Staying clean

SediMeter with built-in cleaner
SediMeter with built-in cleaner

The SediMeter™ SM3B has a built-in cleaner. In many cases the cleaner is not necessary, but in certain cases it definitely helps out in long-time data collection.

The shuttle is hanging in a thin line from a reel on the top of the instrument. At a user-defined interval it is slowly lowered to slightly above the bottom, and pulled up again. A rubber wiper does an effective job at wiping off any incipient biofouling.

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