Model 1000-6A

Absolute Pressure Test Gauge

Series 1000 6"

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  • Test, laboratory, and production applications

Special Features

  • These Absolute Pressure Gauge pressure elements are capsules up to and including the 50 psia range; 100 psia and above use Bourdon tubes
  • In the 50 psia range, pressure is applied to the case and is referenced against the evacuated capsule
  • In the 100 psia and above use Bourdon tubes, pressure is applied to a Bourbon tube, which is referenced against an evacuated Bourdon
  • Available in 14 standard ranges, these gauges combine aneroid convenience with the accuracy of precision liquid columns

Standard Features

6" dial

Scale length
30" through two pointer revolutions

To 500 psia

0.1% of full scale

0.03% of full scale

0.01% of full scale

Below 100 psia: 0.15 % of full scale;
100 psia and above: 0.1% of full scale

Maximum temperature effect
Below 100 psia, 0.019% of full scale per 10°C/18°F change from 23°C/73.4°F; 100 psia and above, 0.1% of full scale per 10°C/18°F change from 23°C/73.4°F

Case pressure and volume
For gauges with ranges of 50 psia or below, maximum case pressure is 35 psig

Case volume is 1775 cc with overpressure relief valve built into the back of the case

For gauges with ranges of 100 psia and above, volume of pressure Bourdon system is 10 cc with case vented to atmosphere

Case connections
Below 100 psia, ⅛" female NPT, 100 psia and above, ¼" female NPT. Both have a built-in stainless steel filter and are located in the bottom of the case.

Case construction
Anodized aluminum with tempered-glass window, the case has special clips which make flush mounting easy, the bezel has no screw holes

Materials exposed to measured gas
Below 100 psia: Ni-Span C©, brass, phosphor bronze, beryllium-copper, magnesium, aluminum,nylon, 303 stainless steel, Elgiloy, soft solder, silver solder, Hypalon, synthetic sapphire, paper,epoxy cement, TFE, nickel silver, nickel plating, drawing ink, lacquer

100 psia and above: stainless steel, Ni-Span C©, Easy-flow #45 brazing alloy, silver solder, nylon

Weight and shipping weight
Approx. 8 lbs.


  • Calibration in most metric units available at no extra cost.
  • Non-linear calibration units are available at extra cost.
  • Also available is a compact (12 ¾" H, 12" W, 81/16" D) suit-case type carrying case with the gauge in a shock-mounted panel. The cover is easily removed and pressure connections can be made without removing the gauge from the case.

Ordering Information
When ordering, please specify ordering number, range, and mounting angle. (Extra cost if mounting angle is other than vertical)

Note: Gases must be non-corrosive, no liquid service.

Absolute Pressure Test Gauge
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