What is Differential Pressure in A Heat Exchanger? A Michigan Machinist Explains

March 1, 2021

Heat exchangers are utilized in a variety of industries and come in several different designs. However, regardless of where they’re used or what they look like, every heat exchanger operates under the same basic principles and is affected by differential pressure. What is a Heat Exchanger? A heat exchanger transfers heat between two or more fluids and […]

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How to Wire a 220 Well Pressure Switch in Michigan

February 28, 2021

A pressure switch is an integral component in any private well water system. The pressure switch interacts with the water pump that delivers water to your home, telling it when to turn on and off. Wiring a 220 well pressure switch in Michigan requires quality pressure switched, such as those offered by Mid-West Instrument. Can […]

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Backflow Testing Kit Buyers Guide

February 15, 2021

In the market for a backflow testing kit, but not sure where to start? Mid-West Instrument is here to help. Headquartered in Michigan and serving the instrumentation needs of the Midwest, we’ll help you find the right distributor and the right product for your needs. Products Our Model 830 was the very first backflow testing […]

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Midwest Instrument supports the community in the fight against Covid-19.

February 5, 2021

One of the application for our differential pressure gauges is measuring liquid levels of large cryogenic tanks, used for the medical industry. In April 2020, we experienced unprecedented demand for our cryotank gauges because of COVID19. In a two week period, we received orders for the equivalent of 10 months production. Our team had to […]

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What is Backflow Testing?

January 30, 2021

If your business in the Midwest has been asking the question, “What is backflow testing,” Mid-West Instrument is happy to provide a detailed answer. And along with analyzing your company’s backflow testing needs, we’re a trusted source for backflow kits, backflow preventers, and associated professional-grade components. What is Backflow Testing? The longer the pressure in […]

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Air Pressure Gauge vs. Hydraulic Pressure

January 15, 2021

It’s not uncommon for people outside the instrument industry to use the terms “air pressure” and “hydraulic pressure” interchangeably, thinking they’re the same. However, there are some differences between the two that you need to know before deciding between an air pressure gauge vs. hydraulic pressure, and which one is best for your needs in […]

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Troubleshooting Oil and Gas Production Problems in the Midwest

Troubleshooting Oil and Gas Production Problems in the Midwest

December 30, 2020

The production of oil or gas from underground reservoirs in the Midwest involves chemical and mechanical processes that can eventually compromise the well, resulting in decreased production or equipment failure. Mid-West Instrument offers some troubleshooting ideas that can help you avoid or at the very least delay the onset of oil and gas production problems. […]

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How to Prevent Corrosion of Oil and Gas in the Midwest

December 27, 2020

To ensure smooth flow and production in the oil and gas industry in the Midwest and across the country, it’s imperative that designers, engineers, and field operators are conscious of corrosion at every stage. Mid-West Instrument, a respected instrument manufacturer in Michigan, provides a closer look at some of the best ways to prevent corrosion. […]

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