Calibrated Pressure Gauges

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Calibrated/certificated pressure gauges play a pivotal role across numerous industries, providing precise measurements critical for safety, efficiency, and quality assurance. They are intended to accurately measure and test the pressure within a system, ensuring performance and mitigating potential risks. In a fire sprinkler system, or a dry- or set-riser system, testing for leaks and for checking system’s ability to perform as intended are the main purposes.

There are several key benefits associated with calibrated pressure gauges:

  • Precision: calibrated gauges are checked against known standards to ensure accuracy. Precision is crucial in applications where even a minor deviation in pressure can lead to adverse results or compromised safety.
  • Compliance: in industries where accurate pressure is paramount for safety (and fire sprinklers would certainly be one), calibrated gauges are indispensable. Calibrated gauges help ensure compliance with safety regulations and standards, reducing the risk of failure. Compliance may also be required for regulatory purposes, such as sprinkler system or dry riser system testing.
  • Maintenance: calibrated gauges may be valuable tools for preventive maintenance programs. By monitoring pressure levels regularly, operators can identify potential issues such as leaks, blockages, or malfunctions before they escalate into major problems. A proactive approach minimizes downtime, extends equipment lifespan, and reduces repair costs.
  • Energy Efficiency: efficient energy usage is a priority for many industries seeking to minimize operational costs and environmental impact. Calibrated pressure gauges help optimize energy consumption by ensuring that systems operate at the appropriate pressure levels. Over-pressurization wastes energy and strains systems and equipment, while under-pressurization compromises performance. By maintaining optimal pressure conditions, businesses can reduce energy consumption, lower utility bills, and shrink their carbon footprint.
  • Decision Making: calibrated pressure gauges provide valuable data that can inform strategic decision-making processes. By tracking pressure trends over time, users can identify patterns, predict potential issues, and implement pre-emptive measures.
  • Quality Assurance: in industries where product quality is paramount, calibrated pressure gauges are instrumental in ensuring consistency and reliability, and detecting deviations that may affect product quality. We ourselves used calibrated pressure gauges at various stages of our production and testing processes.

How can we help?

  • We offer individually calibrated and certificated pressure gauges across our range – each one is measured against our own UKAS-calibrated high-accuracy digital gauge, and the rare failures are rejected. You can be sure that your gauge was close to perfect when it left us. This service is different to a ‘Certificate of Conformity’ which simply states the gauge was made to a documented standard…it may or may not be accurate in itself.
  • All gauges are calibrated to order, so you know you will always get a freshly-certified product.
  • Alongside the gauge and certificate, we also offer a foam-lined plastic protective box for safe-keeping. A calibrated gauge is no good at all if it’s left rattling around in a toolbox or the back of a van!
  • No-loss connectors and adaptors to and from ½”, 3/8” and ¼” are available from our stock.
  • How long do they last? That’s a question we can’t answer, as it depends on usage and storage – for instance a gauge used at the top of its range and not stored safely will not maintain accuracy for long, whereas a gauge which is used around the middle-third of it’s range, installed and removed carefully and stored safely in temperate conditions will maintain accuracy for many month.

For more information drop us an email or call us on 0161 428 1180

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