Do you need an instrument to monitor and document your heat treat systems? The TEGAM 931B Documenting (Datalogging) Digital Thermometer expedites the AMS2750F Comparison System Accuracy Test (SAT) expertly. The 931B datalogger has the accuracy, resolution (0.1 degrees) and connectivity to perform an SAT faster than ever before. The included Thermolink app will put measurements…Read more
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AMS 2750F System Calibration with TEGAM’s 945A Temperature Calibrator!
Precision heat-treat systems use sophisticated controllers and measurement sensors to maintain consistent and uniform thermal environments. To certify and document that your heat-treat systems are operating within the targeted limits, you need a temperature calibrator that is up to the task: the TEGAM 945A is that calibrator. The 945A handheld temperature calibrator is the first…Read more
AMS 2750F Pyrometry Instrumentation Solutions from TEGAM
TEGAM has reliable, accurate instrument solutions for the 0.1 degree temperature measurement resolution problem. The latest version of AMS2750 Pyrometry has just been released. Revision F is a complete rewrite so it pays to read it carefully to see how the changes may impact your operations. In the first paragraph, the standard states that, “Resolution requirements for recording…Read more
TEGAM Announces the Ultimate Handheld Meter – the BKDP-M2 Display Probe with Built-In Display for Bond Meter Ease!!
TEGAM’s new BKDP-M2 Display Probe puts the bond meter information literally in your hand by adding a display directly in the probe body for your field of view while you work rather than remotely on the instrument's face. “Why do I have to look at the bond meter to read it?” is a question we…Read more
Why TEGAM Advises Against Infrared and For Contact Thermometers for COVID-19 Testing
Image courtesy of Wired.com By Adam Fleder, President - TEGAM “I would like to order a million infrared temperature sensors” is the kind of request that a temperature measurement company likes to hear. In the response to COVID-19, many people are looking for solutions to monitoring people’s temperature and we have fielded several of these…Read more
TEGAM’s New Application Note 109 Informs on Testing Aircraft Electrical Bonds and More for Stratospheric Success!
Our latest application note – Application Note 109 – is available on our website to assist engineers, mechanics, flight crews and more with deeper understanding on how TEGAM instruments help to keep aircraft flying right and crews and passengers safe and sound. As one of the major industries that TEGAM serves with our Test, Measurement…Read more
TEGAM, Inc. Awarded Thermocouple Thermometer Contract with US Navy for 912B Dual Channel
***US Navy Contracts with TEGAM, Inc.*** GENEVA, Ohio—In 2017, the US Navy requested a proposal for a Temperature Meter to fulfill the technical requirements of their SCAT 4213. While application details were not disclosed for the temperature device, the Navy specifications were complete and demanded a great deal in precision, accuracy, durability and price.…Read more
PS-Cal® Automated Power Sensor Calibration Software from TEGAM Gets the Job Done
Supporting a wide array of customers with varying, often unique power sensor calibration requirements calls for robust and flexible tools. PS-Cal® Automated Power Sensor Calibration software from TEGAM gets the job done. PS-Cal gives your lab the capability to calibrate power sensors from leading manufacturers, including Keysight, Anritsu, Rohde & Schwarz, and LadyBug. Users can…Read more
TEGAM Dual-Channel Datalogging Thermometer Assists CDC with COVID-19 Testing Development in China
The value and impact of temperature and thus of temperature measurement & monitoring has become frighteningly and stridently clear in the past months OUTSIDE of the worlds of research and manufacturing, due to the arrival and impact of the unexpected novel coronavirus and the disease it…Read more
TEGAM’s 940A Thermocouple Temperature Calibrator Meets Two Navy SCAT Applications for New Requirement Contract
***US Navy Again Contracts with TEGAM, Inc.*** TEGAM’s 940A thermocouple temperature calibrator has recently been specified by the Navy to meet not one but two applications where Subcategory Code (SCAT) 4127 and 4128 are required. Previously, the Navy had specified separate thermocouple temperature calibrators to satisfy applications where SCAT 4127 and SCAT 4128 are required.…Read more
Factors in Selecting the Best Temperature Probes and Digital Thermometers for Industry Uses
Editor's note: This blog post comes from TEGAM's latest informative resource, A Guide to Temperature Measurement. Chock-full of helpful information, details and insights on Digital Thermometers, Temperature Probes and Measurement Practices, we encourage you to download it for free here. *** There are many factors at play in selecting the best temperature probe/sensor and digital…Read more
TEGAM & Design World Present Aerospace Ground Bond Testing Webinar – Thursday, April 2, 2 PM EST
TEGAM is delighted to team-up with Design World - the major media source for news & coverage on the mechanical and electrical engineering design industry - for an exciting, upcoming webinar on aerospace ground bond testing. Adam Fleder, president of TEGAM, will be speaking with Miles Budimir, senior editor and moderator at Design World, to…Read more
How Accurate is Your Bond Meter? A Glimpse into the World of High-Accuracy Resistance Measurement
Bond meters are an important tool in any aircraft, automobile, or communications technician’s toolbox. Accurate bond measurements are critical to ensure the safe operation of these systems, and technicians look to instruments they can trust. Bond Meters are resistance-measuring instruments that are designed specifically for grounding and bonding applications. In these applications, very small resistance…Read more
TEGAM Exhibits at AEA International Convention & Trade Show 2020 – March 24-27 in Nashville!
