differential pressure gauge installation

Best Practices for Installing and Maintaining Pressure Differential Gauges

May 30, 2023

Pressure differential gauges are critical components in many industrial applications, including HVAC, chemical processing, and oil and gas. These gauges measure the difference in pressure between two points in a system, providing valuable data for monitoring and control. However, to ensure accurate and reliable measurements, it is essential to install and maintain pressure differential gauges […]

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Troubleshooting Digital Differential Pressure Gauge Issues

April 30, 2023

Digital differential pressure gauges are an essential tool for many industries, from HVAC systems to manufacturing processes. However, like any mechanical device, they are not infallible and can experience issues. Troubleshooting digital differential pressure gauge issues is crucial to ensure accurate readings and prevent costly downtime. In this article, we will discuss how to recognize […]

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How Often Should Pressure Gauge Calibration Occur?

November 28, 2022

Pressure gauge calibration is an essential part of maintenance to ensure the equipment works as intended and the readings remain accurate. If overlooked, it could lead to potential problems such as safety issues, penalties, and low-quality products. In this post, we will look at how pressure gauge calibration works and how often it should occur. […]

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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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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 Often Should I Check the Calibration of My Pressure Gauge?

June 10, 2022

Calibration can be vital in ensuring your differential pressure gauge is able to give accurate readings. It refers to the process where the pressure gauge is tested against a reference calibration mark to ensure it’s working properly and reading accurately. With that in mind, how often should you check the calibration of your differential pressure […]

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Reading Pressure Gauges on High-Vibration Applications

February 25, 2022

On high-vibration industrial applications, reading a pressure gauge is often frustrating–and in some cases, downright impossible without the proper configuration on the gauge. An indicating needle that rapidly shakes back and forth makes it difficult to get an actual reading–especially so if the needle falls off its access because of the vibration. Damage to the […]

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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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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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