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Necessity of Ultrasonic Monitoring Instruments for Fire Extinguishing System

There are several situations where monitoring instruments acts to be nothing more than worthy materialistic things you possess. Finding one appropriate manufacturer and supplier of monitoring and measuring is hell important to be on the safer side. Coltraco, one out of top leading names in such equipment with integration of ultrasonic technology has made it easy and affordable for people to monitor the fire extinguishing system installed for unfortunate events and incidents. Different industries throughout the world associated with the need of this equipment especially marine industry.

Wherever there is a tremendous system of electric links conveying countless volts in them, the odds of hazard are immense. A minor short out can bring about the greatest calamity ever thinkable. What's more, when you have several volts in a transporter that is cruising on water, the debacle is unimaginable. The mammoth cargo transport ships and voyage boats are a fine case of such colossal voltage utilizing bearers cruising on the oceans. Measuring the enormous size of the boats today, it is difficult to spread team everywhere throughout the ship to screen all aspects of it and ensure that everything is under aggregate control. Henceforth we have to utilize a few devices to ensure that the ship is very much minded of even without people managing everything. Here is a rundown of the vital instruments each ship of today needs on board.

Suitable Fire Suppressing System

There is various fire extinguishing systems available in market such as NOVEC 1230 Gas Suppression System and FM 200 Fire Suppression System in regards to the advanced research. Moreover, CO2 & Marine CO2 System and Halons along with its relatives have been minimized in regards to their qualities of being harmful to humans and environment. No matter which system you go for, make sure you have attached ultrasonic leak detector because the rare moments when these unfortunate things happen, they gases enclosed in respective single skinned cylinders diminishes unexpectedly so you better have system to detect the leakages and liquid levels.

CCTV Camera System

Though it is not considered to be new but helpful as you can easily the areas round the clock where it is impossible to physically or manually be present. CCTV footage can assist you to monitor what is happening in a certain place whereas in case of any issue or wrong happening such as fire being happened, you can access within no time.

Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

There are various devices and monitoring instruments which are used to make sure that fire extinguishing system works when it is needed. Out of many devices, you should possess ultrasonic thickness gauge which helps you to measure the thickness of various materials of the cylinders your liquids are enclosed in.

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Modern and Improved Ultrasonic Leak Detectors Produced by Coltraco Limited

Over the years Coltraco is working in this industry, we have come up with various products and systems to assist the industries we are catering. Two of the reasons of Coltraco are maintaining the pace with the ones of sectors it provides ultrasonic monitoring equipment whereas offering various solutions under every range to make sure there is no affordability issues for anyone. As the time passes, new additions are made to different ranges we produce.  We are delighted to offer a new addition brought and manufactured to the family of Portascanner.

As we are an international supplier of ultrasonic monitoring instruments out of which ultrasonic gas leak detector is one. Others includes ultrasonic liquid level indicator, hatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing devices, multiple cable transit areas testing device, cargo-safe hatch cover tester, systems and others. Coltraco Ltd is considered to be one of the most recognized companies to give its appreciable services in ultrasonic gadgets. We possess expertise in all sorts of installations including offshore and onshore. In regards to the achievements of Coltraco, it has become easy for the customers with a broader scope of integrated gas hatch cover testing systems to meet the specific monitoring necessities for all the processing and leaks they are manufactured for.

Ultrasonic technology has always been demanded by the people belonging to the related industries, factories or owning shipping business especially if they majorly qualify to transport cargo. With the integration of the related technology, it is really convenient to get hold of the related data bases. Moreover, with Coltraco you can get permanent data storage by transferring data to computers and keep a complete record which makes it even convenient to work with relative devices. Furthermore, after sales services also include the option of permanent and continuous ultrasonic hatch cover testing system which can make it easier for people to manage.

With the help of relevant data, it is easy to keep an eye on the monitoring device along with the supervision of fire suppressing system. These monitoring techniques is manufactured with ultrasonic sensors which is capable enough to detect leaks which are reflected back to the surface and detected with the help of intensity. The frequencies are detected in accordance which is calculated afterwards by the device. Coltraco qualifies for efficient ultrasonic leak detector you must possess so that you may never get disappointed by the function of fire suppressing system. It is not about investing on system only but to maintain it properly.

Purchasing of Portamarine Generation 7 Comes with Enormous Facilities

Since 1989, Coltraco is facilitating various industries in order to make sure that all are assisted and provided with highly efficient monitoring equipment with modern ultrasonic technology. Throughout the years Coltraco has been facilitating industry, the research department is always efficient to understand the needs of development taking place in each sector they are facilitating. Over the years counting to be more than 2 decades, Coltraco Limited, UK has produced this liquid level indicator specifically to meet the corresponding needs of Marine Industry.

Finally, we are delighted to orient our 7th generation of Portamarine successful with enhance features and reasonable price. It is a portable ultrasonic liquid level indicator with integration of unique qualities in addition to retaining the previous ones. The Portamarine has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the shipping industry and has proven a capable and reliable unit over many years. In use with many thousand Vessel and Marine service stations worldwide, it is specifically designed for safely, quickly and accurately inspecting marine CO2 fire suppression systems. It allows vessel owners to comply with IMO SOLAS requirements which specify the need to have the means onboard to allow crew to safely inspect the fire systems. The Portamarine® has been specifically designed for testing multi-banked CO2 Cylinder Fire Suppression System Cylinders, stored in 2, 3 or 4 rows deep, to make the process as quick as possible to complete. It can also operate on the vast majority of other fire system agents including FM200, NOVEC 1230, Halon (for Defense applications) and all other clean agent systems. However, this device comes with accuracy to measure levels of liquids such as CO2, H20, FM-200, NOVEC1230, old Halons such as 1301 and 1211, FE-13, FE-25, FE-36, HFC-225 & 2271 to +/-1.5mm (1/8 inch) with standby battery up to 10 hours. The equipment is fully Classification Society Approved and proves a significantly safer and quicker solution when compared to weighing as a means of identifying cylinder content.

Optional Extras with Portamarine – Ultrasonic Level Indicator

Ancillary Parts

These are offers and accessories available with this ultrasonic level indicator upon demand. Give it a look!

Additional Sensors

  • Wet Sensors – For rugged applications such as poor conditioned or rusty cylinders
  • Dry Sensor – For Standard Applications

Multi-Banked Extension Rod

  • Standard Rod – 28mm wide, normal build. Ideal for vast majority of applications.
  • Slim line rod – only 14mm wide and lightweight, ideal for where cylinders are tightly packed.

After Sales Support

By purchasing the Portamarine® from Coltraco you can be assured of our full support to ensure you become a confident and competent user. If ever you require additional support, contact Coltraco Customer Support.

Gas Monitors

We also provide a wide range of Portable Gas Monitors when required.

Portatherm

Infrared thermometer providing quick indication of ambient temperatures

Total Support with Portacare®

3 or 5 Year Total Maintenance Program to completely cap the cost of ownership and guaranty maximum availability. Back up units provided in the event of unit breakages with beyond Warranty levels of support.

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Enormous Success Leads to Better and New Devices

As the time is passing by, Coltraco is progressing at rapid speed without any doubt. With a huge range based on ultrasonic monitoring equipment and instrument, it is considered to be really affordable and one of the best manufacturer of all times. Coltraco provided various options and after sales facilities are provided to customers all over the world within competitive prices. From launching of Permascanner Dynamic back in 2012 as a semi fixed system designed to enable an operator to monitor the watertight or weather tight degradation of the seals in watertight compartments, doors, holds and hatch covers to advancing technology that is in process, Coltraco is being success to meet the needs of people genuinely. Permascanner Dynamic system was manufactured with entire Portascanner® kit together with Extended Hi-Life Extended Permascanner® Generator which gives off appreciable results for watertight compartment doors testing. The catalogue and products have advanced in number and technology over the time span calculated to be more than 2 decades.

