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Vacuum Gauge

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Manufactured by

Brady & Martin Ltd

Newcastle on Tyne

This instrument is used in steam turbine condensers which     are operated at pressures below atmospheric pressure.           (In a vacuum condition).

It measures pressures approaching a perfect vacuum.               (0 pressure absolute).

The absolute pressure is indicated by a mercury column, usually expressed in inches of mercury.

This Instrument  measure the very low Absolute pressure in the  condenser.

The pressure would be about 1.5 inches of mercury

from the 0 at the bottom of the scale

Barometric pressure would be 30 inches of mercury

 


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The museum is open May 24, 2014; July 26 & 27, 2014; and Sept 13, 2014.

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We are located on the grounds of the Leduc West Antique Museum. Travel 5 miles west of Leduc on Highway 39. Go north on Range Road 260 for about a mile and the museum will be on your right.

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