Understanding NIST Traceable Calibration

Released on February 15, 2021

When producing gas products, it’s vital that you test the quality of your products against the highest standards. This refers to the official measurements that have been developed by federal agencies to ensure all instruments needing calibration will measure accurately to guarantee safety. NIST traceable calibration provides an unbroken chain of measurement reliability. Learn why understanding NIS … Read More

How To Dispose of Calibration Gas Cylinders

Released on February 8, 2021

If you work in an industry that uses calibration gas, you likely have a plan for what to do with emptied calibration gas cylinders. What you do with them depends on state regulations, convenience, how often you need refills, and your company’s values. If you’re starting a new business or simply want to change your gas cylinder disposal protocols, read more on how to dispose of calibration gas cyli … Read More

Methane Versus Pentane: Which Calibration Gas To Choose

Released on January 26, 2021

Deciding what gas to use is an important step in the gas detector calibration process. When it comes to calibration gases, methane and pentane are commonly used. Both of them are alkanes, or chain compounds, where all carbon-to-carbon bonds are simple and singular bonds. Choosing the correct one depends on where it will be applied, the other gases involved, and the sensor used to measure them. … Read More

Units of Measurement for Specialty Gas Mixtures

Released on January 6, 2021

Calibration gas mixtures are essential for the proper calibration of many types of instruments for various industries. Without these gases, vital instruments used for medical care, gas reading, and other similar necessities would not provide accurate measurements. This means the various units of measurement used in the procuring process must be fully understood. Learn about the units of measuremen … Read More

How To Determine the Accuracy of a Calibration Gas Mixture

Released on December 14, 2020

Many important tools and equipment rely on calibration gas mixtures for their ability to provide accurate measurements. This means the calibration gas must be procured accurately as well, creating a long chain reliant on the accuracy of specific types of measurements. Learn how to determine the accuracy of a calibration gas mixture by reading below. Preparation Tolerance Preparation tolerance, als … Read More

Single and Dual-Stage Gas Regulation

Released on December 2, 2020

When working with gas product cylinders, there are many helpful pieces of equipment to ensure the process is as safe as possible. If you’re trying to reduce cylinder pressure to a proper working level for special instruments and operating equipment, pressure reduction regulators are the safest way to go. There are two types of regulators used for this kind of task—single-stage and dual-stage. Lear … Read More