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.

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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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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What is Pressure? Definition and Types Explained

12/06/2018
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It is not intuitively apparent that we live in a world where every inch of our body is subjected to pressure (about 14.7 pounds per square inch at…

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Save Time Calibrating On-site with Portable Instruments

11/13/2018
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It’s likely you already know that keeping pressure transmitters calibrated is imperative to maintain equipment, production and safety. As dial…

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The Evolution of a Deadweight Tester

10/11/2018
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Deadweight testers, or pressure balances, have been around a long time and are the first instruments that come to mind when thinking of primary…

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Analog Output from a Digital Pressure Transducer

08/02/2018
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Some digital pressure transducers on the market today are available with an analog output. Questions often arise about how the signal from the…

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Measurement Applications in Nuclear Power Plants

05/22/2018
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In nuclear power plants, there are many applications requiring a high degree of accuracy in pressure and temperature measurements. The following…

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