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SUBSEA EXPO 2016 - Aberdeen Exhibition Centre - February 2016
8th February 2016

For the third consecutive year Ashford Instrumentation Ltd exhibited their range of subsea pressure gauges and pressure transmitters at the Subsea EXPO 2016 Exhibition held at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre from the 3rd to the 5th February. Highlight of the display was the new "SupaSub" submersible pressure gauge which is suitable for submerged depths to 6000m. For information on this or any of our other products please call our Sales Team on ++44(0)1233 730999.  



Direct Drive Caisson Gauges Added To Product Range
4th January 2016

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd are pleased to announce that a Direct Drive Caisson Gauge with sealed internal reference chamber has been added to our product range. Available in 4.5", 6", 8.5" and 12" diameters with black, green, red or yellow ABS cases, this new gauge can be manufactured for surface mounting with 3-hole back flange or panel mount with 3-hole front flange. Please call our Sales Office on 0044 (0)1233 730999 for further details.



Ashford Instrumentation Exhibit At The NEC - HVAC2015
6th October 2015

Ashford Instrumentation exhibit at the HVAC 2015 Exhibition at the NEW, part of the bigger Construction Week Exhibition. New products launched include the digital binder gauge and the binder sampling kit. Please call 01233 730999 or e-mail sales@ashinst.com for more details.



Ashford Instrumentation To Exhibit At SUBSEA EXPO 2016
15th September 2015

Ashford Instrumentation will be exhibiting once again at SUBSEA EXPO 2016 to be held from the 3rd to the 5th February 2016 at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre.



HVAC 2015 Exhibition 6th to 8th October 2015 - NEC Birmingham
1st September 2015

Ashford Instrumentation have booked a stand at next months HVAC 2015 Exhibition at the NEWC Birmingham. As part of Construction Week, HVAC 2015 is the only construction show in the UK dedicated to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning. The show is expected to attract a vast amount of industry professionals including installers, contractors, specifiers and engineers.

From the informative HVAC hub to the installer advice centre for all HVAC professionals this exhibition will offer visitors the opportunity to meet and hold exclusive consultations with key exhibitors and network with industry peers under one roof.

Please come and visit us on Stand H4/9





SPAN Instruments European Sales Agent
28th April 2015

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd are delighted to announce that on the 28th April 2015 they were appointed by the Thuemling Group in the USA as the official Sales Agent for their SPAN Instruments range of products for Europe. This agreement includes the SPAN range of Industrial and Subsea Pressure Gauges, details of which can be found on this website. For further details please call our Sales Office on 0044 (0)1233 730999



Inconel 625 Alloy Bourdon Tube Pressure Gauge - 100 & 160mm Diameter
27th February 2015

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd can now supply 100mm & 160mm diameter pressure gauges with Inconel 625 bourdon tubes and socket in ranges from 0-60 bar to 0-400 bar. Up until now it was only possible to provide Inconel 625 wetted parts in the form of a diaphragm seal but the development of this new bourdon tube it is now possible to use a conventional designed pressure gauge. For more details please call our Sales Team on ++44 (0)1233 730999



Pressure Gauge With Back Light
14th February 2015

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd can now supply a glycerine filled pressure gauge which incorporates a 12V or 24V bulb to illuminate the dial in low light conditions. For further details please contact our Sales Team on +44(0)1233 730999.



Subsea Expo 2015 - Ashford Instruments To Exhibit For Second Year
January 2015

Ashford Instrumentation are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting  at Subsea Expo 2015 held between the 11th and 13th February 2015 at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre. This is the second year we will be exhibiting at this exciting exhibition which is an ideal venue to show our latest range of subsea instrumentation. If you would like to discuss any requirements you may have please call in and visit our Sales Director Stuart Cross on Stand 7



Refurbished Training Room Opens
9th January 2015

In early January 2015 Ashford Instrumentation opened their refurbished product training room. This fully air conditioned facility can accommodate up to 10 delegates in comfort, for details on the training we can offer or to discuss your training requirements please call us on 0044 (0)1233 730999.





