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Non-mechanical detector

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Combing new technology with a familiar device. The Opti-Float level detector uses light instead of electricity, is non-mechanical and mercury free. Because the Opti-Float level detector uses fibre optic cable and light instead of copper wires and electricity, it can be used directly in explosive areas such as wastewater pump station wet wells. The float, cable and UL/CSA listed transceiver are very durable and have been tested to over 1,000,000 operations. This is 10 to 20 times the life of conventional floats.

Using fibre optic cable, a beam of light is transmitted from an LED in a remote transceiver down to the float, where the beam makes and breaks depending on the tilt of the float. When the transceiver detects the presence or absence of light, it activates a relay in the transceiver, which can then operate other devices. The transceivers are all dual din rail mounted units that can connect to two floats.

Booth 4082