Why and How to Calibrate Temperature Sensors in the Process Industry

Numerous processes have certain temperature requirements. It is critical that this temperature is achieved and maintained throughout the process. Thus, temperature sensors must be located in the processes and instrumentation. Usually, they are embedded on valves, turbines, motors, bearings, etc. They can be a part of smart devices like flow meters, level transmitters and pressure […]

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How to Maintain and Determine Calibration Frequency of Equipment

The quality of the products manufactured by any enterprise can directly be associated with the accuracy of the instruments producing them. If the instruments are not calibrated properly, or if they are damaged and need repair work, they will surely affect the end products. ISO calibration lists out the general requirements for the competence of […]

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Why Should You Consider Using Pre-Calibrated Equipment

The importance of calibration is never questioned as it is an integral part of maintaining a high quality of products. It is recommended that you calibrate your instruments at regular intervals. At the same time, it would be ideal to consider buying pre-calibrated equipment. These instruments are calibrated before they are delivered to you. The […]

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Equipment Calibration and Adjustment: Are There Any Differences between the Two?

The terms “calibration” and “adjustment” are often misunderstood, and sometimes even considered the same process. Both are essential for the proper functioning of equipment, to ensure greater accuracy of measurement and consistent readings, but they are unique (though inter-related) processes.   Overview of Calibration and Adjustment In order to understand how they differ, let’s look […]

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RS serves community in need

Officials from RS Calibration Services returned last month to the Joni and Friends retreat in Scotts Valley to assist handicapped and disabled children, as well as their friends and families. President Pete Sweetnam and Richard Lysaght, vice president of Marketing and Strategic Business Development, joined members of Crosswinds Church of Pleasanton to volunteer at the […]

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Calibrating Temperature Sensors: What Works and What Doesn’t

Temperature sensors need to be checked for accuracy on a regular basis, just like any other device you use. Equipment calibration should be done at least once a year for these devices, and the details including date and time stored with the instrument. For multi-sensor instruments, each sensor needs to be tested individually. If there’s […]

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8 Essential Questions to Consider before Hiring a Calibration Services Provider

Equipment calibration is an essential process for all companies in the food and pharma sectors, since it tests the performance of machinery and equipment. In an industry where product quality is closely tied with consumer health and safety, the accuracy and reliability of manufacturing equipment are crucial factors. When you’re looking for a calibration service […]

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Why is Calibration Important within the Food Industry?

The entire process for any industry that deals with food and beverages needs strict controls. Production has to be maintained within strict limits for temperature and other environmental factors. Another hassle is blockages in pipes, which often result from uneven pressure. Then there’s a whole other list of conditions that need to be maintained while […]

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RS sponsors rider fighting against cancer

As part of the company’s standing commitment to giving back while working to make the world a better place, RS Calibration Services sponsored a senior employee’s participation in a charitable bike ride and helped raise nearly $125,000 toward fighting against cancer, diabetes and other serious diseases. Jim Duarte, a Senior Lab Technician, and his family […]

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How Does Calibration by Accredited Laboratories Benefit Your Business?

Whether during a regulatory inspection or daily activities, you need to be sure that your equipment and instruments offer accurate measurements. This can be conducted onsite or in the lab through a variety of specific processes, e.g. flow meter calibration to measure the flow of liquids and gases. It’s no secret that calibration services play […]

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