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 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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Accuracy vs. Precision

07/16/2018
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Accuracy is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as 1: the quality or state of being correct or precise, and 2: the degree to which the result of a…

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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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Why is it Important to Isolate Reference Port When Calibrating Low Gauge 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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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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Contamination Prevention: How to Extend Life of Pneumatic Pressure Calibrators

03/29/2018
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Pneumatic pressure calibrators and controllers are designed to operate in clean dry air or nitrogen, but are often subjected to particulate, water…

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