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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…
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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.…
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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…
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How the Times Have Changed for Thermometers and Thermocouple 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…
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What Exactly is Cold Junction Compensation? How Does It Relate to the Use of Thermocouples as Temperature Sensors?

Written by Dan Jackson, TEGAM Product Manager I was recently asked, “What does Cold Junction Compensation do?”  This question requires that I summarize how thermocouples work and the physics behind them. A thermocouple develops a thermoelectric voltage based upon the principle known as the Seebeck Effect. Now, what is the Seebeck Effect? In the 1800s, Thomas…
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Digitizing Temperature Measurement for Product Safety and Quality

TEGAM President Adam Fleder gave an interview to Process Expo recently on the importance of accurate temperature measurement and data collection in Food Safety applications. Here's a bit of the article, below: "'People don’t just want a thermometer,' TEGAM president Adam Fleder says. 'They don’t even care if they have a thermometer. What they want…
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How Does A Digital Thermometer Work?

How do Digital Thermometers Work? Thermometers used to be simple. First, there was a glass tube filled with a liquid that expanded up the tube as the temperature increased. We all understood how that worked. Then came the bi-metal thermometers. They were made from a layered strip of 2 metals with different coefficients of expansion…
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TEGAM, Inc Announces Handheld Temperature Calibrators

***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** GENEVA, Ohio--TEGAM, Inc., specialists in temperature measurement, announce the launch of the 940 Series: Handheld Industrial Thermocouple Calibrators. With the all-new 940A and 945A, TEGAM pushes the limits of accuracy for handheld T/C calibrators even lower than before. As quality-oriented industries require tighter tolerances for verifying controls and temperature measurement systems, TEGAM…
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Meet With A TEAMMATE!

TEGAM is on the Road This Month for Digital Thermometry If you have been reading our blog posts and looking at our website but still aren't sure how TEGAM Handheld Temperature Measurement Instruments for industries and science can help you, meet us on the road and find out! In February, Applications Engineer Ed Sumrada will be…
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Scenarios: Infrared or Contact Thermometers

This post is Part 2 in a two part series regarding Contact vs. Non-Contact Thermometry and "How Infrared is Used for Temperature Measurement". Click HERE for Part 1. What is Infrared? How is Infrared Used for Temperature Measurement? Scenarios to watch out for: For all applications, remember that an infrared non-contact measurement is only a…
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Infrared: Non-Contact Temperature Measurement

What is Infrared? How is Infrared Used for Temperature Measurement?   Infrared Thermometers use infrared energy is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum between the red end of visible light and microwaves. Every form of matter with a temperature above absolute zero (0 K) emits infrared radiation relative to its temperature. Infrared energy is a…
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RTD Thermometers: Reading Temperature

Reading Temperature RTD, PRTD, PT100: What’s the Difference?   Let TEGAM Explain: An RTD is a Resistance Temperature Detector. Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTD) use the physical properties of metals where the resistance changes proportionally with temperature. This change is much more linear than a thermocouple. The resistance change is defined by the composition of the…
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TEGAM, Inc. Awarded Five-Year Digital Thermometer Contract with US Navy

***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, the Navy specifications were complete and demanded a great deal in precision, accuracy, durability and price.  TEGAM responded to this solicitation…
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TEGAM Enhances 930 Series Digital Thermometers for Food Industry Temperature Monitoring

TEGAM Enhances 930 Series Thermometers with New Firmware and Bluetooth® Communications to Aid Food Safety Compliance   FOOD SAFETY TEMPERATURE MONITORING: TEGAM - global manufacturer of  test, measurement and calibration instruments for science and industry - has added special firmware to its 930 Series wireless data thermometers to help food industry companies comply with food…
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What is a Thermocouple?

