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.

An Explanation of Calibration Traceability

07/25/2019
|

A lot of confusion exists around the ‘traceability’ of calibrations. With multiple agencies, countries and standards, this leads to a…

Read more

Maximizing Efficiency by Automating Calibration

07/17/2019
|

Many steps in calibrating an instrument - whether temperature or pressure - don’t actually involve calibration. Setting up weights, heating or…

Read more

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

07/11/2019
|

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

Read more

A Brief History of Mensor

06/27/2019
|

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

Read more

Accuracy and Uncertainty in Performance Specifications

06/13/2019
|

Accuracy is the measure of a calibration product’s performance and quality. While accuracy is the most popular indicator of quality, not all…

Read more

Is a One-Point Calibration Sufficient?

05/16/2019
|

In calibrating pressure transducers and transmitters, a standard field practice is to perform a simple one-point calibration. This is performed at…

Read more

Deciding Between Dry Well Calibrators and Calibration Baths

04/11/2019
|

Much like any other sensor, temperature sensors need to be calibrated periodically to ensure they are providing accurate and stable readings.…

Read more

What is the Difference Between NIST Traceable and ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Calibrations?

04/04/2019
|

The difference between traceable and accredited calibrations is a common question customers have when trying to determine what their products…

Read more

The Importance of Modularity in Pressure Calibrators and Controllers

02/07/2019
|

Why are interchangeable pressure transducers and multiple output channels so important when evaluating the most efficient and cost effective…

Read more

Calibration Terms: Differences in Sensor, Transducer and Transmitter

01/31/2019
|

In the pressure calibration industry, the terms sensors, transducers and transmitters are often used interchangeably.  However, their differences…

Read more