Update 3/17/2020 The Aircraft Electronics Association has postponed its 63rd annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show that was scheduled for March 24-27 in Nashville, Tennessee. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has created an unprecedented situation, and our highest priority is the health, safety and security of all. If you wish to discuss our Aircraft Bonding…Read more
TEGAM Attending the Measurement Science Conference Training Symposium – March 24-27, 2020!
Update 3/17/2020 "Based on public health directives from the State of California and the closing of the Symposium venue (Disneyland Hotel) the 2020 MSC Training Symposium and current published technical programs will be postponed and reconvened on March 15 -19, 2021 at the Disneyland Hotel and Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Our hopes and expectations…Read more
Ultra-Portable 710A Milli-Ohmmeter Offers a New Solution for Electrical Grounding + Bonding Tests
Introducing TEGAM's ultra-portable 710A milli-ohmmeter for testing aircraft, battery electric vehicles, electronic components and electrical interconnects. 1 μΩ-100 Ω: Fast, Accurate and Durable. TEGAM announces a radically new milli-ohmmeter for grounding and bonding applications that is nothing short of amazing in its performance and simplicity. The first things that often come to mind when you…Read more
Milli-Ohmmeter Measurements with TEGAM’s New 710A Bond Meter!
The 710A Bond Meter is first and foremost an excellent milli-ohmmeter. To produce measurements that you can trust, we had to rethink the approach to low-resistance measurements. The 710A has 5 decade ranges from 10 mΩ to 100 Ω, with 4-digit resolution. The basic accuracy is 0.2% of reading + 0.02% of range. How does…Read more
Methods for Intrinsic Safety in Industrial, Manufacturing and Research Scenarios
Intrinsic Safety is the set of best practices, procedures and technology used to prevent unwanted and unnecessary explosive scenarios in the workplace. When working in the presence of flammable materials in various environments, the possibility of fire or explosion is a very real and present danger. The loss of life or limb, ruined product, damaged equipment,…Read more
TEGAM’s Jay Romanek Appointed as Atlanta Section Coordinator for NCSL International
TEGAM is delighted to announce the selection and appointment of our own DoD Program Specialist Jay Romanek as the Atlanta Section Coordinator for NCSL International. The volunteer role is essential for helping NCSL International members to meet and to exchange information with peers at least on a semi-annual basis, and Jay's organizational expertise will be helping…Read more
How to Use Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators as a Circuit Diagnostic Tool
Did you know that you can use your thermocouple temperature calibrator as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot your temperature control circuit? To maximize your thermocouple temperature calibrator as a diagnostic tool, it must have a combination of key features. It needs a dual display - one showing the value of the output signal and a…Read more
What Functions Should You Look for in Digital Temperature Calibrators?
There are several brands and manufacturers of thermocouple temperature calibrators in the marketplace today. Like most instruments and devices, not all temperature calibrators are created equal. TEGAM provides information here based on our 940A and 945A thermocouple temperature calibrators as well as from our white paper, How Digital Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators Work. Below are functions…Read more
Comparing the Three Main Types of Temperature Probes & Sensors
Editor's note: This blog post comes from TEGAM's latest white paper, A Guide to Temperature Measurement. Interested readers may download a free copy of this in-depth digital resource by visiting this page via this link. This blog post compares and details the three (3) main types of temperature probes & sensors most commonly found in measurement instruments…Read more
TEGAM’s RF Power Sensor Calibration System Propels NIMT to the Top of Metrology
The National Institute of Metrology of Thailand (NIMT) has upgraded the capability of their RF power sensor calibration system to 50 GHz, thanks to TEGAM’s thermistor RF power standards. With this upgrade, NIMT has now become one of the leaders in the world of metrology - capable of providing RF power sensors calibration service -…Read more
How to Automatically Record Milk Temperatures in the Dairy Industry – Datalogging Thermometers for PMO Compliance
The Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) by the Food and Drug Administration requires recording the temperature at multiple transfer points between producers, transporters and processors. Manually checking these temperatures to verify that the milk is within the target range of 32-40 ⁰F (0-4.4 ⁰C) is a good facility practice. However, the process can be automated to use…Read more
Bulk Milk Transportation – QA Sampling with New TEGAM Hypodermic Temperature Probes and TruStream Septa
Above: TruStream 7 with TEGAM's 9T607MTC04 hypodermic temperature probe Sanitary sampling ports are an essential tool for quality control in dairy and brewery applications. Sanitary samples can be quickly collected through these ports without interrupting the process and the ease of use helps ensure that testing procedures are followed. Now, these same ports can be used…Read more
Data Logging Thermometers – Automatically Record Temperature Readings Consistently
