Remote Reading Gauge

Definition - What does Remote Reading Gauge mean?

Remote Reading Gauge is a device that is used to measure the level of liquids in storage tanks. It can vary in size, available from 15 inches to 144 inches. The reading gauge is weather resistant is made up of cast aluminum. It has mechanical construction thus does not require any batteries or power. The gauge can be customized depending on the requirements of the tank and used in both empty and completely full tanks of any desired shape.

Petropedia explains Remote Reading Gauge

Remote Reading Gauges are generally used above ground tanks and are indestructible in nature. Their accuracy is not affected by the fluctuations of the specific gravity of oil. These devices consist of automatic sleep modes which enable them to conserve battery life for a long period of time. There are a number of advantages of using a Remote Reading Gauge such as:

  • It provides predictable power management to optimize maintenance.
  • It ensures safety of employees working on power plants.
  • It can detect the potential of events beforehand by regularly monitoring and trending parameters.

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