Rupture Basin Switch (RBS)

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.

  • Easy Installation
  • Lever Float Operated
  • Protected With Heavy Cast Aluminum
  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • Documents
Overview

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, theModel 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. 

  • Easy Installation
  • Lever Float Operated
  • Protected With Heavy Cast Aluminum
Specifications

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

Documents

Rupture Basin Switch Specification

Rupture Basin Switch Cutsheet