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November 5, 2020
What is the Difference between Monitoring, Measurement, and Calibration?

What is the Difference between Monitoring, Measurement, and Calibration?

We use the term monitoring in almost all processes in the ISO standard, and it always comes with measurement or calibration.  Monitoring and measurement are the […]
November 4, 2020
Understanding the Importance of Traceability

Understanding the Importance of Traceability

Traceability improves quality control systems and reduces risk.  Within a laboratory setting, it is critical that all results are not only reliable but that they meet […]
November 3, 2020
The Importance of Working with an ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory

The Importance of Working with an ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world.  ISO 17025 accredited laboratory has demonstrated that they are […]
November 2, 2020
A Guide to Choosing a Digital Pressure Gauge

A Guide to Choosing a Digital Pressure Gauge

When choosing a digital pressure gauge it is important that you look at all the differences between the various options.  Here is an informative guide to […]
October 28, 2020
Understanding the Difference Between Intermediate Checks vs Calibration

Understanding the Difference Between Intermediate Checks vs Calibration

Intermediate checks per ISO 17025 are a vitally important part of maintaining accurate measurements. They can catch errors in equipment before a series problem arises.  Whether […]
October 21, 2020
Pressurize Large Volume Workload with the Additel 928 Hydraulic Pressure Test Pump

Pressurize Large Volume Workload with the Additel 928 Hydraulic Pressure Test Pump

Additel’s 928 hydraulic pressure test pump redefines pressurized large volume workload and provides a smoother increase of pressure making diagnostic testing easier than previous models. What […]
October 14, 2020
Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Pressure Controller

Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Pressure Controller

When choosing a pressure controller for a lab there are several details to take into consideration.  Here are the five important factors to take into consideration […]
October 7, 2020
Reduce Maintenance in Sewage Lift Stations with Level Transmitters

Reduce Maintenance in Sewage Lift Stations with Level Transmitter

While the level transmitter is small, it is a critical component in a sewage lift or pump station to maintain system integrity and avoid spillage.  Sewage […]
September 23, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Primary Reference Pressure Standard

Everything You Need to Know About Primary Reference Pressure Standard

In the science of measurement, a standard is an object, system, or experiment that bears a defined relationship to a unit of measurement of a physical […]
September 16, 2020
Mounting Solutions for a Submersible Wastewater Level Transmitter

Mounting Solutions for a Submersible Wastewater Level Transmitters

PMC has been providing solutions for level measurement since 1963.  Their VersaLine transmitters are based on more than 30 years of design development to provide reliable […]
September 9, 2020
Tips for Choosing the Best Pressure Transducer

Tips for Choosing the Best Pressure Transducer

Today’s technologically advanced pressure transducers are more reliable and accurate than ever before.  They are ideal for long-term use even in the harshest environments of extreme […]
September 2, 2020
Understanding the Differences Between Calibration, Testing, and Validation

Understanding the Differences Between Calibration, Testing, and Validation

Calibration, testing, and validation are intertwined within the science field and it can be complicated when looking at the differences and true meanings.  Each activity is […]
August 26, 2020
What is ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation?

What is ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation?

The ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation is the most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. They intend this standard to be used as requirements […]
August 19, 2020
Buying a Calibrator – How Accurate Does It Need to Be?

Buying a Calibrator – How Accurate Does It Need to Be?

When deciding on a calibrator to purchase for your lab, the number one question that we hear is how accurate does my calibrator need to be? […]
August 12, 2020
How Best to Prepare Instruments for Calibration Service Providers

How Best to Prepare Instruments for Calibration Service Providers

When sending out your equipment for repair or calibration services preparing correctly can be less stressful.  It will also provide a more timely return on your […]
August 5, 2020
Understanding the Differences Between Non-accredited and Accredited Calibrations

Understanding the Differences Between Non-accredited and Accredited Calibrations

Understanding the differences in the types of calibrations that are available will help your business make sure you are getting the proper calibrations performed. It also […]
July 28, 2020
Calibration Scale Instruments

How to Calibrate Weighing Scale Instruments

Weighing scale instruments have common uses in a variety of industries for numerous measurements.  There are tons of weighing instruments, small laboratory ones that measure a […]
July 21, 2020
Maintaining Laboratory Temperature and Humidity to Retain the Validity of all Research

Maintaining Laboratory Temperature and Humidity to Retain the Validity of all Research

When you are working in a laboratory that requires precision work, any changes in the environment or equipment can have an impact on the results.  A […]