Graphic Controls

Graphic Controls - Charts and Marking Products


Graphic Controls offers the unique combination of Recording Charts and Disposable Pens... Tailored to your Measurement Requirements.

Graphic Controls is a world leader of recording charts and high quality disposable pens, pen arms, inks and accessories. They manufacture charts and pens to fit the majority of recorders in use today.

The enormous variety of recording charts made by Graphic Controls includes circular, strip, rectangular and fanfold, heat-sensitive, pressure-sensitive and electro-sensitive. These charts are used in instruments that record physical measurements such as temperature, pressure, humidity, flow, liquid level, electric current and voltage...magnetic, seismic and similar information.

Graphic controls brings more than 50 years experience to bear on the custom design of charts to fill special needs -- for any application.


Gas Chart paper is optimal 7 mil thickness to provide stiffness and curl control for use in the field under normal and high stress conditions. All disposable pens are designed to meet exacting environmental and performance standards to ensure consistent high quality marking.

Easy recording retrofit with patented POSILOC™ Pen Arms. Compatibility with OEM Specifications to ensure continued reliable performance, that meet or exceed American Gas Association (AGA) specifications.

The Graphic Controls manufacturing facility has obtained ISO 9001-2000 certification and is especially proud to be among the many manufactures who have received certification to this exacting standard on our first application. You can be assured that every product Graphic offers meets the highest quality standards and will provide you with reliable performance in the most demanding and critical operations.

Graphic Controls - Marking Products

Peterson Instruments stocks a wide variety of circular charts and strip chart and pens (series 39 pens and series 72/79pens) in Graphic Controls and Dri Flo II™ Brand for various makes and models of mechanical and electronic recorders. For price and delivery of charts and pens for non-gas measurement industrial recorders please call or email us as we stock too many to list here and our stock is changing daily. Graphic Controls pen description and pen part number system explained here. When ordering pens they can be ordered by OEM pt #, Graphic Controls pt#, or Dri Flo II pt#.

Product Description Coding for pens including operating temperatures for “all-temp” pens.

pen temp ranges