The electrode/housing assembly can accidentally “bump” into the 25 mm port when being installed. If the pH sensing glass bulb of the electrode is not protected by a housing bulb guard, the electrode can easily be shattered. A guarded housing design is often the engineer’s first choice when choosing an electrode housing.
However, sometimes the media is so viscous that it will clog the housing guard and effectively smother the pH sensing glass bulb. In this case, an unguarded housing must be used to ensure that the pH sensing glass bulb is always in contact with fresh media.
The F-615/326 assembly with unguarded housing. Recommended for viscous media to ensure that the pH sensing bulb of the electrode is always in contact with fresh media.
The F-615/336 assembly with guarded housing to protect the pH glass bulb of the electrode during installation.