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Gauge glass can also be used to get a better understanding of what is happening inside of a closed system, and for this reason gauge glass can also be called viewing glass. Read More…

Gauge Glass Gauge glass, often referred to as sight glass, is simply a tool that is used to gauge the level of gases or fluids within a system.
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New Haven, IN  |  260-749-9614

S & S Optical has been leaders as glass fabricators in a variety of industries and markets for over 50 years. We offer a variety of different glasses to fit all of your needs. Also, we have a multitude of capabilities and services to offer-polishing, grinding, edging and more. To learn how we can fabricate your parts contact us today for a quote. We care about customers and quality service.

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S & S Optical Company, Inc. $$$

Cambridge, ON  |  800-315-0387

Glass cutting is a varied industry, and we have done it all for the past 50 years. We believe in manufacturing high quality glass products that will exceed customer expectations every time.

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Pegasus Glass $$$

Quakertown, PA  |  215-536-3500

Established in 1947, we have been providing glass cutting using very precise tolerances in order to ensure that our products are among the best. Our skilled designers and technicians are available around the clock in order to work with you from design to delivery to ensure that you are receiving a product that will fit your needs perfectly! For more information on what we may be able to do for you, visit our website today!

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Insaco Inc. $$$

Painesville Township, OH  |  440-639-6399

Founded in 1990, Technical Glass Products is a fabricator of Fused Quartz Glassware. We maintain a broad inventory of labware, flat stock, rod and tubes in addition to providing custom fabrication using state of the art equipment to suit your needs.

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Technical Glass Products, Inc. $$$

Cincinnati, OH  |  513-761-3458

Since 1907 Cincinnati Gasket has become the Midwest’s largest manufacturer of fabricated industrial glass products with a full line of related specialty items and services. We offer the finest in glass cutting, laminates, heat resistant glass, tempering and more. Whether replacing existing glass or developing a new application, Cincinnati has the solution to all of your glass needs.

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Cincinnati Gasket & Industrial Glass $$$
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You can find gauge glass on many different kinds of equipment and in all kinds of applications due to their ability to add a level of safety as well as improving the ease of operation in some applications. Occasionally, certain gauges glasses will function better in a certain application, in order to figure out if gauge glass will fit in your application seek out a knowledgeable gauge glass manufacturer who can provide you with suggestions based on your unique application.

Gauge glass is often used to monitor pressure within boiler systems, particularly in applications such as steam boilers. Within a steam boiler there is both a fluid and a vapor and the varying levels indicate just how pressurized that environment is. Using gauge glass allows an operator or technician to monitor this pressurization, make adjustments when needed, and maintain the proper pressurization.

On top of their practicality, gauge glass also provides a level of safety as well. In addition to supplying an operator with the ability to better monitor the activity of a system, the glass in gauge glass is reinforced and commonly tempered to enhance its durability and to cut down on the risk of explosion. Gauge glass is used as viewing glass in a wide range of applications.

For example, they can be used for viewing the inside of a heater to ensure it is function properly or in kilns to monitor the progress of the baking process. This type of glass is used in such a vast range of applications because it is a simple and effective way to monitor a system safely and without disturbing the processes taking place inside.

With such a broad range of glass types and sizes, you can find gauge glass to satisfy virtually any industrial application. If you are unsure of where to start, contact a gauge glass manufacturer, and they would be happy to assist you in finding the right style of gauge glass for your requirements and specifications.

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