What is a Thermocouple? What exactly is a thermocouple? It is two wires of dissimilar metals that produce a thermoelectric voltage when the two ends are at different temperatures. There are three “families” of materials from which thermocouples are made. (See Charts Below) Some History on Thermocouples In the 1820’s Thomas Seebeck experimented with a…
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How to Decrease the Error in Thermocouple Measurements

A simple change can improve the accuracy of your thermocouple measurements by over 75%. The most common thermocouple type today is Type K. You see the yellow connectors everywhere. A type  K thermocouple is an excellent thermocouple for higher temperature measurements typically over 315°C/600°F If you are working below those temperature there are some options…
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PS-Cal Release Notes

Download .pdf of PS-Cal Release Notes Here Visit the TEGAM PS-Cal Product Forum Here PS-Cal v4.4, August 2018 Release Add EEPROM programming support for the N1913A and N1914A power meters Add templates for TEGAM RF standards 1505A, 2505A, 1510A, 2510A, and 1807A Add support for Keysight U8481A, U8485A, and U8487A power sensors Add uncertainty data…
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Streamlined Collection of Temperature Readings

A Solution for an International Food Processing Company What Can TEGAM Do for You? TEGAM, Inc. is proud to work with the world's leading food processors. The TEGAM commitment to Measurements that Matter is our brand, and in few industries does temperature measurement matter more than in food safety. We take pride in our reputation…
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New Product Announcement: ISO 17025 Data Logging Thermometer Kit

TEGAM, Inc. Announces the ISO 17025 Certified Data-Logging Thermometer Kit ***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** GENEVA, Ohio--TEGAM, Inc., a world-wide leader in precision digital thermometers, announces an all-in-one, ISO 17025 Calibrated, Data Logging Thermometer Kit. The team at TEGAM, Inc consistently gathers feedback from customers and industry experts. We have responded by creating a complete kit that…
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We LOVE a Good Review!

AmazingRibs.com Awards TEGAM's 931B a Gold Medal   When you believe you have an outstanding product that can make life simpler or your work flow run smoother, you want to shout it from the rooftops. That is exactly how we feel about our Data-Logging thermometers, but we might be a little biased! At TEGAM, we…
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See the NEWEST Products for Temperature & Humidity Measurement

View the full line of TEGAM's Temperature & Humidity Products TEGAM's newest measurement instruments for temperature and humidity are available now! Digital thermometers like our Data Logging Thermometers, Single & Dual Channel Thermocouple Thermometers, Thermocouple Probes and software to integrate the data. We have assembled everything you need to accurately measure temperature and humidity and also…
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When Quality Needs Clean Temperature Data (part 3)

Can a Thermometer and a Software Development Kit Enable Integrated Quality Measurement and Real-Time Alerts? (Part 1 and Part 2) Excerpts from the Whitepaper on Clean Temperature Data which can be downloaded HERE) How NOT-To-Do-It: Recording temperature readings on paper and maintaining those records in physical files potentially results in a wide variety of unnecessary…
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When Quality Needs Clean Temperature Data (Part 2)

Can a Thermometer and a Software Development Kit Enable Integrated Quality Measurement and Real-Time Alerts? When Quality Needs Clean Temperature Data (Excerpts from the whitepaper found here in its entirety) PART 1 HERE As a next step, automated data collection and storage solutions emerged that digitally stored the data directly at the time of measurement.…
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When Quality Needs Clean Temperature Data

Can a Thermometer and a Software Development Kit Enable Integrated Quality Measurement and Real-Time Alerts? When Quality Needs Clean Temperature Data (Excerpts from the whitepaper found here in its entirety) Introduction: Integrating an automated temperature measurement solution into a processing facility and/or supply chain is required or at least optimal in multiple industries. In some…
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TEGAM, Inc Announces the 931 / 932B Datalogging Thermometer

TEGAM, Inc Announces the 931/932B ***NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT*** GENEVA, Ohio--(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)--TEGAM, Inc., a world-wide leader in precision digital thermometers, announces the next generation in Handheld Thermometry: the 931/932B Data Logging, Industrial, Digital Thermometers. For over 30 years, TEGAM’s team of engineers at the Northeast Ohio factory have consistently worked to improve the accuracy, durability…
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CONTACT or INFRARED?

What is Best for Your Application? Contact vs. Non-Contact Thermometers Infographic CONTACT or INFRARED? Each method has its own set strengths and weaknesses. Contact Measurement is usually used to measure surface, interior or immersion temperatures. Touching, being inserted into or submerged in usually will give you the most reliable readings. You can see where and…
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Daniel Jackson Joins TEGAM, Inc.

