Tag: thermometer

Validating the Readings on an Infrared Thermometer Using an Ice Bath

Validating the Readings on an Infrared Thermometer Using an Ice Bath

In the last blog post within our infrared thermometer series, we looked at how to correctly validate the accuracy of your instrument using a Thermometer Comparator. The comparator method allows devices to be validated at ambient room temperature, however we would not recommend conducting it…

How to Validate the Readings on Your Infrared Thermometer

How to Validate the Readings on Your Infrared Thermometer

The third instalment in our infrared thermometer series is about how to correctly validate the accuracy of an IR device in the field. Our first post looked at emissivity and how to get an accurate reading, while the second focused on how to clean and…

Infrared Thermometers: Cleaning & Storing

Infrared Thermometers: Cleaning & Storing

Today we have the next installment in our three part Infrared Thermometer series. We discussed the uses and limitations of using infrared thermometers; now let’s talk about correctly storing and cleaning your infrared thermometer. How to clean your infrared thermometer Use a damp soft cloth…

5 Indoor Gardening Tips & Tools

5 Indoor Gardening Tips & Tools

Having indoor plants not only makes your home look more fresh and beautiful but they also have wonderful health benefits. Plants release oxygen, help purify the air, decrease stress levels, reduce fatigue and can even help lower noise pollution. However there is just as much…

Infrared Thermometers: Accurate Readings & Limitations

Infrared Thermometers: Accurate Readings & Limitations

Infrared thermometers are fantastic tools for quickly measuring surface temperatures. However they have their limitations, and knowing how to properly use an infrared thermometer is vital.  Today we will be discussing emissivity and how this key factor will affect all infrared readings. Keep your eyes…

How ETI Instruments Can Help With Your HACCP Plan

How ETI Instruments Can Help With Your HACCP Plan

Creating a HACCP plan is a crucial part of running any business involving food, whether you’re a restaurant, catering company, nursing home, hospital or factory. HACCP stands for: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point. It is a system that helps food business operators assess how they…

Beat The BBQ Food Bugs This Summer!

Beat The BBQ Food Bugs This Summer!

To kill the pathogens that can cause food poisoning, foods need to be cooked to a high enough temperature, and either to be kept hot until served for eating, or to be rapidly cooled and refrigerated. This is because, although thorough cooking kills most bacteria,…