PASPORT Flow Rate/Temperature Sensor - PS-2130

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Overview

Our Flow Rate Sensor allows students to measure the rate of movement and temperature of streams, rivers and other flowing systems. The impeller is a rugged, single-piece unit encased by protective material — no more losing pieces to the bottom of the stream.

  • Revolutions of a magnet on the submersible impeller are counted and converted to linear flow rate measurements in ft/sec or m/s.
  • Students can use DataStudio software to calculate volume discharge rates.
  • Exclusive built-in temperature sensor conveniently measures temperature at the same point as flow rate.

Typical Applications

  • Determine sediment transport rate for a stream or other body of water
  • Measure and compare flow rate at various locations in a stream
  • Compare the characteristics of one stream to another

Special Features

  • Telescoping Handle to reach deep levels.

Specifications

Flow Range
  • 0 m/s – 3.5 m/s (0.3 to 13 ft/sec)
Accuracy
  • 0.1 ft/sec
Pulse Frequency
  • 8.62 pulse/linear foot
Unit options
  • meter/sec; feet/sec; total pulses
Probe Length
  • 3 to 7 ft. with telescoping tube (Probe is 7 ft when fully expanded)
Temperature Range
  • -10 °C to 50 °C
Maximum Length
  • 1.8 m (6 feet)
Minimum Depth
  • 1.5 in (3.8 cm)

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Interface Required

To use this product you need a PASCO interface. 

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Software Required

This product requires or recommends PASCO software for data collection and analysis. Either SPARKvue software or PASCO Capstone software may be used.