Tag Archive: dataloggers

How Fast Should You Sample on Your Thermocouples?

CAS DataLoggers Helps You Save Logger Memory and Filespace
CHESTERLAND OH—February 28, 2013

Learn how to save device memory and time spent analyzing!

Learn how to save device memory and time spent analyzing!

At CAS DataLoggers our customers often call in to ask us how often they should set their data loggers to sample for their particular monitoring and alarming projects. While this can vary based on your application, we have useful recommendations to help you save device memory and time. Taken from the advice our Applications Specialists give as part of our free tech support, here are some suggestions on how to drill down to the data you need to capture. Read more on our General Tech Articles page.

Achieving FDA Compliance in a Small Hospital Blood Bank

Accsense Automates Your Temperature Monitoring and Alarming
CHESTERLAND OH—February 27, 2013

Automate your Temp Monitoring and Alarming with Accsense!

Automate your Temp Monitoring and Alarming with Accsense!

Recently CAS DataLoggers provided an Accsense temperature alarm and monitoring system to a hospital blood bank looking to replace their old paper chart recorders. To keep their refrigerated blood supply in a usable condition, the lab’s medical storage units needed to maintain internal temperatures carefully, given the perishability of blood components. The lab technician required a datalogging system that could connect with RTD probes for highly accurate temperature readings and which could automatically store all the data for compliance with FDA Title 21 CFR and CAPA regulations. Read more on our Life Science Applications Notes page.

Wireless Environmental Monitoring In a Tortoise Sanctuary

Keeping Animals Safe in a Friend-ly California Animal Shelter
CHESTERLAND OH—February 19, 2013

Wireless Temperature and Humidity Monitoring System

Wireless Temperature and Humidity Monitoring System

CAS DataLoggers
is proud to have recently provided the wireless data logging solution to Dave Friend, owner of the Ojai Sulcata Project Inc. in Ojai, California, which rescues and researches the massive Sulcata tortoise. With a lifespan of 60 to 100 years, Sulcatas are native to Africa’s Sahara Desert and often enter the U.S. through the black market. Friend wanted a monitoring and alarming system which could simultaneously record temperature and humidity to help keep his animals safe. Read more about this unique application on our Applications Notes page.

Improving Concrete Testing by Duplicating Real-World Conditions

A large manufacturing technology company contacted CAS DataLoggers after being asked to develop a method for testing the cure and strength of structural concrete in the field. Reproducing real-life curing conditions in a lab would enable the company to accurately estimate the concrete strength faster than possible under conventional methods. For this application, a monitoring and alarming data logger was needed, and remote data communication and transmission were must-have capabilities. Read more on our Construction Applications Notes page.

Oven Temperature Monitoring Using Intelligent Data Loggers

CAS DataLoggers recently offered the temperature datalogging solution for a factory with multiple lines of batch heat treatment ovens. The factory had been taking manual temperature measurements from controller displays, but to save time and labor, the customer wanted to use an automated datalogging solution to record and transmit all the data. CAS DataLoggers provided dataTaker dataloggers with all the needed inputs along with remote data accessibility. Read more on our Quality Assurance applications notes page.

5 Tests to Calibrate Your DT80 Range Data Logger

For Series 3 dataTaker devices
CHESTERLAND OH—June 28, 2012

dataTaker DT80 2 Data Logger

dataTaker DT80 2 Data Logger

The new Series 3 DT80 range data loggers from dataTaker are intelligent monitoring solutions used the world over in almost every imaginable field and application. CAS DataLoggers Application Specialists have put together this how-to guide so users can check the calibration of their DT80 range data loggers. Just complete the 5-step procedure described below–if the logger fails any of these tests, then it should be returned to dataTaker or your local distributor for calibration. Read more on our dataTaker Technical Articles page.

The Top 3 Reasons the Temperature Goes Crazy in Your Fridge

Automated Temperature Monitoring Forms the Solution
CHESTERLAND OH—June 21, 2012

Accsense A2-05 Data Logger

Accsense A2-05 Data Logger

Personnel installing new temperature monitoring equipment in their medical or storage refrigerators and freezers are often stumped as to why the temperature appears to vary unexpectedly. CAS DataLoggers has put together this quick guide to recommend some solutions and help you investigate so that over time you can identify the source and control the rhythm of your fridge. There are 3 common reasons the recorded temperatures can periodically change. Read more on our White Papers page.

Troubleshooting Thermocouple Wiring

Thermocouple Basics for Your Temperature Monitoring Application
CHESTERLAND OH—June 14, 2012

CAS DataloggersWhen it comes to temperature probes, users have many sensor types to choose from, including thermistors, RTDs and thermocouples. Thermocouples come in many different types and tend to be the most commonly used probe due to their low cost, high durability, and wide temperature range. A thermocouple works by using 2 different metals to create a reaction producing a small voltage which alters depending on the temperature. Read more about troubleshooting thermocouple wiring on our data logging tutorials page.

Protect Your Cargo on the Road with Wireless Data Loggers

T&D RTR-500 series Wireless Data Logger Base Station/Repeater
CHESTERLAND OH—May 21, 2012

T&D RTR-500 Data Logger

T&D RTR-500 Data Logger

Businesses relying on trucking shipments to distribute their product can significantly benefit from a cost-effective way to monitor their cargoes en route to customers, but traditional LAN networks are often unavailable on the road. Now CAS DataLoggers together with quality manufacturer T&D have the solution with the new RTR-500 Series Wireless Data Logging Systems. Now with the RTR-500GSM Data Collector, users can easily setup remote or in-vehicle data collection to automatically send data and alarms via cellular phone networks. Read more on how to protect your cargo on the road.

7 Reasons to Install Accsense for Medical Temperature Monitoring

Accsense Wireless and Wired Automated Monitoring Systems
CHESTERLAND OH—May 17, 2012

Accsense A2-05 Temperature Monitor on a Medical Freezer

Accsense A2-05 Temperature Monitor on a Medical Freezer

Pharmacies, hospitals and biorepositories store high-value but extremely temperature-sensitive products such as vaccines and medicine, prompting the need for automated systems to accurately record and/or archive both temperature and humidity. However, the sheer variety of available solutions can make the selection process a lengthy one. To help them choose an ideal device, the applications specialists at CAS DataLoggers present 7 compelling reasons for customers monitoring their medical refrigerators, freezers, and liquid nitrogen tanks to use Accsense wired and wireless monitoring systems. Read more on our Datalogging Tutorials page.