Central California Instruments is a proud distributor of Perma-Cal Direct Drive Gauges and their full line of products. With only one moving part, you get durable, accurate, safer instrumentation. This provides a lower cost of ownership. Plus Perma-Cal is manufactured in Minden, NV using only American-made parts!
Durable by design
Manufactured using Direct Drive technology, our gauges feature only one moving part; no linkages, springs, gears or liquid-fill to wear, break or leak.
- Only one moving part
- No liquid fill
Must See Video: Extreme Impact Test
This video was created to showcase the unmatched durability of Perma-Cal Direct Drive Pressure Gauges in contrast to traditional C-Tube type gauges. It’s time to upgrade to direct drive design. Visit www.perma-cal.com for information.Gauges impacted:
Impact 1: Shot of gauge internals impacted with Baseball Bat. 4.5″ ABS Yellow Turret Case. ±1% F.S. Process Gauge. P/N 121TID07Y21
Impact 2: Primary Baseball Impact. 3.5″ Rear Flange Unpainted Aluminum Case. ±1% F.S. Process Gauge. P/N 121RID11U23-Z
Impact 3: Hockey Impact. 4.5″ ABS No Flange Blue Case. ±.25% F.S. Test Gauge. P/N 101NTM09B23
Impact 4: Golf Impact. 4.5″ Glass-Filled Nylon High-Temp Yellow Turret Case. ±.5% F.S. Process Gauge. P/N 111TID09H23
Perma-Cal: American Made & Owned
Proudly, our gauges are manufactured in Minden, NV using only American made parts. Manufacturing processes not completed in house are outsourced to support local small businesses.
Lower Cost of Ownership
Only one moving part means Perma-Cal® gauges can cycle often 1,000,000 times or more without shift in calibration.
- Priced approx. 20% below Direct Drive competitor
- Significantly greater life at a C-Tube price
A very low volume elastic element , rear blowout features and a solid front case produce the safest gauge possible.
- Low volume elastic element
- Solid front case
- Rear blowout features