HyQuest Solutions FCD Field Calibration Devices

The HyQuest Solutions FCD Field Calibration Device checks rain gauges in the field for accuracy.


  • Compact, light-weight, portable, packed in a robust aluminum carry case
  • Corrosion-resistant (made of stainless steel, nickel silver and UV stabilized Delrin)
  • No maintenance required
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The HyQuest Solutions Field Calibration Device (FCD) checks rain gauges in the field for accuracy. The portable, lightweight device effectively enables field technicians to run functional tests and verifications of any rain gauge in the field. The use of FCD saves time and money because the tipping bucket rain gauges can remain fixed in their location without the need for dismantling and transport and with very short downtimes for calibration only.

FCD checks whether a rain gauge is providing accurate readings: It discharges a certain volume of water into the rain gauge collector. Then, the number of tips has to be counted and checked with the calibration specifications.


  • Body: synthetic thermoplastic resin (polycarbonate)
  • Nozzle: Delrin and nickel silver 
  • Vent: stainless steel
  • Adaptor: Delrin


  • 653mL (used with TB3, TB4, TB6, TB7)


  • 50mm/hr or 100mm/hr

Carry Case

  • Robust aluminium carry case, with heavy duty foam

Dimensions in Case

  • 400mm x 250mm x 95mm

Packed Weight and Size

  • 2.4 kg, 400mm W x 250mm D x 95mm H

Scope of Delivery

  • One nozzle included
  • Calibration specifications
  • Carry case


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