Skip to content

Why Service, Calibrate or Certify an Infrared Thermometer/Pyrometer?

  • Service - To maintain peak operating performance over time.
  • Calibration - To maintain the accuracy of temperature measurement being made.
  • Certification - To increase or endorse the accuracy of temperature measurement being made.

Thermometers by all manufacturers can be subject to damage and deterioration over time. AMETEK Land thermometers/pyrometers are designed to be inherently stable while working in industrial environments, however many are operated continually with little or no maintenance after installation. 

Performance is reliant on optical sight-paths being kept clear, and continued protective services being maintained (Air and Water). Damage and contamination can build up slowly over time leading to drift and failure. To maintain high accuracy and confidence in the measurements being made, and to protect the original investment, periodic service and calibration is recommended. 

We provide a range of services through a network of regional accredited services centres including three accredited ISO 17025 laboratories:

  • ISO 17025 certification provides additional confidence through traceable independent testing and allows the thermometer operator to distinguish shifts in calibration, and correct for calibration errors over and above the specification, providing a useful audit trail. Our ISO 17025 certification laboratories will certify non AMETEK Land thermometers/pyrometers within the scope of their approval, subject to provision of necessary power supplies and cables. MORE> 
  • On-site calibration conformance testing confirms your instruments are operating within specification. MORE > 
  • Annual service and calibration adjustment restore instruments to ‘as new’, thus limiting deterioration. To return an instrument for repair, service, calibration or certification complete an RMA form. MORE > 
  • Proactively maintain your instrument(s) with an AMECare site or factory service contract. MORE >
AMETEK Land’s AMECare Performance Services ensure peak performance and maximum return on investment over the life of your equipment. 
AMETEK Land Gary WolstenholmeGary Wolstenholme, After Sales Manager, has worked for AMETEK Land for over 38 years and is a specialist in repair, service, calibration and UKAS/ISO 17025 accredited calibrations of non-contact temperature measurement and emission monitoring instrumentation. Gary has held a number of positions at AMETEK Land, from Head of Calibration to UK Service Centre Manger, and has developed an in-depth and unrivalled knowledge of instrumentation and calibration. He continues to provide maintenance, calibration and technical after sales support to customer and sales partners globally


Skip Navigation Links.
Collapse 2022(23)2022(23)
Collapse September(1)September(1)
What is Background Radiation? And Why is it Important to Compensate for it?
Collapse August(3)August(3)
Thermal Imaging Accuracy for Furnace Applications
How Long Does My Lancom 4 Probe Need to Be?
Should I Choose an Air-cooled or Water-cooled Thermal Imaging Camera for my Furnace?
Collapse July(3)July(3)
Complete Open Gateways with the NIR-B-2K-Glass Thermal Imager to Have Digital 4.0 Data Exchange and SCADA
How Do I Perform an Audit on my Opacity Monitor?
Why Should You Use AMETEK Land Application Support to Choose the Right Pyrometer Instead of Purchasing Directly From the Internet?
Collapse June(4)June(4)
What Makes Stored Biomass Self-Ignite?
Optimising Fired Heaters using Thermal Imaging Solutions
Can the LWIR-640 be Used to Monitor the Refractory Condition of a Ladle?
What Are The Key Benefits of Using a SPOT Pyrometer with a SPOT Actuator?
Collapse May(3)May(3)
Reducing Energy Consumption & CO2 Emissions by using Continuous Furnace Outside Shell Monitoring with Stationary Industrial Thermal Imaging
Take a Tour Around The IMAGEPro Version 2 Software Interface
How to Set Glass Leak Alarms with the LWIR-640 Thermal Imager and Its IMAGEPro Software?
Collapse April(2)April(2)
Will a 1 µm and 3.9 µm Pyrometer or Thermal Imager Read the Same Tube Wall Temperatures (TWTs)? If Not, Which Value is Correct?
Do I Need a NOx Converter On My Flue Gas Monitor?
Collapse March(2)March(2)
How to Use the NIR-Borescope-2K with IMAGEPro-Glass in Float Furnaces
How to Monitor the Outside Condition of a Glass Furnace?
Collapse February(4)February(4)
What Are NOx and SOx and Why Are They Important?
How to Spot Damage in Modern Lime Kilns Using Thermal Surveys
How can accurate temperature and emissions monitoring improve efficiency, quality and sustainability?
What non-contact temperature measurement technologies are being implemented into actual Industry 4.0 communications within heavy industries?
Collapse January(1)January(1)
Measuring Gas Temperatures in a Boiler with the CDA Pyrometer
Expand 2021(21)2021(21)
Expand 2020(14)2020(14)
Expand 2019(15)2019(15)
Expand 2018(10)2018(10)