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Red5

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A webpage I'm working on currently has the following phrase included in it, and I'm not too sure that it's correct:

... is a quality and service oriented manufacturer of pressure and temperature test and measuring equipment for all applications.

Basically, it is describing three kinds of equipment:

pressure test
temperature test
measuring equipment

How would you punctuate and/or rewrite this?
 

MikeNewYork

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Red5 said:
A webpage I'm working on currently has the following phrase included in it, and I'm not too sure that it's correct:

... is a quality and service oriented manufacturer of pressure and temperature test and measuring equipment for all applications.

Basically, it is describing three kinds of equipment:

pressure test
temperature test
measuring equipment

How would you punctuate and/or rewrite this?

I read that as two types: equipment that tests and measures temperature and equipment that tests and measures pressure.

Were it two types, I would write:

is a quality and service oriented manufacturer of equipment that tests and measures temperature or pressure for all applications.

If there are three types (what does the measuring equipment measure?), I would write:

is a quality and service oriented manufacturer of pressure and temperature testing equipment and of measuring equipment for all applications.

That doesn't tell me what the measuring equipment measures, however.
 

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Thanks for your help Mike. It turns out that you were correct; there were two types of equipment, not three. :-| ;-)
 

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Red5 said:
Thanks for your help Mike. It turns out that you were correct; there were two types of equipment, not three. :-| ;-)

Cool! Glad I could help!

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