Coltraco is delighted to orient Portascanner Ii as a portanle Ultrasonic Watertight integrity indicator to the market for advanced technical needs for measurement of weather – tight and watertight seals. Like Permascanner Dynamic, this product is remarkable for cable transit areas, shell doors, flanges, doors, hatch-covers, steering gear hatches, scuttles and others. Most importantly, this device is designed to enhance the accuracy and ease of the inspection for areas possessing reduced compression in seals and leak sites when it comes to critical weather – tight, watertight and airtight seals. In regards to the qualified testing, it is considered to possess authentic application for hatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing. Following are the features offered for Portascanner II:

  • Calibration & training certificates available
  • Three years warranty
  • 10 hour battery life
  • Lifetime support
  • Non-intrusive Ultrasonic technology
  • Class Approved
  • Identifies leaks as small as 0.06 mm ± 0.02 mm
  • No fuss setup
  • Magnetically mountable

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NOVEC 1230 Fire Suppressing System Leads to Secure Industrial Setup

All around the world, there are various fire extinguishing agents which are utilized to meet the unexpected circumstances. The choosing procedure all depends on the purchaser’s needs and budgets but Coltraco offers a reasonably price fire extinguishing system with integrated liquid level indicators in order to make sure that respective can easily manage to monitor it consistently. As far as smothering out the fire flames with NOVEC 1230 is considered a really reasonable option. It manages to blow out the flames within matter of few seconds but what makes people to avoid is the expensiveness of this agent. After all this, if someone bears the budget for high quality protection, Coltraco Limited, UK makes sure that the monitoring system should be made reasonable to compensate the hard earned cash someone has spent on installing the fire suppressing system.

Novec 1230 gas suppression system is the up and coming era of compound fire concealment with quick and comprehensive results. The viability of the gas has earned it the endorsement of the utilization in marine fire suppressant procedures. The gas has been finished with all of the tests it was put through by the International Maritime Organizations. Henceforth it turned into an impeccable one to be introduced in the colossal boats of today and kill the blazes that may emerge in the unmanned ranges of a ship. Since the boats of today are sufficiently colossal to convey an entire square of a city in them, it is difficult to spread staff everywhere throughout the ship and watch out for any unfortunate action going on.

Features of Novec 1230 Gas Suppression System

The Novec 1230 gas suppression system is utilized to kill out the flares in the ranges where there are no people show at all circumstances. It is a viable framework to drench fire with the gas that would give the staff enough time to achieve the spot and figure a procedure to conquer the flares that have risen because of any reason. The process functions with the associations of flame and smoke identifiers. There are various types of frameworks introduced in a ship which is worried with the fabrication and plan of a ship. A few boats have the rack mounted or the slip mounted chambers introduced. The primary explanation behind the distinctive sorts of establishment is the work of the ship they are being introduced in.

As the gas is available inside the chambers that are associated with channels everywhere throughout the ship, as a rule these barrels are set in a different compartment. Henceforth they are once in a while drawn nearer by the staff yet it is basic to watch out for them. The gas may lose its adequacy after some time. In the event that it has been utilized sooner or later, the level of the gas is most likely to diminish in the barrels. Indeed, even after some time when it has not been utilized, the gas may lose its adequacy. In such a case the level may likewise diminish. Bring down levels of gas implies that if there should arise an occurrence of a more noteworthy fire, the gas would run out and the undertaking would stay fixed and the harm would not be dispensed with totally.

To ensure that the gas is constantly present until it is required, the barrels ought to be measured for time to time. These single cleaned barrels don't permit the human eye to observe inside and see the level of the gas. Henceforth we require some device to quantify the substance inside the single cleaned holders and for this reason the ultrasonic level indicator turns out to be the best instrument. Utilizing its one of a kind sense to identify level of the substance inside the holders without requiring contact with the fluid or gas it is measuring. The gadget would distinguish the level of the gas inside and the staff can choose if there is a need a refill or not.

Specs and Features of Portascanner Watertight Integrity Tester by Coltraco

Coltraco Ltd has introduced 2th generation of Portascanner which is a portable ultrasonic hatch cover and watertight integrity testing device. Since 1989, Coltraco is facilitating this particular industry with modern and advanced monitoring mechanism which works perfectly and efficiently in regards to the requirement of today. We have oriented Portascanner II to the market which is efficient to perform tasks in regards to tight seals such as watertight, airtight or weather-tight. Being versatile in producing world’s top class range for various industries in need of ultrasonic monitoring and measuring instruments and equipment, we have been appreciated by all. 

However, this device comes with being superior alternative to chalk and hose testing whereas standby battery of 10 hours for receiver and generator. It performs within the temperature in between -20°C to +70°C (68°F to 158°F). This device is considered to be perfect and flawless when it comes to cable transit areas watertight testing whereas considered appropriate for scuttles, shell doors, hatch – covers, doors, flanges and steering gear hatches are the few others. Manufactured within modern terms, it qualifies to cope up with inspection of leak sites of critical sealing. Here below are the technical specifications which you want to know:

Dimensions of Portascanner Waterintegrity Tester

Main Unit

  • Width: 82 mm (3.22 inches)
  • Height: 215 mm (8.46 inches)
  • Weight: 420 g (14.82 ounces)
  • Depth: 30 mm (1.18 inches)

Generator

It comes with following dimensions mentioned below whereas other than this, it is manufactured with 0.1 Watt / 100 dB unidirectional speakers and mounting method or permanent magnet.

  • Width: 111 mm (4.37 inches)
  • Height: 90 mm (3.54 inches)
  • Weight: 430g (15.17 ounces)
  • Depth: 50 mm (1.97 inches)

Receiver

Portascanner II receiver come with the installed frequency response to 20 – 18000 habitable zone, impedance if 32 Ohms (+/-) 5% Sensitivity – 105 dB SPL at 1 Kilohertz and Adaptor Plug of 3.5 mm to 6.3 mm type.

Package Contents

In regards to the total number of accessories and parts that should be available in the pinned packing should contain 1 Portascanner II, 1 generator, 1 headphones, 1 receiver, 1 hard wearing carrying case and calibration certificate.

Readings

It has the capacity to read the audio via head – band electrodynamics headphones and numerical readings through 1 to 31775 through the integrated LCD screen display.

Microphone

As far as the microphone of this device is concerned, it has a rod measured to be 310 mm*25 mm as length*diameter (2). Moreover, it is comprised of three parts which are manufactured to be screwed up together and possess a connection by bnC connectors to 1m length co-ax cable.

Display

As far as the display of this device is concerned, this watertight compartment doors testing device comes with a membrane control operating system and LCD backlit Display which measures to be 55*28 mm.

Operating Temperature

This product operates within -20°C to +70°C (68°F to 158°F) flawlessly.

Power Supply

Generator is integrated with 2*PP3 9V which means it makes a span of 10 hours functioning without recharge whereas Receiver Unit comes with 1*PP3 9V battery that also makes the same time span.

being the Best Supplier of Ultrasonic Level Indicator

As a common phenomenon, there are various competitors targeting each other and working to lead the industry solely. There are various situations where one led the other but out of all competitors claiming to be on the top, Coltraco Limited; UK has smoothly stabilized its position from ever to forever. Since 1987, we have been attending people with amazing ultrasonic monitoring instruments which are being designed and manufactured for safety and servicing. Moreover, the first range of Portalevel® up till now, there are so many ranges and instruments produced which has helped to improved monitoring system of fire extinguishers in every possible way. Portalevel® is an ultrasonic liquid level indicator which is expert to do the job it is reserved for. Today, Coltraco Ltd has successfully released 7 generation of this ultrasonic level indicator.