Dan Jackson Joins TEGAM, Inc. as the Thermometry Product Manager GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a world-wide leader in the design and manufacture of test, measurement and calibration instrumentation, announces Daniel Jackson as the new Product Manager for Thermometry. Due to new product development and growth across the entire spectrum of TEGAM’s measurement and calibration product…
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Greg Tolentino Promoted to RF Product Manager at TEGAM, Inc

Greg Tolentino Promoted to RF Product Manager at TEGAM, Inc. GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a world-wide leader in the design and manufacture of test, measurement and calibration instrumentation, announces the promotion of Greg Tolentino to RF Product Manager.  Greg will change focus from managing TEGAM’s thermometry product line to managing the growing PMX and HPC…
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TEGAM Announces Russell House, VP of Engineering

Russell House Accepts Vice President of Engineering Role at TEGAM, Inc. GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a world-wide leader in the design and manufacture of test, measurement and calibration instrumentation, announces Russell House as the new Vice President of Engineering. As part of the TEGAM strategic growth plan, co-owners Andy Brush and Adam Fleder recognized the…
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Armed with Statistical Data Thanks to Datalogging Thermometer

After a recent office remodeling project, I found the temperature in my office changing dramatically. (There is a part of the story where the heating expert says “I told you so” but that caused an unfortunate reflex.) My second reflex was to pick up our new 931B datalogging thermometer and use it to diagnose the problem.…
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New PS-Cal Calibration Software Delivers Both Automation and Confidence to RF Power Sensor Calibration

Supports Over 250 Different RF Power Sensors GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., internationally recognized for its offering of RF power sensor calibration systems, recently released PS-Cal Calibration Software that allows fully automated RF power sensor calibration. PS-Cal is produced by Cal Lab Solutions of Aurora, Colorado. PS-Cal software supports the widest range of RF power sensors…
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TEGAM Thermocouple Thermometers: Built to Use, Built to Last, Remarkably Accurate

The design and usability of equipment in food manufacturing, transportation, and storage scenarios is vital. When we designed the new TEGAM 900 series digital thermometers, we not only built a high-accuracy thermometer, but also thought about how our customers would be using our new device.  We used our 35 years of experience to ask and…
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Best Temperature Probes for Your Application

Which TEGAM temperature probes are the best for your application? TEGAM has created a selection guide that will help you easily identify which is the best temperature probe for your application. We have a wide variety of temperature probes - including RT probes, thermocouple probes and thermistor probes - designed to be factory-tough and made…
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Data Logging Thermometer Giveaway at Food Safety Summit 2017

TEGAM to launch Data Logging Thermometers at Food Safety Summit 2017 TEGAM will be displaying their FSMA temperature data logger solution at the 2017 Food Safety Summit.  This thermocouple thermometer features wireless technology and data collection.  This technology is accurate, cost effective and integrates into almost any existing compliance program.  The TEGAM 931A/932A data logger…
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Start Collecting and Using Temperature Readings in Five Minutes with Wireless Data Logger Thermometers

TEGAM's Wireless Data Logger Thermometers FSMA and HACCP food safety guidelines emphasize the importance of data retention for food production workers.  To comply with these directives, the food industry is faced with implementing a system for collecting, storing, and easily retrieving the necessary data while keeping costs low and productivity high.  Maintaining paper documentation consumes…
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Measure, Monitor, Document with Data Logger Thermometers

Controlling Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination Through Effective Time/Temperature Process Controls such as Data Logger Thermometers On January 13, 2017, the FDA released updated draft guidance for the food industry detailing its recommendations for controlling Listeria monocytogenes (“Listeria”) contamination in ready-to-eat (“RTE”) food products. The draft guidance provides food processing facilities a framework for minimizing Listeria contamination in their…
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The Devil is in the Details: The Important Distinctions Between HARPC and HACCP

In 1989, the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) published the first official HACCP document, standardizing the practice and presenting the seven principles of HACCP. At first glance, HARPC requirements - Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls - coming from the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) - may look quite similar to HACCP.…
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The Hazards of Pathogens and Risk-based Preventative Temperature Control

Temperature Measurement in Food Processing The relationship between food processing, temperature, and the hazard of pathogens is well documented. Quality control personnel can meet the risk-based preventive control for this hazard by measuring temperatures at critical in-plant control points. However, if proper care is not taken, even the measurement equipment and process can introduce hazards.…
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HACCP and HARPC: Which Regulates Your Food Manufacturing Plant?

