Updated on 19 October, 2021
Vacuum Test Gauge is a device used to test the performance of various parts. MST (Metal Strain Testing) is a type of mercury lift (also known as MST) tool gauge, used to test vacuum between 0 to 30 in. (Hg) at a time. MST is normally used to identify when a part needs to be removed and not enough air or vacuum is provided to support it. The device has several switches on the front that switch power to the unit, activate it when required, and deactivate it when all the test have been successfully completed. MST has a hose attached to it, through which the vacuum stream is directed to the gauge.
Vacuum Test Gauge generally come with a detailed description unit price order list. Some also have a separate description unit price list and a detailed listing of the vacuum test parts. In case you are looking for a particular product, you can always look for the model in the description unit price order list and use it to select the one you want. However, before selecting a vacuum test part, you should always check the vacuum power requirements.
The first type of vacuum gauge we will discuss is the NPT Male connection model. This is usually described as a high-quality connection device used to connect the vacuum pump to the appropriate npt male connector on the power source. The power connection leads to the vacuum pump and its corresponding filter. On the other hand, the description unit price order to vacuum parts is used to indicate the price of the vacuum parts in general.
The second type of vacuum gauge is the P-100 Pirani gauge. As the name suggests, this is a high-quality, fully-integrated and reliable integral sensor that accurately measures vacuum p-number. The power-on-low switch allows users to operate the vacuum system without turning on the power, while low voltage operation is possible.
The third type is the vacuum gauge P-700/P-8XK. This is the final type of gauge designed for the power pump housing. It is capable of accurately measuring vacuum p-number and high pressure. Furthermore, the P 700/P-8XK has a high-precision ultrasonic pump housing that can measure pressures from two to eight gallons per minute.
When using the three types of gauges, there are some situations where only one type is required. For instance, in the case of the high-precision, power-on-low switch vacuum connection, the vacuum connection works well in the event of a power failure. However, if the power switch only operates on the positive side of the electrical circuit, the high-precision integrated sensor may not be used. In this case, the power on/off switch must be used. If the vacuum connection is made with a positive-signal diaphragm, then a P-type or two-stage integrated sensor is not required.
The three types of gauges have different installation requirements. The first type, the P-100, can be installed by only installing the stainless steel threads of the power connection into the female npt thread of the pump housing. The other two gauges, the P-8X and P 700/P-8XK, must be installed by placing the threads of the P-100 or the P-8X on the female npt threads of the pump housing.
It is very important for the gauge to have good quality material. A Duralumin material is preferred by most manufactures. This is because the Duralumin is able to absorb high levels of vibrations. It also has high strength and durability. The material can also handle a considerable amount of heat without any problem.
Before testing begins, the gauge should be thoroughly set up in the work space. It should be connected to an electric power source and all its circuit Breaks should be turned on. Vacuum transfer switches should be turned on and all the test subjects should be seated comfortably in the seats of the probe. All attachments such as needle and syringes should be attached and the test subject should be firmly positioned over the transfer switch.
The vacuum switch should be activated and the system's test mode selected. The test subject should move his head in all directions to trigger the test. After the entire test cycle is completed, the vacuum system should be turned off. The test subjects should be instructed to remain quiet while undergoing the test.
It is the responsibility of the operator to ensure that all the components are properly aligned during the vacuum test. This is to ensure that the voltage between the different circuits is in accordance with the test code. The test code is used to indicate if a particular circuit is functioning correctly or not. A positive code means the particular circuit is working properly, whereas a negative code indicates the particular circuit is dysfunctional. This way, troubleshooting problems can be easily detected. There are specific test codes for a certain vacuum type.