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101B Water Level Meter

Solinst Canada

Solinst 101B Water Level Meter features a basic design, making them a very economical option for depth to water level measurements. The 101B uses polyethylene flat tape, heat embossed in centimeter increments. Tape lengths available are 30 m, 60 m, and 100m. The robust stainless steel P1 Probe is ½" (12.7 mm) in diameter.

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Specifications
   
Tape shape Flat, dog bone shaped polyethylene tape 
Markings Heat embossed markings each cm
Conductor 7 strands of stainless steel in each conductor
Tape width 3/8" (10 mm) 
Max length 100m (300ft)
Probe construction P1 316 stainless steel probe
Submersible? No
Probe dimensions 5/8" (16 mm) diameter, 4" (102 mm) length
Probe weight 100 grams

Reel features
  • Plastic faceplate & backplate
  • Plastic hub
  • Handle
  • Brake
  • Probe holder (metal clamp) on front of faceplate
Lengths
  • 30m
  • 60m
  • 100m
Operating principles

The Model 101B Water Level Meter uses a solid stainless steel probe, connected to durable polyethylene flat tape. A standard 9 volt battery, housed inside the reel hub, powers the Water Level Meter. The electronics are coated for water resistance.

When the probe enters water, the electrical circuit is completed, sending a signal back to the reel where a light and clearly audible buzzer are activated. The water level is then determined by taking a reading directly from the tape at the top of the well casing or borehole.