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Top 5 industrial vibration sensor applications

Maintenance professionals may not realize how using vibration sensors can improve facility efficiency. Learn about which industrial sectors can benefit from vibration sensors.
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Verifying analog and digital pressure gauges

Verifying analog and digital pressure gauges

How to perform a verification test on analog vs digital pressure gauges. Both analog and digital process gauges need to be verified to detect errors related to drift, environment, electrical supply, addition of components to the output loop, and other process changes
Hand pumps and pressure test gauges for field pressure testing

Hand pumps and pressure test gauges for field pressure testing

It's important to select the proper pump and gauge to match the testing application at hand—a good guideline is the testing device should be 4-10 times more accurate than the device being tested.