New test rig ensures highest degree of accuracy

Endress+Hauser demonstrates strong commitment to its site in Yamanashi, Japan: a new underground test rig allows for highly precise calibration of tank gauging instruments. On 17 October 2014, General Manager Yasuyuki Inoue, Managing Director Andreas Mayr and CEO Matthias Altendorf welcomed numerous guests from business and politics to the inauguration ceremony.
 
Endress+Hauser has invested 2.7 million euros in the new test rig for the calibration of high-precision tank gauging instruments developed and produced at the factory in Japan. The plant equipped with state-of-the-art laser technology can precisely simulate a measuring distance of 40 meters to calibrate the instruments accurately for their use in the large tanks of the process industry. The space required for a test rig of this length is provided by a circular shaft underneath the new building; only a small section of the plant is situated above the ground while the actual measurement takes place far below. The test rig was built according to international standards and has already received certification from the international organizations NMI and PTB. In future, the current Proservo NMS5 level sensor will be calibrated at this plant, and the new Proservo NMS8 can already be tested on the test rig during its development.
 
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