Can I calibrate my conductivity analyser when the sensor and calibration solution are not at the same temperature?

Document ID

Document ID TE2048

Published Date

Published Date 11/04/2019
Question
Can I calibrate my conductivity analyser when the sensor and calibration solution are not at the same temperature?
Summary
Conductivity sensor calibration tips
Answer
If the conductivity sensor and calibration solution are at different temperatures, the calibration will be inaccurate as conductivitiy is a temperature dependent parameter. This will create an offset in the calibration curve and as a result will offset normal measurement readings. The analyser will also reject the calibration if a temperature drift is detected during the calibration process.