Use of Level Indicators in Cryogenic Tanks

July 26, 2021

While the storage of food or standard liquids is generally not a complex topic, there are times where special equipment and environmental factors become critical. In cases where compounds like argon, helium, and liquid nitrogen are stored, lower temperatures with special conditions are needed. This is where a cryogenic tank becomes a useful piece of […]

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Backflow Testing

What Happens if My Backflow Test Fails?

July 16, 2021

If your backflow test failed in the Midwest, you’ll be faced with two options: repair or replace. The right decision depends on several criteria, e.g. how old the backflow assembly is, are repair parts readily available, and whether it’s less expensive to replace the assembly than repair. Mid-West Instrument reviews some of the most important […]

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HEPA Filter

What You Need to Know about HEPA Air Filters

July 6, 2021

HEPA (short for High-Efficiency Particulate Arresting) is an acronym that many homeowners and business owners in the Midwest are familiar with in conjunction with several cleaning products, including air filters. But if you’re one of those people, there are probably some things you don’t know about HEPA air filters–and Mid-West Instrument is here to help. […]

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What is Carbolic Acid

Carbolic Acid Origins & Uses

June 29, 2021

Discovered in the mid-19th century, carbolic acid (also known as phenol) is today found in several industries in the Midwest and worldwide, including the production of plastics, dyes, and disinfectants. What Is Carbolic Acid? Carbolic acid is an aromatic organic compound in the form of a volatile white crystalline solid. It is mildly acidic and requires careful handling because […]

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Proper Oil Analysis

How Companies Benefit From An Oil Analysis

June 20, 2021

Take it from Mid-West Instrument–an oil analysis is a relatively simple procedure that’s instrumental in confirming the condition of a lubricant. Moreover, oil analyses are a big help when it comes to developing a plan for oil treatment and replacement, ensuring maximum output and protection for the machines on your production floor. What are the […]

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Plumber’s Guide To Pipes & Pipe Fitting

Pipes and Pipe Fittings Guide

June 7, 2021

Pipes and pipe fittings are two of the plumbing industry’s core components. Pipes transport various liquids and gases from one part of a structure to another, while pipe fittings serve to control and direct the flow of these materials. Mid-West Instrument, a leading instrument manufacturer in the Midwest, offers broad experience with both products. Types […]

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Backflow Testing

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need Backflow Testing

May 21, 2021

Backflow is a plumbing phenomenon in which your home’s wastewater flows backward and becomes a part of your freshwater supply. Sounds unpleasant, right? Well, it is and it is also a health hazard. The mixture of fresh water and waste can not only destroy the plumbing from within due to the chemicals, but it can […]

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What Does a Differential Pressure Sensor Do?

May 1, 2021

A differential pressure sensor measures the difference in pressure at two points and provides a comparative measurement between the two. These pressure sensors are manufactured by Mid-West Instrument, have numerous applications, and are used in a variety of industries in Michigan. Differential Pressure Measurement Principle The differential pressure measurement principle states that differential pressure (also […]

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How to Find the Right Flow Meter in the Midwest

April 15, 2021

From irrigation flow meter to magnetic flow meter, there are many types of flow meters available in the Midwest depending on user requirements. In this buyer’s guide, Mid-West Instrument summarizes several different flow meter types and offers tips for deciding which type of meter is best for your unique application. What are the Types of […]

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