Why Calibration is important for sensors?


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Why Calibration is important for sensors ?

  • To achieve the highest possible accuracy, a sensor should be calibrated according to the system where it will be used.
  • Even in manufacturing, same type of sensors yield slightly different readings from one another. Therefore, they need calibration to give same readings.
  • The sensor may give different output during storage, shipment,delivery and assembly.
  • Sensor is subject to heat, shock, cold and humidity and may give a different output which is not acceptable.
  • Sensor gets deviate with age which in turn does not give accurate reading. In order to get accurate measurement, the sensor should be re-calibrated time-to-time.
  • A timely calibrated temperature sensor will give accurate readings which give effective and correct measurements that are beneficial in long run and quality maintenance.