YOUNG Heavy Duty Wind Monitor

YOUNG Heavy Duty Wind Monitor


The 05108 Heavy Duty Wind Monitor has important features for improved survivability in the most severe wind measuring applications.


  • Extremely long-wearing, oversize ceramic bearings to extend service
  • Oversized propeller shaft
  • High pitch propeller & stainless steel locking propeller nut
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The 05108 Heavy Duty Wind Monitor has important features that greatly extend the service life of this popular sensor. It promises improved survivability for the most severe wind measuring applications.


The reliability of the Wind Monitor sensor is well known. The sensitive vane and propeller combination has proven effective for countless applications in many disciplines. The Wind Monitor-HD (Heavy Duty) model is designed to address the most common concern of mechanical wind sensors: bearing replacement.


The HD utilizes extremely long-wearing, oversize ceramic bearings to increase servcie life many times longer than standard stainless steel bearings. In addition to being more wear-resistant, ceramic is resistant to corrosion in environments that are hostile to steel bearings. 


The Wind Monitor-HD also has oversized propeller shaft, high pitch propeller and stainless steel locking propeller nut, all features that will enchance long-term reliability of the sensor. The instrument mounts on standard 1 inch pipe. 

Notable Specifications:

Wind speed: 0-100 m/s (224 mph)
Azimuth: 360° mechanical, 355° electrical (5° open)
Wind speed: ± 0.3 m/s (0.6 mph) or 1% of reading
Wind direction: ± 3 degrees
Threshold: Propeller: 1.0 m/s (2.2 mph) Vane: 1.0 m/s (2.2 mph) 
Signal Output:
Wind speed: magnetically induced AC voltage, 3 pulses per revolution. 
Azimuth: analog DC voltage from conductive plastic potentiometer − resistance 10K Ω , linearity 0.25%, life expectancy − 50 million revolutions
Power Requirement:
Potentiometer excitation: 15 VDC maximum
Overall height: 37 cm (14.6 in)
Overall length: 55 cm (21.7 in)
Propeller: 18 cm (7 in) diameter
Mounting: 34 mm (1.34 in) diameter (standard 1 inch pipe)
Sensor weight: 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
Shipping weight: 2.3 kg (5 lbs)

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YOUNG Heavy Duty Wind Monitor 05108 Heavy duty wind speed & direction monitor
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