What is HACCP and HARPC? Facility managers are hard pressed to make sure that their food processing production meets the requirements of multiple regulations. Not knowing which regulations apply to your facility is one of the most common mistakes you can make. Two major and often confused regulations are the HACCP and the HARPC. The…
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High Power RF Calibration System for Directional Power Sensors and Wattmeters

TEGAM’s New High Power Calibration System’s has unmatched accuracy due to an exclusive flow calorimeter designed to provide low uncertainties and convenient traceability. GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF Power measurement instruments, recently released a High Power RF Calibration System that for directional power sensors and RF Wattmeters from virtually all…
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When Measuring Meat Temperatures Matters

The U.S. meat processing industry is extensively regulated to ensure quality production and safe consumption. It is the responsibility of the food manufacturer to monitor production and maintain safe temperatures throughout the process. If the manufacturer does not comply with the USDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act and other local, state and federal regulations, actions may…
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TEGAM’s New 900 Series Bluetooth® Hand-Held Data Logger Thermometers Allow Managers to Remotely Monitor Critical Data Logs

HACCP and HARPC Data Collection Challenges Addressed by New Digital Thermometers GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of digital hand held thermometers for 30 years, is introducing a new series of industrial, data logging thermocouple thermometers to assist food manufacturers in meeting the requirements of the FSMA. “TEGAM constantly strives to provide current and…
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The Food Safety Modernization Act: From Farm to Table, Keeping Your Food Temperature in Compliance

In order to comply with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), it’s imperative to shift the focus toward preventing contamination rather than responding to contamination. From process to preparation, it’s important for everyone to adhere to the five major elements of the FSMA: prevention, inspection, importation, response and enhanced…
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U.S. Air Force Modernizes Laboratories with New TEGAM RF Power Standards

USAF increases cal lab capabilities and productivity while reducing support costs by implementing a simple calibrator upgrade GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurement technology, was recently awarded a contract with the U.S. Air Force to provide 48 TEGAM Model 2505A 6 kHz – 18 GHz RF Power Standards to…
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The FSMA’s Focus on Prevention to Thwart Foodborne Illnesses

A recent Fortune article places the annual costs of medical treatment, lost productivity and foodborne-illness-related mortality for affected consumers at $55.5 billion. The industry takes a hit as well to the tune of $7 billion in annual costs from food withdrawals, rejections and recalls. The Food Safety Modernization Act's Push on Food Manufacturing The FSMA,…
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U.S. Navy Has Selected the TEGAM Model R1L-E2A for Aircraft and Ship Maintenance

Low-Resistance R1L-E2A is the only bonding meter certified to ATEX, UL and CSA International Standards September 28, 2016 10:22 AM Eastern Daylight Time GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of test and measurement equipment, is proud to announce that the U.S. Navy has selected the TEGAM Model R1L-E2A Intrinsically Safe Portable Micro-Ohm and Bond…
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Letting Go of the Old Paper-Based Food Temperature Record-Keeping Method, with Data Logger Thermometers

For the past 50 years, quality control technicians have recorded temperature measurements at food processing plants with paper and a pencil on a clipboard. The technician would later either enter data manually into a local database or file the paper in an antiquated filing cabinet. Filing systems contained numerous reports from suppliers, spreadsheets, PDFs, etc.…
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FSMA: Automated Temperature Control Systems Facilitate Compliance

    It’s imperative for food manufacturers to be compliant with FSMA regulations. The FSMA’s strong focus on preventative measures requires accurate data tracking, management and control. Cloud-based technologies featuring TEGAM's data logger thermometers are now available to help manufacturers meet requirements while working to limit and prevent foodborne illness outbreaks. Here are some tips…
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New TEGAM Bluetooth® Hand-Held Data Logging Thermometers Aid Food Manufacturers in Preventing Foodborne Illness

New 900 Data Logger Thermometer Series Sets New Performance Standards for Accuracy, Convenience and Wireless Ease of Use September 13, 2016 12:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time GENEVA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of digital hand held thermometers for 30 years, is introducing a new series of industrial thermocouple thermometers to aid food manufacturers in…
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TEGAM Established a Traceability Path for a 9 kHz to 18 GHz RF Standard

Adam R. Fleder, President of TEGAM spoke at the NCSL International Regional Meeting held on April 21, 2016 in the town of Pepperell, MA.  As Tim Cooke from Cal-Tek reported in the Metrol'ogist® April 2016, "Adam detailed how TEGAM established a traceability path for a 9 kHz to 18 GHz RF standard (a range that…
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Don’t Confuse Accuracy and Precision

