FLUID POWER:Ashcroft®’s Type 1008S pressure gauge is designed for use in harsh installations. A sealed stainless-steel case, along with stainless-steel wetted materials, allow the Type 1008S to stand up to most environments and service media. The patented PowerFlex movement ensures a significantly longer service life despite shock and vibration, while the optional PLUS!TM or liquid-filled configurations counter pointer instability due to pulsation. The Ashcroft® Type 1008S is available in 2 ½ inch (63 mm) or 4 inch (100 mm) dial sizes and in ranges from vacuum through 15,000 psi.
The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
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