Pressure Measurement Devices

By | August 22, 2016

Gravitational transducers

  1. A dead weight tester
  2. Manometer

Elastic transducers ( Force summing Transducers)

  1. Bourdon tube pressure gauge
  2. elastic diaphragm gauges
  3. bellow gagues
  4. Bellow gaugues to measure gauge pressure
  5. Bellow gauge to measure differential pressure

Strain gauge pressure cells.

  1. Flattened tube pressure cell (PINCHED TUBE).
  2. Cylindrical type pressure cell.

Mcleod vacuum gague.

  1. Thermal conductivity gauges.

Pirani gauge.

  1. Thermocouple typre conductity gauge.

Ionisation gauge

  1. bulk modulus or electrical resistance pressure gauge.


The above instruments are used in following situations:


Type of pressure to be measured Pressure Measuring instrument to be used
Low pressure Manometer
High and medium pressure Bourdon tube pressure gauge.

Diaphragm gauge.

Bellows Gauges.

Low vacuum and ultra high vacuum Mcleod vacuum gauge

thermal conductivity gauges.

Ionisation gauges.

Very high presures Bourdon tube pressure gauge.

Diphragm gauge.

Bulk modulus pressure gauge.

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