Welcome to the Mensor Calibration Blog

In our blog you can expect informative articles on pressure and temperature calibration, testing and precision measurement. You will find solutions for your calibration requirements through our articles on industry specific applications, along with answers to common questions and a dialogue with experts.

All posts by Kellie Bucy

Thermocouples vs. Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTD)

08/15/2019
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Two of the most common temperature measurement devices are RTDs and thermocouples. Although they perform a similar function, in many ways these…

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Maximizing Efficiency by Automating Calibration

07/17/2019
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Many steps in calibrating an instrument - whether temperature or pressure - don’t actually involve calibration. Setting up weights, heating or…

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Accuracy and Uncertainty in Performance Specifications

06/13/2019
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Accuracy is the measure of a calibration product’s performance and quality. While accuracy is the most popular indicator of quality, not all…

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Deciding Between Dry Well Calibrators and Calibration Baths

04/11/2019
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Much like any other sensor, temperature sensors need to be calibrated periodically to ensure they are providing accurate and stable readings.…

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Pressure Calibration in Consumer Electronics

03/27/2019
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Our homes are filled with pressure sensors. From smart phones , watches and washing machines, the 21st century consumer is accustomed to having…

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Calibration Terms: Differences in Sensor, Transducer and Transmitter

01/31/2019
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In the pressure calibration industry, the terms sensors, transducers and transmitters are often used interchangeably.  However, their differences…

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What is Bidirectional Pressure?

01/03/2019
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Bidirectional pressure is a type of pressure reading in reference to ambient atmospheric pressure in both positive and negative directions. It…

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What is Differential Pressure?

12/27/2018
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In the world of pressure technology, a commonly misunderstood and overlooked component of industrial process systems are differential pressure…

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What is Vacuum Pressure?

12/19/2018
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Do vacuums suck?

In looking for answers, you might start with the Webster’s dictionary definition of vacuum:

  1. The emptiness of space
  2. A space…
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The Marshmallow Experiment

12/14/2018
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Gas molecules, even in the air we breathe, like their space. They bounce off barriers, other objects and each other to fill a space as evenly as…

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