hp or Hewlett-Packard started as a T&M Firm. Agilent Technologies continued the Instrumentation Products after hp became a computer company. Now Keysight Technologies is the new name for the Instrumentation Division. Agilent now is a Life Sciences company.
“From a small garage in Palo Alto, California, to employees around the world serving customers in 110 countries, Agilent has a long history of innovation and leadership in the communications, electronics, semiconductor, test and measurement, life sciences and chemical analysis industries.”
Keysight Technologies – Test and Measurement
The company founded by William “Bill” Redington Hewlett and Dave Packard was know as Hewlett-Packard Company or HP. This was a Test and Measurement company. First popular product was a precision audio oscillator, the Model HP200A.
Later Computer and Printer products divisions retained the brand and firm and Agilent was spun off for for the Test and Measurement and other non-computer product line.
Founded in 1979, Altek a manufacturer of handheld calibrators for several variables encountered in the process control industries.
Altek Industries – Multifunction Calibrators
They have Multifunction Calibrators along with exclusive calibrators for RTD, Thermocouple too. They also provide Process Calibrators and Calibrators for Milli-amps and Frequency.
The TechChek 830 sources and reads like a milliamp or voltage calibrator, simulates and measures T/Cs & RTDs like a temperature calibrator, generates and counts frequency and Counts-Per-Minute like a frequency calibrator and displays pressure like a precision test gauge.
Compact Multifunction Calibrator – Altek
Calibration Kit Get One to Go. All the tools you need with a special package price. TechChek 830 Process Calibrator, Model 618P Pressure Pump…..
Features Include –
- Source and Read Milliamps, Volts, Millivolts.
- Six RTD Types, Seven Thermocouple Types,
- Resistance and Frequency.
- QuikCal pressure modules display in 20 engineering units.
- Built-In Transmitter Power Supply
Altek Industries, Inc.
PO Box 837 Everett, WA 98206, USA.