Calibration is a comparison between a known measurement (the standard) and the measurement using your instrument.
Calibration is important for a number of reasons:
How frequently your BISON Scales need re-calibrating will depend on how heavily the scales are used. The calibration can be affected if the scales are overloaded or exposed to shock loading. We recommend undertaking an annual calibration check.
You can either return your scales to BISON or your local BISON representative for re-calibration. Alternatively, you can easily calibrate your scales yourself using BISON’s Calibration Rig that is available for purchase or hire in some regions.
The Calibration Rig and Configuration App provides an easy and reliable way to make sure your BISON Scales are reading accurately. The accuracy tolerance from this method of calibration is better than 1%. Watch the short video below to find out how to calibrate your scales from anywhere and anytime.
In some countries, BISON Scales need to be “trade approved” for use. BISON has a network of representatives around the world who can assist you with the verification test needed for trade approval. The calibration of your BISON Scales can be fine tuned to an accuracy tolerance of less than 0.2%.