PTX 1730 Series - Depth and Level Pressure Sensors
The 1730/1740 series has been developed as a general purpose, hydrostatic liquid level sensor, designed to work in low powered, arduous applications, including surface water, ground water and tank level. It is the latest generation of submersible products manufactured over the past 30 years and features high performance, micro-machined silicon technology, packaged in a fully welded 316 stainless steel assembly.
Level pressure sensor application specific features include a Kevlar strain relieved vented cable, internal condensation protection and an IP68 injection moulded cable assembly, which guarantees sensor operation over an extended lifetime.
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PTX 1730 Applications
- Ranges from 3.5 mH2O to 600 mH2O
- Accuracy ±0.25%
- Fully welded 17.5 mm 316 stainless construction
- Pulse power operation
- Polyurethane and hydrocarbon resistant cables
- Full range of installation accessories
PTX 1730 transmitter (4 to 20 mA output) is the latest generation of fully submersible, 316 stainless steel, high performance sensors for measurement of hydrostatic liquid levels.
Application specific features include a Kevlar® strain relieved vented cable, internal condensation protection and an IP68 injection moulded cable assembly, which ensures sensor operation over an extended lifetime.
|Operating Pressure Ranges
||PTX 1730 (mA) 10, 15, 20, 30, 50, 75, 100, 150, 300, 500, 900 psi gauge
||The operating FS pressure range can be exceeded by the following multiples with negligible effect on calibration.
- 4 x for ranges up to 900 psi (2000 psi maximum)
||Fluids compatible with 316 stainless steel, polyurethane (cable) and Kynar (nose cone).
9 to 30 VDC across terminals
For pulse power operation refer to technical note.
The minimum supply voltage (VMIN) which must appear across the pressure transmitter terminals is 9 V and is given by the following equation: VMIN = VSUP - (0.02 x RLOOP) Where VSUP is supply voltage in Volts, RLOOP is total loop resistance in Ohms
4 to 20 mA proportional for zero to FS pressure
|Common Mode Voltage - PDCR 1730
||Nominally 50% of excitation voltage
||Combined effects of Non-linearity, Hysteresis and Repeatability: ±0.25% FS BSL max
|Zero Offset & Span Setting
Maximum: ±0.1 mA
||±0.2% FS typical per annum
|Operating Temperature Range
||-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
|Compensated Temperature Range
||30 to 85°F (-1 to 30°C)
||±0.5% FS Temperature Error Band (TEB)
|Shock and Vibration
||MIL-STD-810E, method 514.4. Category 10 min. integrity. Figure 514.4-16
Product will withstand 20 g peak shock half sine wave ms duration in all axes,
||Greater than 100 MO at 500 VDC
||G1/4 (female) with recessed open face diaphragm, fitted with protective Kynar nose cone.
||Vented polyurethane cable with integral Kevlar® strain relief cord rated to 200 lb load. Water ingress protection IP68 to 1000 psi.
||Variable cable lengths available from 3 to 1900 ft.
||CE marked for electromagnetic compatibility and pressure equipment directive.
||Statement of conformity and installation notes supplied as standard.
A full range of accessories is available to enhance installation, operation and maintenance of the 1730 Series as listed below:
- STE moistureproof sensor termination enclosure (202-034)
- Slimline sink weight Ø0.69 in (222-116-01)
- Short sink weight Ø1 in (222-117-01)
- Cable clamp system (192-373-01)
- 360° rotatable calibration adaptor to: G1/8 (DA4112-3-01) 1/8 NPT (DA4112-4-01)
- Economical direct calibration adaptor to: G1/8 (DA2536-1-01) 1/8 NPT (DA2536-2-01)
Please state the following:
- (1) PTX 1730 (mA)
- (2) Pressure range and scale units
- (3) Cable length required
- (4) Accessories (order as separate items).
|1730 Data Sheet (European)
|1730 Data sheet (US)
|PTX/PDCR 1730 Series Brochure