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Volume 11, Issue 2 (Summer 2019)

NOSHOK Distributor Portal Provides Order Information,
Product Pricing & Availability, Live Chat

We hope that our Distributors have had the opportunity to become acquainted with the new NOSHOK Portal, designed to streamline and simplify your access to order information, provide stock configured product pricing and availability, and quickly access NOSHOK Customer Support online.

The NOSHOK Portal allows you to:

  • Check the status of orders
  • View past orders and tracking numbers
  • View invoices and RMAs
  • Order catalogs and flyers
  • Stay apprised of joint marketing opportunities

Stock configurations of the NOSHOK products listed below are visible on the NOSHOK Portal, including a representative photo, pricing and reference to real time product availability. We will continue to add key products and additional functionality regularly.

  • 100 Series ABS & Steel Case Dry Pressure Gauges
  • 200 Series Low Pressure Diaphragm Pressure Gauges
  • 300 Series Brass Case Liquid Filled Pressure Gauges
  • 25-900 Series ABS & Stainless Steel Liquid Filled Pressure Gauges
  • 400 Series Stainless Steel Dry Pressure Gauges
  • 402 Series Stainless Steel Extreme High Pressure Gauges.
  • 800 Series Precision Test Pressure Gauges Bimetal Thermometers Steam Syphons

Also, in addition to the support provided by our Customer Support team from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday EST, a live chat option is active on the NOSHOK Portal to help answer any questions regarding portal functionality or order status.

You can request portal access for additional personnel in your organization by:

  1. Selecting "Create a Business Account" at https://portal.noshok.com
  2. Informaing NOSHOK Customer Support to grant access

For login assistance or navigational guidance, please contact your NOSHOK Regional Sales Manager, email NOSHOK Customer Support or call 440.243.0888.

Watch for updates as we add more products and functionality to the NOSHOK Portal!

Product Focus

NEW! Small Diameter Submersible Transmitter

NOSHOK’s new 611 Series Small Diameter Submersible Level Transmitter provides hydrostatic level measurement in applications including bore holes and wells with small diameters; including well head measurement, groundwater monitoring, level measurement in open bodies of water, sewage lift and pumping stations, and settling ponds and rainwater basins.

With an outer diameter of 0.87", this transmitter offers low power output signals for battery-powered applications, and an optional temperature output is also available.

Constructed with 316L Stainless Steel, PVDF and polyurethane wetted parts, the NOSHOK 611 Series Transmitter has a 5:1 turndown using the optional HART signal. It is CE compliant to suppress RFI, EMI and ESD.

ATEX, CSA and IECex certifications are pending.

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RFQ - 611 Series Transmitter

NEW! Intelligent Pressure & Level Transmitters For The Food & Beverage Industry

20 Series Intelligent
Silo and Tank Level

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25 Series Intelligent
Pressure and Level

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30 Series "Snorkel"
Pressure and Level

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The new NOSHOK 20, 25 and 30 Series Intelligent Pressure and Level Transmitters are uniquely designed to address the specific requirements of the food and beverage industry. These transmitters are ideal for hygienic applications and harsh, aggressive ambient conditions.

NOSHOK 20, 25 and 30 Series Transmitters feature a superior design which positions the pressure and temperature sensors directly behind the diaphragm, which minimizes fill fluid and allows the use of a smaller diaphragm. This provides active temperature compensation at the point of measurement to minimize temperature and position error.

Turndown ratios up to 10:1 allow greater rangeability, minimizing inventory requirements. Accuracies are based on percent of adjusted span, not full scale range.

Constructed of polished Stainless Steel, NOSHOK's new intelligent transmitters feature programming via a standard onboard display with no pressure source required, and are also available with Hart® protocol. These transmitters have a 360° rotatable display for flexibility and readability in multiple mounting positions.

The new 20, 25 and 30 Series NOSHOK Transmitters meet 3A requirements.

RFQ - 20, 25, 30 Series Transmitters

Check out our new literature supporting these products, including a new Measurement Solutions for the Food & Beverage Industry Brochure, as well as a Value Messaging Flyer that can be customized with your logo and contact information and provided in PDF format (click the button below to request your customized artwork.)

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Application Insight


Monitoring differential pressure (∆p) is critical in a wide variety of production processes. Often, two standard pressure gauges are used when a differential pressure gauge can indicate the difference in pressure with a single instrument. 

