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.

What is the Meaning of PPM and PPB?

03/19/2020
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"Percent," "parts per million (ppm)," and "parts per billion (ppb)" are terms used in industry and in calibration to describe accuracy or…

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What Does As-Found and As-Left Data Mean in a Calibration?

03/05/2020
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Measuring instruments that are sent off for recalibration will return with a calibration certificate full of important data about the device. On…

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Hyperbaric vs. Hypobaric Pressure Chamber Applications

02/27/2020
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When we think of pressure, our scope tends to be rather limited. We think of the air pressure in our tires, the pressure in our favorite football…

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Pressure Safety: How to Protect Devices from Overpressure

02/20/2020
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In the pressure calibration industry, dealing with highly sensitive pressure applications is a daily occurrence. The best calibration practices…

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How to Zero Absolute Pressure Transducers and Sensors

02/13/2020
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Zeroing absolute pressure transducers is significantly different than zeroing a gauge transducer. Absolute zeroing can be problematic because…

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What is the True Cost of Owning an Automatic Pressure Calibrator?

01/23/2020
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Automatic pressure controlling calibrators have risen in popularity with their ease of use, reduced resource requirement and fast, hassle-free…

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Adjusting Barometric Pressure Readings for Aviation and Meteorology

01/14/2020
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Barometric pressure is one of the most misunderstood of all pressure types. A barometric pressure sensor is a useful device in many applications…

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Five Challenges of Low Pressure Calibration

01/07/2020
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Low gauge pressure calibration is one of the more delicate procedures within a calibration lab.

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Pressure Transducer Application in the International Arctic Buoy Program

12/05/2019
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The US International Arctic Buoy Program, co-managed by the National Ice Center and the Polar Science Center at the University of Washington…

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Pressure Calibration Leads to Innovation in Automotive Test Stands

10/24/2019
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The technological advancements in cars are often by-products of an engine test stand. A test stand, or test cell, is a controlled facility in…

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