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Ashcroft, Inc.

250 E. Main St., Stratford, CT, 06614, US

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Thermocouple and RTD Assemblies suit severe service uses.

July 17, 2015

Intended for temperature monitoring and control in industrial applications, Thermocouple and RTD Assemblies are suited for reactors, heat exchangers, and LNG vessels. Variety of terminal blocks and connection heads accommodate choice of direct wiring or addition of transmitter. With broad selection of process connections, stem diameters, lag extensions, and thermowells, assemblies can be configured to meet specifications of nearly any industrial installation. Read More

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Pressure Transducer withstands shock and vibration.

June 23, 2015

Featuring all-welded 316 stainless steel wetted material, Ashcroft® G3 monitors and controls pressure where vibration, shock, and high-cycling exist. Unit is available in ranges from 0/5 through 0/300 psi and vacuum with accuracy of ±1.50% of span from -20 to 85°C. Configurable with wide selection of pressure connections and electrical terminations, transducer is suited for compressor control, HVAC/R, process automation and control, and pump monitoring. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Water Pressure Gauges keep lead out of drinking water.

June 18, 2015

Available with 2, 2½, and 4 in. dia dials, models UA20-X82, UA25-X82 and EA14-X82 are manufactured to comply with U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), January, 2014. These Weksler lead-free pressure gauges consequently offer safe method for monitoring pressures in potable water systems. Specific applications include potable water storage, water filtration, fresh-water plumbing systems, and ice production. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Calibrator measures pressure to 10,000 psi.

December 18, 2014

Incorporating Quick-Select™ modules, Heise® PTE-2 measures pressure in ranges from 0.25 in. H2O through 10,000 psi and temperature over wide range with RTDs or thermocouples. Current and voltage input can also be displayed simultaneously with 2 other measurements, while 16,000 records can be logged for historical reference. Housed in IP65-rated enclosure, calibrator includes USB port, SD card, backlit LCD, and onboard loop power supply. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Static, Low DP Switch handles challenging applications.

September 3, 2014

Combining sensitive elastic element and heavily constructed containment vessel, DDS-Series can control differential pressures from 0/6–0/150 in. of water on pressure lines up to 1,500 psi. UL-Listed NEMA 4 water-tight and NEMA 7 explosionproof versions are available with various electrical switches, wetted materials, and setpoint options. Supplied in cast-aluminum housing, differential pressure switch employs near frictionless switching mechanism for optimal repeatability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Low-DP Transmitter offers local display and 4-20 mA output.

August 5, 2014

Mating 4-digit LCD and Ashcroft® stable, low-DP transmitter, GL42 provides local reading as well as 4–20 mA output. This allows communication with remote DAQ device as well as visual reading at pressure source. Along with selectable engineering units, features include adjustable display response times, IP65 enclosure, and several mounting options. Available ranges vary from 0/0.1 to 0/25 in. H20 and bidirectional to ±30 in. H20. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Isolation Ring prevents instruments from clogging.

July 1, 2014

Installed in pipeline, Ashcroft® Type 80 or 81 keeps pressure instruments safe from clogging. With process medium contacting only flexible inside wall of isolator, pressure is translated through liquid fill to sensing device atop ring. Needle valve can be incorporated to dampen effects of pulsation, while exclusive Safe Quick Release™ option will permit harmless, leak-free removal of instrument for calibration or maintenance while system is still under pressure. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Deadweight Tester calibrates pressure for reliability.

June 3, 2014

To help ensure pressure instruments operate safely and reliably, Ashcroft 1305D series includes low range and high range piston assembly, weight set, hydraulic (oil) test pump to generate test pressures, metal carrying cases, tools, and other accessories. This pressure calibration system can, depending on weight set, establish test points from 15–10,000 psi with accuracy of ±0.1% of reading. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Rubber Boot protects pressure gauges.

April 15, 2014

Featuring shock-resistant PowerFlex™ movement, Protective Rubber Boot Accessory is available for lower connected type commercial pressure gauges, including 1000, 1005, 1005P, 1005S, 1005P-XUL, and 1005M-XRG. Boot provides added protection if gauge is struck while installed or dropped during portable use. Read More

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Pressure Switches suit most industrial applications. .

March 4, 2014

Available in variety of sizes and configurations, Ashcroft® Pressure Switches can be provided with NEMA 4 watertight and NEMA 7 explosion proof housings. Each switch can be constructed with variety of diaphragm materials, sanitary connections, or with external media isolators for specialized installations. With pressure ranges extending from 0/10 in.H2O to 0/7500 psi and up to 600 psid, switches offer option of dual-seal rating and SIL capability. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bimetal Thermometers eliminate use of mercury.