Ashford Instrumentation Sponosors Local Football
September 2014

The Ashford Instrumentation logo will be proudly displayed for the 2014/2015 season on the shirts of one of the top sides in the Ashford & District Football League. Further details and updates of their results will be posted as we get them.



3D Instruments Official UK Agent
4th August 2014

Ashford Instrumentation are pleased to announce that as from Monday the 4th August we have been appointed the Exclusive UK Sales Agent for 3D Instruments covering  England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. For further details please call our Sales Office on 0044 (0)1233 730999





IMCA Members
20th May 2014

As of the end of April, we are proud to announce that we are members o fIMCA (Institute of Marine Contractors)



Prize Draw Sucess!
20th April 2014

We had a lovely surprise up at the Subsea Expo exhibition in Aberdeen!  Our Sales Director, Stuart was the winner of the James Fisher Offshore prize draw and won a fantastic food hamper!  Thank you so much to our colleagues at James Fisher Offshore - it was a real treat!



Pneumo Gauge Transit Screw
25th April 2014

Ashford Instrumentation now fit as standard a transit screw to their range of standard pneumo gauges. The quarter turn screw locks the bourdon tube in place so that it is held rigit during transit. This cleaver design prevents the instrument movement from bouncing around during transportation significantly reducing the risk of damage and preventing the pointer from moving off the zero point. Once the gauge is installed a simple quarter turn of the transit screw allows the gauge to function perfectly normally. For further details please call our Sales Team on ++44 (0)1233 730999.



Standard Pneumo Gauge Transmit Screw Now Fitted
3rd March 2014

As part of our ongoing program of continuous improvement, Ashford Instrumentation Ltd is now fitting as standard a transit screw on all standard design pneumo gauges. The transit screw locks the internal movement of the gauge so that it cannot move around during transportation. This device helps ensure that our premium pneumo gauges arrive on site ready to use and significantly reduces the risk of damage during transit. For more details please contact our Sales Team on ++44 (0)1233 730999.



SUBSEA EXPO 2014 OPENS
5th February 2014

SUBSEA EXPO 2014 at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre opens today with Ashford Instrumentation displaying their range of subsea pressure gauges, differential pressure gauges, pressure transmitters and subsea thermometers. The exhibtion is open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week so why not take the opportunity to view our latest products and discuss your requirements with us. For further details please call us on 01233 730999.



High Pressure Pressure Gauges & Transmitters
24th January 2014

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Pointer Removal Tool
19th December 2013

The Ashford Instrumentation has introduced to their range a precision pointer puller allows the easy removal of pressure gauge pointers without damage to the pointer or spindle. This high quality instrument is ideal for calibration laboratories or anybody who has to remove the pointers from pressure guages. The design allows the tool to slip under the pointer and sit around the pointer spindle. The pointer can then be lifted vertically from the spindle without damage. For further details please contact our Sales Office on ++44 (0)1233 730999.





SUBSEA EXPO 2014 Aberseen - Ashford Instrumentation To Exhibit
18th December 2013

Ashford Instrumentation are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the SUBSEA EXPO 2014 Exhibition at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre. The exhibition runs from the 5th to 7th February and we extend an invitation to our existing and prospective customers to visit our stand for an update on our ever expanding product range.  If you have a specific requirement for subsea or related instrumentation and wish to make a pre-appointment with our Sales Director Stuart Cross,  please do not hesitate to call us on 01233 730999.





Square Pressure Gauge Introduced
14th November 2013

A 96mm X 96mm square case pressure gauge has been added to the Ashford Instrumentation product range. Featuring a plastic case and available with 316 stailess steel wetted parts this new instrument is available with Bar/PSI or custom printed scales. Please click  here for a link direct to the product data sheet or call our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999 for more details





Companion Company as featured in the Journal of the Institute of Measurement and Control
12th November 2013

Following our decision to become members of the Institute of Measurement and Control in May, we are proud to announce that we are featured as a Companion Company in November's 'Measurement and Control' journal!  We will be publishing it on our website very soon, but please contact us for a copy in the meantime.