Two terms often bandied about in the test and measurement industry are accuracy and precision. Sometimes these two terms are used interchangeably, but they really mean different things. The New Oxford American Dictionary gives the technical definition of accuracy as “the degree to which the result of a measurement, calculation, or specification conforms to the…
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New website makes it easier to find the info you need

Simply put, we're excited about our new website. We think that our new website makes it much easier for you to get the product and application information that you need. Not only that, you can order our products online using the website's shopping cart functionality. Here are some of the websites's features that we're most…
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Advantages of Contact Thermometers over Non-Contact/Infrared Thermometers

Understanding the difference between contact and non-contact temperature measurements is vital to addressing health, safety and quality issues in a wide range of industries. Use of thermometers to measure temperature has been around for centuries and it is the second most frequently measured physical quantity after time. Various fields, including civil, mechanical, medical, manufacturing, quality…
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TEGAM helps you implement an effective HACCP strategy

The food safety strategy known as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) was first developed as a way to ensure that food for astronauts was safe. Now, it's pervasive throughout the food industry. HAACP focuses on preventing hazards that could cause food-borne illnesses by applying science-based controls, from raw material to finished products. Instead…
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techniCAL signs distribution deal with TEGAM

Hamilton ON-based techniCAL Systems 2002 Inc. has been appointed the Canadian distributor for Tegam Inc., Cleveland OH, manufacturers of a wide variety of test, measurement and calibration instruments. For the past 36 years, Tegam has enhanced its internal product development with the acquisition of product lines from a number of well-known companies such as Keithley…
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TEGAM Releases New MET/CAL® Procedures for RF Power Sensor Calibration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Newton 440-466-6100 tnewton@tegam.com Expands the capability of the widely used PMX Series calibration system while increasing the RF calibration workload of MET/CAL® TEGAM, Inc., the leading supplier of innovative RF power sensor calibrations systems , in a joint effort with Fluke Calibration, has produced a number of procedures for the…
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TEGAM Introduces RF Power Sensor Calibration via MET/CAL®

TEGAM announces new RF Power Sensor Calibration procedures designed to operate on the Fluke Calibration MET/CAL software platform. Many calibration laboratories use MET/CAL to automate the calibration, data storage and asset tracking of their DC and Low Frequency workload.  These same features are now available for the valuable and complex process of RF power sensor…
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2015 Trade Shows for TEGAM, Inc.

January 27-30, 2015 DesignCon Santa Clara CA Booth #305 March 29- April 1, 2015 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit Nashville, TN Booth #1016 July 19-23, 2015 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium Grapevine, TX Booth #310 To Be Determined: September 15-18, 2015 Process Expo Chicago, Illinois
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Update: 3 Year Warranties on Most Popular Products

Due to our continuous quality improvements and confidence in our products, we have decided to begin offering a 3 year warranty instead of a 1 year warranty on our Most Popular products purchased on or after August 1, 2014: 3 year warranties on the following products: 110A Safety Volmeter, CAT III and Cat IV 122…
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New Microohmmeter Probes are Rugged and Comfortable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Newton 440-466-6100 tnewton@tegam.com TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative microohmmeters, has just introduced five new Kelvin probes. When used with TEGAM's R1L bond meters or the 1740 or 1750 microohmeters, they enable engineers and technicians to more easily make four-wire bonding and other low-resistance measurements: The BKP-10 Kelvin probes…
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New Catalogs have Arrived

I would like to thank you for your continued support of TEGAM! Our new catalogs have arrived!  You may view the pdf version at http://www.tegam.com/download-pdf.asp We have some exciting new products that I would like to draw your attention to.  On page 5, we have several new probes that are compatible with TEGAM R1L-B, R1L-BR,…
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TEGAM Awarded Patent for Advanced Thermistor Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Fleder 440-466-6100 afleder@tegam.com New design promises higher accuracy at frequencies up to 70 GHZ, while at the same time making the sensors easier to build TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurements, was recently awarded Patent No. 8,558,556, “Planar-axial thermistor for bolometry.” This patent describes a novel…
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TEGAM Patents Innovative Microwave Bolometer Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Fleder 440-466-6100 afleder@tegam.com New design promises higher accuracy at frequencies up to 70 GHZ, while at the same time making the sensors easier to build TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurements, was recently awarded Patent No. 8,610,069, “Coaxial to Dual Co-Planar Waveguide Launcher for Microwave Bolometry,”…
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Tegam Revamps European Sales Channels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Adam Fleder 440-466-6100 afleder@tegam.com TEGAM Revamps European Sales Channels Alliance with Amplifier Research  - will streamline sales and improve customer support TEGAM recently signed an agreement with AR Europe, a subsidiary of Amplifier Research (Souderton, PA), that will streamline sales and improve customer support in Europe. Now, TEGAM RF instrumentation, such…
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TEGAM Introduces New ± 40 VDC Bias Adapter

