What is thermometer calibration?

The temperature is one of the commonly measured parameters at large. Since there exist different electrical and mechanical thermometers in the market, there is a need to calibrate them to ensure regulatory compliance and quality consistency. To calibrate a thermometer is to configure it to provide temperature readings within the standard range.

How do I calibrate my thermometer to 32 degrees Celsius?

it reads 32˚F (0˚C). Hold the calibration nut securely with a wrench or other tool and rotate the head of the thermometer until it reads 32˚F (0˚C).

Do I need to calibrate my NIST thermometer?

However most manufacturers of NIST IR thermometers provide a calibration service for a nominal fee for yearly calibration and certification. Smokehouse Temperature Recording Device Batch or continuous ovens (smoke house) use either thermocouples or RTD to monitor oven temperature during thermal processing.

How often should I calibrate my thermometer?

It is recommended that process or product tempera- ture monitoring equipment be calibrated daily, before use. New equipment must be calibrated upon receipt and before putting into service. Also, thermometers that have been dropped on the floor or used frequently must be calibrated more often.

How do you calibrate a thermometer with ice?

Using The Ice-Water Method To Calibrate A Thermometer: Start by filling a large glass with ice and add cold tap water to the tip. Follow by stirring the contents and allow them to sit for about three minutes. Immerse your instrument in ice water.

What is accredited calibration?

Accredited calibration offers the highest level of certainty that the device is accurate and reliable to use. Each device was individually tested in accordance with a quality standard, usually ISO 17025.

What is “as found” calibration data?

When recalibrating your measurement device, you have the option to receive data as “As Found”, “As Left”, or both. AS FOUND calibration data is calibration data acquired prior to any repairs or adjustments being made to the device. Essentially, it is the condition of the device “as found” when arriving to our facility for calibration.