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USGS A-55 Sounding Reel

Price:
$1,375.00
Item No.:
104-010
Weight:
35.00 LBS
Quantity:

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The A-55, 104-010, Sounding Reel is used to position stream gaging and sample collection equipment. The reel is used with weights up to 100 pounds (45 kg) and holds 75 feet (22.9 m) of 0.10-inch (0.25cm) cable. The reel can be mounted on Type A and Type E cranes, the bridge board, the sit-down or stand-up cable car, and the boat boom assembly.

The A-55 reel is equipped with a USGS-type computing depth indicator and can be furnished to read in English units. (see model A-55M for metric units). The computing depth indicator has a main dial graduated in feet or meters and tenths of a foot and decimeters. The numbered inner dial shows total depth. The main dial has a graduated spiral to indicate directly the 0.8 depth position. Additionally, each reel is equipped with a removable crank, 0.10-inch (0.25 cm) cable and electrical connections for two-conductor cables; and each comes with a steel carrying case. The reel is supplied with a pressed sleeve connector

The A-55, 104-010, Sounding Reel is used to position stream gaging and sample collection equipment. The reel is used with weights up to 100 pounds (45 kg) and holds 75 feet (22.9 m) of 0.10-inch (0.25cm) cable. The reel can be mounted on Type A and Type E cranes, the bridge board, the sit-down or stand-up cable car, and the boat boom assembly.

The A-55 reel is equipped with a USGS-type computing depth indicator and can be furnished to read in English/Metric units. The computing depth indicator has a main dial graduated in feet or meters and tenths of a foot and decimeters. The numbered inner dial shows total depth. The main dial has a graduated spiral to indicate directly the 0.8 depth position.

The metric Canadian version comes with a 4-digit counter which displays the depth digitally in meters and centimeters.

Along with the A55 reel a Type A Sounding Reel is offered and has the same design specifications as the A-55 but uses a different counter which allows for a simpler, lower cost counter than the A-55 reel. The Type A reel can be specified to read in either English or metric units.

Additionally, each reel is equipped with a removable crank, 0.10-inch (0.25 cm) cable and electrical connections for two-conductor cables; and each comes with a steel carrying case.

ORDERING INFORMATION

  • 104-010 A-55 Reel, English Units, 75 Ft
  • 104-014 A-55 Reel, Metric Units, 22.9 m
  • 104-017 A-55 Reel, Metric Canadian, 22.9 m
  • 104-015 Type A Sounding Reel, English Units
  • 104-016 Type A Sounding Reel, Metric Units