and calibration of your BGI instruments, assuring that high-accuracy measurements are not compromised. The service centers have the capability to…

Recent NIOSH Research Proves the RASCAL Can Sample both Respirable and Thoracic Particle Sizes

Reliable quantitative measurements of harmful particulates in industrial hygiene environments is paramount to worker safety, and different cyclones are meant to provide a convenient means to sample at various particle size cut points depending on regulatory requirements. A recent study from Dr. Lee, et al at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)…

Document Control

Both FDA’s 21 CFR 820 and ISO 9001 have requirements for document control.  The goal with this section of the standards is to demonstrate that your quality system is compliant, that you design and manufacture products to meet design controls, and that your company is addressing risk management concerns.  The FDA typically takes the approach…

Quality Policy

Another item that is required by both 21 CFR 820 and ISO 9001 is the Quality Policy.  Though it is jointly written by management and quality experts, the process of writing a Quality Process is a beneficial exercise for management as it has them focus on systems and how the company operates.   This document…

Why Calibration Matters

The concept of equipment calibration is an important one throughout FDA and ISO requirements.  ISO 9001, section 7.6 discusses it in a broad sense, while ISO 17025, “General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories”, is specifically about calibration.  In 21 CFR 820.72, it’s stated that “Calibration procedures shall include specific directions and…

Preventive Maintenance

Preventive maintenance is a concept that includes care and servicing of equipment for the purpose of keeping equipment in a satisfactory operating condition.  It is designed to improve equipment life and avoid any unplanned maintenance activities.  This is accomplished through a systematic inspection, detection and correction of any developing failures before they occur.  Preventive maintenance…