As far as the other series are concerned, Coltraco Ltd has other products which are best for monitoring fire extinguishers in diverse qualification. These contain Portamarine®, Portascanner®, Permalevel®, Portaguage®, Portasonic®, Portamonitor®, Porta     steele®, Permascanner® and Portacare®. In case you are a regular customer or you are looking for Coltraco product, make sure you contact them via ways mentioned on website. No other way can assure the reliability and originality of the products which are called to be products under the label of Coltraco Ltd.
Efficient Coltraco Customer Care

  • Terms and Conditions for further details
  • Life time technical support is available of the equipment through email and telephone
  • Guarantee for three years
  • Guaranteed is provided against workmanship and materials

Pinned Packing

Liquid Level Indicator comes with packing under Coltraco Ltd which contains entire accessories that can increase the efficiency of this measuring product. Other optional accessories are also provided upon request in order to enhance the efficiency. Due to the strict and rigorous quality check and careful hand built, the assurance is available for quality and high standard services to the customers.

The pinned package of 7th generation of Portalevel® Standard contains following things:

  • 1 Potalevel Standard unit
  • Ultrasonic Gel, 1 Wet Sensor
  • Calibration Certificate
  • 1 Hard Wearing Carrying Case
  • Operating Instructions

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Liquid Level Indicator Price Being Competitive For Relevant Market

Over the years, maintaining the quality within best price range is nothing less than an achievement. Coltraco qualifies to be one the best manufacturer of monitoring and measuring equipment integrated with ultrasonic technology. Beginning the journey with limited and calculated product range and customers within the limited locations and numbers, today it holds the ownership of a huge dynasty. Coltraco began its journey back in 1987, serving people throughout the globe in regards to measure numerous intensities and potentials of objects have given it a prominent popularity. One of many lines it is working on is known by Portamarine which qualifies in services towards Shipping Industry. It is a line that falls under the division of Portalevel but specified for shipping industry whereas a new model has launched which is obviously integrated with efficient performance. This new member is launched with inspection of CO2 and Marine CO2 Systems for fire suppression quickly, safely and accurately. CO2 is considered to be the prior gas which acts perfectly to be a fire extinguishing agent but may not be able to perform the tasks if it is not monitored regularly. Coltraco with having such diversification in products is also cable to offer various systems to help you maintain a constant fire extinguishing monitoring system.
Portamarine comes with other accessories enclosed in the box when you make a purchase. These accessories are vital to assure the accuracy of the device. They majorly include 200mm Multi Banked Extension Rod, Ultrasonic Gel, Dry Sensor and Main Unit which is a protected IP65 Enclosure. Moreover, this Ultrasonic Level Indicator comes with other different features which are mentioned below. Give a glance!

  • Three years warranty
  • Can measure multibank rows 2- 4 deep
  • Ultrasonic Technology (No Radiation and Non-Intrusive
  • Lifetime Support
  • Fast operation (Service a cylinder in under a minute)
  • Class approved
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and Training Certificates Available
  • Accurate to 1.5mm

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Advantages that comes with Ultrasonic Pipework Integrity Test Indicator by Coltraco

With the unique collection of ultrasonic monitoring instrumentation and equipment, Coltrac leads the industry without any doubt. We have specialized in understanding the part of the world we are dealing with to help it come up with better safety measures and minimum possible loss if ever caused. Moreover, Coltraco Ltd has introduced prior generation of Portapipe which is a portable ultrasonic piperwork integrity test indicator. Since 1989, Coltraco is facilitating this particular industry signifies to various sectors such as oil and gas, defense, industries dealing with inflammable material and so much more. However, this device comes with being superior alternative to chalk and hose testing whereas standby battery of 10 hours for receiver and generator. It performs with the output of 0.1 watt/100dB unidirectional via the wand.

As far as Coltraco is concerned, it has almost touched every aspect where ultrasonic monitoring equipment could be used. Since its orientation to the world, we have been designing, manufacturing and supporting outclass leading range of ultrasonic safety instrumentation and constant monitoring systems. Over the years of more than 2 decades, it has specialized in producing one of the outclass range of ultrasonic flow meter, ultrasonic liquid indicator, ultrasonic gaseous constant monitoring system, ultrasonic bearing indicator, hatch cover tester, ultrasonic thickness gauge, ultrasonic pipework integrity test indicator and semi fixed watertight integrity test system.

Three Core Benefits of Coltraco Ultrasonic Pipework Integrity Test Indicator

World-Class Accuracy

It is considered the most mathematically accurate unit of its type locating a 1mm leak site via visual and audible readings and identifying its extent with a definitive numerical result. Furthermore, it can test for faults and leaks in 10-50mm diameter pipe, 1mm up to 12m range and 1mm+ at longer range.

Quick & Convenient

The ultrasonic leak detector is a simple solution with few limitations and is easy to learn how to operate. Testing can be completed by just one person by giving a thorough corrosion evaluation over a short period of time.

Comprehensive Analysis

The evaluation of multiple different areas along the pipe is possible with ultrasonic inspection. This increases the reliability in the pipeline analysis thereby giving a better picture of problematic areas in the system.

Requirement for Ultrasonic Watertight Integrity Testing Device

Over the years to be calculated more than of being 2 decades and more, Coltraco has specialized to produce and supply some really incredible monitoring and measuring devices integrated with ultrasonic technology. However, all the solutions are comprehensive yet accurate to provide the data which can be stored for future assistance. The data storage can be transferred to the computer where it can be stored as back up. This helps in checking the difference and accuracy of monitoring system/ product.

Coltraco Ltd is always appreciated for being welcoming to all its clients across the world. Its mission to create accurate, reliable and easy to use instrumentation enhances the safety management of clients. The issue is not just about compliance with the regulations; it is about the safe ship offshore and the safe site onshore. This helps Coltraco’s clients to ensure lower risk, higher protection and business continuity for they believe in safety for safety's sake.

Ultrasonic Hatch Cover Testing

The Portascanner® Watertight is used onboard bulk carriers for inspecting the Watertight or Weathertight hatches for leak sites. The magnetic generator can be positioned just inside the hold, on the hatch combing, removing the need to climb down to position the generator at the bottom of the hold on the tank top. It is used by the crew for regular maintenance to dramatically reduce the risk of cargo damage from water ingress, and by Marine surveyors for carrying out P&I, Classification Society or Insurance surveys.

Watertight Compartment Doors Testing

Watertight Doors on offshore Oil & Gas Rigs, Naval and Marine Vessels are regularly inspected & maintained to ensure the integrity of the Bulk heads and watertight barriers are secure. If these areas are neglected, there can be drastic impacts on flood prevention in the event of a major incident which is exactly what the Portascanner helps to avoid. Removing old fashioned and inaccurate chalk testing, the Portascanner Technology provides a very quick and accurate method to identify problem areas and fix the issues that exist within these seals.

Multiple Cable Transit Areas Testing

Cable Transit Seals provide a key element in maintaining the integrity of bulk heads and watertight seals onboard Naval, Offshore Oil & Gas and Marine assets. As one of the most neglected areas onboard, having the means to quickly identify the exact location and severity of issues in MCTs can dramatically assist Contractors and Fleet Operators to enhance the flood, fire & smoke protection that a correctly installed MCT seal provides. This device is regarded to be best for Multiple Cable Transit Areas testing

Details of Usage of Coltraco's Watertight Integrity Testing Device

All around the world, there are thousands of company working in the specific industry producing ultrasonic products. One of the popular names is Coltraco Limited, UK which is regarded to be one of the most appropriate and successful chain of various products appreciable in various department. Since 1987, it is facilitating people with highly advanced devices. Generally, a hatch cover testing device is prepared out of two units which are known to be generator and receiver. Ultrasound with emission of particular frequency of 40,000 Hz, the generator manages to prove. With the integration of magnets, it can be attached to various surfaces easily within sealed areas.

