AquaTrak Absolute Liquid Level SensorDownload Datasheet Download Manual
The AquaTrak 5000 sensor provides accurate measurement of absolute liquid level in all weather conditions. Designed for rugged, unattended operation, the sensor has been field proven in adverse environments around the world for hydrology, oceanography, and hostile environment chemical and nuclear tank control systems.
The AquaTrak’s technology uses a ratiometric time comparisons of sequential sonic/pressure pulses that travel inside an environmental protected PVC tube between the sensor transducer to the liquid. The AquaTrak 5000 controller, which is connected to the data logger, can be located up to 1000 feet from the AquaTrak transducer. The AquaTrak transducer combined with the controller calculates the true average level even in the presence of waves and surging liquid surfaces. The sample rates, number of samples averaged and data requested are selectable. Continuous measurement or exclusive data sets without outlier bias are standard operating routines. Self-calibrated measurement correction for ambient temperature, atmospheric pressure and gas density within the calibrated range(s), yields an accuracy of ± 3mm.
These technology features combined the AquaTrak providing US NOS (National Oceanographic Services) standard average algorithm to determine the standard deviation for each data set used to calculate the average wave height during the sample period has resulting in the AquaTrak becoming the world-wide sensor of choice in GLOSS (Global Sea Level Observing System) tide and sea state measurements.