Inexpensive Gage Blocks for small aerospace startup shop

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Hello all

I am wondering if anyone knows of options for getting a set of gage blocks with an accredited calibration cheaply. Many years ago, I was able to get a Shars AS-1 81pc gage block set that was already calibrated by an A2LA, 17025 lab. I can't remember if we drop shipped the set to them or if the lab sold us the set.

Is there a calibration lab that sells a ready to go AS-1 gage block set?

Has anyone got experience with this deal? https://www.amazon.com/HHIP-4101-0021-Piece-Rectangular-Block/dp/B01LW430I2/

Any other options for getting us into a set of gage blocks with accredited calibration for under $400?
 
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I don't know of anyone who actually carries gage blocks for resale- but many companies can order them, and either calibrate them or provide a cover cert depending on if the manufacturer is accredited. An 81 piece AS-1 Rectangular shars set is around $215, but the cert that comes with it is not accredited. Then it would depend on the calibration cost of the company you contact.
 
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