Revamped Calibration Workshop
7th November 2013

To accommodate increasing demand on our specialist calibration services, and provide better service to our customers, we have just revamped our calibration workshop.  Our dedicated team can provide advice and reassurance upon many aspects of calibration, so please do get in touch with us and discuss your requirements +44 (0) 1233 730999



316 Stainless Steel 3-Way Ball Valves
27th September 2013

Ashford Valves & Manifolds, the valve division of Ashford Instrumentation Ltd have recently added 3-Way 316 Stainless Steel Ball Valves to their product range. Available in process connections from 1/4" BSPT to 4" BSPT these valves are available in either "T" Port or "L" Port designs and are suitable for process temperatures between -25C and +200C. For further details please call our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Differential Subsea Pressure Gauge
24th September 2013

Subsea differential pressure gauge are now available from Ashford Instrumentation Ltd with a 160mm case diameter. Suitable for submerged depths to 450m, the case of this gauge is machined from a solid stainless steel block and is capable of withstanding an external pressure of 45 bar. The measuring system comprises two pressure measuring chambers separated by a duratherm diaphragm. This instrument is suitable for all gaseous and liquid media that are not highly viscous and that will not solidify, crystallize, attack or corrode 316 Stainless Steel. For further details please call our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Happy 10th Anniversary for Ashford Instrumentation
24th August 2013

It is hard to believe, but we are 10 years old today! Quite a landmark and definitely worthy of a huge thank you to our loyal customers who have helped us to get this far. THANK YOU!



Over-Range Protectors - Significant Export Order
2nd August 2013

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd has recently full filled a significant export order for a large number of stainless steel Over-Range Protectors. Set to protect 160mm diameter stainless steel pressure gauges at pressures over 14.5 bar, this order was part of an instrument overhaul at petrochemical plant in the Middle East. Ashford Instrumentation were selected as we were able to supply this significant quantity on a very short lead-time and had the facility to set them at the customer specific range in-house. For more details on the Over-Range Protectors that we can supply please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Pneumo Gauges - Meters Fresh Water Scales
18th July 2013

Our standard pneumo gauges with Meters Sea Water Scale are scaled assuming an specific gravity of 1.025. We can now offer "Meters Fresh Water Scales" based on 1m fresh water at 4C equalling 0.09806 bar. Meters fresh water scaled pneumo gauges can be supplied with our standard case design or "S3" full safety pattern design and can be manufactured fully degreased for oxygen applications. Please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999 for full details.



Chlorine Service Pressure Gauge
22nd June 2013

The Ashford Instrumentation 63mm, 100mm & 160mm DIN style chlorine service pressure gauges are specially designed for the arduous and demanding applications found in chlorine enriched environments. Featuring Monel wetted parts and an epoxy coated case (both inside and outside), this instrument offers outstanding protection not only of the wetted parts but also against corrosion to the case caused by chlorine vapour being present in the atmosphere. The gauge is designed for applications according to the European Standard EN837-1 and can be supplied with a wide variety of process connections and with or without alarm switch contacts. Please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999 for full details.



Lockable & Tamper Proof Handle For Needle Valves
21st June 2013

The Ashford Instrumentation stainless steel bar stock needle valve is now available with a patented design lock off handle. Needle valves are used for the isolation of pressure instruments such as pressure gauges and for the regulation or throttling of flow within a pressure system. This product is suitable for the use on liquids, gas or vapour service and now can be supplied with an anti-tamper, free-spinning device to prevent unauthorised operation. The lock off device is manufactured from a non-ferrous zinc alloy which will not rust and uses a patented magnetic locking system that is fully weather and tamper proof. Unlike other security devices, the lock off device can be keyed alike so that multiple valves can be secured with the convenience of having only one key. Each magnetic key is coded to match the lock so simply sliding a magnet into the recess will not defeat the lock. For full details please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Stainless Steel Snubbers Now Available Ex-Stock
3rd June 2013

Ashford Instrumentation can now offer stainless steel bar stock snubbers from stock. Available in 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" BSP and NPT connections, these fully adjustable snubbers with side adjustment screw can be used to dampen down pulsations within a pressure line ensuring more accurate reading and longer life of the pressure gauge. For full details please call our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Ashford Instrumentation have joined Twitter
29th May 2013

