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Overpressure Protection: Devices Used to Keep Differential Pressure Gauges from Harm

January 30, 2023

When it comes to measuring pressure in industrial settings, the consistency of your pressure gauges is of the utmost importance. This is particularly true when it comes to differential pressure gauges, which are used to measure the difference in pressure between two points. Without proper overpressure protection, these gauges can be damaged or even destroyed, […]

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A List of Products Used to Prevent Oil Corrosion

January 20, 2023

Whether you’re working with iron or steel, rust’s brown and orange corrosion can take a beating on metal systems, rendering them less efficient and ultimately, less valuable. This challenge is particularly difficult for those who operate oil-related machinery. High concentrations of compounds like H2S and CO2 aggravate the corrosion process behind rust and make it […]

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How Catalytic Reduction Helps the Environment

January 10, 2023

Catalytic reduction is a process that helps to reduce harmful emissions from industrial and transportation sources. One of the most effective forms of catalytic reduction is selective catalytic reduction (SCR). SCR is used to reduce the amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) emitted from diesel engines and power plants. In this article, we will discuss the […]

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Types of Piezometers

December 28, 2022

An essential monitoring tool for many geotechnical applications, the piezometer is an instrument that measures fluid pressure. Learn about different types of piezometers, how they’re used, and their advantages and disadvantages. What Are Piezometers? Highly useful in construction, piezometers are devices used to measure the pressure of water within porous soils or construction materials. They […]

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Are Pressure Gauges Affected By Temperature?

December 21, 2022

Pressure gauges are commonly used in various industrial and commercial settings to measure the pressure of gases or liquids. However, these devices are not immune to the effects of temperature, and their accuracy can be affected by changes in the ambient, process, or storage temperature. How are pressure gauges affected by temperature? In this article, […]

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Symptoms of a Bad Oil Pressure Gauge Reading

December 14, 2022

If you are getting a constant pressure gauge reading of absolute zero or very high, then this could be a sign of a bad oil pressure gauge. A bad sensor can’t let you know what is really going on in your engine. Many modern cars have oil-level sensors. But, they only issue a warning when […]

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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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Choosing the Right Pressure Gauge Dial Size

November 21, 2022

A pressure gauge is a tool for measuring water, gas, fluid, or steam intensity in a pressure-powered machine. This method helps make sure there are no pressure changes or leaks that would hinder system performance. The pressure gauge dial size often ranges from 1 ½ inches (40mm) to 16 inches (400mm). The size is typically […]

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Absolute, Vacuum, and Compound Pressure: All You Need To Know

November 15, 2022

In this article, we will explore the differences between absolute pressure, vacuum (or negative) pressure, and compound pressure so you can understand when it’s appropriate to measure these types of pressure. Absolute Pressure Explained When all air is completely removed from a system to create a perfect vacuum, that’s considered absolute pressure. This type of […]

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