Pressure Switches - Your First Line of Defence

Pressure switches are your first line of defense at oil well sites. As a safety device for effective on/off well control, they must be extremely durable and reliable.

Argus Pressure Switches are designed in accordance with NACE International, Canadian Standards Association (CSA), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) standards.

We were also the first in the industry to meet the Dual Seal certification compliance in 2007.

Features and Benefits:

  • Sealed pressure sensing capsule
  • Field replaceable micro-switch
  • Externally adjustable set point
  • Accurately repeats within +/- 1%
  • Automatic or manual reset
  • Nema 4 and 7 enclosure
  • Optional vibration lock
  • CSA approved Class I Div.1 and 2, Group D for hazardous locations
  • Pressure rated from 20 to 5000 PSI
  • Continuous Process Operating temperature rated from:
    • -50⁰F to +400⁰F (-46⁰C to +204⁰C) for STANDARD switches
    • -50⁰F to +675⁰F (-46⁰C to +357⁰C) for HIGH TEMPERATURE switches

We are proud to have developed the next generation of pressure switches for oil and gas wells. View our Product Brochure or Contact Us for more information.

Protect Your Flow and Your Well - Pressure Switches that Set the Standard

At Argus, we manufacture products with the finest materials and unparalleled craftsmanship. Our oil well pressure switches are comprised of:

  • A350-LF2 steel process housing
  • 6061-T6 aluminum electrical housing
  • Inconel® pressure diaphragms to withstand corrosive applications
  • Fluorosilicone seals

Tested to more than one million cycles, you can expect Argus pressure switches to operate flawlessly for years.

Argus Pressure Switch MBF

Model MBF – Manual Reset

Model AEF – Automatic Reset

Argus Pressure Switches installed on a pump jack


Check out our product brochure or contact us and let us know how we can help!