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Calibration in Times of Digitalization - a new era of production

Posted by Antonio Matamala on Jan 11, 2019

Calibration in Times of Digitalization - a new era of production. Beamex blog post.

This is the first blog post in the Beamex blog series "Calibration in Times of Digitalization" we will take a look into the future to give you an understanding of hot topics such as Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory, which are on everyone's minds. 

You have probably heard of terms such as Digitilization, Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory. But what do these really mean? Many users of these new technologies don’t yet fully grasp them. This is completely understandable and that's why we will gradually bring you closer to these topics in this Beamex blog series and help you enter the future well informed. 

Whether on television, in newspapers or on social media, hardly a day goes by without futuristic topics such as digitalization, big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning. But futuristic? Hasn't the future already arrived?

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Topics: Calibration, Digitalization, Industry 4.0

Calibration in a hazardous area

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Oct 31, 2017

Calibration in hazardous area - Beamex blog post

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

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Topics: Calibration, hazardous area, intrinsically safe

Proof Testing: Calibration By A Different Name?

Posted by Andy Morsman on Nov 08, 2016

The oil and Gas industry in the North Sea has been hit by a Perfect Storm – the rapid fall in the price of oil to levels less than the average extraction cost has resulted in the delay or cancellation of a huge number of investment projects.  

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Topics: Calibration, Proof testing

The key aspects of building a calibration system business case

Posted by Villy Lindfelt on Mar 01, 2016

An investment into calibration equipment and systems must be financially justified, just like any other business investment. But does a cheaper cost of purchase always mean a higher return on investment? Not necessarily. When building a business case for calibration calibration system investment, what may seem at the outset to be cheaper may not necessarily be so, if the evaluation is made from total or life cycle cost perspective instead of evaluating cost of purchase only. 

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Topics: Calibration, Calibration process, Calibration software, calibration system, General

Field Calibration or Workshop Calibration?

Posted by beamexcalibration on Feb 23, 2016

We are sometimes asked if it is better to calibrate process instruments in the field, or in a calibration workshop. It is obviously impossible for us to give a correct generic answer for that question. The right answer for each application depends on various things. In this post I have listed a few common arguments for both field calibration and workshop calibration.

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Topics: Workshop calibration, Calibration, Calibrator, Field calibration

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