Elektra T1 - # 759 built in 1999 is now mine - Page 15

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shadowfax (original poster)

#141: Post by shadowfax (original poster) »

I don't have an actual kit available, no, but I can suggest what you'll need:
  1. The Beswick fitting mentioned above to hook 1/16" OD tubing to the grouphead.
  2. 1/16" OD capillary copper tubing.
  3. Tube adapter to connect your pressure gauge to the 1/16" OD copper tubing. This will vary depending on what threading your gauge has. If you want to use the gauge on the machine, I think that's 1/4" BSPP (a.k.a. ISO gauge threading or some such). You can get this from Swagelok pretty easily. I'd recommend contacting your local dealer (there's a tool on the site to find them) and getting some help there--just give them your requirements and they'll help you figure out the part you need.
I think that forum member tom (dsc) hooked his Elektra up in this way for pressure profiling. =http://www.flickr.com/photos/tompjagie ... 17685/Here's a picture of how he'd set that up prior to the install, though I don't see any images of it actually installed. whatever you do, make sure you bend that tubing right; I don't think kinking it would be a good thing at all.
Nicholas Lundgaard