***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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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…Read more