Natural Gas Filtration 101

January 11, 2022

A natural gas filter is used to remove impurities present in raw natural gas in the Midwest. There are different types of natural gas filters designed for the filtration of different kinds of contaminants in solid, liquid, and vapor forms. The best filters remove virtually all of these contaminants, allowing for maximum flow rate and […]

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Understanding Hysteresis in Industrial Applications

December 27, 2021

Hysteresis is present in diverse industries across the Midwest, ranging from physics, chemistry, and engineering to biology and economics. It is incorporated in many artificial systems: for example, in thermostats and Schmitt triggers, hysteresis prevents unwanted frequent switching. Hysteresis Giving You Hysteria? Contact Mid-West Instrument for Custom Hysteresis Solutions! What is Hysteresis? Hysteresis is the dependence of the state […]

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Understanding the CE Mark

December 13, 2021

Many products manufactured in the Midwest require Conformitè Europëenne (CE) marking before they can be sold in the European Union (EU). CE marking indicates that a product has been assessed by the manufacturer and deemed to meet EU safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. Mid-West Instrument can help your business understand the mark and how to […]

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Backflow Tester Certification in the Midwest

December 13, 2021

A backflow preventer is a device that’s installed on a commercial property’s water pipes. The system’s sole purpose is to ensure that water only flows in one direction, and never in the opposite direction. This prevents drinking water from being contaminated due to backflow. Periodic certification is required in the Midwest to ensure the system is operating […]

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Buyer’s Guide to Strainer Monitoring

November 29, 2021

Over the last decade, the strainer industry has made tremendous progress in terms of strainer monitoring technologies. With the strainers themselves becoming more efficient and compact while embracing innovative new materials and designs, strainer monitors have kept pace in this fast-changing environment. What is Strainer Monitoring? Under normal operating conditions the differential pressure across a […]

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Understanding Self-Cleaning Filters for Mid-West Industrial & Electrical Industries

November 15, 2021

Self-cleaning filters are found in a variety of applications, ranging from farming and food processing to water treatment and sewage. Electricity generation is another area where self-cleaning filters are widely used. Mid-West Instrument has decades of experience in matching our clients with the right filter for the right application. What are Self-Cleaning Filters? Self-cleaning filters […]

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Cryotank 101

October 29, 2021

Mid-West Instrument has considerable experience with cryogenic liquids, which exist at extremely low temperatures and require specialized equipment for transportation and storage. If you tried storing cryogenic liquids in a standard container, the liquids would not only be impossible to handle, but they would also present health and safety risks to the handlers. Thus, cryogenic tank design, […]

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Preventing Irrigation Filter Clogs

October 15, 2021

Irrigation filter clogs in the Midwest can significantly compromise system performance. This in turn leads to considerable impacts on labor and finances in order to correct issues and re-establish normal levels of production. Mid-West Instrument can help you understand the potential causes of irrigation filter clogging in order to take preventative measures. Main Causes of […]

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Your Guide to Picking Pressure Gauges

September 30, 2021

The technology used in pressure gauges has existed for more than a century, and today the pressure gauge remains one of the most common methods of pressure measurement. The question of how to choose the right pressure gauge is an important one and depends on several variables. Learn about Differential Pressure Gauges What are Pressure […]

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