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Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer

Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer

Description

The Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer has a barbed fitting, allowing for connection of 5/8" OD x 1/2" ID (16 mm x 12 mm) LDPE or Teflon sample tubing.

Features

  • Affordable method to monitor shallow groundwater and soil vapor
  • Attach to inexpensive 3/4" (20 mm) NPT steel drive pipe
  • Can be used for permanent well points or short-term monitoring applications
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The Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer uses a high quality stainless steel piezometer tip, 3/4" NPT pipe for drive extensions and LDPE or Teflon sample tubing, if desired. Combine these with an inexpensive Slide Hammer and you have a complete system.

The Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer has a stainless steel, 50 mesh cylindrical filter-screen, within a 3/4" (20 mm) stainless steel drive-point body, screen support and a barbed fitting for attachment of sample tubing. Optional heavy-duty extension couplings are also available to create a strengthened and more rugged piezometer.

The inner barbed fitting allows connection of 5/8" OD x 1/2" ID (16 mm x 12 mm) LDPE or Teflon sample tubing. This prevents sample water from contacting the steel extension rods, and maintains high sample integrity, even when inexpensive carbon steel extensions are used.
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer 100929 Model 615 drive-point piezometer with barb, 6"
$62.00
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Solinst Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometer 102081 Model 615 drive-point piezometer with barb, 12"
$84.00
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Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Solinst 101069 Model 615 stainless steel NPT extension, 1 ft.
$15.00
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Solinst 101070 Model 615 stainless steel NPT extension, 2 ft.
$27.00
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Solinst 101071 Model 615 stainless steel NPT extension, 3 ft.
$40.00
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Solinst 102174 Model 615 manual slide hammer, 25 lb.
$166.00
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Solinst 102932 Model 615 manual drive head assembly, includes drive head, tubing bypass & 2 ft. extension
$149.00
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What is a barb?
The tubing barb connects 5/8" OD x 1/2" ID (16 mm x 12 mm) LDPE or Teflon sample tubing to the piezometer. This barbed fitting prevents sample water from coming in contact with the extension rods in order to maintain sample integrity. Piezometers without a tubing barb such as the 615N and 615NS are designed for use with water level meters.
What is the diameter of the piezometer?
All Solinst 615 Drive-point Piezometers are 3/4" in diameter with a 1" diameter tip. The shielded version includes an replaceable 1.5" diameter shield.
Is the Solinst piezometer reusable?
While the 615 Drive-Point Piezometers are commonly installed as permanent well points, they are reusable. However, if a shielded version (615S or 615SN) is used, the shield portion is single-use only and replacements are available.
What is the length of the piezometer? Is there a maximum depth restriction?
Piezometers are not suitable for all soil types, so the depth limitation will vary. The maximum depth penetration of the 615 piezometer will depend on the soil conditions, shield use and drive method used (slide hammer or drill). The piezometer itself is 6 inches long.

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