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Cup Type Water Current Meter

Cup Type Water Current Meter
Cup Type Water Current Meter
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Product Code : BE-4705
Brand Name : Biotek
Product Description

Cup Type Water Current Meter 

Biotek Engineers is manufacture, exporters & suppliers of: Cup Type Water Current Meter 

We are proud to offer superior Water Current Meter (Cup Type), which are used for determining velocity of flowing water in open channels and streams. Made in compliance  our Water Current Meter (Cup Type) is able to cater to any and every water current measurement need of our clients.

Construction and Working :

  • Consist of six cup assembly mounted on a vertical shaft
  • This shaft is held vertical in a yoke frame on two pivot points.
  • Yoke frame while holding the moving assembly protect its cups from damage from the Floating bodies in flowing water, he vertical shaft rests on a pivot point at the lower end, which is adjustable
  • The upper end of the shaft is held in at a pivot position inside the magnetic contact Chamber, which is made water tight by a cap.
  • The magnetic contact chamber is equipped with Two contact switches the terminals of which are located outside on the body of the contact chamber.
  • Only one switch is used at a time, the other is a spare and stands by switch and can be used immediately, if one goes out of order.
  • The other end of the contact terminal (earth) is the yoke frame itself and so a common earth terminal has been provided on the yoke frame.
  • The bucket wheel rotates in between two pivots in the yoke frame.
  • Each revolution of the bucket wheel makes a contact of the magnetic switch in the magnetic chamber which can be recorded on a counter. The yoke frame consists of a tail fin with a balance weight, which moves in a slot and can be adjusted at any place within slot.
  • The balancing weight is so adjusted so as to keep the current meter horizontal when suspended in water
  • The tail fin keeps the yoke frame with the bucket wheel to the upstream direction as the tail fin goes to downstream direction with the flow of water
  • The meter is suspended in water with the help of a suspension flat in deep water, and by a suspension wading rod in shallow water.


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