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.

An Explanation of Calibration Traceability

07/25/2019
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A lot of confusion exists around the ‘traceability’ of calibrations. With multiple agencies, countries and standards, this leads to a…

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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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Is a One-Point Calibration Sufficient?

05/16/2019
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In calibrating pressure transducers and transmitters, a standard field practice is to perform a simple one-point calibration. This is performed at…

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On-site Comparison Calibration for RTDs Minimize Downtime in Production

05/09/2019
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Resistance temperature devices or detectors (RTDs) are some of the most common sensors in the world, with applications spanning across 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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What is the Difference Between NIST Traceable and ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Calibrations?

04/04/2019
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The difference between traceable and accredited calibrations is a common question customers have when trying to determine what their products…

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The Importance of Modularity in Pressure Calibrators and Controllers

02/07/2019
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Why are interchangeable pressure transducers and multiple output channels so important when evaluating the most efficient and cost effective…

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Automation in Temperature Calibration: Why is it Important?

09/11/2018
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Temperature is sluggish. It takes a long time to move from one stable temperature to another. A manual calibration of an RTD, thermocouple or a…

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Accuracy vs. Precision

07/16/2018
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Accuracy is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as 1: the quality or state of being correct or precise, and 2: the degree to which the result of a…

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