Many food, beverage and pharmaceutical processes require the recording of temperatures at multiple transfer points between producers, transporters and warehouses. Manually checking these temperatures to verify that the product is within the target temperature range is a good facility practice. However, the process can be automated to use less manual labor and to improve the…Read more
Digital Temperature Calibrator Accuracy Table for TEGAM 940 Series Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators
See the full-size chart above for maximum uncertainties with TEGAM thermocouple calibrators Have you ever tried to determine what the accuracy of a thermocouple temperature calibrator is in degrees? Accuracy specifications are typically given as a percent of a reading ± a small Voltage; not in degrees. To help TEGAM users, we developed this table…Read more
TEGAM’s Sure Grip Polymer Glove for Instrument AND Equipment Protection Adds Innovation
TEGAM announces our new Sure Grip Polymer glove to fit the 912 and 911 digital thermometers, 931 and 932 datalogging thermometers, and the 940 Series Thermocouple Calibrators. The new cover glove is soft and flexible and makes the units easier to hold. The new cover also adds additional drop protection to both the instrument and…Read more
TEGAM Announces Fast-Response Temperature Probe – When Time Is of the Essence!
***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** Geneva, Ohio --TEGAM, Inc., experts and innovators in temperature measurement, asked the question, “What does ‘Fast Response’ mean for a thermometer temperature probe?” We then answered that question with the arrival of our new, fast-response temperature probe for various industrial applications. As Dan Jackson - Thermometry products manager at TEGAM - explains…Read more
How to Measure the Temperature of Flowing Liquids in a Closed Process Using a Temperature Probe
Accurately measuring the temperature of a viscous liquid can present its own set of unique challenges, but what if the liquid is flowing? Thermowells A thermowell is a device that allows you to measure the temperature of moving fluid without having to shut down the entire process to insert or remove the temperature probe. Basically,…Read more
The Versatility of a Digital Thermocouple Thermometer!
A digital thermometer that takes a thermocouple input is one of the most versatile measurement instruments you can have in your company. Portable, high-accuracy models are readily available with resolution down to 0.1 degree. What makes these temperature measuring instruments so versatile is that one digital thermocouple thermometer can be used to measure different locations…Read more
How to Use Digital Thermometers: Digital Thermometers Equal Great Beer!
Ed note: From time to time, TEGAM writes about how our digital measuring instruments are of-service in "civilian," non-industry applications. This post looks at one of those uses. Have you noticed that home brewing, small breweries and brew pubs are springing up everywhere? The business of brewing beer has grown because of the enjoyment and…Read more
TEGAM in the News – Microohmmeters, Intrinsically Safe Digital Thermometers, LCR Meters and Power Amplifiers Called-Out
At TEGAM, we are always pleased when we get press exposure for our Temperature, Power, Humidity, Signal and other measurement instruments. Sometimes this comes in the form of product reviews on social media, sometimes it arrives as industry news coverage on the innovations we pack into our devices; sometimes it even concerns TEGAM itself…Read more
Industry Standards and Certifications Matter – Do your Digital Instruments Measure-Up?
Have you ever wondered why there are so many standards issued by the government and other private agencies and organizations? When everything has to fit together, work right for safety or efficient production, you need Standards. It’s amazing how important small details are. In today’s high-tech world with global sourcing, all too often small details…Read more
TEGAM Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators & AMS2750E Compliance for Heat Treatment
AMS2750E Compliance for Heat Treatment and TEGAM Thermocouple Calibrators System Accuracy Tests (SATs) and Instrument Calibration as required by the AMS2750E Standard for thermal processing equipment used in heat treatment can be greatly simplified with the TEGAM 945A Thermocouple Temperature Calibrator. Several features inherent in this thermocouple calibrator were designed into the 945A to specifically…Read more
Circuit Diagnostics Using a TEGAM Temperature Calibrator/Thermocouple Calibrator
Circuit Diagnostics Using Temperature Calibrators/Thermocouple Calibrators Did you know that you can use your TEGAM temperature calibrator as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot your temperature control circuit? Your temperature calibrator needs a combination of features to make it a useful diagnostic tool. It needs a dual display - one for the output and one for…Read more
Thermocouple Thermometers and the Seebeck Effect
Editor's note: This blog post comes from our latest white paper, TEGAM's A Guide to Temperature Measurement. You can download it for FREE here and take advantage of a vast amount of information on digital thermometers, probes and thermometry for research and industrial applications. The Seebeck Effect and Thermocouple Thermometers A thermocouple’s low cost, ruggedness and…Read more
Considering the Value and Utility of Datalogging Thermometers for Industry and Production
I was recently asked by a peer, "What Types of Data Can Be Recorded with Datalogging Thermometers for Industry?" It’s a good question because, in today's highly regulated world, many aspects of a process need to be documented in order to meet industry-specific regulations. This all started with food safety but has expanded to many…Read more
Intrinsically Safe Measuring – Powered by TEGAM!
