Ask the experts

January 28, 2019

The terms “belt and braces” or “wearing belt and suspenders” are figurative terms used for carefulness or proceeding with an abundance of caution.  Most certainly, this is the preferred approach when working with cryogenic liquefied gases that have boiling points  below -150 °C (-238 °F).  These liquids can be inert (nitrogen, helium, neon, argon, krypton) […]

July 21, 2017

Question How do you determine which triaxial accelerometer meets my application needs? Answer Triaxial accelerometers measure acceleration in three perpendicular axis (X, Y, Z). There are two primary advantages of using a triaxial accelerometer over three single axis units. First, mounting (stud, screw, adhesive) is in one location rather than three. Second, cable installation and […]

April 28, 2017

Question My 4416B rechargeable batteries need replacement. According to your 4416B instruction manual, 9V 110mAh NiCad batteries are necessary for it. But these batteries are getting harder to find as NiMH batteries are the preferred replacement these days. I have found NiMH batteries, 8.4V 250mAh, to be available. Can these batteries be used in the […]

February 1, 2017

Question How is the ZMO value derived with Endevco absolute pressure transducers? I have an 8515C-50 transducer with a ZMO specified on the cal cert. Is this value recorded at atmospheric pressure? Answer The short answer is No. The ZMO value is recorded at 1psi vacuum. Further explanation is needed to clarify why 1psi vacuum […]

January 1, 2017

Question Do you have connector assembly instructions for the 6917B cable with the replacement connector, 26574? Answer Assembly instructions are as follows: 1. Squarely cut through the cable at the end to be repaired. Strip the outer red Teflon insulation 0.5 inches and trim the shield as close as possible to the insulation. Remove all […]