Field Calibration or Workshop Calibration?

Posted by beamexcalibration on Feb 23, 2016 9:41:03 AM

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

Calibration of a HART transmitter and the most common misconceptions about a HART communicator

Posted by beamexcalibration on Jan 26, 2016 1:52:45 PM

A HART transmitter is the most common smart transmitter type used in the process industry. What should be taken into account when calibrating and trimming a HART transmitter? Let’s take a look at the most important things to take into consideration. And also, let’s set straight the most common misconceptions regarding HART communicators.

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Topics: HART Communicator, Pressure calibration, Temperature calibration, Transmitter, Beamex MC6, Calibration, Calibrator, Field calibration, HART

How often should instruments be calibrated?

Posted by beamexcalibration on Jan 7, 2016 12:44:49 PM

One of the questions we get asked most frequently is how often a customer should calibrate his instruments. Unfortunately there is no straight answer to this, at least not one that would always be correct. Instead there is a list of variables that should be taken into account when deciding the calibration period for any measurement device. Let’s take a quick look at these variables.

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Topics: Measurement, Calibration, Calibrator, General

Top 5 reasons why companies update their calibration systems

Posted by beamexcalibration on Dec 7, 2015 8:40:07 AM

As many as every fourth company in the process industry is at the moment considering to make some kind of update to its calibration process and systems. I admit, the number sounds quite high, but it is based on a specific study we recently made with the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) concerning calibration process changes.

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Topics: ISA, Calibration, Calibration process, calibration system, Calibrator, General

How to calibrate a pressure switch

Posted by beamexcalibration on Nov 30, 2015 12:14:35 PM

We often get asked questions regarding the calibration of a pressure switch.
Since we didn’t have any videos on the topic on our YouTube channel, our dynamic duo from our US office, Roy and Ned, decided to make one.

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Topics: Pressure calibration, Pressure switch, Temperature calibration, Beamex MC6, Calibration, Calibrator, General

Why calibrate?

Posted by beamexcalibration on Nov 27, 2015 12:15:42 PM

Hi all,

In this blog post we’ll continue to talk about another fundamental topic:
Why should you calibrate?

It is good to remember the old rule: “All measurement devices measure wrong, and calibration tells how wrong they are.”

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Topics: Pressure calibration, Temperature calibration, Calibration, Calibrator, General

What is calibration?

Posted by beamexcalibration on Nov 27, 2015 10:52:34 AM

Hello readers,

As this is a calibration blog, I will begin with writing a short post on a very fundamental thing – what is calibration? But how can I explain shortly what calibration is?

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Topics: Process automation, Calibration, Calibrator, General