September 7, 2017

No. 17 – Pigtails for Steam Pressure Gauges

The Importance of a Pigtail on a Steam Pressure Gauge The pigtail was invented to prevent the internal parts of steam pressure gauges, particularly the materials of the responsive element and of any fusible joints, from being subjected to high steam temperatures. Steam pressure gauges are highly sensitive instruments that, if not properly cared for, can be easily damaged or destroyed.

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