Are there rules for calibration ranges? I have a transmitter with an operating range of 0-149 degrees Celsius. I asked for a calibration range up to 200, but my manager didn't agree. When I asked why, he said it's always been that way. Could you tell me if I need to follow this rule?
Expert’s answer: Transmitter calibration range
Here’s how to figure out what you can do about your transmitter calibration range:
When you buy a new device, it provides information about its measurement range. If you don’t request a certain calibration range, then the company will calibrate in a standard range.
Manufacturers use calibration bath that applies according to range and model. On the other hand, they’ll do their best to fill your request if you ask for a different range.
Now, most people ask for calibration related to their operating ranges. However, you can request a calibration range based on an ISO or an internal rule you have to follow.
Want more information? If so, check these temperature transmitters:
And here are calibration services:
Other resources that might interest you:
Level transmitter calibration
Do you really need to calibrate level transmitters? Here’s what you need to know!
Temperature sensor calibration
Is there another way to calibrate temperature sensors than by using a temperature bath or a fluidized bed? Read on to learn more!
Calibrating field transmitters
What can you do when you experience problems when calibrating a differential pressure transmitter? This is what you need to know.