UniLux Turbidity

Compact turbidity sensor.

UniLux Turbidity is a compact sensor for monitoring real-time turbidity in natural and process waters with sampling frequencies up to 3 Hz. Available in two range options (100 FTU and 1000 FTU), UniLux Turbidity is suitable for a wide variety of applications, including water quality monitoring in water treatment works, dredge monitoring and environmental research.

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Features & Applications

Features

  • Highly sensitive miniature turbidity sensor
  • Low limits of detection and linear response across standard range
  • Real-time data output in FTU
  • User configurable sampling frequency from 0.1 Hz to 3 Hz
  • Robust ambient light rejection
  • Data display and logging with Hawk and Watchkeeper accessories

Applications

  • Turbidity, particle studies/gravimetric analysis
  • Process control (industrial feed meter indicators)
  • Reservoir monitoring
  • Profiling on CTDs
  • Coastal pollution monitoring
  • Biogeochemical oceanography
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Waste/recycled water quality monitoring
  • Effluent detection
  • Towed, moored or ROV deployments

Specifications

Performance

Parameters Dynamic range Limit of detection
Turbidity 0 to 100 FTU (standard)
0 to 1000 FTU (extended)
<0.02 FTU
<0.02 FTU

Mechanical

Size Ø 26.5 mm x 140 mm (including connector)
Weight in air 100 g
Pressure housing Acetal C
Depth rating 600 metres
Connector MCBH-6-MP-SS

Electrical

Input voltage 11 to 25 Vdc
Data output Digital RS232 and analogue 0 to 5 Vdc (RS422, SDI-12 and 4-20 mA options available)
Power requirements <1 Watt @ 12 V

 

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