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How pressure is measured with inclined monometer?

The inclined type monometer is an enlarged leg monometer with its measuring leg inclined to the vertical axis by some angle. Due to inclination, scale expands and increases the sensitivity. When P1 and P2 are applied, then

Difference between radiation pyrometer and optical pyrometer

There is difference between radiation pyrometer and optical pyrometer is given below. Radiation pyrometer Optical pyrometer Temperature is direct measured with the help of thermocouple. Temperature is measured by comparing the brightness of hot body radiation at

Advantages, disadvantages and applications of radiation pyrometer

There are some advantages of radiation pyrometer which are given below. The radiation pyrometer has high output and moderate cost. It has ability to measure high temperature. It has fast speed response. It has good stability. It

Advantages and disadvantages of bimetallic thermometer

There are some advantages of bimetallic thermometer which are given below. • The bimetallic thermometer is easily installed and maintained. • Wide temperature ranges are available. • The bimetallic thermometer has good accuracy. • The cost is

Bimetallic thermometer

The bimetallic thermometers are made up of bimetallic strips formed by joining two different metals having different thermal expansion coefficients. Basically, bimetallic strip is a mechanical element which can sense temperature and transform it into a mechanical

Advantages, disadvantages and applications of rotameter

There are some advantages of rotameter which are given below. The cost of rotameter is low. It provides linear scale. It has good accuracy for low and medium flow rates. The pressure loss is nearly constant and

What are hygrometer and its types?

Hygrometer is an instrument used for measuring the value of humidity. It is also known as psychrometer. Generally, the output of hygrometer is used to indicate relative humidity. Several material exhibit changes in electrical properties that are

Construction of variable area flow meter

The variable area flow meters are the most cost effective solution for almost all applications involving the measurement of industrial process liquids, gases or steam. ABB´s variable area flow meters are reliable, flexible and simple. The rota

Advantages and disadvantages of electromagnetic flow meter

There are some advantages of electromagnetic flow meter which are given below, The electromagnetic flow meter provides rapid response to flow changes. It provides linear wide range. Measuring range setting can be optimized. It has ability to