Analog differential pressure gage for tough applications
Handles low D/P with high static pressures and harsh process environments.
The Ashcroft Type 5503 differential pressure gauge provides reliable low differential pressure measurement in high static, wet-wet pressure applications. Available with wetted materials of 316SS, Monel, or Hastelloy C, the device is specifically designed to monitor a wide variety of caustic liquids and gases.
Two dial face versions (4 and 6 in.) are available in ranges from 0 to 100 in. of water, 0 to 3 psid, up to 0 to 400 psid, with up to 3,625 psi static pressure containment. Options include liquid fill, electrical contacts, and a choice of mounting hardware.
-Edited by Peter Welander, process industries editor, PWelander@cfemedia.com,
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