Enables testing of batteries and polarized capacitors up to 40 VDC and 1 MHz GENEVA, OH – July 30, 2013 – The TEGAM Model  2191A  ± 40 VDC BIAS ADAPTER was designed to work with TEGAM’s 3525 and 3550 LCR meters to enable accurate testing of electrolytic, tantalum and other polarized capacitors.  The 2191A Adapter…
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TEGAM To Host NCSLi Tutorial on Microwave Power Measurements

TEGAM’S Microwave Power Measurements Team will be presenting a tutorial at the NCSLi Conference in Nashville, TN. Accurate calibration of today’s diverse group of RF power sensors requires a thorough understanding of the underlying concepts and techniques.  Sensors are used in a wide range of applications involving both peak and continuous power measurements and manufacturers…
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TEGAM Introduces New Video Showcasing The Model 1750 High Speed Microohmmeter

TEGAM'S Application Engineer, Amit Sabnis has produced a brief video demonstrating the key functions of the Model 1750 High Speed Microohmmeter. This video can be viewed at the following link, http://youtu.be/m0mrUqkGVC4. More product information can be found at, http://www.tegam.com/product.asp?modelNumber=1750. If you have any questions regarding this product, or video please contact Amit Sabnis at asabnis@tegam.com.
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TEGAM Announces New Partnership with AEROTECS in the EU

TEGAM, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of AEROTECS as its distributor for aerospace testing products in the European Union.  TEGAM’s line of bond meters is complemented by AEROTECS’ focused line of products and services solely for the aerospace market. According to AEROTECS’ CEO, Luc Stultjens, “All our manufacturers are international market leaders with…
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TEGAM Introduces New Helicopter Bond Meter

TEGAM Introduces New Helicopter Bond Meter Compact Instrument is configured as a complete kit for bond measurements The TEGAM Model R1L-BR1 bond meter is a purpose built, rechargeable battery powered portable instrument for ground bond measurements. The R1L-BR1 comes with BCP-10 Kelvin Probes and KAK-1M Kelvin Alligator Klips, all housed within a ruggedized case for…
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TEGAM Model R1L-E2A Ground Bond Meter Is Intrinsically Safe

Tester can be used in potentially explosive work areas and will not ignite hazardous materials such as aviation fuel and natural gas. The TEGAM Model R1L-E2A Ground Bond Meter is unique in that it not only provides accurate low-resistance measurements, but is also intrinsically safe. This makes the TEGAM Model R1L-E2A useful in applications not…
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Microwave Power Measurement Fundamentals and Practice Workshop

LINTHICUM HTS. OR POTOMAC, MD You are invited to share a day of learning with TEGAM’s expert engineer Charlie Sperraza. This one day invitation only event will focus on expanding your knowledge base regarding: RF power transfer between two coupled ports. Using reflection coefficients to calculate power transfer and port match. The importance of vector…
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TEGAM Voltmeter Case Sports Safety Features

Contains no metal, making it safer around energized conductors TEGAM has begun offering its line of safety voltmeters with a new Cordura Nylon Carrying Case to improve worker safety. TEGAM’s Models 110A, 122 and 125 Safety Voltmeters will feature the Model 1204A case, which has several features that help users make safer measurements: No metal…
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TEGAM Accessory Improves Handling of SMT Components

Tweezers allow for sorting and resistance measurements without changing probes TEGAM introduces the Model 17510A Chip Tweezers accessory, designed to work with the TEGAM 1750 and 1740 resistance measurement instruments. They enable technicians and inspectors to easily handle very small resistors and make four-wire resistance measurements. The tweezers enable accurate one-handed measurements from micro-ohms to…
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New High Performance Resistance Measurement Instrument Released