In our 10th year, we have decided to take the plunge into the Twitter world! You can follow us @ashford_inst Do you have a Twitter account? Why not sign up and follow us! https://twitter.com/signup



Chart Recorders New Case Size
28th May 2013

The Ashford Instrumentation Ltd range of Stainless Steel Chart Records now comes in a new larger case size of 463mm X 335mm. All of our chart recorders can be bench, wall or panel mounted and can be ranged 1 Hour, 4 Hours, 12 Hours, 24 Hours or 7 Days. Depending on the case size, paper chart sizes of 166mm, 2223mm or 300mm are availalbe. For full details please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



High Pressure Gauges - Ex Stock From Ashford Instrumentation Ltd
23rd May 2013

100mm Pressure gauges in ranges up to 4000 Bar / 60000 PSI are now available ex-stock with 9/16 UNF male and female process connections. We also offer a full calibration certificate traceable to National Standards up to 60000 PSI. Please call our Sales Team on 01233 730999 with your requirements.



GOST Approved Pressure Gauges
20th May 2013

GOST approved pressure gauges are now available from Ashford Instrumentation Ltd as part of our on going comitment to ensure we offer the widest range of mechanical pressure instrumentaiton on the market. GOST standards were originally developed by the government of the Soviet Union as part of its national standardization strategy. The word GOST is an acronym for gosudarstvennyy standart which means state standard. The history of national standards in the USSR can be traced back to 1925, when a government agency, later named Gosstandart, was established and put in charge of writing, updating, publishing, and disseminating the standards. After World War II, the national standardization program went through a major transformation. The first GOST standard, GOST 1 State Standardization System, was published in 1968. After the disintegration of the USSR, the GOST standards acquired a new status of the regional standards. They are now administered by the Euro-Asian Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification (EASC), a standards organization chartered by the Commonwealth of Independent States. For further details on GOST approved pressure gauges please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



DNV Approved Pressure Gauges - Range Extended
18th May 2013

The range of pressure gauges now available from Ashford Instrumentation with DNV Approval has been significantly extended. All pressure ranges in 63mm, 100mm and 160mm diameters in either standard or full safety pattern case designs are now available and supplied with DNV certification. For further details please contact our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Traction Steam Engine Gauges To Australia
17th May 2013

Ashford Instrumentation has just supplied a significant order for 100mm traction steam engine gauges to a client in Australia. Supplied in two ranges 220 PSI and 320 PSI the end user was attracted to the authentic design of the dial plate and pointer design. This style of gauge is ideal for use on steam engine restoration projects where pressure gauges are required, further details are available from our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Pressure Gauges With Case Internally & Externally Epoxy Coated Is Ideal For Chlorine Applications
16th May 2013

Chlorine gas has the potential to corrode stainless steel pressure gauges. To eliminate this problem Ashford Instrumentation Ltd can now supply pressure guages with an epoxy coating on the inside and outside of the case. These special instruemnts can be manufactured with alarm contacts modules in a wide variety of process thread connections. For more details please call our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Field Mount Temperature Transmitter With Local Display - SPECIAL PRICES
9th May 2013

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd are offering their MST885 HART programmalbe pressure transmitter with large local display and HART 4-20mA output fitted to any PT100 or Thermocouple Probe for just £249.00. Available in ranges from -200 to +850C (depending on sensor type), the instrument features 316 stainless steel wetted parts and immersion lengths from 50mm to 500mm. For further details please telephone our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999 or e-mail sales@ashfordinstrumentation.com



HART Pressure Transmitter & Hygienic Seal - SPECIAL PRICES
7th May 2013

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd are offering their MSP80 HART programmalbe pressure transmitter with large local display and HART 4-20mA output fitted to any 1.5" or 2" Hygienic Seal for just £349.00. Available in pressure ranges from 0-4 bar to 0-40 bar, the instrument features 316 stainless steel wetted parts and FDA compliant fill fluid. For further details please telephone our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999 or e-mail sales@ashinst.com



