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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.

Hydraulic vs Pneumatic Pressure in Calibration

06/02/2021
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At what pressure should you use pneumatic vs hydraulic media in a calibration?

Are there safety concerns when using either media?

What kind of…

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Air Buoyancy Correction in High Accuracy Pressure Calibration

05/26/2021
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Calibration labs typically use deadweight testers as their primary standard. The weights used to produce the pressure in these devices are…

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Understanding Temperature Specifications for Pressure Instrumentation

03/10/2021
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What does it mean when a manufacturer refers to "temperature compensation" in the specifications of pressure products?

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How to Choose a Deadweight Tester: Five Things to Consider

02/23/2021
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Deadweight testers are available in a number of variants which makes choosing the right model for a particular application challenging.

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Adaptive Control: How Pressure Controllers Adjust to Changing Conditions

02/10/2021
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Ever wonder why your pressure controller may perform perfectly for one calibration but poorly for the next?

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Why are Pressure Reading Rates, Filters and Data Logging Important?

11/18/2020
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Pressure is used to determine other physical properties like flow, volume, level, force, weather system movement, wind tunnel air flow, or even…

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Does Any Gas Media Work for Pneumatic Pressure Calibrations?

11/04/2020
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Pressure calibration devices like controllers, calibrators and transducers are usually labeled for either pneumatic or hydraulic media. As the…

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What Does k=2 Mean in Accuracy and Uncertainty Specifications?

10/15/2020
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Do you ever question the accuracy and uncertainty specifications of your favorite calibrator? Maybe you've received a calibration certificate for…

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How to Choose a Digital Pressure Gauge: Things to Consider

10/01/2020
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Choosing a digital pressure gauge can be difficult if you're not clear on the subtle differences between various types. A digital pressure gauge

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Planning for End of Life and End of Service for Calibration Equipment

09/16/2020
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It can be a source of confusion and concern when you receive end of life (EOL) or end of service life (EOSL) notifications for your trusted…

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