Tipping Bucket Rain Guage


The Model TB3 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge is designed for general rainfall measurements. The aluminum Receiver is 200mm in diameter, mounted in a removable powder coated aluminum enclosure. The gauges are supplied with a siphon for improved calibration. The siphon can be dismantled for routine servicing.

Calibration:  ±2% @0.5-300 mm/hr.

Range:  0-700 mm/hr.

Receive:  200mm ±0.3 Diameter Powder Coated Aluminum

Sensitivity (per tip):  0.01in., 0.2 mm or 0.5 mm

Sensor:  Tipping Bucket with Siphon

Contact:  Dual Reed Switch potted in Silicon Rubber with varistor protection

Contact Capacity:  12VDC, 0.5 amp max.

Contact Time:  0.1 Second

Bucket:  Injection Molded ABS Chrome Plated; Available in 0.01in.; 0.2mm, or 0.5mm

FLOW:  Siphon (removable for cleaning)

Outer Enclosure:  Powder Coated Aluminum with 2 quick releases

Environmental Operating Range:  0 to +60°C; 0 to 100% Humidity

Pivots:  Jewel grade sapphire pivots with stainless steel shaft

Level:  Bulls eye level on base

Mounting Holes:  Three 10mm diameter @ 117mm PCD

Ordering Information                             

Specify per tip calibration: 0.01in.; 0.2mm, or 0.5mm

Specify Cable length – PN: C-130-TB

Bracket for Tower mount – PN: MB-102-TB






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