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What You Need to Know About Low Pressure Capsule Gauges

Understanding the applications of your instruments is vital, especially when it comes to low pressure capsule gauges. For this reason, we are taking the time to help you understand when and how you use this tool.

 

When to use this device

Firstly, it’s important to detail that capsule operated pressure gauges are only suited to use for air or gas systems with temperatures only up to 60 degrees Celsius. The major use for this device is to get a precise low-pressure measurement, exclusively for gaseous substances. 

 

Most commonly, you will see these applied in low pressure pneumatic systems, overpressure monitoring, vacuum pumps, and other areas where there needs to be precise measurement of air escaping. They also have noncorrosive applications and can be offered with stainless steel wetted parts if needed.

 


Understanding how they work

Since the 1920’s, capsule gauges like this have been used for monitoring.

These low pressure capsule gauges got their name due to their inside structure. There are two internal pockets which act similarly to lungs and allows gas to be measured as the pressure changes with these pockets either contracting or expanding. As this change is detected, a deflection lever is activated and that allows the rotary movement to display the reading on the gauges front.

The nature of this tool allows for a precise reading to take place, making it a great option for you.

 

 

 

What does Floyd Instrument have?

We have a range of pressure gauges that can suit your use, including:

  • Low Pressure Capsule Gauges
  • Industrial Pressure Gauges
  • Heavy Duty Pressure Gauges
  • Refrigeration Gauges
  • Digital Pressure Gauges
  • Schaffer Diaphragm Pressure Gauges
  • Temperature Calibrators
  • Specialty Gauges
  • Much more!

Our team is also able to assist in tailoring your gauges with any special requirements, including the addition of company logos, purpose wording, dial markings and coloured sectors. We also have a variety of sizing available, from 50mm up to 300mm dial size from ranges of 2.5kPa up to 100,000kPa.

 

The team that can help you

If you are looking to find one that suits your needs, take a look at our site today! With over 80 years of experience in the field helping clients across a variety of industries, we have gained the insight and knowledge in order to understand your specific needs and find the tailored solutions within our product range to help.