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Kenotometer

Vacuum Gauge


 

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 measures 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

 

Tags: Gauges

Author: ephf

Edmonton Power Historical Foundation is a non-profit society dedicated to preserving the history of electric power in the City of Edmonton and the Province of Alberta, for the education and entertainment of current and future generations.

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Hours of operation 2021

We are happy to announce that with the easing of Covid restrictions, the Edmonton Power Historical Foundation museum will be open to the public for the first time since March 2020! On August 21, 2021 the Leduc West Antique Society will open it's gates to the public for the fall Tractor Pull, and on September 17 & 18 LWAS will be hosting the Lesco Distributors Pro Show n' Shine for Semi Trucks. The EPHF museum will be open for both these events, so come on out and visit us!

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