Michell Instruments Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS
RH probes provide 'peak' performance for meteorologists
Michell Instruments' reliable meteorological probes are helping to predict the weather from the top of Europe's second highest mountain peak.
The relative humidity probe is installed at the top of Monte Rosa at an altitude of over 4000 metres above sea level, and has been in use since the year 2000. The instrument, which uses Michell's I7000 RH module, was chosen because it out-performed the alternatives in tests. The key to its performance is the unique six-point calibration the I7000 undergoes during production when each module is calibrated to 3 RH points at two temperatures. This calibration can be modified to suit particular applications, such as the exposed and extreme conditions at the summit of a mountain.
The I7000 is easily interchangeable to make maintenance simple. To ensure continued reliability in this particular application, the module is replaced every two years. This process is as simple as changing a light bulb which was an important consideration for an installation in such an inaccessible place.
The I7000 Hygrosmart interchangeable module forms the basis of a complete range of temperature and humidity instruments, suitable for applications from precision manufacturing to controlled environments and HVAC - as well as meteorology.
About Michell Instruments
Michell Instruments is the international leader in the field of moisture and humidity measurement solutions. With over 30 years experience, Michell designs and manufactures a wide range of transmitters, instruments and system solutions capable of measuring trace moisture, humidity and dew point in a vast range of applications and industries ranging from compressed air, power generation, process, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and many more. With a fast growing international subsidiary and distribution network, Michell provides solutions in moisture and humidity to the most demanding customers across the globe.
About Rense Instruments
Rense Instruments is an industry leader in the development and production of humidity and temperature measuring sensors, humidity portable and laboratory instruments and calibration transfer standards. Rense Instruments was acquired by Michell in January 2006 and completes Michell Instruments product range in humidity solutions. Rense instruments expertise spans over three decades focusing on serving customers with solutions for HVAC, energy management, storage and many other general industry and OEM applications.
Michell Instruments Limited
48 Lancaster Way Business Park,
Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3NW. UK
Tel: +44(0) 1353 658031 Fax: +44(0) 1353 658199
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