TEGAM 1740 Milliohm Resistance Meter Makes Accurate Measurements Fast Resistance meter doesn't force users to choose between accuracy and speed The TEGAM 1740 Milliohm Resistance Meter offers a powerful combination of accuracy and speed performance. In Fast Mode, the 1740 can make 100 readings per second with an accuracy of 0.05%. The combination of accuracy…
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TEGAM Releases Battery Powered Microohmmeter

TEGAM, Inc. has expanded its line of microohmmeters with the development of the Model 1750/BAT. Based on the design of the highly successful Model 1750, the battery-powered version fills a need in the aerospace industry to replace the discontinued Keithley 580 for testing electrical and mechanical bonds. Aerospace industry professionals evaluated many alternatives and concluded…
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TEGAM to Host RF Power Sensor Calibration User’s Group

TEGAM, Inc. is a known leader in the field of RF Power Sensor Calibration. Now, TEGAM is inviting Calibration professionals to learn, test and discuss RF Power Sensor Calibration in a uniquely designed User’s Group. Being held August 1, 2012 in Sacramento, the group will meet for a full day at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento…
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2012 Trade Shows for TEGAM, Inc.

February 28, 2012 PowerTest Fort Worth, Texas Booth #108 March 21-23, 2012 Measurement Science Conference Anaheim, California Booth #4 April 3-5, 2012 Aviation Week MRO Dallas, Texas Booth #3307 May 5-8, 2012 Microwave Wireless Industry Exhibition Shenzhen, China June 24-26, 2012 Electrical Apparatus Service Association Nashville, Tennessee July 1-6, 2012 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements…
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Follow TEGAM on Twitter

More and more people and companies are using social networking to stay in touch. TEGAM is now tweeting on Twitter! Follow us for information on Trade Shows, Product Releases and fun engineering humor.
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TEGAM Featured in Best of the County Video

This video was prepared for the 2011 Best of the County Awards hosted annually by Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County. TEGAM is honored to be featured in the video and continues to support local economic growth. https://youtu.be/Pf-D7GvrtKc
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TEGAM Offers $1000 Credit with HP432 Trade-in Program

TEGAM, Inc. is offering a $1,000 Trade-In Credit for any HP432 Power Meter toward the purchase of a New TEGAM Model 1830A RF Power Meter! The 1830A (NSN 6625015667703) is a direct reading RF Thermistor Power Meter intended for applications where the lowest uncertainty measurement is important which include metrology, research, and production testing of…
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Technical Communities & TEGAM Sign Government Services Partnership

Technical Communities, Inc., the company technical organizations who sell to the government rely on for proven go-to-market solutions to grow sales, lower costs and reduce risks, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with TEGAM, Inc., an internationally recognized developer of RF measurement and calibration systems. The partnership agreement authorizes Technical Communities to distribute…
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TEGAM Achieves ATEX Approval Certificate

TEGAM, Inc. has received a Product Quality Assurance Notification (PQAN) from UL Demko under Annex VII of Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX) of the European Parliament. This notification is documentation of TEGAM’s capability to manufacture products for application in potentially hazardous environments under an approved Quality System. TEGAM pursued this PQAN as part of its plan to…
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2011 Trade Shows for TEGAM, Inc.

February 22, 2011 PowerTest Washington DC Booth #59 March 16-18, 2011 Measurement Science Conference Pasadena, California Booth #39 April 12-14, 2011 Aviation Week MRO Miami Beach, Florida Booth #544 June 26-28, 2011 Electrical Apparatus Service Association Denver, Colorado Booth #934 August 21-24, 2011 NCSL International Conference & Symposium Baltimore, Maryland Booth #326 November 1-4, 2011…
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TEGAM Announces New Partnership with Dan-el in Israel

TEGAM, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Dan-el Technologies Ltd. as their exclusive distributor in Israel. TEGAM’s extensive line of products is complemented by Dan-el’s other manufacturers including Keithley, Maury Microwave and IET Labs. According to Mr. Yossi Keren of Dan-el, “Many of the customers in our extensive database are involved in RF…
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TEGAM Acquires Product Lines from PPM Instruments

TEGAM, Inc. is pleased to announce that they have reached a formal agreement with PPM Instruments which grants TEGAM an exclusive license to manufacture, market, and service their instrumentation products starting 1 August, 2010. After this date, TEGAM will become the sole manufacturer of PPM’s resistance measuring equipment, laboratory nanovoltmeters, signal sources, and signal conditioners.…
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TEGAM Opens Office in China

TEGAM Inc., which designs, manufactures and supports a wide variety of electronic test, measurement and calibration instruments, is pleased to announce it has opened a new National Sales Office in Beijing, China. The strategic location of the office and the addition of key staff will enable TEGAM to better serve its existing customers in China.…
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2010 Trade Shows for TEGAM, Inc.

