September 2018

Trends & Resources


Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Enhanced differential pressure gauge Fig. 1. Ashcroft differential pressure gauge. Ashcroft’s newly redesigned differential pressure gauges offer higher static pressure ratings, greater accuracies and all-welded construction at a lower price. The F5509 open-front and F6509 solid-front versions are housed in 316L stainless-steel, IP66/NEMA 4X rated enclosures. Four-in. (100-mm) and 6-in. (160-mm) dials are available in standard pressure units or with custom flowrate scales. These gauges (FIG. 1) can withstand line pressures up to 580 psi and control pointer flutter due to pulsation and vibration, with a choice of optional liquid fills. Select 1

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