Hamilton Company Extends Tested Performance Specifications of Polilyte™ pH Sensors

Published: Jan 24, 2012

Reno, Nevada (January 20, 2012) – Hamilton Company, world leader in fluid measurement, announced today that extensive testing results on its Polilyte pH sensor line verify their suitability for a wider range of demanding manufacturing applications. The new published performance specifications exceed the original stated limits, documenting safe use and reproducible measurements at higher pressures and temperatures.

The Polilyte Plus for pharmaceutical, chemical and petrochemical manufacturing is now specified to operate at pressures up to 16 bar at 100° C, ensuring safe use at higher pressures. The new performance also applies to the Polilyte Plus VP and Plus Memosens* models. The Polilyte XP (explosion-proof) model is now guaranteed to withstand temperatures up to 130° C. These robust sensors are ideal for high-pressure water, wastewater and chemical applications.

“These extended, published specs match the highest in the industry,” comments Amber Ratcliff, product manager for Hamilton Company. “This announcement demonstrates how we continue to innovate, even with existing product lines.”

Hamilton Company is a global leader in the design and manufacture of liquid handling, process measurement, robotics and storage solutions, serving customers in academic and private research laboratories, pharmaceutical and clinical diagnostic companies and government institutions. Hamilton maintains headquarters in Reno, Nevada; Hopkinton, Massachusetts; and Bonaduz, Switzerland, along with subsidiary offices throughout the world. For over 50 years the company has maintained its commitment to building precision and quality into every product. Hamilton is a privately held company with ISO 9001 certification. For more information, visit www.hamiltoncompany.com.

*Memosens is a registered trademark of Endress und Hauser AG.

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