March 22-26, 2010 Measurement Science Conference Pasadena, California June 13-18, 2010 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurement DCC, Daejeon, Korea July 25-29, 2010 NCSL International Conference & Symposium Providence, Rhode Island September 26-October 1, 2010 European Microwave Week Paris, France
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TEGAM Voltmeter Obtains C-UL-US Certification

TEGAM Inc., which designs, manufactures and supports a wide variety of test, measurement and calibration instruments, is pleased to announce the C-UL-US certification of the Model 110A Safety Voltmeter. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is the trusted resource across the globe for product safety certification and compliance solutions. The C-UL-US Mark is applied to products for the…
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TEGAM Student Challenge Winner Announced

TEGAM is pleased to announce and congratulate the Winner of the 2009 Student Research Challenge, Wei Wu, of Northwestern University. Mr. Wu submitted an application synopsis of his use of the TEGAM Model 2350, Dual Channel High Voltage Precision Power Amplifier. Mr. Wu’s research project was “Electrically Tunable Quantum Dot Intersubband Devicves”. Quantum dot intersubband…
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Cash Prizes for Students from TEGAM

TEGAM is announcing the 2009 Student Research Challenge. We want to learn more about how people use our products and are willing to reward examples of TEGAM instruments used in research and education. See that attached instructions for submitting your entry. This contest is open to any graduate or undergraduate student who is using TEGAM…
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Contract Announcement – TEGAM Model 1830A

Three branches of the United States Military have purchased the new TEGAM Model 1830A in the first month of its release and awarded it a national stock number (NSN) 6625015667703. The largest contract, from the U.S. Army, is for a period of one year and 168 units, totaling more than one-million dollars. Additionally, orders have…
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NEW RF Power Meter now Shipping

TEGAM, Inc today announces the first shipments of the 1830A. The 1830A is a new RF Thermistor Power Meter intended for applications where the lowest uncertainty measurement is important. These include metrology, research, and production testing of RF equipment. “Until the availability of the 1830A, low uncertainty RF power measurements were made with a collection…
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Upcoming Trade Shows for TEGAM, Inc.

June 17-19, 2008 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Atlanta, Georgia Booth 600 August 3-7, 2008 NCSL International Conference & Symposium Orlando, Florida Booths 502 & 504 August 5-7, 2008 NI Week Austin, Texas Booth 203 September 8-11 Autotestcon Salt Lake City, Utah Booth 130 March 25-27, 2009 Measurement Science Conference Anaheim, California Booth 45
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TEGAM, Inc. Redesigns 2008 Catalog

TEGAM, Inc. has completed a major renovation of its 2008 Product Catalog. The initiative behind the redesign was to make the catalog more engaging and more compact. The 2008 catalog has been reduced to 16-pages and all current products are highlighted. The new format will allow TEGAM to update the catalog more frequently, giving customers…
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TEGAM, Inc. Joins LXI Consortium

TEGAM recently joined the LXI Consortium as an Informational Member. LXI (LAN eXtensions for Instrumentation) puts the power of Ethernet to work for test and measurement engineers by improving the modularity, flexibility and performance. Its compact package, high-speed I/O and reliable measurements meet the needs of R&D and manufacturing engineers in many electronic market segments.…
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TEGAM Launches 50 MHz PXI Instrumentation Amplifier

TEGAM, Inc. just released its first PXI product, with the launch of the Model 4040A 50MHz PXI Instrumentation Amplifier. Designed to expand the measurement range of PXI digitizers and analog inputs, the Model 4040A offers 100V differential inputs with 70dB of CMRR. The bandwidth ranges from DC-50 MHz with programmable gain, attenuation, offset and filters.…
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Governor Honors TEGAM, Inc. For Superior Exporting

Governor Ted Strickland recognized 31 Ohio businesses for outstanding contributions to exporting with the 2007 Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award at an awards ceremony at the Statehouse Atrium. Among the winners was TEGAM, Inc located in Geneva (Ashtabula County). Since 1985 the E-Awards program has recognized companies and organizations of all sizes that have demonstrated…
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