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Kenotometer

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

 


Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

Hours of operation 2020

The museum will be open May 23 (LWAS Spring Tractor Pull)July 18 & 19 (30th Annual LWAS Exposition featuring John Deere), and Sept 12, 2020 (LWAS Fall Harvest and Tractor Pull).

The Leduc Country Lights are back November 28 to Dec 31, 2020, however the EPHF museum will be closed during this event.

We are also open to groups by appointment.

If you wish to arrange a tour please contact us via our contact form or at the postal mailing address.

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 (Cohne Dale Road) for about a mile and the museum will be on your right.

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