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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.


The slope of a roof, sidewalk, or other surface. The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific requirements for the pitch of access ramps leading to building entrances.

Example: Figure A has a 1:12 pitch because the slope rises 1 foot for every 12 feet of distance. Figure B has a 1:6 pitch.

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If diaphragm vacuum gauge indicated pressure would be considered as true value due to it's resistance to gas, then difference between a true value and ionization gauge indicated pressure with correction turned on would be 59,5%.
The price goes up to around $500 for an oil temperature gauge that needs a new capillary.
In addition to being able to select the gauge head to meet the desired vacuum range by the customer, the vacuum gauge also has following advantages.
Despite my fondness for the 20 gauge, I will have to admit it's not a very good choice for all-around use on waterfowl.
But if your new gauge still has the black insulator, the correct torque is the key to a good gauge.
Pressure sensors and transducers for liquid and gas systems measure positive, negative, and absolute gauge pressures.
It also makes it difficult to read the pressure gauge because the pointer is oscillating.
Operation of this handheld gauge is simple: the operator places an ultrasonic probe on the casting and enters its known thickness during the calibration process.
Someone looking for a new Bayard-Alpert gauge (BAG) might be surprised--and possibly overwhelmed--by the large number of gauging options that have recently become available.
The Type D1005PS digital pressure gauge comes standard with numerous features including a backlit LCD, min/max recall, and selectable engineering units making it a flexible product for a variety of pressure sensing applications.