Fluke Calibration introduces new DHI PG9607 piston gauge

Optimised for very low uncertainty and dimensional traceability

Sydney, September 13, 2010 – Fluke Calibration, a global leader in test and measurement technology, has introduced the new PG9607 piston gauge, which delivers unequaled performance for measurement of absolute and gauge pressures up to 500 kPa (72.5 psi).

The PG9607 piston gauge is designed with the requirements of the US National Measurement Institutes (NMIs) in mind. It offers innovations to reduce sources of pressure uncertainty, a 100g mass load to allow a wide range of pressure defined by a single piston-cylinder assembly, and a new high-performance 50 mm piston-cylinder design.

The design is based on a special project undertaken by DH Instruments in cooperation with a top NMI pressure lab to define a gas pressure to within less than two parts per million, traceable to dimensional piston-cylinder effective area measurement. The resulting commercial PG9607 uses the same five kPa/kg piston-cylinder specially designed for low geometric distortion to support dimensional effective area determination with low uncertainty, for true fundamental definition of pressure.

The PG9607 piston gauge uses DH Instruments AMH automatic mass handling technology to allow fully unattended testing, establishment of better reference vacuum and improved long-term mass stability. COMPASS® calibration management software is also offered to support complete test system automation without the need for custom programming.

For more information on the PG9607 piston gauge and other calibration software products from Fluke Calibration, contact Dennis Juniper at Fluke Australia, Locked Box 5004, Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153, call (03) 9633-0444, fax (03) 9012-4107, or e-mail dennis.juniper@fluke.com. Visit Fluke’s web site at http://www.fluke.com.au.

 

About Fluke Calibration

Fluke Calibration is the leader in precision calibration instrumentation and software for electrical, temperature, pressure, flow, and RF measurements. Calibration products from Fluke Calibration are found in calibration facilities around the world, including National Metrology Institutes, that demand the highest levels of performance and reliability, backed by state of the art metrology and uncompromising support. They are relied on by quality engineers, calibration technicians, and metrologists to instill confidence in the measurements that are critical to their organizations for quality, safety, reliability, and cost. Fluke, Fluke Calibration and DHI are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Fluke Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

About Fluke

Fluke Corporation is a leader in precision calibration instrumentation and software for electrical, temperature, pressure, flow, and RF measurements. Calibration products from Fluke and its Hart Scientific and DH Instruments Divisions are found in calibration facilities around the world, including National Metrology Institutes, that demand the highest levels of performance and reliability, backed by state of the art metrology and uncompromising support. They are relied on by quality engineers, calibration technicians, and metrologists to instill confidence in the measurements that are critical to their organisations for quality, safety, reliability, and cost. In the past five years, Fluke tools won more than 50 industry awards, including Test and Measurement World Best in Test, Control Engineering Engineer’s Choice, and Plant Engineering Product of the Year. Fluke is a registered trademark of Fluke Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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