If you still have out of date soda lime sight glasses in your facility that haven’t been replaced with borosilicate glass, then the answer is no. Inferior quality glass tends to shatter or even explode under high pressure which can threaten your safety.
Sight glasses are highly engineered products designed for a variety of applications. How do you decide which sight glass to spec for your application? It’s a combination of 6 performance specs you must consider, for safety, visibility, hygienic conditions and long-term durability, and performance under pressure:
- Thermal Shock
It’s time to “raise your glass” with the METAGLAS sight glass from LJ Star that’s said to be truly proven under pressure. Get the critical specs in this sight-glass-video, and follow the link to more tutorials and resources.