Measuring differential pressure is essential wherever small differences in pressure can have a significant effect, such as monitoring pressure drop across filters, strainers, separators, valves and pumps, displaying liquid levels in tanks, detecting system leaks, and measuring fluid flow. Applications include clean rooms, heat exchangers, refineries, petrochemical plants, and chemical plants.

A differential pressure gauge measures and visually indicates the difference between two pressure points within a process system. The differential pressure gauge has two inlet ports that are both connected to the pressure points being monitored. For example, if the pressure at one inlet port is 200 psi and the pressure at the other port is 50 psi, then the differential pressure is 150 psi (200 psi – 50 psi).

Differential pressure gauges can be used for many purposes, including:

Maintaining Optimum System Filtration & Detecting Scale Buildup

One of the most popular applications for differential pressure gauges is filtration monitoring. As a filter cartridge starts to become obstructed with contaminants, the pressure between the inlet and outlet ports increases and efficiency drops. When the differential pressure reaches a certain limit, the operator knows it is time to change the filter, keeping the process running smoothly and efficiently and preventing damage to the system. Similarly, a differential pressure gauge can be used to detect scale buildup in pipes and pumps.

Monitoring Flow

Large, heavy, expensive flowmeters are often used to measure the flow of fluids inside a pipe. Differential pressure gauges provide a less expensive and simpler option.

Bernoulli's principle states that for an inviscid flow, an increase in the speed of the fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in pressure or a decrease in the fluid's potential energy.

An orifice plate, venturi, or flow nozzle is often used to reduce the diameter inside the pipe. A differential pressure gauge can then be installed, connecting the high-pressure side to the larger diameter and the low-pressure side to the smaller diameter, to measure the difference in pressure before and after the orifice and determine the flow rate. This provides a high accuracy solution at a low cost.

Liquid Level Monitoring in Tanks

In open tanks, the high-pressure DP gauge port is positioned on the bottom of the tank, and the low-pressure side is vented to the atmosphere. The DP gauge then provides a reading that indicates the height of the liquid in the tank, often in inches or feet of water, or percent full.

In a sealed tank, the atmospheric pressure of the gas at the top of the tank above the contained liquid adds to the hydrostatic pressure of the liquid. A standard gauge mounted at the bottom of the tank would measure both the gas and liquid level pressure, rather than just the pressure of the water column.

A differential pressure gauge works much more effectively in this application. By connecting the high side to the bottom of the tank and the low side to the top, the gauge measures the difference in gas pressure from the total pressure to provide a much more accurate liquid level reading. This can be a cost-effective solution for tanks measuring liquid oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and similar mediums, as well as measuring the difference between the pressure of the reservoir and bottom-hole pressure in production and injection wells.

Leak Detection

Detecting leaks in a system is one of the lesser known applications for differential pressure gauges.

Simply measuring the differential pressure between a potentially leaking vessel and a reference vessel can determine if a leak is present. This can save time and provide a more accurate measurement as opposed to waiting a long period of time for a drop in pressure on a standard pressure gauge.

Types of Differential Pressure Gauges

Piston type differential pressure gauges are designed primarily for liquid or gaseous media applications where low differential pressure ranges and static working pressures are needed. As the fluid crosses from the high to low pressure port, the differential pressure gauge senses a slight amount of bypass via the movement of a floating piston/magnet in a precision bore against a calibrated spring. Any change in pressure on either side of the piston/magnet causes the magnet to move proportionally to the difference in differential pressure.

A rotary pointer magnet located close to the internal magnet, but outside the pressure housing, follows the movement of the piston magnet and indicates differential pressure on the dial. Piston type DP gauges indicate a slight amount of bypass as the fluid crosses from the high to the low-pressure port.

More Info On Piston Type Differential Gauges

Diaphragm type differential pressure gauges isolate the high and low-pressure ports from each other, so there is no bypass. These gauges can be used in applications measuring air, gas or liquids. The differential pressure is sensed by the movement of an elastomer diaphragm against a precision calibrated range spring. The change in position of the diaphragm in response to the change in Differential Pressure moves an internal magnet. This magnet, in turn, causes a rotary magnet external to the gauge body to rotate. This rotary magnet has a pointer attached which indicates the differential pressure on the dial. The diaphragm provides total separation.

