pressure gauge


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pressure gauge

An instrument for measuring fluid pressure.
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If we had an airplane engine turning a fixed-pitch propeller and equipped with both a tachometer and a manifold pressure gauge, each instrument's values would fall when reducing power from full throttle.
Because they measure critical performance metrics of a wide range of equipment, properly calibrated pressure gauges can be important factors in worker safety, pollution control and/or product quality.
The series PG2 Digital Pressure Gauge measures a wide range of gasses and liquids up to 5,000 psi with high accuracy.
* If the engine oil pressure gauge reads in the red zone and the engine low oil pressure indicator is not lit, shut off the engine A and do the following:
Without these adjustments, the accuracy of a field deadweight tester may be no better than a common pressure gauge. Even with these compensations, a field deadweight tester cannot actively detect or record changes in pressure--it only offers an accurate reference for comparison.
It can be either threaded or welded (to eliminate a potential leak path) to any pressure gauge with A'C[yen] NPT male connection made from a compatible material.
For more demanding applications, Ashcroft has introduced the Type 1279 Duragauge pressure gauge. This unit can be used in the presence of harsh pressure media, fire hazards or extreme cycle volumes, the company said.
However, when available Bourdon-tube materials cannot satisfy an application, a diaphragm seal can be used with a pressure gauge to prevent the process media from contacting the Bourdon tube.
Gauge Division has more than 95 years of experience in providing quality pressure gauge solutions for OEMs and over 30 years of successful service to the medical equipment industry.
Often, the present pressure level is unknown due to broken or, for that matter, any pressure gauge at the use point.