What Is Overpressure & How Can You Prevent It?

What Is Overpressure & How Can You Prevent It?

Overpressure is the maximum pressure value that a pressure transducer, a device that measures pressure levels, can handle without affecting its performance or accuracy. Overpressure is often confused with burst pressure, which is the maximum pressure that the system...
What Are Rupture Discs?

What Are Rupture Discs?

Rupture discs are safety devices used for pressure relief in many different applications throughout the  industrial life science markets. Rupture discs have a defined breaking point that responds to a set pressure, preventing deflagrations and deformations in a system...
What Is An Ultrasonic Flow Meter?

What Is An Ultrasonic Flow Meter?

An ultrasonic flow meter is a type of volumetric flow meter that is used to measure the flow rate of a liquid. Ultrasonic flow meters are different from other types of volumetric flow meters because they use acoustic vibrations to measure flow rate, making them...
What Is A Rotameter & How Do They Work?

What Is A Rotameter & How Do They Work?

A rotameter, also known as a variable area flow meter or a gravity flow meter, is a device used to measure the volumetric flow rate of a gas or fluid. Rotameters have two main components: a tapered tube and a moving internal float. Rotameters are sometimes referred to...
Everything You Need To Know About Tri-Clamp Fittings

Everything You Need To Know About Tri-Clamp Fittings

Companies operating in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and many other industries face specific challenges and regulations with their application’s equipment. Many of these challenges revolve around the fact that manufacturing systems need to be sanitary in order...
What Is A Sanitary Pressure Transmitter?

What Is A Sanitary Pressure Transmitter?

Sanitary pressure transmitters are used to ensure that food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and life science products are not biologically or chemically contaminated. In order to prevent contamination, sanitary pressure transmitters need to be highly polished, perfectly...
How Do Differential Pressure Transmitters Work?

How Do Differential Pressure Transmitters Work?

A differential pressure transmitter’s main purpose is to measure two opposing pressures in a pipe or vessel, but they can also be used to determine liquid level. Differential pressure transmitters are made up of a few different components: a primary element, a...
Tips for Extending the Life of pH Sensors

Tips for Extending the Life of pH Sensors

One of the most common questions that engineers who work with applications that require pH sensors ask is, “How can I effectively extend the life of my pH sensor?”. While this question does not have a cut & dry answer, there are a few things you can do...
April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 Newsletter

Upcoming Events & What's In This Issue Our Lobster Salad Demo Van is back in action.ASHRAE Boston golf outing Monday May 16 – Info hereMay 23 – ISPE Boston Spring Golf Outing –  RegisterMay 24 – 26 – Interphex 2022In this issue:Now...