Receiver is capable of receiving the signals and conversion is made which results into the indication of W/T integrity. This advance and efficient system helps the entire areas under monitoring in functioning and enhance performance may be. Moreover, with the fire extinguisher monitoring range produced by Coltraco Ultrasonic Ltd, the results can be transferred to the computer where a permanent data can be stored. It further helps to compare the results and efficiency of these devices along with the installed system you have invested on for emergency situations. Portascanner™ watertight integrity tester is multiple cable transit areas testing device which is efficient to direct and convert the results to audio and display. This helps to alert the responsible person to give attention more promptly then other ways.

Receiver of Portascanner™ Watertight Tntegrity Tester

It consists of extension rod connector, Gain 1,2,3, Volume Up and Down Buttons, LCD Visual Display, Mode, On and Off Buttons and Headphone Connection. Following is the way of operation of receiver:

  • It is tuned for detecting the particular frequency of ultrasound ways.
  • It possesses audio and visual outputs.
  • As sensor rod is attached to it, a user can scan the seal at close range entirely.
  • LCD screen shows the visual output of detected ultrasounds.
  • The visual data received can be converted to decibels (dB) reading which is perfect to be tested to certification society standards.
  • Bar graph representation is also available.
  • With standard jack of 3.5 mm, a headphone is attached to the receiver to receive audio signals.
  • Heterodyning is the process through which receiver converts the ultrasound waves into audio signals so that user can easily hear.

Generator of Portascanner Watertight Tntegrity Tester

It consists of Power On and Off Buttons, Transducers, Low Battery Indication and Battery Compartment. The operation of generator of this cable transit watertight areas testing are mentioned below:

  • It is placed on one side of the sealed compartment and turned on.
  • Sensor rod is utilized to scan the seal by user standing on the other side of the compartment.
  • Increased signal strength will be shown apparently for leak sites.
  • The numerical display and volume of audible signals can easily show the strength of the signals received by the receiver.

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Features Available by Coltraco with Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

Since 1989, Coltraco Limited is delighted to work efficiently with modern requirements of the sectors it is dealing with. It has almost touched all the factors where ultrasonic monitoring equipment is required at any level. Moreover, understanding the need of a common man, various options are kept under different range manufactured to monitoring instruments in different ways. This opportunity provides people with

a huge invitation to look for assistance to Coltraco Limited, UK without being hesitant about the budget.

The Portagauge® 4 is the analytical Thickness Gauge from Coltraco. Offering unparalleled accuracy, this uses triple echo technology which allows operators to inspect the underlying metal thickness, independent of any surface coatings such as paint. For applications where true metal readings and a higher degree of accuracy is required, the Portgauge 4 is the ideal solution. With a variety of sensor options available and underwater variants, this range of portable ultrasonic thickness gauge of units can easily be adapted to a variety of different roles and requirements.

  • 2,25MHz probe included as standard
  • 50 hour battery life
  • Accurate to 0.1mm off the true liquid level
  • Three years warranty
  • Ignores paint layer
  • Lifetime support
  • Designed for Corrosion testing
  • Ultrasonic technology

Features of Portagauge IV

  • It functions best for measuring the true metal thickness, excluding coating and paint thickness. You can easily measure cylinders of FM 200 fire suppression system.
  • Probe Recognition (IPR) which automatically adjusts settings in the gauge at the same time as transmitting recognition data large colour.
  • Deals for most common thickness gauging applications onboard ships by marine superintendents
  • Automatic Measurement Verification System (AMVS) ensures only true measurements are displayed by checking a minimum of three echoes each time the ultrasound pulses through the metal Intelligent.
  • This device is recommended for Bridges, pilings storage tanks, lighting columns, ship hulls, bulk heads, pipe work, steel/stainless steel, cast iron, Aluminum, copper, brass, zinc, quartz, glass, PVC, poleythyience, grey cast iron amongst others. With the integration of ultrasonic gas leak detector, the efficiency of the entire system can be increased. 
  • LCD Display giving user information Single crystal soft faced probe protected by a membrane Easy calibration with menu driven buttons Echo strength indicator.
  • No zeroing required as all sensors use a single crystal which means that no specific alignment is required when measuring on curved or rounded surfaces User friendly with soft- molded rubber surround which is also comfortable to hold and provides extra protection.

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Ultrasonic Level Indicator by Coltraco and its Benefits

From the birth of the world till today, you must have seen a huge variety of changes and advancement. Beginning the life from dark ages where nothing was mechanically done to the automatic world of today, every industry has tremendously progressed to an extreme access scale. There is nothing unbelievable as man’s brain is far wider and bigger than we can possibly make a guess of it. Over the centuries, world has developed drastically whereas the demands have risen at the same ratio. In order to cater these needs and requirements, it is important to look for more variety and advancement in technology which can help you to be one the safe side more.

For better functioning and improved safety measured can easily be assured by the advanced technology introduced by various manufacturers. Liquid Level Indicator is considered to be one of the superb measuring and monitoring instrument of fire extinguishers in numerous and diversified industries since so long. Being risky to health, it was considered difficult to be operated in the gone days but today, due to the simplicity, awareness between people and revolution, people name it to be more easy and reliable.

As man has grown up to be sharper and smarter, it has made sure to take things with simple and easy to use with advanced technology and consume really little time span. Considering the industry manufacturing measuring instruments for fire extinguishers, liquid level indicator is known to be that one thing which is absolutely impossible to be kicked out of industries including houses need them to assure safety of their family. Numerous inventions and improvements have been seen in the related technologies to make sure the device is easy and simply to use along with giving maximum output. Ultrasonic technology is the most common advancement made to this industry which is being in process by Coltraco since 1987.

Qualified in the related industry, Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator is massively demanded by business and industrial sectors. You will find numerous companies in United Kingdom and United States of America which are reasonably producing the fire extinguishing monitoring products for industrial sector. The reasons for this device to be so successfully are broadly illustrated below:

Accuracy

Ultrasonic Level Indicator is efficient to give the accurate reading for various liquid levels in vessel, cylinders and pipeline whether long or wide. Moreover, these points cannot be measured or judged with a naked eye. Sensitive to detect ultrasonic sound waves, it gives off the guarantee to give more accurate results.

Simple Usability

Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator is simple and easy to install and use respectively. Fortunately, due to the integrated magnets help you mount the device to the system you want to monitor in regards to be control and observe. Majorly, these devices commonly comes with easy functioning and display which gives off better calculated results. Moreover, DVDs and Online Training Videos are also provided for better training and quick usage.

Friendly for Health

As it requires no contact with specific object you are interested in determining, it makes it environmental healthy for humans around. There are moments when you have to look and monitor poisonous gases and health hazardous acids which can be really dangerous if done manually but with Liquid Level Indicator, it becomes easy and safe.
Though being so helpful and safe, Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator comes in reasonable prices without any compromise on quality.

Usage of Portalevel® Datalogger by Coltraco Limited

Coltraco being one of the specialized and stable names in the world of measuring and monitoring instruments with integration of ultrasonic technology always make sure to take the responsibility of producing and bringing more advancement to this industry for ease of people. For making it affordable and reliable for people to go for their products, appreciable price and quality is provided to all the customers across the world.

