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RUPTURE BASIN SWITCH

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The Model RBS Leak Detection Switch detects leakage into day tank rupture basins and double wall piping leak containment systems containing diesel or distillate fuel oils.

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Leak Detection Switch - Model RBS
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Leak Detection Switch - Model RBS

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  • Easy Installation
  • Lever Float Operated
  • Protected With Heavy Cast Aluminum
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The Model RBS Leak Detection Switch detects leakage into day tank rupture basins and double wall piping leak containment systems containing diesel or distillate fuel oils. For easy installation, the Model RBS is designed for side-wall mounting. For reliability, the switch has redundant vapor and fluid sealing provisions, is lever float operated and magnetically actuated. External to the containment vessel, the Model RBS is protected with a heavy duty cast aluminum NEMA 4 watertight wiring enclosure. 
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Provide where shown on the drawings a switch for leak sensing on all containment piping within the building. There shall be a switch at the end of each pitched horizontal run.  Switches shall integrate with fuel oil management control center. The Leak Detection Switch shall be Preferred Utilities Mfg. Corp., Danbury, CT, Model RBS. 
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Mounting: 1/2" NPT

 

Insertion Depth: 3 ½" Nominal

 

Fluids: Water, Light Fuel Oils

 

Fluid Temperature: 150° F Maximum

 

Fluid Specific Gravity: 0.65 Minimum

 

Fluid Pressure: 25 Psig Maximum

 

Electrical: 8 VA Pilot Duty @ 120VAC

 

Switch Action Can Be: SPST-N.C. / N.O. (depending on installation orientation - switch shown N.O.)

 

Electrical Housing: Cast Aluminum, NEMA 4

Wetted Parts: Steel and Nylon 66

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