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COMBINED DRY FOAM FRISBEE/DUSTSCAN DS100 GAUGE

This instrument is designed to measure dust deposition, usually quoted as mg/sq m/day, and directional information using the DustScan system

CONTENTS OF KIT

  • Black powder-coated tripod with heavy-duty rubber feet providing 1.7m standard or 2.4m optional total height

  • Anodized aluminium frisbee-type collector with 227mm diameter aperture

  • 5-litre (optional 10-litre) HDPE collecting bottle

  • Stainless steel / nylon bird guard

  • Polyester foam 10 ppi dust trap

  • Spare dust trap and bottle

  • Allen key, 2.5mm

  • Dustscan DS100 Attachment with 2 Mounting Cylinders, 2 Carrying Flasks and box for returning samples for analysis

  • Weight approx. 9kg

BENEFITS

  • Combines the most popular methods of deposit and flux monitoring in one instrument

  • Bird guard reduces risk of polluted samples from bird strikes

  • Foam dust trap reduces sample contamination from falling leaves, etc. and prevents splash-out

  • Large capacity collecting bottle will accommodate 120mm rain (240mm with the 10-litre bottle) and has wide neck permitting easy access for cleaning and removal of deposits. Click here for an approximate idea of UK rainfall.

  • Tripod base, which can be spiked down, ensures stability on uneven surfaces

  • Powder-coating and partial anodizing gives durability in hostile environments

  • DustScan DS100 attachment for Directional Analysis (AAC and EAC% at 15deg intervals)

  • Foot attachment available for sandbagging

  • Tripod easily folded for transport/storage purposes

  • Spares and repairs available

  • For instructions on use of and analysis of results from the Dry Foam Frisbee element of this gauge, see H. Vallack's  protocol

  • Bottle seal available for improved sample security

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