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EasyCal Calibration Software

Bench Software

Overview

EasyCal can be used with CalBench to improve speed of calibration and provide users with a complete package for both work and management.

EasyCal is designed to integrate with Time Electronics modules, enabling control and communication. The further administration features allow scheduling, preparation, and certificate printing and issuing to be performed quickly and easily.

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  • Using EasyCal with CalBench - Automate the Calibration Process

    EasyCal is a complete software package with features covering all aspects of calibration work and management. It can be integrated into CalBench systems by using the 7051 multifunction calibrator and control centre or by an external or bench fitted PC. The 7051 has an internal PC and EasyCal comes pre-installed as standard, ready for use immediately. EasyCal has a familiar user interface meaning all operators can quickly learn and navigate through the applications. CalBench users will primarily use EasyCal for calibrator control and communication to decrease the time of calibration runs.

    When used across a test facility EasyCal provides the essential platform for companies looking to create and sustain an effective calibration program. The comprehensive features simplify the administration process from reminder reports through to despatch.

    Automating the calibration process brings important benefits and provides increased speed of calibration and consistency of results. Easily produce calibration certificates and reports to ISO 9001, ISO 17025, and other quality standards.

    EasyCal Features

    •  Communicate and control Time Electronics calibrator & DMM Modules

    • Communicate and read-back from Time Electronics pressure modules

    • Calibrate multiple devices and instruments

    • Automated planning and scheduling

    • Print, email and store certificates and reports as required

    • Network compatible for multi-station and site calibration work

    • Produce calibration labels

    • Quickly generate procedures using templates and wizards

    •  Over 1200 pre-written test procedures included as standard

    • Calibration due reminder system - E-mail reminder letters and lists

    • Customise reports and certificates

    • Quickly create PDF reports and certificates (built-in PDF engine)

    • Print and read bar codes

    • HART & Foundation Fieldbus communication

    • Secure user log in and electronic signatures

    • Create uncertainty tables for laboratory and site work

  • EasyCal incorporates specific features for use across industries. It offers a versatile solution to automated work flow, with the comprehensive functionality that is required in calibration laboratories, manufacturing and process plants, power stations, offshore platforms, refineries and many other sites.
    Automating the calibration process brings important benefits and provides increased speed of calibration and consistency of results.

    EasyCal

    Pre-Calibration
    As a key aspect to improving efficiency, the calibration management features of EasyCal make the planning and organisation of on-site instrumentation calibration simple. A recall/reminder system informs the user of upcoming jobs, and search functions allow the user to quickly identify a unit for test.

    Calibration
    Whether performing automatic calibration runs using a multifunction calibrator or manually testing devices, EasyCal optimises the process by allowing the user to create procedures quickly and easily. This can be done with the help of the included design wizards and pre-written templates.

    Post Calibration
    Once calibration has been performed the user can generate certificates, reports, and labels. These can be printed, stored, or emailed as PDFs. EasyCal has a selection of pre-formatted certificate templates suitable for displaying typical calibration results.

    EasyCal Software - The Benefits

    Achieve compliance with quality standards

    • Automated document control ensures conformity and quality
    • Establish procedures to maintain repeatability and monitor quality
    • Schedule and maintain calibration intervals.
    • Evidence of traceability to national standards
    • Record calibration environmental conditions
    • Produce calibration labels, maintain calibration history
    • Reduce possibilities for errors or omissions
    • Electronic record retention ensures integrity for successful audits

    Create an efficient control and management system

    • Reduce testing times
    • Eliminate continual outsourcing calibration costs
    • Full control over the calibration process
    • Improve turnaround
    • Quick and easy solution to instrument analysis when needed
    • Internal scheduling for calibrations. No external factors
    • Centralised document management
    • On demand networked review of certificates and reports
  • Inventory, Reminders, and Jobs

    A comprehensive inventory database can be created & customised to company requirements. For internal calibration & quality management, departments & users can be specified.
    Search: A powerful search feature enables the user to enter specific criteria to quickly find the required data. When adding details the user is aided by drop-down lists, which automatically update when new information is added.
    Input Fields: Used to add details such as ID & serial number, manufacturer & model, instrument status & service notes. Custom fields can be created to integrate with a company system. Images can be uploaded for reference.
    Instrument Recall and Reminder System: Instruments which are due for calibration are listed on screen. Reminder letters & lists can be printed or emailed directly to the customer or department. An advanced notice period can be set to bring forward the recall date allowing for response time.
    Job Management: When a unit for test is booked in the job process starts. Specific information about the job is entered; such as ‘service required’, ‘sub contracted’ & ‘accessories supplied’. A job sheet & label can be made at this stage to accompany the instrument. As the job is put through the system these parameters can be updated, for example ‘job status’ & ‘serviced’.
    Devices and Standards used for Calibration: Traceability information for instruments & standards that perform the calibration work is stored & maintained by EasyCal.
    Uncertainties: Uncertainty tables for laboratory & site can be created for each calibrating instrument. These are then automatically processed & applied to certificates as required.