The entire processing of Portalevel® Datalogger is similar of liquid level indicator but is a bit different which is mentioned below. This measuring instrument is capable of storing the readings of up to 1000 cylinders. The extracted or collected data is then uploaded to the computers upon your will whereas the fire service engineers with top end which has the ability to quote their inferences in accurate service reports. This helps the user to keep the check of the device along with the efficiency of measuring instrument. Moreover, Portalevel® Datalogger being a non-invasive ultrasonic liquid level indicator is quite portable to be carried. Converting the data to the computer is beneficial for the service engineers to keep the qualitative advantage accompanied with the authentic results.

This is known to be really cooperative and satisfying for the people to possess more than a quality guarantee certification because it helps to know the results of each cylinder individually without possessing any doubt. Furthermore, being a liquid gas level indicator, it guarantees the service in various dimensions such as monitoring and measuring fire suppressant including old Halons, CO2, NOVEC 1230, FM 200 and others. The installed main unit is capable enough to manage date and time settings for logs unit. It further permits the cylinder position and number to be mentioned for accurate measurement with the help of the device.

How Portalevel® Datalogger operates?

Here, we have explained in points about the working strategy of Portalevel® Datalogger:

  • With the help of sensor, it sends an ultrasonic signal into the cylinder directly.
  • If there is any ultrasonic sound emitting, it is caught by the sensor whereas the received ultrasonic sound is reflected back to the cylinder and related contents.
  • This emission is automatically analyzed by the sensor whereas the results are sent out to the user which shows off the strength of received signal.
  • Due to the passing through different materials, the ultrasonic waves changes which is correctly detected by Portalevel® unit.
  • Location of liquid level is identified on the behalf of the received signal whereas the accuracy is confirmed to be between +/- 1.5mm.
  • The liquid level can be indicted or located once the change occurring from gas phase to liquid phase is notified.
  • The extracted data can be extracted onto a computer if you link the unit to it via USB cable and PC client software.
  • Continuous inspection of the system can be done as a verifiable proof for the historical records.

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Preference of Ultrasonic Hatch Cover Tester by Coltraco over Others

There comes a major question of preferring one manufacturer and supplier over the others. What makes customers to choose one company over the other names? Well, majorly quality with easy functioning and variety, then reliability and price and lastly, customer support and after sales facilities. Undoubtedly, Coltraco is considered to be an outstanding name which qualifies to be really smooth in all these features. Providing the best pinned package to the customers, there are other facilities and replacement of stuff within maximum possibilities.
Moreover, versatile in producing numerous instruments which are capable enough to ensure the correct regulations of fire extinguishing instruments; Coltraco is honored to offer highly qualified and standardized monitoring instruments. A huge series is available to measure and monitor fire extinguishers in numerous ways used in different ways at various areas and locations. As the time is passing by, more advancements and improvements are being brought to each series which have been manufactured up till now. Portascanner Watertight Integrity Tester is basically a multiple cable transit areas testing device which is highly efficient in performing its respective job.

Function of Portascanner™ Watertight Integrity Tester

By placing the Ultrasonic Generator inside the compartment can help you test it easily. Via receiver, the operator points the sensor into every direction along the seal under inspection. The defected areas can be easily identified in regards to the connected headset and digital display whereas an immediate action can be taken in regards to solve the issue. This device helps in better functioning of the critical role of operation of the fire extinguishers in watertight seals.

Other qualifications of this device are mentioned below, give it a look!

  • Gives off better and accurate results in comparison to host testing which is possible after loading in case requirement is there.
  • Online Training Videos and DVD are available with equipment for effective, easy and quick usage of the product.
  • Capable for identifying leak sites which are small that 1mm diameter along with full Classification Society Approval, this device is perfect and flawless.
  • Consider best for scuttles, hatch cover testing, bulkheads, watertight doors, cable transits and any watertight compartments.
  • Magnets fit to ultrasonic generator due to which the operators do not have to climb up and down the ladders in order to place generator on the tank top.
  • Most importantly, it is quite faster and accurate than chalk testing and hose testing.
  • It is portable and really lightweight which permits the equipment to be transported, operated and carried with comfortable.
  • In respect to door seals, it is difficult to identify with chalk tests so accurately and confidently as Portascanner™ Watertight Integrity Tester is capable of.

You can get this product through ways mentioned at website. Without confirmation form customer service of Coltraco, avoid making purchasing from any supplier and dealer. This can help you get the reliable and long lasting product. Moreover, purchasing the original product can help you in future replacement if needed.

Usage and Pin Packed Content of Coltraco’s Watertight Integrity Tester

Over the years of more than 20, it is surprising the some manufacturer has only graduated when it comes to the successive graphic representation of the journey through the career. It is hard to keep the profile so intact and clear without any clients complaining at any level. This happen not with chance but dedication and hard work towards the domain they are dealing in. Coltraco is efficient enough to make sure that every single client possesses comfort, satisfaction and reliability level towards the products, systems and support system of Coltraco. Undoubtedly, Coltraco has succeeded to be so progressive and stabilized.

Coltraco Ltd is always appreciated for being welcoming to all its clients across the world. Its mission to create accurate, reliable and easy to use instrumentation enhances the safety management of clients. The issue is not just about compliance with the regulations; it is about the safe ship offshore and the safe site onshore. This helps Coltraco's clients to ensure lower risk, higher protection and business continuity for they believe in safety for safety's sake.

Applications of Portascanner Watertight Integrity Tester

We have mentioned some major areas where this ultrasonic leak detector can be used and beneficial to be used. It is best to test leaks in Hatch-Covers, Doors and Multiple Cable Transits.

Shipping and Marine Applications

  • Bulk carriers
  • General cargo vessels
  • Container operators
  • Reefers
  • Ro-Ro vessels
  • Supply vessels
  • Tankers Shipbuilders and Shipyards during construction activities
  • Class Hull Surveyors during survey of ships

Defense Applications

  • Warships 
  • Military aircraft airtight seals 
  • Submarines
  • Tank testing
  • Auxiliary vessels
  • Naval support vessels
  • Armoured vehicle NBC/CW seals
  • Citadel for Nuclear Biological Damage Control (NBCD)
  • This hatch cover tester is safe to use onboard for any vessel due to integration of ultrasonic technology

Offshore Oil & Gas Application

  • Drill-ships
  • Rigs
  • Platforms
  • And other vessels

Portascanner Kit Contents

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  • Durable Carrying Case
  • Operating Instructions, Calibration Certificate, Training DVD
  • PortascannerWatertight Integrity TesterGenerator for multiple use and flexible applications
  • Headphone Set to minimize ambient noise and to hear audible readings
  • Portascanner Receiver to relate results into audible and visual readings
  • Sensor Extension Rod to detect the integrity readings

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Details of 8th Generation of Portalevel Max with Efficiency

In the competitive market, you can only survive if you are accurate enough to meet the targeted needs of the assisting audience which may require your products. Out of the few successful names in the world of ultrasonic monitoring devices, Coltraco Limited, UK is regarded to be awesome at the fulfillment of respective needs. With the efficient research department, there is a greater advancement noticed in the products and systems manufactured by this name. Moreover, no matter how accurately its devices are at results, the prices are kept within the range of a common man to stay protected and get maximum output of the investment anyone makes.
The Portalevel® MAX has been specifically designed to be as easy, simple and definitive for a user to operate as possible. Simple touch buttons now operate the controls and a new digital screen provides clear and definitive results to the user. The 7 steps below outline the simple testing process. Further technical support is available to all users for the life-time of the equipment if required.

