Basic HVAC Gauges and How to Use Them

September 23, 2022

The importance of HVAC gauges can only be overstated, and those who work with air conditioners, refrigerators, and similar gadgets know this all too well. You need to know how to use these pressure gauges properly to get an accurate reading so you can fix the problem. What are HVAC Gauges? HVAC gauges are used by refrigeration […]

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What is a Manometer?

September 9, 2022

The force a gas or liquid exerts per unit surface area due to the effects of that gas or liquid’s weight from gravity is measured with precision instruments called manometers. Manometers can be set up to offer a measurement of a variety of pressure levels depending on the type and how they are set up. […]

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Types of Test Pressure Gauges

August 26, 2022

When working with any type of liquid, gas, steam, or water in a pressurized environment, it is best to use the most suitable test pressure gauge that has been properly calibrated to ensure the most accurate reading. In order to understand the different types of test pressure gauges, it is important to first understand different […]

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Benefits of Installing a Backflow Preventer

August 19, 2022

In the present cutting-edge and ultra-modern world, access to clean water is much easier. Whenever you turn on your home’s faucets or showers, you expect fresh, clean water to flow out for drinking, cooking, and bathing. The truth is before this water reaches you, it undergoes many processes to ensure it’s clean and safe for […]

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When to Select a Dry vs. Liquid Filled Pressure Gauge

August 12, 2022

Pressure gauges can be used for a wide range of applications. Depending on the specialization, they help control the pressure of liquids, gases and steam in production processes. For this reason, manufacturers did research and came up with various pressure devices. Overall, there are two main pressure gauges—liquid and gas pressure gauges.  The type of […]

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Types of Self-Cleaning Filters and How They Work

July 29, 2022

There are a variety of types of self-cleaning filters on the market these days, each designed to suit a different need. Mid-West Instrument, a leading manufacturer of pressure gauges in the Midwest, offers some valuable information on different types of self- cleaning filters and how they work. FAQs About Self-Cleaning Filters and Mid-West What is […]

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Steps for Selecting the Right Pressure Gauge

July 15, 2022

Choosing a pressure gauge for your pressure measurement needs careful assessment of your needs. This includes the accuracy required, the type of application involved, the amount of pressure applied, and the size dial. Since it’s easy to get overwhelmed with choices if you’re not sure what you want, Mid-West Instrument, located in Sterling Heights, MI, […]

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How to Choose a Control Valve

July 1, 2022

A control valve plays a critical role in various process industries as it contributes to the efficiency of a fluid system. They are used for a wide range of functions, and that’s why you need to choose one carefully. With so many different options on the market today, it’s essential to consider all the factors […]

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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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