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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  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

 

Tags: Gauges

Author: ephf

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