More Info On Diaphragm Type Differential Gauges

Many differential pressure g­auges are available with built-in switches or transmitters. These switches or transmit­ters can be set to turn on or off, or trigger alarms at specified pressure points.


No Cost Joint Marketing Opportunity

Many people wonder what separates a top performing sales person from the rest of the pack. In most cases, it's because they apply a number of best practices in their daily routine. NOSHOK is committed to supporting your efforts with effective sales and marketing tools that focus on best practices for selling NOSHOK products.

To this end, we've developed new NOSHOK Solutions Value Messaging Flyers, designed to increase awareness about NOSHOK's breadth of products and services, promote NOSHOK's added-value differentiators, and cross-sell appropriate products and accessories. These one page flyers serve as an effective guideline for benefit and value-focused discussion regarding NOSHOK in sales meetings, and as a compelling but simple leave behind piece. To access these PDFs, click here

NOSHOK would also like to extend the opportunity to utilize these Value Messaging Flyers in joint marketing efforts, by customizing the flyer(s) with your logo and contact information and providing them in PDF format for your use. Please contact NOSHOK's Marketing Manager Sheryl Pritt if you are interested in this option, or click the button below.

Check out the latest addition to our Value Messaging Flyers offering, Measurement Solutions for the Food & Beverage Industry (shown to the right). This flyer highlights the differentiators and benefits of the new NOSHOK products uniquely designed for this market.

As always, our foremost priority is customer satisfaction. We look forward to our ongoing mutual success!

Request Customized Flyer Artwork


The action-packed TC America TCR/TCA race at Portland International Raceway was held on July 13-14, part of the 59th Annual Rose Cup Races presented by Fastlife.TV

Machines from 10 of the world’s leading OEM manufacturers gathered for the challenge, piloted by a healthy mix of both up-and-coming racers and proven series champions. The race consisted of two 40-minute TC contests and two identically timed TCR/TCA races at the 12-turn 1.945-mile road course.

In TCR Cup, pole sitter Putt, driving the #15 eEuroparts.com ROWE Racing Audi Sport RS3 LMS (DSG) seized the lead over Stephen Vajda in the #18 EXR Team by Premat Audi Sport RS3 LMS (DSG) and Christian Cole in the #27 McCann Racing Audi Sport RS3 LMS (DSG). In TCR Cup, Putt led Vajda and Cole initially with Cole soon taking second.

At the end of the battle, Putt, Cole and Vajda took the TCR Cup podium.

The teams now head to Watkins Glen International Raceway Aug. 30 - Sept. 1. CBS Sports Network coverage for TC America races at Portland airs July 24 starting at 7 p.m. EDT. Check your local listings for broadcast time and channel information.

Tech Tip

Q: What is a turndown ratio?

A: A turndown ratio is also commonly known as rangeability, and refers to the ratio between the full-scale range and the minimum point of measure, indicating the range in which an instrument can accurately measure the media. Example: a pressure transmitter has a maximum calibration range of 0 to 300 psi, and a turndown ratio of 10:1. This means that the span can be adjusted anywhere between 0 to 30 psi and 0 to 300 psi. The higher the turndown ratio, the higher the rangeability, which can also minimize required inventory.

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Customer Connection

Here's Your Chance To Win $100!

Want to win some extra money, and help us provide you with even higher levels of service and support?

Simply send us a brief description of how NOSHOK products provided a solution in your application, and/or how a NOSHOK representative helped you with a challenge. Send videos or photos of our products in your application as well. It will only take you a few minutes and you could win $100!

Please e-mail your testimonial and video/photo(s) to spritt@noshok.com, and include your name, title and company name.

Your e-mail indicates your consent to have your feedback, testimonial, photos, and/or video featured in any NOSHOK printed or online marketing materials including our website and social media. You can also choose for us to share your testimonial anonymously, if you’d rather not have your company or personal name published. If this is the case, please indicate your preference in your e-mail submission. 

Everyone who sends us their feedback / testimonial will be entered in a drawing to win a $100 VISA Gift Card. Submissions must be e-mailed by August 16, 2019. The drawing for the VISA Gift Card will be held on August 19, 2019, and the winner will be notified via e-mail.