Global Water - FSS Flow Sampling System

Global Water has created a unique flow sampling system. This system includes an easy to use lightweight composite water sampler, an open channel flow monitor with dual displays and outputs, and a data recorder that is both Windows and PDA (Windows CE or Mobile) compatible. This compact system is portable for field installation and fully customizable to meet your needs.

  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Ideal for wastewater, industrial, and environmental flow sampling
  • Lightweight and easy to carry
  • Rugged construction for harsh environments
  • Supports several different types of flow calculation modes
  • Scalable flow proportional sample triggering
  • Adjustable and repeatable sample volume
  • Peristaltic pump prevents sample contamination
  • Flow Data Recorder is Windows and PDA compatible
  • Easy to use programming system
  • The easiest and most reliable method for collecting water samples

Flow Sampling System Composite Water Sampler
Sample Size: 15 composite sample sizes from 50ml to 2 liters plus a Full Bottle discrete setting (Approximate sizes at 4 foot head)
Operating Temperature: 32° to +158°F (0° to +70°C)

Materials:      
Enclosure: Expanded UV protected PVC      
Bottle: 2.5 gallon Polyethylene      
Pickup Hose: 15 ft (4.6 m) reinforced PVC 1/4 inch ID polyethylene flexible tubing section with intake strainer      
Pump Tubing: Norprene 1/4 inch ID, 7/16 inch OD

Sample Pump:      
Flow Rate: 1000 ml per minute at a 4 foot head      
Type: Peristaltic      
Maximum Lift: ~20 feet (6 m)

Battery: Rechargeable 12V 5 AH Gel Cell
Battery Life: ~1 hour, continuous pumping under load
Standby: 3 months while still retaining enough power to run the pump to capacity

Flow Sampling System Open Channel Flow Monitor
Display/Keypad: 16 character x 2 line LCD backlit, 8-button tactile keypad

Capacity:      
Flow: 7 digit maximum      
Totalizer: 9 digit maximum      
Level: 5 digit maximum

Display Resolution: 3 decimal places maximum, Auto-adjusting

Accuracy: Sensor accuracy + equation/table error + 0.1% + 1 digit

Units:      
Level: Feet, inches, meters, centimeters      
Volume: Cubic feet, gallons, million gallons, cubic meters, liters      
Time: Seconds, minutes, hours, days      
Flow: 20 Combinations of volume and time units above

Level Sensor Input: 4-20mA 2-Wire or 3-wire, 0-5VDC, 0-1VDC
Output: One 4-20mA scalable, 4 independent SPDT relays (8A @ 250VAC, 5A @ 30VDC resistive)
Power: 12VDC or 18-24VDC Input, +/-10%
Current Draw: 150mA Maximum, <13mA in Power Saving Mode

Equation Formats
Manning's equation for round pipes
Manning's equation for rectangular pipes
Standard flow equation: Q=A*(B+Ch)D
3rd order polynomial: Q=A+Bh+Ch2+Dh3

Pre-defined Tables
Parshall: 1", 2", 3", 6", 9", 12", 24", 36", 48", 60", 72"
Palmer-Bowlus (4D): 4", 6", 8", 10", 12", 15", 18", 24", 30", 36"
H: 0.4HS, 0.6HS, 0.5H, 0.75H, 1.0H, 1.5H, 2.0H
Trapezoidal: 60°

Weir:      
V-notch: 22.5°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 120°      
Rectangular: 1', 2', 3'      
Cipolletti: 1', 1.5', 2', 3', 4'
NOTE: Table values are calculated based on specific flow equations.
Custom Look-Up Table: One, Factory programmable only, You must provide Global Water with a depth to flow equation or look up table at time of order.  Please allow for longer lead times.

Flow Sampling System Datalogger
NOTE: FSS100 does not include datalogger

Memory: Non-volatile flash memory
Power: 12VDC rechargeable battery
Standby Current: 70uA Typical
Logging Current: 5mA Typical

Analog Sensor Inputs: 4-20mA      
Resolution: 12-Bit, 4096 Steps      
Sensor Warm-up Time: Programmable, 0-60 Sec      
FSS200: Flow rate + relay state + battery voltage monitor      
FSS300: 5 Input channels + flow rate + relay state + battery voltage monitor

Digital Inputs:      
Maximum Input Voltage: 24VDC      
Maximum Frequency: 100Hz      
Minimum Pulse Width: 2mS      
Maximum Count: 65,535 (16-Bit)      
FSS200: None      
FSS300: 2

Sample Now Input: Sample-on-Demand input, software enabled (FSS300 only)      
Maximum Input Voltage: 24VDC      
Minimum Pulse Width: 2mS

Sample Modes:      
Fixed Interval Programmable from 1 Sec. to >1 Year      
High Speed 10 Samples per second      
Logarithmic Sample Rate (Approximation)      
Exception (Log only on deviation from previous reading)

Storage Capacity:      
FSS200: 81,759 Recordings for all inputs plus time stamp      
FSS300: 40,879 Recordings for all inputs plus time      
Data Overwrite: Select memory wrap or unwrap (unwrap will stop logging data once memory is full)

Communication Ports:      
FSS200: USB Type B connector      
FSS300: RS-232 DB9 or USB Type B      
Selectable Baud Rates: 9600, 19200, 28800, 38400, 57600, 115200

Clock: Synchronizes to the time and date of user's computer
Operating Temperature: Industrial, -40 to +185°F (-40 to +85°C) (Battery may not apply)

Data Logger Software
Compatible with Microsoft's Windows 98, ME, 2000, NT, XP, Vista, and 7
Windows and Excel are trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation
Tabular Display/Printout
Data in standard spreadsheet format (.CSV)
Programmable alarm start and stop times
Field calibration software and help files included


Mechanical:
Enclosure: 22x17x9 inch (56x43x23 cm) (HxWxD) Weight: 22lb (10 kg)