Precision calibration of thermometers calls for the use of stirred liquid calibration baths. The Hydra models set new standards in terms of price-to-performance ratio. Now Calibration Engineers and Metrologists can choose from a range of baths that offer good immersion depth and parallel tube action, giving the best uniformity, smallest calibration uncertainties, and wide temperature ranges.
Hydra offers these features in a new price class. Don’t settle for a bath with shallow immersion or simple stirred action when these Isotech baths provide good depth of immersion and good temperature uniformity, along with the other benefits Isotech baths offer.
The immersion depth of 300mm allows the requirements of “Supplementary Information to the ITS-90” to be met. This publication from BIPM recommends immersion depths of 15 to 20cm from -50°C to 50°C, and from 20 to 27cm at 200°C. Many baths in this price range are simply not deep enough to meet this requirement. Rather than simply stirring a square tank of liquid, the Hydra uses parallel tube action for superior temperature uniformity. Like other Isotech liquid baths, the calibration volume is cylindrical to suit thermometers, not a large square tank. The bath is filled with just 5 litres of liquid, reducing filling and ongoing cost of ownership as liquids are replenished. The 798H and 798EHT feature a cooling coil, which can be attached to an external source of either cold water or gas to further reduce cool-down times.
Hydra benefits from Isotech’s experience: it drains faster, is easier to use, safer, and more convenient. Accessories allow a wide range of thermometers, for example, to be readily clamped by the Sensor Support and ITS-90 Fixed Point Cells are accommodated with the adjustable cell holder.