WG53A TYPE 1 OR 2 Navy Gauge. These units are manufactured to conform to military specification MIL-l-20037-B and are classified as follows:
TYPE 1 – Non-Automatic: No ball check, suitable for maximum working pressure up to 100 p.s.i.
TYPE 2: Automatic: Unit has automatic ball check, suitable for maximum working pressure up to 300 p.s.i.
Class A: General: Guard rod type protection for gauge glass.
Class B: Shielded: Tubular brass shield around gauge glass (price upon request)
Units are available to fir all requirements. In ordering, please state size, type and class required.
Upon request, units can be supplied with A.S.A. or military flanges, 150# or 300# in either 1/2″ or 3/4″ sizes. Flanges will be “silver soldered” to the bodies.
Bodies: Forged Bronze Alloy C485
Trim: Naval Brass per QQ-B-637
Glass: “Pyrex” Brand Red line, Reflex Tubular per Mil-G-2695
Rods: Four 1/4″ Diameter Solid Brass
Drain Valve Connection: 3/8″ Female Pipe
This unit with “polycarbonate tube” meets “high shock” requirements of Mil-S-901C and the “vibration” requirements of Mil-Std-167 for Type 1 vibration up to 25 c.p.s. (certified test reports available upon request).
**When ordering gauge glass and guard rods, the center to center distance between the upper and lower valve connections must be specified.
Navy approved, U.S.C.G. approved. Each unit individually tested.