Life in numerals and measurements

It is really a numeral on the alarm clock that informs me when I should get right up. For instance today, a perfectly ordinary Thursday. The week has already been well advanced and I’m correspondingly tired. But none of that is of any help, and because every morning this tiny little numeral resides within me, I enjoy getting up in those days.
Well then, legs over the edge of the bed and I drag myself into the bathroom. Once again, I am met by a numeral. While I could easily adjust as soon as I’m awoken by my alarm clock, the numeral on my accursed scales does not seem an easy task to influence. Or, at best, in the long-term. I decide at night to go jogging, but first splash my face with water. Even then, I visit a numeral with my inner eye ? the water meter is also running.
Refreshed and dry once more, I immediately encounter the next numeral. The thermometer informs me that I should wear a jacket today as soon as I leave the house. And although Protect is just a short distance to the automobile, I am glad in my own private measuring station for that little bit of advice. Once I reach the car, I am met by another numeral. My arrival at the job is going to be delayed by a short while because I have to fill the fuel tank on the way. As soon as I reach the filling station, I am in a position to check another numeral, the one that indicates my tyre pressures. Something that I do not check often enough. Also, while my fuel tank is slowly getting filled, I ask myself if anyone has taken the trouble to check on the fuel pump utilizing a standardized 5-litre canister. You will want to? You see, it is quite normal for an official from the calibration authority to check the accuracy of everything regularly. In many the areas too, we can depend upon the truth that everything is getting measured accurately.
My extended way to work takes me past a large building site. What beautiful machines! Especially with the cranes ? once again with that inner eye of mine ? I can see so many numerals: The weight raised on the boom will undoubtedly be monitored, and angles are getting measured. When approaching the limits of the tipping lines, even the thrust and support forces become of interest. EASILY had the time, I would stand at the boundary just like a small boy and simply stare at everything.
Then, finally, I reach the business and a perfectly normal Thursday follows its usual course. As always, numerals are in work here, ones that ultimately co-determine our lives. Regardless of what we do, and where we may go, measurements are omnipresent. Once Heartbreaking start thinking about it, the list just keeps getting longer: I see the world in numerals because we at WIKA divide up the everyday things into numerals. We are able to build scales with load cells, and we are able to establish the temperature with measuring sensors. We can measure pressure in three various ways. We are able to measure flow rates and levels. We are able to measure tension and compression forces and we are able to calculate angles. We can make entire systems safe by monitoring measured values. Anyone who knows metrology sees the world through different eyes. Does that apply to you, too?
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Further information on our measuring instruments are available on the WIKA website.

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