Blog Posts

September 21, 2015

The Benefits of Thermal Imaging

One of the unsung heroes of modern measurement has to be thermal imaging.  In terms of obtaining accurate data regarding temperature, nothing can beat thermal imaging […]
September 18, 2015

Saving Money with Good Instrumentation

Managing costs in the production process can be daunting.  There are a lot of factors to consider.  The quality of ingredients can be tricky because if […]
September 16, 2015

The Future of Instrumentation

What is the purpose of a gauge or an instrument?  When does a process need to be monitored in a way that can be measured?  Prior […]
September 14, 2015

Calibrating Instruments: How Often Should It Be Done?

How often are your instruments calibrated?  Are they all calibrated at the same time?  Is it on a regular schedule or is it intermittently?  Not every […]
September 11, 2015

The Need for Properly Calibrated Instruments

When you step on a scale in the morning, unless you want to feel terrible about yourself, you always make sure that the scale is properly […]
September 9, 2015

Why Humidity Matters

Imagine standing in a desert where it’s 100 degrees outside.  Now imagine standing in a rainforest where it’s also 100 degrees.  Do they feel the same?  […]
September 7, 2015

Understanding Temperature

Temperature seems like it’s the most basic concept in the world.  How hard could it be to grab a thermometer and figure out how hot or […]
September 4, 2015

Designing for Extreme Environments

Digital technology has managed to reshape the world in the last several decades.  It’s made life much more efficient, and workers are able to adapt to […]
September 2, 2015

Choosing the Correct Display Options

Measurement devices come in all shapes and sizes.  Ever since the first measuring devices were displayed, there have been a variety of methods used for displaying […]
August 31, 2015

Benefits of Depth and Level Testing Equipment

Depth can be a difficult measurement to obtain.  Depending on the substances involved, the given environment, or potential acidity, measuring depth could be incredibly simple or […]
August 28, 2015

Go with the Flow

How fast does the water flow out of the faucet in your kitchen?  You might not care in that instance.  You have a general sense of […]
August 26, 2015

Service and Calibration Offered by SRP Control

Most industrial companies have come to understand the importance of proper instrumentation and measurement.  The more common problem, unfortunately, is the lackadaisical attitude that some manufacturers […]
August 24, 2015

Saving Lives with Pressure Sensors

We take for granted that pressure sensors function perfectly.  When they don’t, there can be bigger problems than just low water pressure.  In fact, pressure sensors […]
August 21, 2015

Frequent Causes of Damage to Measuring Equipment

One of the biggest problems for industries is equipment damage.  Not only can damaged equipment lead to improperly made products, but if it’s severe enough, it […]
August 19, 2015

Differences in Pressure Sensors

Pressure is a measure of force in a given area.  There are a number of ways to calculate this concept because of the variety of materials […]
August 17, 2015

A Brief History of Calibration Measurement

Today, people measure everything.  There are records of temperature, pressure, volume, humidity, and position.  We can measure things at a microscopic level or distances that span […]
August 14, 2015

The Danger of Too Much Pressure

As a culture, people generally want more; they want more savings, more for their money, more toppings on their pizza, or even more free time.  Surely […]
August 12, 2015

Calibration Yields Savings

Why is instrumentation and calibration so important?  Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya can tell you exactly why.  Although Chobani began as a tiny startup company […]