Blog: Betagauge

BetaGauge 330 Valve Cleaning Video

We have posted a new video on YouTube that details the cleaning process for the BetaGauge 330 pump valves. The 330 has been a really trouble free product except that many users don’t bother to try cleaning the pump valves if they become contaminated. They end up sending it in for service that they could… Read more »

Custody Transfer – It's the Law

Did you know that the accuracy and validity of natural gas custody transfer metering is covered under the US Sarbanes Oxley law? I didn’t either until I read this informative post by Jim Cahill over at the Emerson Process Experts blog. Here’s my short take on what’s required to do a professional job at custody… Read more »

Martel Updates BetaGauge Calibrators

We have updated the very popular and powerful BetaGauge 311 and BetaGauge 321 Advanced Pressure Calibrators. The new models are the single range BetaGauge 311A and dual range BetaGauge 321A. What we didn’t change are the great performance and ease of use we already had. Here are the new features: Super rugged “Power-Tool-Tough” housing. We’re… Read more »

History of the BetaGauge-Part IV

Martel is making history with the latest iteration of the BetaGauge, The model 330. This is the first handheld pressure calibrator with a built-in ELECTRIC pump to generate test pressure from high vacuum to 150 PSI (10 Bar/1000kPa). We’re calling it fingertip calibration. All the tech needs to do is push the button. An electric… Read more »

History of the BetaGauge – Part III

The BetaGauge PI was engineered as a completely new addition to the BetaGauge line in the form of a digital test gauge. Although it’s not strictly a calibrator, the use of the familiar BetaGauge name was judged to be a good marketing move. By the way, the PI in the name is short for Pressure… Read more »

History of the BetaGauge – Part I

Since Martel is introducing a new BetaGauge at the ISA Show in Houston (October 14-16), I thought it would be a good idea to give you a short history of the BetaGauge calibrator line. (Note, this blog was first posted on Friday, September 12th, but due to a technical glitch, it was lost). The immediate… Read more »