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Welcome to our Blog page. Our mission is to provide you with technical information that will help you better understand our pressure and temperature instruments. These blogs will provide knowledge and information that will help guide you to make the correct selection of instruments for your industries and applications.

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Isolation Rings | water & wastewater

By: John Varkonda, Product Manager
October 18th, 2021

The pressure instrument mounting accessories you select to protect your instruments can help ensure safe and accurate measurements. In the water and wastewater industry, combining instruments with accessories like isolation rings, referred to as an assembly here, can prevent pump damage, clogging and other problems if designed properly.

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Calibration | pressure gauge

Did you know that your pressure gauge can lose accuracy over time? No gauge can stay completely accurate forever. You need to regularly check the gauge’s accuracy to ensure it continues to provide correct readings for your application.


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pressure gauge | custom dials

Your application is unique to your business. The process media, measurements and components required can vary based on your industry and the needs of your application. There are many reasons why a customized dial would benefit an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

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pressure transducer | pressure transducers | semiconductor

By: Steve St. Hilaire, Global Product Lead
September 27th, 2021

If you work in the semiconductor industry, you know that there are applications that require specialized equipment to handle corrosive liquids or gases, such as cleaning and wet etching. These processes use corrosive chemicals and ultra-high purity water.

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pressure gauge | semiconductor industry

By: Eric Deoliveira, Product Manager
September 20th, 2021

Semiconductor applications require specialized equipment to handle gas applications and the corrosive fluids involved in wafer manufacturing and plating processing. Reliability and safety are crucial characteristics for pressure measuring instruments in these situations.

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pressure gauge | pressure gauge range

By: Lou Altieri, Global Product Leader
September 13th, 2021

When you are researching pressure gauges for your pressure measurement needs, consider these factors: What is the application? How much pressure is involved? What size dial should you buy? What is the gauge accuracy requirement?