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Are you using the correct gauge in vibrating and pulsating applications?

Liquid-filled gauges have several drawbacks that can introduce unnecessary elements of risk into a work environment. Join this webinar to learn about a new product solution that overcomes these problems and can be applied in all applications with vibration and pulsation, without the restrictions associated with liquid filling.



Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 11 AM EDT (8 AM PDT)
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

This webinar will discuss the issues associated with liquid-filled gauges and how a new solution overcomes them.

One of the initial challenges in monitoring pressure with dry gauges was caused by applications with vibration and pulsation. It was difficult to measure pressure in these types of applications as the pressure gauge pointer would flutter, making it impossible to get an accurate reading.

Liquid-filling pressure gauges became the common method for steadying the pointer of a gauge in vibrating and pulsating applications. By filling the gauge case with a liquid, the movement of the gauge was dampened preventing the pointer from shaking. Liquid-filling has been the primary way of dealing with vibration until now.

While adding liquid to a gauge allows operators to accurately monitor the pressure of a process, it has limitations on where it can be installed compared to a dry gauge. In addition, liquid-filled gauges have several drawbacks that can introduce unnecessary elements of risk to a work environment.

The challenges associated with liquid-filled gauges can now be overcome with a new product solution that can be applied in applications with vibration and pulsation without the limitations.

Winters' StabiliZR™ pressure gauges are dry gauges that can be installed in applications where liquid-filled gauges have traditionally been installed. The reason for StabiliZR's effectiveness where other dry gauges fail is the StabiliZR movement, which provides pointer dampening without requiring the entire case to be filled with liquid.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn the history of the pressure gauge
  • Understand why a pressure gauge is necessary
  • List challenges associated with both dry and liquid-filled pressure gauges resulting in their failure
  • Identify how StabiliZR™ Pressure Gauges overcome these challenges

Speaker

Peter Chronis, Vice President of Business Development, Winters Instruments

Peter Chronis is Vice President of Business Development for Winters Instruments, a leading manufacturer of instrumentation products headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Peter is responsible for new product development, corporate marketing and global sales programs.

He has more than 25 years experience in the industrial / process market; leading sales, marketing and technical teams to benefit customers and shareholders.

Prior to Winters, Peter was Business Unit Manager at Siemens Canada - Automation & Drives Division; managing the complete P&L of the Standard Drives division.

Chronis received his Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University and Masters of Business Management from Athabasca University.