HyQuest Solutions TB3 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge
- Long-term stable calibration
- Accuracy not affected by rainfall intensity
- Minimal maintenance required
|TB3/0.01/P||TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge, 0.01" per tip, 5m cable|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
|3510-M||Mounting plate for tipping bucket rain gauges, 2" female NPT|
|Usually ships in 3-5 days|
HyQuest Solutions’ TB3 is a high-quality tipping bucket rain gauge for measuring rainfall and precipitation in urban and rural locations. Due to the integrated syphon, the gauge delivers high levels of accuracy across a broad range of rainfall intensities.
The TB3’s tried and proven design ensures long-term, accurate and repeatable results. It is manufactured from high quality, durable materials ensuring long-term stability in the harshest of environments. It consists of a robust powder-coated aluminium enclosure, an aluminium base, and stainless steel finger filter and fasteners.
TB3 provides a finger filter that ensures the collector catch area remains unblocked when leaves, bird droppings and other debris find their way into the catch. The TB3’s base incorporates two water outlets at the bottom allowing for water collection and data verification. Maintenance of the TB3 is easy, because removal of the outer enclosure and access to the tipping bucket mechanism and finger filter assembly is made easy with quick release fasteners.
TB3 includes a dual output 24 VDC reed switch allowing for output redundancy or the addition of a second data logger. The reed switch incorporates varistor protection against surges that may be induced on long, inappropriately shielded signal cables.
|Resolution||0.1 mm, 0.2 mm, 0.5 mm, 1.0 mm, 0.01 inch|
|Range||700 mm per hour|
|Pivots||Round sapphire pivots with hard stainless steel shaft|
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