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Rickly DH-48 Depth Integrated Sediment Sampler

Rickly DH-48 Depth Integrated Sediment Sampler

Description

The DH-48 a lightweight sampler for collection of suspended sediment samples where wading rod suspension is used.

Features

  • 13" streamlined aluminum casting partially encloses a pint sample container
  • Sampler is supplied with one 1/4" calibrated yellow nylon nozzle
  • Wading rod & bottles are sold separately (see accessories)
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The DH-48 a lightweight sampler for collection of suspended sediment samples where wading rod suspension is used. The sampler consists of a 13" streamlined aluminum casting which partially encloses a pint sample container.

The sampler weighs 4.5 pounds including the sample container and attaches to a standard 1/2" threaded wading rod for suspending in the water. The wading rod is available in 3 foot sections. The wading sampler is supplied with one 1/4" calibrated yellow nylon nozzle.

In the sampling operation, the intake nozzle is orientated into the current and held in a horizontal position while the sample is lowered at a uniform rate from the water surface to the bottom of the stream, instantly reversed, and then raised again to the water surface at a uniform rate. The sampler continues to take its sample throughout the time of submergence.
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Rickly DH-48 Depth Integrated Sediment Sampler 401-001 DH-48 depth integrated sediment sampler
$295.00
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Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Rickly Standard 3 ft. Wading Rod with Handle 405-021 Wading rod with handle, 3 ft.
$43.00
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Rickly Standard 3 ft. Wading Rod Extension 405-022 Wading rod extension, 3 ft.
$41.00
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Rickly Plastic Sampler Containers 405-010 Plastic sampler containers, case of 24
$35.00
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Will the Rickly DH-48 Integrated Sediment Sampler allow us to measure the rate at which sediment is flowing into our lake from its main tributary?
The Rickly DH-48 depth-integrated sediment sampler is designed to take continuous suspended-sediment samples. When used alone, this sampler will only measure a concentration, and not a flow rate. It is lowered from the water's surface to the bottom and raised again at a constant rate of speed to collect a depth-integrated suspended-sediment sample. The sediment-to-fluid volume can be measured to determine concentration. If it is used with a flow meter, or a velocity and depth sensor, sediment flow can be calculated.

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