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Re: manometer gauge?

Posted By: shocking
Date: Saturday, 28 October 2006, at 7:50 a.m.

In Response To: Re: manometer gauge? (SVP Neon Equipment)


> You mentioned excess grease. Is this a
> greased stopcock manifold? If so, did some
> of the plugs and barrels get mixed up? If
> they did they may not seal good. Plugs and
> barrels on greased stopcocks are
> "matched", meaning they are lapped
> together so they make a perfect seal when
> properly greased.

> Mark

Thanks to you both for the advice. Turns out there was still a minor leak (in the gas bottle compression fitting) and also the stopcock was probably the wrong one since it was in a pile with other old stopcock assemblies that were utilized. The ez gauge with the o rings make life easier.


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