Unitel Fuel Tank Level Gauge
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About the product
The Unitel Hydrostatic Fuel Tank Gauge from Afriso Euroindex is a pneumatic tank level indicator designed for showing the amount of fuel oil, diesel or AdBlue™ remaining in a storage tank. It has a spring loaded plunging mechanism that when released causes the needle to settle on the contents left within the storage tank. As a calibrated gauge, this is then displayed clearly in litres on its large mechanical face. This fuel tank level gauge is compatible with horizontal, vertical, cylindrical and rectangular tanks, with heights between 1200mm and 3000mm for diesel and up to 2500mm for water/AdBlue, making the Unitel a highly popular and versatile tank level indicator.
The Unitel fuel tank gauge also benefits from an adjustable second needle for setting a level parameter, which you can then use to identify the tank has hit the level at which you have decided you need to reorder fuel. Supplied in an impact resistant casing, the Euroindex contents gauge can be easily wall or tank mounted.
Please note, that upon order of this gauge you will need to fill in the downloadable questionnaire and send it to email@example.com. As calibrated fuel tank gauges are made to order, there may be a lead time of 5-10 working days.
Features of the Unitel Fuel Tank Level Gauge:
- Pneumatic fuel tank contents gauge
- Litre reading
- Spring loaded plunger to pull/release
- 1” and ½” M BSP dual threaded
- Supplied with 20metres of PVC capillary
- For diesel tanks 1200-3000mm height
- For water/AdBlue 1200-2500mm height
- Accuracy +/-3% at full scale
- Gauge face 145mm x 135mm
- For rectangular & cylindrical tanks
- Suitable for diesel, kerosene, biodiesel up to B100, water and urea
Product Models and Features
|OAB9000C||Unitel Hydrostatic Calibrated Fuel Tank Level Gauge|
Reading Type: Litres
Tank Height (mm) -1200-3000 (diesel) / 1200-2500 (water/AdBlue)
Capillary Length (m) - 20
Capillary Type - PVC
Stainless Steel Balance Chamber
Balance Chamber Fitting: 1/2" and 1" M BSP
Working Temperature: -5ºc/+55ºc
Diesel, kerosene, biodiesel, water and AdBlue™
|£203.70 ex. VAT|
30m Capillary Tubing Extension
|£67.90 ex. VAT|
|£28.75 ex. VAT|
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How does this diesel and heating oil tank gauge work?
The hydrostatic fuel and heating oil tank gauge uses a submersible pressure sensor or balance chamber that is installed at a specific depth (zero level) into the tank. When the pressure sensor is filled with air by pumping a plunger on the gauge, it measures the pressure caused by the weight of the liquid directly on top of it, which allows you to get a reading.
Due to the hydrostatic paradox, the pressure sensor does not measure the complete volume in the tank above it, but only the liquid column vertically above it. For this reason, in order to provide a litre reading, these diesel and oil tank level gauges have to be calibrated with the tank shape and size details.
What’s the difference between calibrated and percentage fuel storage tank gauges?
A percentage fuel tank gauge is an off the shelf product that can be fitted to a tank to provide a reading of the contents as a percentage. A calibrated fuel tank gauge on the other hand is manufactured to meet the exact dimensions and shape of the tank, allowing the level reading to be provided in litres.
Calibrated fuel tank level gauges can be more useful for the tank owner as if they know their approximate usage, a litre reading can help them work out how soon they will need a fuel delivery.
Why do I have to fill out a questionnaire?
If you are buying a calibrated fuel tank contents gauge then you will always need to fill out a tank questionnaire which requests details such as the exact dimensions and shape of the tank, as well as the fluid the tank contains. As a calibrated tank level gauge’s reading is in litres, if any of the information needed about the tank is wrong or missing, then an inaccurate reading will be given. See the downloads tab to get a copy.
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