    Upload images for reference to instruments & devices
    Upload images for reference to instruments & devices
    • Upload images for reference to instruments & devices
    • Send email reminders to instrument owners
    • Enter specific job information as required
    • Create uncertainty tables for the lab's instruments used for calibration

    Procedure Writing and Editing

    Creating and editing test procedures is made simple with an intuitive, user-friendly interface. Editing test information can be done by adding, inserting, or copy and pasting. EasyCal keeps track of each time a procedure is edited.
    Procedure Library: A calibration library comprising of over 1000 procedures covering a wide variety of instruments and devices is included as standard.
    Procedure Templates: Procedure templates for multimeters, clamp meters, decade boxes, insulation testers, and more can be used for creating any new procedures as required.
    Fast Procedure Creation & Editing: Copy & paste multiple tests. Globally edit a group of tests. Colour coded listing helps sort & identify different test types.
    Procedure Simulation: The Calibration Run Simulator enables a procedure to be tested without the need for a controlling instrument. To further assist with development of procedures a test can also be edited during the actual calibration run.
    Format Certificates: Colour code and add borders to test group titles. Add column headers where a change of layout is required. A preview feature allows the user to check the certificate layout and formatting is correct.
    Document Links: Create links to technical files, specifications, web pages, word documents, videos, and more. These can be set to automatically display prior to the calibration run.
    Conversion Tables: Conversion tables for thermocouples, RTDs, current transformers, and clamp meter adaptors are included. Alternatively user-defined tables can be created.
    Remote Commands: For more complex instrument control, commands can be sent on a test-by-test basis or run as a script. Closed loop calibration is also achievable using the universal readback feature.

    A procedure library with quick search filters
    A procedure library with quick search filters
    • A procedure library with quick search filters
    • Allowed error calculator
    • Create new procedures quickly with wizards
    • Attach pdfs, word files, web links and more

    Instrument and Device Calibration

    Automated calibration run provides fast & accurate collection of data, whether using direct instrument control or manual entry. EasyCal guides the operator through the procedure using graphical test screens & user prompts.
    Search: Selection of the device under test is quick and easy. With the use of a barcode scanner this selection becomes automatic.
    Calibration Prompts: Text and graphical prompts aid the user with instrument range selection and connection. So even the most complex calibrations can be performed with relative ease.
    Graphical Test Screen: The calibration run is made simple and efficient by a graphical user-interface, which increases speed of data entry. The colour coded indication bar displays the test limits. This allows the operator to easily identify out of tolerance results.
    Test Control: At any stage during the calibration run a summary can be displayed, this includes both completed and remaining tests. Colour coding indicates tests passed or failed. The operator is able to move forward or backward through the procedure as required.
    End of Calibration Run: Data for every test is stored, including a snap shot of the procedure used. If required calibration comments and service history can be updated. The operator is able to print the certificate, produce a calibration label and/or store the results to be issued as required.
    Recovery Mode: If for any reason a calibration run is interrupted, recovery mode allows the user resume from the point of termination.
    Calibration Test Forms: Alternatively ‘test forms’ for hand written results are available. The data is entered manually into EasyCal at a later date.

    Quick instrument identification with bar code reader
    Quick instrument identification with bar code reader
    • Quick instrument identification with bar code reader
    • Calibration prompts help guide the user
    • A clear graphical test screen for faster calibration runs
    • Test control allows the user to review the procedure during calibration

    Certificates, Reports, and Data Management

    Produce, print, and store calibration certificates, reports, and labels. Simple search facilities enable the user to locate any data on demand. Keeping track of instrument history and servicing is made easy.
    Certificate Templates: A range of pre-formatted templates are available for use. A company logo can be added without the need for 3rd party software.
    Electronic Signatures: Password protected electronic signatures allow management to approve certificates. In addition a scanned image of the signature can be inserted, eliminating the need to print certificates.
    Built-in PDF Engine: Generate PDF reports and certificates ready for emailing and universal review.
    Calibration Reports: Documented traceability provides a recorded audit trail. Reports showing calibration durations assist with costing & assessments.
    Archive: The results database can be streamlined by using the archive feature. This improves data organisation and management. Archives are quickly retrieved, giving instant access to historical certificate data.
    Import and Export: Exchange data from one system to another using the import/export feature. This method is ideal for site & field calibration work, where data is recorded externally then uploaded to the database upon return.
    WebCerts: Enables the retrieval of PDF calibration certificates via a web based application. A secure log in feature allows access the user’s private folder with their relevant documentation.
    Customise: Crystal Reports (optional) allows full modification of certificate, label, & report layouts. Design custom reports using queries, formulas & running totals.

    Calibration Certificates in PDF or for print
    Calibration Certificates in PDF or for print
    • Calibration Certificates in PDF or for print
    • Calibration Reports
    • Calibration Labels for Instruments
    • WebCerts: For online access and retrieval of certificates
  • PDF Downloads
    File Name File Size Language

    EasyCal Brochure

    4MB (Low resolution)

    EN

    EasyCal Brochure

    8MB (Higher resolution)

    EN

    CalBench Brochure

    8.4MB (Low resolution)

    EN

    CalBench Brochure

    20MB (Higher resolution)

    EN