PCB Piezotronics, Inc.(“PCB®”), a designer, manufacturer, and global supplier of accelerometers, microphones, calibration systems, and force, torque, load, and strain sensors has announced CALROUTE. Developed by PCB’s sister company, The Modal Shop, this new firmware upgrade for the Portable Vibration Calibrator delivers semi-automatic generation of test points to simplify calibration routines.
Ideal for installations with many vibration sensors of the same model, CALROUTE enables repetitive calibration routines to be generated. . Test routines are set up on a laptop or desktop computer before being transferred to the Portable Vibration Calibrator via a USB memory stick, allowing multiple sensor models to be calibrated without having to reload data. Running these routines on vibration sensors is straightforward.
On the Model 9110D Portable Vibration Calibrator, an indication of pass or fail status is clearly displayed on the calibrator’s screen in real-time during testing. Test results are then recorded onto the same USB memory stick for later transfer back to the computer where ISO 17025 compliant calibration certificates can be printed. This simple process allows a vibration expert to set up tests and hand them off to a technician, even someone with no vibration testing experience.
PCB’s Mike Scott, Industrial Product Manager, commented, “CALROUTE offers customers a simple way to generate test routines for all kinds of vibration sensors including charge mode and 4-20 mA vibration transmitter devices. Its development is part of PCB’s ongoing commitment to customers and is backed by a support team of Customer Service Representatives and Application Engineers. PCB® proudly stands behind their products with the services you value most, including 24-hour technical support, a global distribution network, and the industry’s only commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS).”
The CALROUTE upgrade is complemented by two additional improvements for Model 9110D Portable Vibration Calibrators. The low frequency range of the device is extended from 7Hz to 5Hz. A new firmware option, 9110-MC, adds “modulated current” sensor calibration capability and displays sensitivity in µA or mA per engineering unit. More information is available here http://www.modalshop.com/Model 9110D Portable Calibrator?ID=784.
PCB® and The Modal Shop have a full line of Portable Vibration Calibrators, designed to simplify your onsite vibration testing. Visit www.modalshop.com/pvc.asp to see the full line of broad frequency and low frequency calibrators.
About PCB Piezotronics
PCB PIEZOTRONICS, INC. is a designer, manufacturer, and global supplier of accelerometers, microphones, force, torque, load, strain, and pressure sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. This instrumentation is used for test, measurement, monitoring, and control requirements in automotive, aerospace, industrial, R&D, military, educational, commercial, OEM applications, and more. Our Platinum Stock Sensors program ensures fast shipment of over 10,000 sensors. With a support team of Customer Service Representatives and Application Engineers, PCB® proudly stands behind their products with the services you value most, including 24-hour technical support, a global distribution network, and the industry’s only commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction. Visit us at www.pcbpiezoelectronics.co.uk