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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 Larry Mock

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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What is Pressure? Definition and Pressure 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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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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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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10 Reasons to Calibrate Your Instruments

07/05/2018
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At its core, calibration provides a way to find the best estimate of the true value of a quantity being measured. There is no way to find the
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Importance of Isolating Reference Port When Calibrating Low Pressure

06/28/2018
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A gauge pressure transducer is essentially a differential pressure transducer that measures the difference between the atmospheric pressure and…

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How Does a Deadweight Tester Work?

06/07/2018
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A deadweight tester generates pressure by exerting a force (F) over an area (A), which is also the definition of pressure (P): P = F/A

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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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Why is Gravity Important in Metrology?

05/03/2018
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The measurement of gravity is a critical factor when trying to achieve the highest degree of accuracy, or the lowest uncertainty. When using a Read more

How to Calibrate Pressure Instruments

04/16/2018
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When considering how to calibrate pressure instruments in house, there are a few things to think about before setting up the lab and committing to…

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