  • Attach the sensor to the main Portalevel® MAX, switch the unit on and ensure the “Battery Low” Indication is not showing.
  • Depending on the condition of the cylinder, some couplet may need to be applied to the side of the cylinder, this could be in the form of Water spray, Ultrasonic Gel or an Oil & Water mix depending on what is easily accessible. This is not always essential and they all accomplish the required results.
  • Place the senor towards the top of the cylinder and engage the “CAL” feature. This will set the unit to that particular cylinder, catering for the material thickness, paint or surface covering.
  • When engaging the “CAL” feature, the Bar Graph on the screen will extend all the way to the right and the numbers will read high values.
  • The user should then move the sensor down the cylinder in small steps, making sure not to drag the sensor down the cylinder face.
  • When the sensor passes the level mark, the numbers will drop dramatically and the Bar graph will reduce all the way to the left. It is this change in display readings which identifies the difference between Air (above Level) and Liquid (below Level) in a cylinder.
  • Through moving the sensor up in smaller steps, one can accurately pinpoint the exact liquid level location.

Graphical Presentation of Portalevel Max 8th Generation

This liquid level indicator is designed primarily to meet your measuring requirements of liquid levels enclosed in cylinders. We have developed a graphical presentation for you below to help you run yours without any fatigue:

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Approvals for Coltraco Ultrasonic Level Indicator

Moreover, for your convenience and comfort, we have mentioned the list of approvals this device possesses:

  • Assembled under IPC-A-610 American national standards, institute protocols and Full ESD electrostatic discharge protocols; Finished with lead-free Rohs compliant Tin/Copper SN100C patented solder
  • Environmental metal enclosure rated to IP65
  • UL Approved and Certified manufactured Circuit Boards to UL specifications
  • RINA Classification Society Approved
  • UK Government CAGE Code KD983
  • P/N: 2290334-COMX
  • UL Approval Certificate Number: 20140310-E455148

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Requirements to Have Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge by Coltraco

Meeting every possible need of the targeted audience, Coltraco offer possesses an appreciable range of measuring the thickness of materials to avoid any corroding and possible leaks which appear due to this. As per its scope is concerned, it is beneficial to avoid any possible leaks in cylinders and containers which appear with the time span due to rusting and corroding. As various elements are really reactive when combines with oxygen and this gas is something which can never be avoided, hence it is important to keep the durability check of the containers surface to avoid leakages and damages.

The Portagauge® 4 is the analytical Thickness Gauge from Coltraco. Offering unparalleled accuracy, this uses triple echo technology which allows operators to inspect the underlying metal thickness, independent of any surface coatings such as paint. For applications where true metal readings and a higher degree of accuracy is required, the Portgauge 4 is the ideal solution. With a variety of sensor options available and underwater variants, this range of portable ultrasonic thickness gauge of units can easily be adapted to a variety of different roles and requirements.

  • Three years warranty
  • Lifetime support
  • Ignores paint layer
  • Designed for Corrosion testing
  • Ultrasonic technology
  • 50 hour battery life
  • Accurate to 0.1mm off the true liquid level
  • 2,25MHz probe included as standard

Features of Portagauge IV

  • It functions best for measuring the true metal thickness, excluding coating and paint thickness. You can easily measure cylinders of FM 200 fire suppression system.
  • deal for most common thickness gauging applications onboard ships by marine superintendents
  • This device is recommended for Bridges, pilings storage tanks, lighting columns, ship hulls, bulk heads, pipe work, steel/stainless steel, cast iron, Aluminum, copper, brass, zinc, quartz, glass, PVC, poleythyience, grey cast iron amongst others. With the integration of ultrasonic gas leak detector, the efficiency of the entire system can be increased. 
  • Automatic Measurement Verification System (AMVS) ensures only true measurements are displayed by checking a minimum of three echoes each time the ultrasound pulses through the metal Intelligent.
  • Probe Recognition (IPR) which automatically adjusts settings in the gauge at the same time as transmitting recognition data large colour.
  • LCD Display giving user information Single crystal soft faced probe protected by a membrane Easy calibration with menu driven buttons Echo strength indicator.
  • No zeroing required as all sensors use a single crystal which means that no specific alignment is required when measuring on curved or rounded surfaces User friendly with soft- molded rubber surround which is also comfortable to hold and provides extra protection.

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Fire Extinguishing Systems Performs Better with Safety Monitoring Checks

Unfortunately, no one can guarantees safety only by installation of fire suppressing systems. There are a lot of other things to be done which are primarily important to take care of the installed solution to fight back fire flames if caused ever. Primarily, it is important to know that there are different fire fighting agents and chemicals/ gases which can be used at moment of emergency such as carbon dioxide, FM 200, NOVEC 1230, Halons and components and others. They all vary in qualities, affordability and performance whereas side effects come in different quantity as well.

There are numerous set up for meeting the critical situations when fire can actually burn out the entire building or place. Though fire extinguishers are considered a significant installation but mistreating any manually produced things can be hazardous. To avoid such mishaps and situations, it is important to take care of the system. It will not only make this system to enhance the results but avoid being risky rather than helpful. Out of all these systems, FM 200 fire suppression system is a trustworthy and efficient waterless fire protection system which immediately suppresses the fire flames created by the discharge of relevant agent. Medical record rooms, server centers and cell sites are few places where it is utilized massively. It is known to be a really comprehensive and refined system which plays a significant role in securing irreplaceable and vital assets.

Commonly if you want to know about fire extinguishers, they are safety devices whereas its installation occurs in plazas, malls, industries, business, multiple floored buildings, house and others which suppression of flames might be difficult other way. Different devices and agents are different manufactured due to which you may find a huge variety available in market. In case, they are malfunction, they are not useless for emergency situation which require really monitoring. As a result, it may cause massive destruction as people commonly rely on these devices in critical situations. For these situations, maintenance instructions are given:

  1. Make sure the installation of fire extinguishers is checked on monthly basis without any delay. Damage, corrosion of cylinders, dent or tearing is commonly causes of malfunctioning. Prominent visibility of these installed devices should be done so that quick access can be done in case of fire emergencies. Proper pressure should be indicated through the gauge. Do not forget to possess ultrasonic liquid level indicator for monitoring the functioning and condition of the system.
  2. As far as the maintenance of fire extinguishers is concerned on massive scale such as for industries, plazas and board ships, make sure you hire professionals qualifying in this specific category. Services and properly maintained by a licensed contractor on annual basis in consideration to the rules can help you secure them for proper usage. These professionals authentically go through the entire system and equipment and confirm the proper functioning of the installed fire extinguishing system. They may also suggest you replacement if need or mention about the expiration of the device. Date of inspection and usability approval label is placed on the manually monitored system.
  3. As there is a variety available in fire extinguishers, the method varies as well in regards to maintenance. Make sure about the right procedure being usage for your fire and safety system installed in the building. It is compulsion to assure the correct usability and functioning of the equipment in need of disaster to avoid destruction.

It is suggested to keep your monitoring system as well if you have a business on massive scale so that no destruction and unusual delay can occur due to the malfunction of fire extinguishing system. It is important for you to personally possess some fire extinguishers monitors and indicators which may vary in regards to the installation of your fire extinguishing system.

Industrial Sector in Need of Liquid Level Indicator

From the point where the world has begun up till now, the world is seen tremendously improved and advanced whereas unbelievable things yet have to come. Catering requirements and needs has become a matter of significant level whereas various sectors have several needs to be assisted. Though the technology has advanced unbeatably yet it needs something to keep a check on it for safety purposes. Coltraco understands the factor of this industrial need which makes it to come with monitoring and measuring instruments qualified for various purposes.

For better functioning and improved safety measured can easily be assured by the advanced technology introduced by various manufacturers. Liquid Level Indicator is considered to be one of the superb measuring and monitoring instrument of fire extinguishers in numerous and diversified industries since so long. Being risky to health, it was considered difficult to be operated in the gone days but today, due to the simplicity, awareness between people and revolution, people name it to be more easy and reliable.

