Calibration of Temperature Sensors in the Process Industry

Temperature sensors within the process and pharmaceutical industries are important devices in ensuring that the process runs smoothly and product specifications are met on a continuous basis.  The calibration of these sensors on a regular schedule is important to provide confidence in the measurements being taken and thus the quality of the end product being produced.  This blog looks at the various types of temperature sensors, contrasts the value/benefit of dry-block calibrators verses liquid bath calibrators, and the effective process to follow in specifying and procuring temperature calibrators. Where are the temperature sensors…Read more

Using the Ralston Instruments Volume Controller for Pressure Control Applications

The Volume Controller (QTVC) from Ralston Instruments is the ideal lab tool.  Calibrate both very low pressure or high pressure instrumentation using nitrogen with an attached pressure gauges or calibrator.  The proprietary pressure balanced fine adjust piston allows for extremely precise, finger-tip control of pressure at 0.03 psi (2 mbar) or 3000psi (210 bar) or any range in between.  The test system includes a handle, Quick-test System outlet connections, hoses and adapters.  The Volume Controller is a versatile instrument useful for many types of calibration processes.  Find out more below and watch the…Read more