Our Line of Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges

HyQuest Solutions America offers various models of high‐quality tipping bucket rain gauges for measuring rainfall and precipitation in urban and rural locations. They provide high levels of accuracy across a broad range of rainfall intensities. The tried and proven design ensures long‐term, accurate and repeatable results. The devices are manufactured from high quality, durable materials ensuring long‐term stability in the harshest of environments. Optionally they can be included in the autonomous real‐time rain monitoring and reporting system RainTrak Undercover with in‐built telemetry and logging.

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New generation TB4 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge

The redesigned Series II TB4 excels with both new features and proven technology

As a result of continued R & D efforts aimed at improving the customer’s product experience, HyQuest Solutions now presents a new generation TB4 tipping bucket rain gauge. The redesigned Series II excels with both new features and proven technology.

Benefits

  • Even longer life span
  • Enhanced mechanical protection
  • Turn the TB4 Series II into a fully autonomous self-reporting rainfall monitor
  • Engineered to accept the next generation of tipping bucket mechanisms

Which improvements have been implemented?

  • Sturdy mechanical bucket protection: The wall protecting the key tipping bucket mechanism is now higher, offering increased protection to the most elevated parts of the bucket.
  • Long life pivots/bearings: The new Series II model now features the same field proven high quality Sapphire pivots as found on the TB3. The Sapphire pivots are a ultra durable, hard stone and subsequently free from corrosion. Additionally, sapphires do not show any traces of wear and tear from bucket tips. This further extends the already impressive lifespan of the TB4.
  • More spacious enclosure: The new more spacious enclosure makes life for service technicians easier. The increased space now provides ample room to host the iRIS Undercover IP data logger as a component of our RainTrak solution. This option turns a TB4  into a fully autonomous self reporting rain monitoring station designed for harsh and remote environments. The RainTrak system consists of a 12 VDC SLA battery, solar panel and antenna to enable 4G wireless communication and remote sensor programming.
  • Easy to install “round” design dual reed switch that is found on our TB3 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge is now part of the TB4 design.

Compare the different models

 

 

TB3

TB4 Series II

TB7

Accuracy

  • 0 to 9.8 inches per hr; +/-2%
  • 9.8 to 19.7 inches per hr; +/-3%
  • 0 to 9.8 inches per hr; +/-2%
  • 9.8 to 19.7 inches per hr; +/-3%
  • 0 to 9.8 inches per hr; +/-5%
  • 9.8 to 19.7 inches per hr; +/-8%

Range

0 to 27.6 inches per hour 0 to 27.6 inches per hour 0 to 27.6 inches per hour
Materials      
  • Enclosure

Anodized, Powder Coated Aluminum

Anodized, Powder Coated Aluminum

UV-Resistant ASA Polymer

  • Base

Anodized, Powder Coated, Cast Aluminum

UV-Resistant ASA Polymer

UV-Resistant ASA Polymer

  • Bucket

Teflon Impregnated Polymer

Teflon Impregnated Polymer

Teflon Impregnated Polymer

  • Pivots

Sapphire Pivots

Sapphire Pivots

Sapphire Pivots

Reed Switch

Dual Output (24 VDC max)

Dual output (24 VDC max)

Dual output (24 VDC max)

Siphon Assembly

 

Finger Filter

Resolutions Available

  • 0.01 inch
  • 0.2 mm
  • 0.5 mm
  • 1.0 mm
  • 0.1 mm *

*with special order 300 mm catch

  • 0.01 inch
  • 0.2 mm
  • 0.5 mm
  • 1.0 mm
  • 0.1 mm *

*with special order 300 mm catch

  • 0.01 inch
  • 0.2 mm
  • 0.5 mm
  • 1.0 mm
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