As man has grown up to be sharper and smarter, it has made sure to take things with simple and easy to use with advanced technology and consume really little time span. Considering the industry manufacturing measuring instruments for fire extinguishers, liquid level indicator is known to be that one thing which is absolutely impossible to be kicked out of industries including houses need them to assure safety of their family. Numerous inventions and improvements have been seen in the related technologies to make sure the device is easy and simply to use along with giving maximum output. Ultrasonic technology is the most common advancement made to this industry which is being in process by Coltraco since 1987.

Qualified in the related industry, ultrasonic liquid level indicator is massively demanded by business and industrial sectors. You will find numerous companies in United Kingdom and United States of America which are reasonably producing the fire extinguishing monitoring products for industrial sector. The reasons for this device to be so successfully are broadly illustrated below:

Accuracy

Ultrasonic level indicator is efficient to give the accurate reading for various liquid levels in vessel, cylinders and pipeline whether long or wide. Moreover, these points cannot be measured or judged with a naked eye. Sensitive to detect ultrasonic sound waves, it gives off the guarantee to give more accurate results.

Friendly for Health

As it requires no contact with specific object you are interested in determining, it makes it environmental healthy for humans around. There are moments when you have to look and monitor poisonous gases and health hazardous acids which can be really dangerous if done manually but with Liquid Level Indicator, it becomes easy and safe.

Simple Usability

Ultrasonic liquid level indicator is simple and easy to install and use respectively. Fortunately, due to the integrated magnets help you mount the device to the system you want to monitor in regards to be control and observe. Majorly, these devices commonly comes with easy functioning and display which gives off better calculated results. Moreover, DVDs and Online Training Videos are also provided for better training and quick usage.

Though being so helpful and safe, Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator comes in reasonable prices without any compromise on quality.

Functionality of Coltraco's Constant Semi Fixed Hatch Cover Testing System

Coming up with various solutions for all the targeted industry has never been an issue for Coltraco Limited, UK. With highly equipped factories, trained staff, specialized research department and strict quality check of final product makes Coltraco confident about every piece manufactured and supplied under its name. Moreover, it possesses strict criteria for the affiliated suppliers as we never take any risk as far as the quality and customers’ satisfaction is concerned. It has always tried its level best to provide various solutions to cater people in regards to diversified needs. It keeps on producing new innovated products and measuring instruments to help people get the results in quickest, simplest and easiest way without going into budget issues.

Permascanner® Dynamic is our semi-fixed ultrasonic watertight integrity test indicating system for the dynamic testing of Hatch Covers, Holds, bulkheads, cable transits and watertight doors and compartments at sea. Derived from its sister product the Portascanner®, Permascanner™ Dynamic is designed to quickly identify leak sites in their extent and precise location, whilst at sea.
Permascanner® Dynamic allows a pattern of readings to be recorded against varying sea states, enabling a true picture of the seal integrity to be recorded over time. It efficiently helps you for hatch covers integrity, multiple cable transit areas testing and watertight doors continuously over varying sea-state states. The ultrasonic hatch cover testing system will enables Marine Superintendants, Barge Supervisors or OIMs to embody its highly accurate readings into an enhanced on board safety procedure.

Key Benefits for Possessing Hatch Cover Testing

Here are the quick list of benefits you can enjoy with Hatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing system manufactured by Coltraco with lowest price and high quality.

  • Continuous Operation which means 10 day/3000NM continuous monitoring of hatch cover seals
  • Enhance Risk Management through integration with performance standard procedures for vessel, cargo and safety of Life at Sea
  • Instant Notification with the use of alarms to alert Officers & Crew that all hatch covers are closed & sealed at all times
  • High Accuracy with which you can identify leaks as small as 0.06 mm ± 0.02 mm
  • Magnetically Mounted Base means no fuss in setup as generator can be easily attached to the hold.

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Limited Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicators' Range by Coltraco for Small Business

Is small business requiring monitoring system? Are small business owners can enjoy Coltraco’s products? Well, the answer is a clear yes. One of the best features of Coltraco is in regards to the multiple options it provides to people, keeping their needs and probable budgets. It provides the competitive ultrasonic liquid level indicators’ price which can never be beaten at any cost. The package is enhanced with high quality product package, price and customer support and after sale assistance.

Coltraco Limited is regarded to produce multiple ranges of a single system in accordance to the requirement and affordability. There are various constant gaseous fire extinguishing monitoring system have been manufactured, keeping various scales of businesses’ needs. The Permalevel system range has been produced by the respective company to assist businesses to keep a check of the fire extinguishing system. Out of this range, Permalevel Load Weight System is designed specifically for businesses that look for reasonable alternative for consistent fire suppressing monitoring system. They have a system which has installation of ultrasonic level indicator that offers the respective authority with constant liquids levels measurements.

This system possesses the compatibility of measuring and monitoring the liquid contents with its perspective of levels of any number of cylinders but regarded to be appreciable for CO2 & CO2 Marine systems. This system is managed to closely monitor the weight of fire extinguishing agent enclosed inside the cylinders. This accuracy comes in regards to the close contact this system has with cylinders.

When there appears a liquid level downfall around 5% or less, this system triggers with an alarm to give a sign to the concerned authority to treat the reason of causing such massive loss. This counterweight signifies the falls as a visual signal of accidental discharge and leakage. The system provides an immediate notification if used in conjunction with an infrared sensor or limit switch. These can also be used to monitor system and connect external alarms such as buzzers. This constant system of monitoring with liquid level indicator is qualified to provide you with accurate results. This system is a simple formula with great efficiency and low price to continuously monitor your CO2 cylinder without any mistake. There are other ranges available as far as continuous gaseous monitoring system is required.

If you want to look for other options in case you need fire extinguishing systems round the clock on different scale, check the Coltraco Fire Suppressing Monitoring Systems now.

Functionality Features of Portalevel Datalogger by Coltraco Limited

Nevertheless, it is not easy to go with the needs of the related market so precisely and accurately but Coltraco has smartly done it. If the technology used in industrial setup has progressed, the Coltraco research department has also made sure to progress in such manner to meet the needs in more comprehensive manner. Never giving up, it has come up with a versatile range with minimal charges to make sure that every sort of business and industrial setup can have some. Among various product ranges, ultrasonic liquid level indicators have always been the top rated and demanded.

Coltraco Limited UK has manufactured this measuring device for recording, measuring and liquid level readings. Throughout the timespan, this one of biggest manufacturing company has come up some really incredible measuring and monitoring instruments over the time of more than 2 decades and a half. Portalevel Datalogger is an amazing portable ultrasonic liquid level indicator.

  • Remove the dirt and debris form a vertical strip of the cylinder using a damp cloth
  • Apply a strip of couplant gel down the chosen vertical strip
  • Place the sensor at any chosen position on this vertical strip where it is certain that it is above the liquid level
  • Calibrate the sensor to the cylinder
  • Move the sensor 5cm down the strip each time, stopping to record and save measurements, until the measurements reduce drastically
  • Move the sensor back up in smaller steps until the readings increase again
  • The position at which this occurs is the liquid level

This process outlines how to find the liquid level. Please refer to the Operating Instructions to find out more about how to record and download the readings.

Advantages of Portalevel Datalogger

  • Datalogging

It is capable of recording, storing & downloading up to 1,000 cylinders worth of readings

  • Unique

This is the first unit of its type worldwide and leveraging the highly trusted, international brand Portalevel®

  • Proven Technology

Portalevel Datalogger is based on the established 7th Generation Portalevel® unit which has 15,000 units operating in 105 countries

  • Competitive Advantage

Unique capability for service companies, helping them to deliver complete data records to customers

  • Accurate

It locates liquid level to within +/- 1.5mm

  • Versatile

This ultrasonic level indicator can test a wide range of fire suppressant agents & operates as a conventional Portalevel® unit if required

  • Portable

It is lightweight small unit which comes with a durable and rugged case

  • Easy to Use

It needs no formal training necessary, accessible to a wide range of audiences and is easy for existing Portalevel® operators to adapt to.

