This sensor is suited to locations that contain fuel storage tanks or fuel transfer stations and is especially ideal for remote locations that use diesel fuel generators. The ropeFuel sensor is a rope-type leak detector that connects to any sensorProbe or securityProbe RJ-45 Intelligent Sensor Ports and facilitates the detection of fuel and other liquids.
The ropeFuel sensor detects the presence of liquid hydrocarbon fuels at any point along its length. The sensor detects the liquid, triggers an alarm, and pinpoints the location of a leak within a meter, or a foot. Typically this sensor can detect:
As this sensor is a rope type, it is perfect for lying beneath fuel tanks, usually found being used with diesel generators in remote locations where early warning of fuel leakage or theft is vital to maintaining the power supply, either of a UPS or as the main power source.
|BEND RADIUS||2 in. (50 mm) minimum|
|COMMUNICATIONS CABLE||RJ-45 jack to main sensor module using standard UTP CAT5 cable|
|DIMENSIONS||Cable Diameter: 0.28 in. (7 mm) nominal|
|MAXIMUM EXTENSION CABLE LENGTH||100 ft|
|MEASUREMENT ACCURACY||Capable of detecting the presence of fuel and oil at a specific location within 1 meter, or 1 foot along the length of the sensing rope.|
|POWER CONSUMPTION||Typical 125 mWatt, 25 mA|
|POWER SUPPLY||Powered by the sensorProbe, or securityProbe. No additional power needed.|
|PRESSURE||Loads greater than 20 lb (9 kg) per linear inch at 20°C (68°F) may immediately trigger an alarm.|
|PRODUCT POWER SUPPLY||Powered by the sensorProbe, or securityProbe. No additional power needed.|
|PULL FORCE LIMIT||Not to exceed 50 lb|
|TEMPERATURE RANGE||Operating: -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|TYPE||Sensor: Patent pending, microprocessor controlled capacitance measurement technology|
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