How to calibrate temperature instruments [Webinar]

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Oct 18, 2018 12:07:38 PM

How to calibrate temperature instruments - Beamex blog post 

In this blog post, I will share with you a two-part webinar series titled “How to calibrate temperature instruments”. We did this webinar together with our partner ISA (International Society of Automation).

The webinars covers some theory, many practical things, demonstrations of temperature instrument calibration and Questions & Answers sections.

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Topics: Temperature calibration

Uncertainty components of a temperature calibration using a dry block

Posted by Heikki Laurila on Aug 23, 2018 2:35:07 PM

Temperature dry block uncertainty components - Beamex blog post

 

In some earlier blog posts, I have discussed temperature calibration and calibration uncertainty. This time I will be covering the different uncertainty components that you should take into account when you make a temperature calibration using a temperature dry block. 

Making a temperature calibration using a dry block seems like a pretty simple and straight forward thing to do, however there are many possible sources for uncertainty and error that should be considered. Often the biggest uncertainties may come from the procedure on how the calibration is done, not necessarily from the specifications of the components.

Let’s turn the heat on!

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Topics: calibration uncertainty, Temperature calibration

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

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

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

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