Blog: calibration uncertainty

Is It a Calibrator?

We (people actually in the calibration industry) often hear things being called calibrators that obviously aren’t. A great example is the Emerson HART(tm) communicator. No offense intended, but these types of devices aren’t calibrators, they are electronic “screwdrivers” that enable a technician or engineer to adjust the calibration of a device. Here are my defining… Read more »

Calibrator Uncertainty

When someone mentions calibrator uncertainty, they are talking about what we call accuracy in our specifications. To be strict about it, our accuracy specifications are inclusive of most or all errors. In scientific applications, you might see these all broken out. Typical examples are errors from linearity, hysteresis, ambient effects and others. In most cases… Read more »