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Realize the Importance of an Explosion-Proof Casing
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6/6/2014  2 comments
Pressure sensors can be used in a wide range of applications. Itís imperative that theyíre suited for use in hazardous situations and are fully compliant with one of several protection standards.
Misapplied Gauges Can Lead to Crisis
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3/21/2014  8 comments
A lot of safety appears to center on gauges. There's a reason for that, and it's in the name. In the engineering sense, when something is being gauged, it's usually a measurement relating to safe operating levels.
The Inaccuracy of Measuring Accuracy
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1/14/2014  10 comments
When applied to pressure sensors, the word "accuracy" becomes more of a qualitative measure than a quantitative one.
Regular Checks Lead to Consistent Safety
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12/11/2013  13 comments
In the oil and gas industry, itís paramount that one pays attention to the accuracy of his level and temperature instrumentation, particularly within processing plants.
Choosing the Right Pressure Gauge
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8/22/2013  6 comments
Used since 1849, pressure gauges have had many applications, from depth to altitude measuring. Classified in different types, they show the increase and reduction of pressure in different fields. Here are some of the gauges used today.


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