Categories for Scale Calibration

What You Need to Know About Flow Meter Calibration

October 4, 2021

Flow meters are used to track the rate at which fluid or gas passes through the system. Over time, even high-quality flow meters will start to fall out of calibration, so regular calibrations make sure the measurements coming from the meter are as accurate as possible. Here’s a quick overview of some best practices for flow meter calibration. How do I calibrate my flow meter? Standard best practices for flow meter calibration include the following: Accuracy: Any standard you use for calibrating your flow meter should be accurate enough for the calibration to be performed. The standard should be at... View Article

Everything You Need to Know About Pressure Meter Calibration

October 4, 2021

When you’re using measurement tools, it’s important that they’re calibrated properly. Pressure gauges are no exception. Calibrating your pressure meter ensures the best quality measurements, as well as meeting safety and compliance standards. Unfortunately, wear and tear, vibrations, spikes and mechanical or electric shocks can harm your pressure meter’s accuracy. Therefore, regularly calibrating them is a necessary task. Do you know how to calibrate a pressure gauge, or where to go to get your pressure meter calibrated? Read on to learn more. Why and how often should I get my pressure meter calibrated? Pressure meters need to be calibrated at... View Article

How to Properly Maintain Your Audiology Equipment to Keep It Calibrated

September 22, 2020

Audiology equipment is highly sensitive, which means it’s important to keep it well maintained and accurate for as long as possible. According to OSHA, your audiology equipment needs to be calibrated at least once per year, and more often if you notice discrepancies in the readouts. Here are our best tips for maintaining your audiology equipment so you won’t need to recalibrate more often: Keep it clean: Clean the earphone cushions and patient handsets between each appointment—but be careful to avoid getting moisture in the speaker. This will damage the transducer. Carefully wipe the cushions and handsets down, then allow... View Article

Scale Calibration Tips and Best Practices

August 10, 2020

Scale calibration is an important aspect of delivering reliable, accurate goods and services. Of course, proper calibration depends on the use of calibration best practices. To keep your scales standardized, use the following tips from your local weight scale calibration company in South Texas. Frequency How often you should calibrate your scale depends on three major factors. The first is regulations. Does the law require you to calibrate your scale annually? Quarterly? Daily? Always follow the laws that govern your industry when deciding how often to calibrate your scale. The second factor is the commodity itself. The accuracy of the... View Article

What’s Good Enough? Why Scale Calibration Is So Important

July 28, 2020

You’ve probably heard the saying “close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.” When it comes to measuring and delivering products, close is not good enough. Deliverables must be exact. Partnering with an industrial scale calibration service in South Texas is essential to ensure your products adhere to accepted standards. Here’s why this is so important. Accepted standards A calibration standard has a value that is universally recognized. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is the body that oversees these standards in the United States. If something is referred to as “NIST traceable” this means the measurement device adheres... View Article

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