What is a manometer used to measure?

Answer A manometer is used to measure the pressure of gases and liquids. There are several different types of manometers, but the most common type used is a U-shaped glass tube filled with mercury. The de... Read More »

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What does a manometer measure?

A manometer measures fluid pressure. Traditional laboratory manometers are usually filled with a liquid, such as water or mercury. Digital manometers are also available, and are more suitable for f... Read More »

How to Use a Digital Manometer?

Digital manometers are capable of measuring accurate positive, negative and differential pressures. The devices come in various sizes and can withstand water pressure up to around 150 PSI (pound fo... Read More »

How to Read a Manometer for Gas PSI?

Learn to read a manometer to determine a difference in gas pressure in pounds per square inch (psi). A manometer consists of a U-shaped tube, partially filled with liquid, connecting two regions of... Read More »

What Is an Air Machine Manometer?

Manomters measure pressure (of gasses and liquids) and compare the measurements to the pressure exerted by columns of a known substance--usually air or mercury. Today most pressure is measured in T... Read More »