Help with Calibration

Check out the procedure for peace of mind to maintain your instrument’s accuracy.

Instrument calibration

The system is supplied with a factory force calibration (which can be restored at any time). However, if you wish to calibrate at a specific weight, you can perform the following procedure:


Force
Calibration window

1

From the tool bar menu, click on T.A. > Calibrate > Calibrate Force.

Loadcell window

2

Select either Factory or User, as required. The installed loadcell capacity is identified.

Calibration weight window

3

Select the calibration weight of your choice.

Force Calibration successful

4

This window should be displayed. Remove the weight from the calibration platform.


Probe Height

Only required if you wish to: a: measure in % strain; b: record the height of the product during the test; c: use a button trigger; d: start each test from the same position; e: pre-set probe positions in the Move Probe window.

Calibration window

1

From the tool bar menu, click on T.A. > Calibrate > Calibrate Height.

Probe height window

2

Select the Return Distance and the Speed you wish the probe to move to this once it has touched the contact surface (0mm).

Probe Height Calibration successful

3

If probe height calibration has been successful, this window will be displayed.