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Bulletin P-PTGD

Series PTGD Differential Pressure Piston-Type Gage


Specifications - Installation and Operating Instructions

1-4
1-9/32 [6.50]
[32.20] 4X 3/16 [5.16]
HIGH LOW
3-3/32 EQUALLY SPACED ON A
1-31/32 [83.00] 3-1/2 [88.90] BOLT CIRCLE
[50.00] 3
[76.20]
2X 1/4 UNC 1/4 NPT 3-1/32 [76.99]
1/2 [12.60] 1-13/16 BOTH ENDS PANEL CUTOUT
[46.00]
1 [25.20] 3[76.00]
7/8 [22.00] 3-31/32
1-7/8
[47.60] [101.00]

6-7/32
4X 3/16 [5.16] [157.93]
EQUALLY SPACED
ON A 5-5/8 [142.85] 1-31/32 5-1/4 HIGH LOW

BOLT CIRCLE [50.00] [133.30]


7-9/32
[32.20] 1/4 NPT
1/2 [12.60] BOTH ENDS
1-13/16
1 [25.20] [46.00]
5-9/32 [133.97] 1-3/32 [28.10] 3 [76.00]
PANEL CUTOUT 2-1/8 3-31/32
[54.00] [101.00]

The Series PTGD Differential Pressure Piston-Type Gage can be SPECIFICATIONS


used to measure the pressure drop across filters, strainers, pump perfor- Service: Compatible gases and liquids.
mance testing, and heat exchanger pressure drop monitoring. Its simple, Wetted Materials: Gage body: Aluminum or 316 SS; Piston: Aluminum
rugged design possesses weather and corrosion resistant gage front with a or 316 SS; Spring: 302 SS; Seals: Buna-N (standard); PTFE, Ceramic
shatter resistant lens. The Series PTGD contains a piston-sensing element Magnet; Dial Case: Nylon 6 30% glass filled gage case.
which provides different differential pressure ranges with full-scale accuracies Window: Acrylic.
of 2%. Constructed with aluminum or 316SS and available with two 1/4 Accuracy: 2% FS ascending.
FNPT end connections, the Series PTGD provides over-range protection rated Pressure Limits: 3000 psi (206 bar) for aluminum body; 6000 psi (413
to 3000 PSIG (200 bar) or 6000 PSIG (400 bar) depending on model. bar) for SS body.
Size: 2.5 (63 mm) or 4.5 (115 mm).
Inspection Mounting Orientation: Mount in any position.
Before installation check the name plate on each instrument against the Process Connections: 1/4 female NPT end connections standard;
receiving paperwork and the intended application for correct part num- 1/4 female NPT back or bottom connections available. All styles avail-
ber, materials of construction, working pressure, dial range, etc. Inspect able with 1/4 BSP.
for shipping damage and if damaged, report it immediately. Weight: Aluminum: 2.5 .88 lbs (399 g); 4.5 1.35 lbs (612 g); Stainless
Steel: 2.5 1.75 lbs (794 g); 4.5 2.3 lbs (1.04 kg).
INSTALLATION
The Series PTGD is calibrated and tested prior to shipment and is ready Gages with 4-1/2 dial should be mounted from front of the panel. Make
for immediate installation. Use of the following installation procedures the cutout as indicated in above figure. Insert the (4) panel mounting
should eliminate potential damage and provide optimum trouble free studs, finger tight into the metal inserts located in the rear of bezel. Insert
operation. the gage through the panel aligning the panel mounting studs with the
holes in the panel. Install the (4) M4 nuts onto the studs and tighten
1. Process Connections: 1/4 FNPT are provided as standard. There securely.
are two connections on the housing identified as HI and LO for high
pressure and low pressure. Be sure to get these plumbed to the proper TROUBLESHOOTING
connections on your system. Improper connection will not damage the A. Check for proper hook up. High to HI low to LO.
instrument but it will not function properly. Flexible tubing is recom- B. Make sure that certain block valves are open.
mended to minimize the effect of possible vibration. C. If A & B check out correctly, loosen high-pressure line to determine if
there is pressure to the instrument.
2. Instrument Location: On liquid service, the instrument should be D. Verify that the gage is not in an electromagnetic/magnetic
mounted below the process connections to facilitate self-bleeding. On environment, i.e., close proximity to high current power lines.
gas service, it should be located above the process connections to pro-
mote self-draining. If the process contains particulates, a pigtail loop or MAINTENANCE
drop leg (manometer U-tube configuration) in the tubing will minimize The Series PTGD Differential Pressure Gages are not field serviceable
the possibility of it migrating into the instrument. Shielded cable is rec- and should be returned if repair is needed. (Field repairs should not be
ommended for control loop wiring. attempted and may void warranty). Be sure to include a brief description
of the problem plus any relevant application notes. Contact customer
3. Panel Mounting: Gages with 2-1/2 dials can only be mounted service to receive a return goods authorization number before shipping.
through the rear of the panel. Make the proper panel cutouts as shown
in figure above. Remove the (4) bezel screws. Insert the screws through
the front of the panel and into the gage bezel. Tighten the screws
securely, alternating in a diagonal pattern.

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