I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chementator Briefs
Natural wax coating Researchers from Aalto University (Finland; www.aalto.fi) have…
BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEREQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUSNEW PRODUCTS + Show More

Comment

Liquid-filled pressure gages that can withstand harsh chemicals

By Mary Page Bailey and Gerald Ondrey |

Ametek STC

Model 1550 and 1553 pressure gages from this company’s U.S. Gauge range (photo) are liquid-filled, which protects the internals from vibrations and pulsations encountered when the gages are mounted on pumps or compressors. Furthermore, liquid filling makes the gage easier to read because it dampens the pointer action and provides lubrication, extending device lifetime. The gages are available in 2.5- or 4-in. sizes, with a pressure range from 0 to 15,000 psi. Vacuum-only and compound gages (up to 300 psi) are also available. All wetted parts are 316 stainless steel, enabling use with harsh chemicals, and the gage case is made from 304 stainless steel and features a crimped-on window, as well as a liquid fill plug at the top of the gage for easy filling. — Ametek Sensors, Test & Calibration (STC), Berwyn, Pa.

www.ametektest.com

 

Related Content
A pressure gage for frigid conditions
The T6500 pressure gage (photo) is designed for use in environments with extremely low temperatures. The 100-mm solid-front stainless-steel pressure…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
Improving chemical production processes with IIoT and AI technologies
New filtration technology for highly corrosive media
PTA production: Lowering OPEX without compromising on quality
Sure that zero means zero in your zero-liquid discharge (ZLD) process?
How separation processes profit from Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions

View More

Live chat by BoldChat