# Pressure Calibration

Insights on pressure calibration for calibration professionals.

### How to calibrate pressure gauges – 20 things you should consider

Pressure gauges are very common instruments in the process industry. As with any instruments, pressure gauges need to be calibrated at regular intervals to ensure they are accurate.

### Pressure switch calibration

Like many instruments, pressure switches need to be calibrated to ensure their accuracy and reliability. Switches are a bit more difficult to calibrate than transmitters. The wrong kind of calibration can cause many errors in the calibration result.

## Pressure transmitter accuracy specifications – the small print

The advertised accuracy specification of modern pressure transmitters has become more and more accurate. Often the advertised accuracy specification includes only part of the truth. It includes only some of the accuracy components affecting the total accuracy that you can expect from the transmitter in practice in your application.

## What is barometric pressure?

We regularly get asked, “what is barometric pressure?” So, we decided to create an article to explain barometric pressure and give some practical considerations.

In short, barometric pressure is the pressure caused by the weight of the air above us. Barometric pressure is sometimes also referred to as atmospheric pressure

Read our blog post on barometric pressure >

## Understanding pressure calibrator accuracy specifications

Comparing the accuracy specifications of pressure calibrators can be a challenging task because different manufacturers specify accuracy in different ways. This means that you can’t simply compare the numbers given in the specification – you need to understand how these numbers are calculated and what they mean in practice.

Read our blog post on pressure calibrator accuracy specifications >

### Pressure units and pressure unit conversion

There are a lot of different pressure units in use around the world and sometimes this can be very confusing and may cause dangerous misunderstandings.

In this blog post, we discuss the basics of different pressure units and pressure unit families.

Read the blog post on pressure units >

## Pressure Unit Converter

Convert from one pressure unit to another.

## What our customers say

The amount of equipment required to perform calibrations has dropped from an average of 5 to 1, and 80 standards have been retired due to the multifunction capabilities of the MC6. No matter who uses the system, the work is performed in the same manner in CMX, which creates a more reliable system and high data confidence.

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Ron Cash, Senior Combined Cycle Tech, Lawrenceburg Energy Facility, US

As the calibration process is now fully automated, we can carry out pressure calibration in half an hour, rather than the 45 minutes to an hour that it took us previously.

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Martin Bedard, Calibration and Program Supervisor, Endress+Hauser, Canada

Beamex has become our one stop shop for all our calibration requirements, it has streamlined the whole calibration process and helps to monitor and maintain compliance on site.

Paul O’Sullivan, Engineering Planner, Zoetis, Ireland

## Beamex pressure calibration solutions

### Beamex MC6 as a pressure calibrator

The MC6 high-accuracy field calibrator can be configured with up to four internal high-accuracy pressure modules and can be used with external pressure modules.

### Beamex MC6-Ex as a pressure calibrator

The MC6-Ex in­trin­si­cal­ly safe calibrator can be configured with up to three internal high-accuracy pressure modules and be used with in­ter­change­able external pressure modules.

### Beamex ePG for easy pressure generation

The Beamex ePG is an electric pressure pump and controller. When combined with a Beamex MC6 family calibrator it creates a fully automatic documenting pressure calibration system.

## Beamex calibration solutions

### Calibration management

Discover how Beamex calibration software helps you digitalize and automate calibration processes.

### Field calibration

Experience the Beamex portfolio of advanced field calibration technology.

### Workshop calibration

Meet the Beamex range of industrial workshop calibration solutions.