Pressure gage for panel builders
The Ashcroft Type 2008S panel builder's gage is designed to monitor pressure in a variety of industries where precision and accuracy are demanded.
The Ashcroft Type 2008S panel builder’s gage incorporates a rugged, all welded front-flanged pressure gage. The dial measures 63mm in diameter and combines stainless steel wetted parts and case along with the PowerFlex spring suspended movement to ensure superior reliability and longevity. Liquid fill and Ashcroft's Plus Performance are also available to dampen potential pointer bounce caused by vibration and pulsation. The Ashcroft 2008S is designed for monitoring pressures in a wide variety of installations, including oil and gas control panels and the food and pharmaceutical industries.
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