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.

Nuclear Science in Power, Medicine and Metrology

10/15/2019
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Nuclear science is the study of atomic particles and how they influence and interact with the universe. Nuclear science is the foundation of all…

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Navigating the World of Pressure Fitting Standards

09/26/2019
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For any pneumatic or hydraulic fluid system, pressure fittings are highly critical components. Fittings, also known as connectors or adapters,…

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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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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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Serial Communication Interface: Differences Between RS-232, RS-485 and RS-422

07/11/2019
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Communicating with your calibration device is crucial, especially for a pressure transducer without a display. This communication is established…

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A Brief History of Mensor

06/27/2019
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If there is one thing that has not changed in 50 years at Mensor, it’s pressure.

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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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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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