Working in an area with flammable fumes can lead to some difficult temperature measurements. Have you ever tried to measure a surface temperature or a pipe temperature with a pointed tip stick thermometer, or taken an accurate reading from a glass thermometer that is partially immersed in a hazardous liquid? Until very recently, Intrinsically Safe…Read more
Using Temperature Calibrators for Circuit Diagnostics
By Dan Jackson, TEGAM Thermometry Product Manager Editor's note: An updated version of this post appears here. Did you know that you can use your temperature calibrator as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot your temperature control circuit? Your temperature calibrator, sometimes known as a process calibrator or temperature simulator, needs a combination of features to…Read more
Digital Measuring Devices and IFT 2019 – Thermometers and More for Food Industry Needs
By Dan Jackson, TEGAM Thermometry Product Manager I'm just back from the IFT (International Food Technology) Show 2019 in New Orleans this June. There were over 17,000 attendees present to see the latest innovations from global food industry suppliers, ranging from the most efficient mixers to plant-based proteins that replace animal-based proteins. The new technologies…Read more
Which Thermocouple Alloy (TYPE) Should You Use for Temperature Measurement?
Thermocouples are the most commonly used temperature sensors in the United States and the 2nd most popular sensor used in Europe. ASTM E230/E230M-17 recognizes 9 thermocouple types, and there are more. Some types are obsolete and only used in older installations, such as Types L and U, while others are newer, like “P” (Platinel II)…Read more
Concerning Digital Thermometer Accuracy
Accuracy within the realm of digital thermometers has many definitions, depending upon your point of reference. The number of significant digits The degree to which a measurement conforms to the correct value True or false A combination of systemic errors and statistical bias The resolution, or number of significant digits in the thermometer display, is…Read more
More About Intrinsic Safety and Industrial Digital Thermometers
TEGAM has a new eBook all about temperature measurement, digital thermometers and temperature probes and sensors. Here's an excerpt below concerning Intrinsic Safety and Intrinsically Safe Thermometers. Enjoy - there's more to come! Intrinsic safety (IS) is a protection technique for safe operation of electrical equipment in hazardous areas. This is accomplished by limiting the energy, (electrical and…Read more
Why Battery Life Matters with Digital Thermometers & Temperature Calibrators
Have you ever had to walk to another building to perform a routine thermocouple validation as part of a PMS schedule? Or driven to a field site to monitor the temperature of a bonding process? Or set-up to run a week-long heat cycle test? In my career I have done these activities, and I am…Read more
Do You Need An Intrinsically Safe Digital Thermometer?
Is there a hazardous location in your manufacturing or production facility? Many industrial locations actually do have hazardous locations within them. Intrinsic Safety is a means of preventing an explosion by designing instruments so that in any normal use or a fault condition, the instrumentation cannot produce enough energy to cause ignition or combustion of…Read more
Which Calibration Standard Should I Get? Z540-1 or ISO 17025 Calibration?
With two nationally recognized calibration standards in the industry, it can be confusing as to which one you really need for research or manufacturing/production requirements. As an end user, which calibration standard is right for you? Z540 is an American standard and it pertains only to calibration labs.…Read more
How to Calibrate a Temperature Probe
To calibrate a temperature probe, you need to know a few basic details about the temperature probe itself and a bit concerning the physics involved. The temperature probe For starters, you need to know the type of sensor in the probe. Is it a thermocouple sensor, an RTD sensor, a thermistor sensor or a solid-state…Read more
How the Times Have Changed for Thermometers and Thermocouple Temperature Calibrators!
Editor's Note: This content was sent out to our email recipients as recent eBlast information and we wanted to share it with our website visitors also. Enjoy. Accuracy Takes Time. When we look back in time, it's hard to imagine the patience that was necessary to develop an accurate thermometer. According…Read more
Comparing Thermocouple Sensor Probes and RTD Sensor Probes for Temperature Applications
One of the questions often asked to TEGAM is, “Which temperature sensor should I use, an RTD probe or a Thermocouple probe?” The answer used to be easy - a thermocouple sensor for industrial use and an RTD sensor for the laboratory. Today it has all changed. Historically, an RTD element was large and fragile;…Read more
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