Pull your force calibration data from anywhere using your smartphone.

May 31, 2017 12:00:00

Morehouse puts QR codes on calibration stickers so you can pull your data from your smartphone and our customers love it!

How to make your load cells perform better - The advantages of Installing an integral threaded adapter

May 10, 2017 12:00:00

There are three distinct advantages to installing a threaded adapter on a shear web load cell. There are also three disadvantages of not installing a threaded adapter that will sacrifice performance, repeatability, and reproducibility of the load cell.

Morehouse Load Cell Amplifier for Controllers (LAC) Can Improve System Performance by a Factor of 10

April 24, 2017 12:00:00

You’ve got the most expensive equipment and very smart technicians working for you. What if your only problem is that the load cell amplifier you are using, is hindering your total system performance? Morehouse Load Cell Amplifier for Controllers (LAC) Can Improve System Performance by a Factor of 10. This is an article demonstrating actual testing done using a LAC amplifier.

Making a statement of compliance: The three main reasons calibration laboratories fail to get things right.

April 06, 2017 12:00:00

Metrological Traceability, Measurement Uncertainty, and Measurement Risk This blog discusses a clear metrological traceability chain, calculating measurement uncertainty correctly and evaluating measurement risk using the formulas.

Calibrate Instruments ON-SITE With a Morehouse 2000 lbf Portable Calibrator

March 31, 2017 12:00:00

With a weight of fewer than 36 lbs, the Morehouse Portable Calibrator allows on-site calibration of load cells, force gauges, hand held force gauge, button load cells, and other force measuring instrumentation.

The Importance of Torque Control

March 13, 2017 12:00:00

What happens when torque is not applied properly. Do you even know if your wrenches are capable of applying the correct torque? This blog explains over and under torquing as well as something called back torquing. Back torquing is when you have no idea that a particular wrench is applying a torque in the opposite direction, resulting in inaccurate torque values being applied to the fastener.

Load Cell Creep

March 07, 2017 12:00:00

Load Cell Creep is the change in load cell signal occurring with time while under load. This post discusses the three common load cell creep definitions with some humor. Morehouse sell good load cells that have very low creep.

3 Rules to Reduce Your Measurement Risk

February 14, 2017 12:00:00

The right requirements, equipment, and requirements are essential to lowering your measurement risk. This blog explains all three requirements in great detail.

Measurement Risk - What you need to know about your calibration provider. You may not be getting what you really need!

January 31, 2017 12:00:00

Have you ever heard the term measurement risk? It is a real term that may make the difference from a $ 500 loss to hundreds of thousands, or hundreds of millions in losses. When things work, no one really thinks about risk, when they do not, everyone is to blame. This article examines what measurement risk is and why you should care about it.

Does resolution need be in an uncertainty budget?

January 24, 2017 12:00:00

There’s a question I’ve heard asked more often than it should be: "How should I treat measurement uncertainty contributed by the resolution of a device?"