How to avoid common mistakes in field calibration [Webinar]

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Nov 23, 2017 9:30:49 AM

How to avoid the most common mistakes in field calibration - Beamex webinar

This post includes the recordings of the two-part webinar series titled “How to avoid the most common mistakes in field calibration” we recently did together with our partner ISA (International Society of Automation).

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Topics: Field calibration, Webinar

Calibration in a hazardous area

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Oct 31, 2017 8:11:47 AM

Calibration in hazardous area - Beamex blog post

This post discusses calibration in hazardous area in the process industry. 

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Topics: hazardous area, intrinsically safe, Calibration

Thermocouple Cold (Reference) Junction Compensation

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Sep 19, 2017 9:41:07 AM

Thermocouple Cold (Reference) Junction Compensation - Beamex blog post

In this blog post, I will take a short look on thermocouples and especially on the cold junction and the different cold junction compensation methods.

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Topics: Thermocouple

Resistance measurement; 2, 3 or 4 wire connection – How does it work and which to use?

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Aug 28, 2017 2:52:41 PM

Resistance measurement; 2, 3 and 4 wire connection – How does it work and which to use?

In this blog post, I explain how a resistance or RTD meter works and the difference between the 2, 3, and 4 wire connections.

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Topics: Measurement, resistance measurement

What is barometric pressure?

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Jul 18, 2017 2:36:00 PM

What is barometric pressure - Beamex blog post

We regularly get asked, “what is barometric pressure?” So I decided to make a short blog post to answer this. 

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Topics: Barometric pressure

Measuring current using a transmitter’s test connection – don’t make this mistake!

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Jun 13, 2017 2:40:46 PM

 Measuring current using a transmitter’s test connection - Beamex blog

 

If I had to summarize the content of this post into one sentence, it would be:

Using a mA meter with an internal impedance that is too high to measure current over the transmitter’s test connection will result in erroneous measurement results!

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Topics: Transmitter

Weighing scale calibration - How to calibrate weighing instruments

Posted by Heikki Laurila on May 16, 2017 9:31:36 AM

Weighing scale calibration - how to calibrate weighing instruments. Beamex blog post.

In this article, I look at the practical considerations and the different tests you should perform when calibrating your weighing scales/instruments.

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Topics: weighing scale, weighing instrument

How to calibrate pressure gauges - 20 things you should consider

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Apr 5, 2017 3:29:26 PM

How to calibrate pressure gauges - Beamex white paper

20 things you should consider when calibrating pressure gauges 

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Topics: Pressure calibration, pressure gauge

Data Integrity in Calibration Processes

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Mar 15, 2017 12:21:58 PM

Calibration in pharmaceutical industry

Data Integrity in Calibration Processes - Beamex blog post 

What is Data Integrity? Why is it important and acute? What could a breach cause? What is ALCOA Plus? 

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Topics: Data Integrity

Temperature units and temperature unit conversion

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Feb 21, 2017 9:26:02 AM

Temperature units and temperature unit conversion - Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin - Beamex blog post 

Learn about temperature, temperature scales, temperature units and temperature unit conversions.

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Topics: Temperature calibration