January 28, 2014

Available in dial diameters from 2–5 in. with stem lengths from 2 ½–24 in., Maxivision® Thermometers offer measurement range of -80 to 1,000°F. Units provide fixed rear or bottom stem with Everyangle™ design that allows stem angle to be adjusted. Hermetically sealed for wash-down or liquid-filled to counter high vibration, stainless steel thermometers are suited for virtually every difficult installation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Transducers are resistant to internal ice damage.

December 17, 2013

Media isolation method for G2, T2, and KM15 pressure transducers prevents formation of ice inside inlet cavity and subsequent destruction of sensing element. Along with consistent performance in temperature extremes, transducers withstand such harsh operating conditions as shock and vibration. Choice of pressure ranges, outputs, electrical terminations and process connections are available to accommodate any installation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Pressure Gauge measures up to 25,000 psi.

November 26, 2013

Housed in IP67-rated enclosure with 5-digit LCD, Ashcroft® DG25 is available in accuracies of 0.5% and 0.25% FS. Unit offers selectable units of measure, 20-segment bar graph indicator, Min/Max/Tare, and list of agency certifications. Featuring minimum battery life of 2,000 hours, gauge is also available with backlight and rubber protective boot. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Gauge withstands harsh operating conditions.

November 5, 2013

Measuring 4 ½ in. in diameter, Ashcroft® Type 1020S is specifically designed for monitoring pressures on Christmas tree control assemblies located on top of oil and gas wellheads. Unit features rotary movement and is constructed with stainless steel exterior and wetted parts to resist potentially damaging effects of petroleum pressure media. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Isolated Pressure Instruments operate with harsh media.

October 1, 2013

When used with harsh or corrosive liquids and gases, Pressure Instruments such as dial/digital gauges, switches, and transmitters can be configured with diaphragm seal or other isolation device for complete media protection. Seals are available in variety of sizes, wetted materials, and configurations, including capsule type, welded, or bonded and clamped designs with threaded, flanged, or flushing connections. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Panel Builder's Pressure Gauge delivers reliability via design.

September 5, 2013

Ashcroft® Type 2008S features 63 mm dia gauge dial that combines stainless steel wetted parts and case along with PowerFlex™ spring suspended movement to promote reliability and longevity. Also available, liquid fill and PLUS! Performance™ dampen potential pointer bounce caused by vibration and pulsation. This all-welded, front-flanged pressure gauge is suited for monitoring pressures in various installations, including oil and gas control panels.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Switch comes in SIL-capable, explosionproof version.

August 2, 2013

Suited for use in hazardous areas, rugged dual-seal rated A-Series explosionproof pressure switch features 316 stainless steel construction, IP67-rated enclosure, and -40 to +192°F operating range. Pressure ranges from vacuum through 7,500 psi are offered along with selection of pressure inlet fittings. Agency approvals and certifications for this miniature pressure switch include FM, UL, ATEX, IECEx, CSA, CRN, CE, RoHS, as well as SIL 3 capability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

DP Switch measures across restriction in high-pressure line.

July 1, 2013

Combining sensitive elastic element and heavily constructed containment vessel, DDS-Series can control differential pressure (DP) from 0/6–0/150 in. of water on pressure lines up to 1,500 psi. UL-Listed, NEMA 4, watertight and NEMA 7, explosionproof versions are available with choice of electrical switches, wetted materials, and setpoint options. Encased in cast-aluminum housing, switches employ near frictionless switching mechanism for optimal repeatability. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pressure Switch has compact, stainless steel design.

May 30, 2013

Comprising pressure switches with all-316 stainless steel construction, A Series operates from -40 to +212°F and supports pressure ranges from vacuum to 7,500 psi. Precision snap acting micro switches are fully encased to prevent moisture from corroding switch contacts. Depending on range, switch is either of diaphragm sealed piston design or direct acting piston design sealed with Buna-N or Viton O-ring. Enclosure is weatherproof to IP67, and SPDT or DPDT configurations are available.

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Pressure Transmitters are designed for strength, safety.

May 2, 2013

Industrial-strength A2, A2X, and A4 transmitters offer accuracies up to ±0.25% FS. While A2 is offered with variety of electrical connections, analog output signals, and pressure ports to meet requirements of most industrial applications, explosion/flame proof A2X and intrinsically safe A4 are designed for hazardous environments. All feature 15–7,500 psi absolute, 5–10,000 psi gauge, and compound to 100 psi and vacuum ranges. Materials of construction differ between models. Read More

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