How to adjust the pressure transmitter?
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How to adjust the pressure transmitter?

Posted Date: 2024-02-05

How to adjust the pressure transmitter?

A pressure transmitter is a device used to measure and transmit pressure signals and is widely used in industrial control systems. The purpose of calibrating the pressure transmitter is to ensure the accuracy and stability of its measurement results. This article will introduce in detail the calibration steps and precautions of the pressure transmitter.

1. Preparations before adjustment

1. Determine the goal of calibration: Usually, the goal of calibration is to match the output of the pressure transmitter with the actual pressure value.

2. Prepare the instruments and tools required for calibration: Generally, you need to prepare instruments such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, calibration devices, and standard pressure gauges. In addition, tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, etc. are also required.

2. Adjustment steps

1. Set the base pressure: Use a standard pressure gauge to set the required base pressure value to ensure the accuracy of the standard pressure gauge.

2. Connect the pressure transmitter: Connect the input pipeline of the pressure transmitter to the pressure source, and connect the output pipeline to the calibration device.

3. Set the calibration device: According to the model and instruction manual of the pressure transmitter, correctly set the parameters of the calibration device, such as range, output type, etc.

4. Use the standard pressure gauge to pressurize: Gradually increase the input pressure of the standard pressure gauge until the set base pressure is reached. During the pressurization process, use a digital multimeter to measure the output voltage or current signal of the pressure transmitter and record it.

5. Adjust the calibration device: According to the measured output signal and reference pressure value, adjust the parameters of the calibration device so that the output signal matches the actual pressure value. Normally, adjustment can be achieved by changing the gain and zero offset of the calibration device.

6. Repeat testing and adjustment: gradually reduce input pressure until minimum operating pressure is reached. Repeatedly test and adjust the pressure transmitter throughout the entire pressure range to ensure that the output signal under different pressures is consistent with the actual pressure value.

7. Angle adjustment: Some pressure transmitters also require angle adjustment to ensure the accuracy of measurement results. Make corresponding angle adjustments according to the model and instructions of the pressure transmitter.

3. Precautions

1. Pay attention to safety during the adjustment process: Since it involves the operation of high-pressure gas or liquid, it is necessary to comply with relevant safety operating procedures and pay attention to protective measures to ensure personal safety.

2. Pay attention to environmental factors: During the adjustment process, attention should be paid to the impact of environmental factors on the pressure transmitter, such as temperature, humidity, etc. Ensure that adjustments are performed under stable environmental conditions.

3. Be careful to avoid vibration: Vibration may affect the accuracy of the pressure transmitter, so vibration should be avoided during the adjustment process.

4. Pay attention to the continuity of adjustment: During the adjustment process, try to maintain the continuity of operations and avoid excessive intermittent times to avoid affecting the adjustment results.

5. Record the adjustment process: During the adjustment process, each adjustment value, baseline pressure, actual pressure value and other information should be recorded in detail for subsequent reference.

Through the above steps and precautions, you can ensure that the calibration of the pressure transmitter proceeds smoothly and ensure the accuracy and stability of its measurement results. The calibrated pressure transmitter can be better used in control systems to improve the efficiency and safety of industrial production.


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