How to calibrate pressure instruments [Webinar]

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Mar 20, 2018 3:21:10 PM
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In this blog post, I want to share with you a two-part webinar series titled “How to calibrate pressure instruments” we did together with our partner ISA (International Society of Automation).

More information on ISA can be found at https://www.isa.org/

These webinars include following experienced speakers:

  • Hunter Vegas has over 30 years of experience in various automation projects. He currently works for the company Wunderlich-Malec.
  • Ned Espy has worked over 20 years with calibration management at Beamex, Inc. and also has calibration experience from his previous jobs.
  • Roy Tomalino has worked 15 years at Beamex, Inc. teaching calibration management and also has prior calibration experience

To make it easier for you to see if there is anything interesting for you in these webinars, I have done a short table of contents. There you can see the main topics and the times these topics start, so you can quickly jump to the interesting point. In addition to these main topics, there are many other useful topics discussed in the webinars.

Please take a look at the tables of contents and the links to the webinar recordings below:

How to calibrate pressure instruments - Part 1 (1:35:40)

 

Time                    Subject
0:00 Introduction
1:45 Presentation of the webinar speakers
4:15 Webinar agenda
7:30 Why calibrate?
9:25 Are you under pressure? Investigating pressure.
14:40 Tank shape vs. pressure.
16:05 Liquid vs. vapor pressure
17:00 Pressure types and measurements
22:50 Altitude effects on ambient pressure
24:50 Pressure scales (types) – absolute, gauge, vacuum
31:00 Demonstration - barometric pressure
33:10 Questions & Answers
36:00 Differential pressure. Orifice, square rooting.
37:30 Demonstration – calibration and trimming of a pressure transmitter
56:00 Measuring pressure – Air, steam.
59:50  Demonstration – elevated zero calibration demo
1:15:30 Questions & Answers

 

Watch the webinar (Part 1) by clicking the picture below:   

How to calibrate pressur einstruments, Part 1 - Beamex webinar

 

How to calibrate pressure instruments - Part 2 (1:37:37)

 

Time Subject
0:00 Introduction
4:15 Presentation of the webinar speakers
7:30 Webinar agenda
8:50 DP calibration of storage tanks. With blanket, comp. leg, bubbler, with seals.
12:45 Calibration of a steam drum level
23:30 Demonstration – calibration of a pressure/level transmitter
30:40 Questions & answers
41:40 DP seal assemblies, assembly components, seal internal, fill fluid issues, temperature expansion, capillary issues
53:00 DP single seal capillary installations. Pad/Seal, Dual seal
55:30 DP seal calibration steps
1:04:20 Demonstration – Calibration and trim of a pressure transmitter with capillary
1:19:00 Questions & answers

 

Watch the webinar (Part 2) by clicking the picture below:   

How to calibrate pressure instruments, Part 2 - Beamex webinar

 

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Heikki Laurila

Written by Heikki Laurila

Heikki Laurila is Product Marketing Manager at Beamex Oy Ab. He started working for Beamex in 1988 and has, during his years at Beamex, worked in production, the service department, the calibration laboratory, as quality manager and as product manager. Heikki has a Bachelor’s degree in Science. Heikki's family consists of himself, his wife and their four children. In his spare time he enjoys playing the guitar.

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