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Ashcroft, Inc.

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

  • 800-328-8258

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Ashcroft, Inc.

fluid & gas flow equipment

Flush Flanged Diaphragm Seal prevents clogging.

April 12, 2016

Used to isolate pressure instruments from harsh media, Ashcroft DF diaphragm seal comes in various diaphragm sizes with range of available wetted materials and instrument connections. Flush flanged design eliminates use of lower housing and prevents clogging around diaphragm. Raised face or ring joint flange mate directly to 6 different ASME flange union sizes. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, sensors, monitors & transducers

Explosionproof Pressure Switch comes in 316 stainless steel.

March 24, 2016

Approved for use in most NEC Class I and II hazardous locations, B-Series NEMA 7/9 explosionproof pressure switch can be fitted with various diaphragm materials, including Monel for NACE applications, or external diaphragm seal to resist caustic or corrosive media. Type 316 stainless steel enclosure suits demanding operating environments, including those subject to salt water spray, and carries IP66 rating. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Valve and Manifold Accessories work with pressure instruments.

March 10, 2016

Line of stainless steel valve and manifold accessories is available for use in pressure instrument installations. Pressure limiting valve, gauge valve, and multi-valve manifolds are available in several configurations to bleed, isolate, or equalize pressure. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Pressure Switches offer variety of installation options.

February 10, 2016

Made of 316L stainless steel, Ashcroft® A-Series controls pressure up to 15,000 psi and offers selection of process and electrical connections. With addition of male and female ½ NPT and 37° flare pressure fittings, both watertight and explosion proof versions can be installed in wide variety of applications. Additional electrical conduit fittings optimize connection options, while NACE-compliant piston seals round out compatibility with sour gas applications. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment

Finned Siphon supports high pressures and temperatures.

December 18, 2015

To keep pressure instrument safe from high-temperature processes, Ashcroft® type 1198 finned siphon is capable of containing pressure up to 3,000 psi and supports media temperatures up to 700°F. Construction is of 316L stainless steel and ensures compatibility with diverse media, while built-in dampening mechanism controls pulsation effects. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Rugged Pressure Transducers are UL-Recognized components.

November 13, 2015

Designed to perform in extreme operating environments, rugged T2, G2, and G3 sensors are approved for installation into UL-Listed systems/equipment. T2 and G2 both offer 30–20,000 psig (compound to 300 psig) ranges, while G3 offers vacuum, compound and 5–300 psig, and 15–300 psia ranges. While G2 and G3 share 4–20 mA, 0–5 Vdc, 0–10 Vdc, 1–5 Vdc, 1–6 Vdc, 0.5–4.5 Vdc (ratiometric) output options, T2 offers 4–20 mA, 0–5 Vdc, 0–10 Vdc, 1–5 Vdc, 1–6 Vdc, 0.5–4.5 Vdc (ratiometric) output options. Read More

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

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

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

electrical equipment & systems, optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

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&ndash;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. H<sub>2</sub>0 and bidirectional to ±30 in. H<sub>2</sub>0. 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&trade; 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&ndash;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&trade; 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

electrical equipment & systems, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

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&ndash;5 in. with stem lengths from 2 ½&ndash;24 in., Maxivision® Thermometers offer measurement range of -80 to 1,000°F. Units provide fixed rear or bottom stem with Everyangle&trade; 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

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

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

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

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

mechanical components & assemblies, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

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

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