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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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pressure switch | deadband

By: Bobby Gemelas, Product Manager
September 26th, 2022

A pressure switch can help ensure safe, reliable measurements for an application, but only if you fully understand the physics of its mechanics and the various nuances such as the setpoint, reset point and deadband. But what does deadband mean and how does it apply to a pressure switch? This article will explain the meaning of deadband and how it works so you can help ensure continued accuracy for your application.

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pressure switch | microswitch

Your pressure switch can be impacted by many factors when used in an application. Pressure and temperature ranges can interfere with your measurements if you are using the wrong pressure instrument for the job. An appropriate microswitch for your pressure switch can mean the difference between a reliable, repeatable reading or not. How can you ensure you are choosing the right microswitch for your application?

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Hydrogen | pressure switch

When your application involves hazardous locations, it’s important to use instruments that are up to the challenges these applications can offer. In environments with a fire or explosion risk, the wrong pressure instruments can lead to operator injury, equipment damage or worse. How can you avoid these problems?

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Product Selection | pressure switch

With more automated and integrated systems running businesses around the globe, there is a growing need to protect system operators. Putting additional safety measures in place can help prevent worker injury or damage to your equipment.

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Pressure Instruments | pressure switch

By: Bobby Gemelas, Product Manager
February 28th, 2022

Pressure switches are important components in your application and accurate and reliable pressure measurements are key to ensuring a safe and efficient process. An incorrectly specified pressure switch could lead to actuation errors, damaged equipment, worker injury or other dangerous issues.

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electronic pressure switch | pressure switch

By: Bobby Gemelas, Product Manager
August 2nd, 2021

Everyone’s application is different, requiring a wide range of instrumentation for measuring and monitoring. Luckily, there’s a product available for almost everyone now, especially in the pressure switches market. But how do you know what pressure switch is right for your process?