Ashford Instrumentation Ltd - First Orders For Indonesia
6th May 2013

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd recently received their first orders direct from Indonesia for diving instrumentation. This now means Ashford Instrumentaiton have exported directly to over 40 coutries world-wide! Be part of our ongoing success story and contact our Internation Sales Team on 0044 1233 730999 or e-mail sales@ashinst.com



63mm Stainless Steel Compensated Subsea Gauge Added To Product Range
2nd May 2013

A 63mm diameter stainless steel cased compensated subsea gauge has been added to the Ashford Instrumentation Ltd range joining the established 100mm and 160mm version. Currently available in direct mount bottom entry design, all pressure ranges are available from 0-1 bar to 0-700 bar. To discuss further please call our Sales Team on 0044 (0)1233 730999.



Ashford Instrumentation Ltd Joins Institue of Measurement & Control
1st May 3013

Ashford Instrumentation has joined the Institute of Measurement and Control under their Companion Company Scheme from the 1st May 2013. The IM&C is a premier qualifying body and learned society committed to promoting professional excellence at all levels of activity in the automation, instrumentation, control and related industries. Further details about the IM&C can be sort from their London offices on (0)20 7387 4949 or by visiting their website www.instmc.org.uk



SPAN Compansated Subsea Gauges
25th March 2013

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd have been appointed as a re-seller of the SPAN range of compensated subsea pressure gauges featuring their patented ICD compensating diaphragm. Please contact our Sales Team on 01233-730999 for further details.



AOG - Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition
30th January 2013

Our Sales Director Stuart Cross will be at the AOG Exhibition in Perth from 20th to 22nd February. This is an ideal opportunity to meet with us and discuss our range of commercial diving and offshore products. To arrange a meeting please call on 0044 1233 730999 or e-mail stuart@ashfordinstrumentation.com



Launch of our brochure for the HVAC industry
14th November 2012

The last in our trio of brochures is now available to those involved in the HVAC, Plant Room and Utility industries. It includes our range of ex-stock mechanical pressure and temperature instrumentation, as well as more specialist electronic transmitters and data loggers. Bespoke instrumentation is also available. For a copy please request from our Sales Office (Tel 01233 730999 Opt 1)or download from the Home Page of our website.



FPAL Registration
13th September 2012

As part of our continued commitment to the oil and gas industry in the UK, Ashford Instrumentation have renewed their membership of the FPAL scheme. Please contact us for further details.



Our Process & Industrial Brochure is now available!
6th September 2012

The second of our brochures is now available to our customers. This covers instrumentation ranges used across diverse industries, including pharmaceuticals, chemical / petrochemical, pneumatic, hydraulic, food & dairy, power generation and water treatment. To match these varied markets, you will find an extensive choice of products in this brochure to suit many applications. Since we cannot accommodate every option into one single brochure, if you cannot see exactly what you are looking for, please contact us. To discuss your requirements or request a copy of the brochure, call 01233 730999 - option 1. Alternatively, you can download a copy from the homepage of our website.



Nuova Fima Official UK Agent
1st September 2012

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd are pleased to announce that from the 1st September 2012 we have been appointed the official UK agent for the Italian pressure gauge and mechanical thermometer manufacturer Nuova Fima. The Nuova Fima range of products will strengthen our position as a supplier of high quality stainless steel instrumentation into the high end process industry and the more frequently used items will be available ex-stock from November onwards.



Prignitz GmbH UK Sales Agent
1st August 2012

Ashford Instrumentation Ltd are pleased to announce that they have been appointed the UK sales agent for Prignitz GmbH, the German manufacturer of high quality pressure transmitters. Please contact our sales team for details on this exciting new product range.



Launch of Diving, Marine and Subsea Brochure
28th July 2012

We are pleased to announce the launch of the first of three new brochures from Ashford Instrumentation. The Diving, Marine and Subsea brochure showcases our specialist range of DMS products, including pneumo and caisson gauges, subsea guages, thermometers and transmitters and calibration equipment for monitoring and maintenance. To request a copy of this brochure, please contact our Sales Team (01233 730999 Option 1) or download a copy from the home page of our website.