How accurate are water pressure gauges?

June 24, 2022

Water pressure gauges that display a higher or lower water pressure than is normal or that don’t match an independent measurement of the water pressure in the system could simply be blocked with debris or internal damage. You could end up with water pressures that are too high. It is crucial to use a pressure […]

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The Importance of Natural Gas Filtration

May 27, 2022

Natural gas is notable for being a fairly clean and pure form of energy. However, there will always be some small portion of condensed water, adulterants, contaminants, and other foreign objects in any transmission system–and when things go wrong, there may be a lot. These contaminants will tend to collect at the end of the […]

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What is the Odorization of Natural Gas in the Midwest?

May 13, 2022

Some combustible gases like natural gas are odorless and colorless, making them difficult to detect in their natural state. That means you cannot detect them through smell. Industries that use natural gas may also find it difficult to monitor processes. Remember natural gas is toxic, making gas leaks a major risk for any environment. That’s […]

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Why are Pressure Gauges Important?

April 28, 2022

If you use pressure gauges on a regular basis, you may know something about how they work and what you expect when using them. However, you may want some more information on the subject of pressure gauges and what they are used for. A pressure gauge is an instrument that measures the relative condition of […]

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How Pressure Gauges Measure Pressure

April 21, 2022

If you live in the Midwest, and you use pressure gauges, or just want to know how pressure gauges work, then you may want to know a few things about how to measure pressure. Pressure gauges measure pressure for a variety of purposes. Some of the purposes that pressure gauges are used for include: filter […]

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Common Pressure Gauge Malfunctions and Fixes

April 14, 2022

If you are in an industry that uses pressure equipment, chances are you are familiar with pressure gauges. Pressure gauges measure the pressure in equipment and systems and can make a critical difference to the safety of personnel and the integrity of systems. When you’re working with pressure equipment, you may want to know why […]

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Mid West Instrument – Is My Pressure Gauge Accurate?

March 28, 2022

To understand what may be wrong with a pressure gauge or to determine the pressure gauge accuracy, it is important to understand how a pressure gauge works. The fundamental workings of a pressure gauge are based on Hooke’s law. In basic terms, this law states that the amount of force applied to the spring is equal to […]

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Mid West Instrument – Guide to Pressure Gauges in The Midwest

March 21, 2022

Pressure gauges are essential devices that can help you measure the amount of pressure in any given environment. Depending on the intended pressure gauge application, many types of pressure gauges are designed to give the most accurate results. That means choosing your pressure gauges wisely to get the results you want. Pressure gauges can be mechanical […]

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Mid West – How to Choose a Pressure Sensor

March 14, 2022

Pressure sensors are devices or instruments that are used to measure the pressure of gasses or oils. A pressure-sensitive element, which is a component of a pressure sensor, measures the pressure being applied and converts that information into an electrical signal or output signal. Faulty pressure sensors can lead to increasing costs and downtime. Factors to […]

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