Expert’s answer: Pressure transmitter with a capillary or electronic remote sensor?
For instance, a bad setup, like a loose or bent tube, can reduce capillary accuracy. Wet capillaries can also clog and need cleaning. Remote electronic sensors bring a few advantages to the end user. They have much easier setups, as you have no tubes to kink or clean and no cables to wrap.
However, they have a couple of drawbacks too. They cost more, for one. For another, usually these sensors can’t hold up to high temperatures because of their electronic bits. You’ll have to review your application to decide which would work best for you.
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