SUBS ADCP BUOYS Long Ranger/Quartermaster

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An improved mooring system for ADCPs and other oceanographic instrumentation.

Mounting ADCPs or other instrumentation in a streamlined buoyancy package reduces the variability caused by mooring oscillation typical of spherical flotation.

Few instruments have the capability of segregating mooring movement from actual data.

Reduced mooring movement decreases noise.

Buoy remains level despite mooring inclination.

example

 

Model

A4-x-SL

D4-x-SL

Dimensions

146 x 134 x 58 cm

169 x 158 x 67 cm

Drag Coefficient

.6

.6

Weight in Air (without instruments or flotation)

54 kg (120 lb)

62 kg (137 lbs)

Weight in air with flotation

 64 kg (142 lb)

130 kg (287 lbs)

Buoyancy (SW) without instruments

59 kg (131 lb)

± 91 kg (202 lbs)

Depth Rating

200m

6000m

Material:

HDPE, uv protected

HDPE, uv protected

Flotation

4 Viny floats 13.5”

4 glass balls 17”


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