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Efficiency of Portable Ultrasonic Flow Meter by Coltraco Limited, UK

Coltraco Ltd has established its name upon affordability and quality. Keeping the charm of its name, it has now introduced of Portasonic/ Portasteele which is a portable ultrasonic portable ultrasonic flow meter. Since 1989, Coltraco is facilitating this particular industry. However, this device comes with being non-invasive flow rate meter whereas standby battery of 12 hours. It performs with the accuracy in between ±1.0% -2.0% of reading at rates >0.5 m/s ±0.003 m/s of reading at rates.

Portasonic consists of a handheld portable clamp-on transit time flow meter device for accurate flow measurement from outside a pipe – especially for fire protection water sprinkler and fire hydrant systems. The unique clamp-on fixture design makes the installation very straightforward and requires no special tools or skills and due to the non-invasive nature of clamp-on transducers, there is no pressure drop, no moving parts, no leak and no risk of contamination or corrosion. This ultrasonic flow meter Ideal for the measurement of flows in clean, non-aerated fluids such as water, water/ glycol and oils in full pipes from ½” to 180” (12 to 4570 mm) diameter can be measured and the ultrasonic signal penetrates all common metal and plastic pipe materials.

  • Works on almost any liquid
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and training certificates available
  • Ultrasonic Technology

Operating Method of Portable Ultrasonic Flow Meter

Transit Time flow meters utilize two transducers that function as both ultrasonic transmitters and receivers. The transducers are clamped on the outside of a vertical or horizontal pipe at a specific distance calculated by the instrument. The elapsed time of this ultrasonic flow meter between transmitted and received signals varies very slightly depending on whether the signal is traveling upstream or downstream and by comparing these time differences an accurate calculation of the flow rate is possible and is displayed in your choice of engineering units. As the ultrasonic beam crosses the pipe, compensation for laminar or turbulent flow is automatic.

Depending on the application and flow profile, the transducers can be mounted in V-method in which case the ultra sound transverses the pipe twice, the W-method in which case the ultra sound transverses the pipe four times or the Z-method in which case the transducers are mounted on opposite sides of the pipe and the ultra sound transverses the pipe only once. These modes are automatically selected by the instrument and are also user selectable. (X denotes the distance between the transducers; this is automatically calculated by the instrument at setup depending on the inputted application data).

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Quality of Customer Support for Coltraco’s Portascanner Watertight and Hatch Cover Tester

Coltraco Limited, UK is regarded to be one of the best companies manufacturing ultrasonic measuring instruments which are integrated with modern functioning. With more than 25 years of experience, Coltraco is successfully going with the needs of the sector it is working in. Moreover, the technology and operating system they manage to integrate in every product is always up to dated whereas meets the needs of various sectors properly. 2nd Generation of Portascanner Watertight and hatch cover tester is now available with the quality of helping you to check the leaks and watertight integrity of hatch covers, accurately.

Purpose of Installation of Hatch Cover Tester

  • Connect the Rod and Headphones to the Receiver and place the Generator into the compartment to be tested.
  • Fix the Generator by the magnet to any metallic surface not far from the seal being inspected.
  •  Switch the Generator ‘Onʼ and all the readings will dramatically increase.
  • Leaving the cover of the seal being tested open and check around the seal to ensure a strong signal is being received at all points.

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  • The compartment is then closed and the inspection of the seal begins.
  • If there is a leak or area of weak seal compression readings will increase.
  • By moving the Sensor to where the signal is strongest, the operator can identify the exact location and extent of any leak site and steps can be taken to fix this issue.

Permascanner™ Dynamic

We are committed to developing continuous monitoring solutions especially for hatch cover maintenance. This will enable the hatch-covers to be tested whilst on voyage at sea to see how the vessel is responding to the dynamic sea states.

Optional Accessory

Extended Hi-Life Generator Additional standard generators can be used when testing large holds and the Extended Hi-Life Permascanner™ Generators can provide up to 10 days continuous testing whilst at sea.

Interactive Training Programme

We have developed a programme to educate users (particularly non-native English speakers) quickly and simply on how to use our equipment.

Portacare

Opt in package provides through-life maintenance support, enabling customers to cap the cost of ownership and optimise operational availability. For one annual fee, Coltraco will cover all repairs and calibration costs, and the customer is guaranteed priority assistance in spares and repairs. In the event of component obsolescence, Coltraco guarantees to exchange the unit for a like-for-like model type at no additional charge. The Portacare™ package does not cover customer-induced damage, but as a Portacare™ customer you have priority to repairs and spares with a 25% discount. Upgrade to Portacare™ TMSS PREMIER which covers all repairs, calibration, and guarantees an advance exchanged unit is always ready-to-ship.

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Package Content of Ultrasonic Watertight Integrity Tester Offered by Coltraco

Coltraco Ultrasonics is regarded to be welcoming you to participate in our mission of creating reliable, accurate and easy to use instrumentation which enhance our customers' safety management. For ease of people, it has introduced prior generation of Permalevel Dynamic which is a Semi Fixed Watertight Integrity Test System. From more than 2 decades, this name is assisting people in this particular industry. However, this device is capable of monitoring the hatch cover seals on constant basis. However, this device comes with being superior alternative to chalk and hose testing whereas performs with the accuracy of 0.06mm +/- 0.02mm.

Moreover, the issue is not just about compliance with the regulations; it is about the safe ship offshore and the safe site onshore. This helps our customers to ensure lower risk, higher protection and business continuity. Coltraco believes in prior safety measuring steps for safety's sake. It has been a long time that Coltraco Limited has become one of the leading names of producing monitoring devices, catering the needs of various factors. With high quality products with best price offer, it is regarded to assist people with extraordinary efficiency.
Portascanner II is a portable ultrasonic watertight integrity indicator and hatch cover tester – for testing watertight and weather-tight seals. It is ideal for checking the hatch-covers, doors, cable transit areas, scuttles, flanges, shell doors, steering gear hatches and many others. Primarily designed to enhance the ease and accuracy with which critical watertight, airtight or weather tight seals can be inspected for leaks sites or areas of reduced compression in the seal.

Features Offered by Coltraco

  • Three years warranty
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and Training Certificates Available
  • Identifies leaks as small as 0.06 +/- 0.02mm
  • Non-intrusive ultrasonic technology
  • 10 hour battery life
  • Class Approved
  • No Fuss Setup
  • Magnetically Mountable

Portascanner Kit Contents
For your ease, we have developed an image assuring you regarding the content you will find in the new Coltraco Portascanner II Package which is known to be a high quality hatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing device. Give it a look!

  • Durable Carrying Case
  • Headphone Set to minimize ambient noise and to hear audible readings
  • Portascanner II Generator for multiple use and flexible applications
  • Operating Instructions, Calibration Certificate, Training DVD
  • Sensor Extension Rod to detect the integrity readings
  • Portascanner II Receiver to relate results into audible and visual readings

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Coltraco New Generation of Liquid Level Indicator

What makes Coltraco so demanded by people? This is a common question you would wonder about as far as growing demand of this company is concerned. Primarily, two are basic reasons for Coltraco to be approached by such a massive number of people. Number one quality and secondly, maintaining the quality within best affordability of people. Keeping the financial situations of targeted clients, Coltraco offers various options under every product. As far as Portalevel Max Nippon is concerned, this device comes with accuracy to measure levels of liquids up to +/-1.5mm (1/8 inch) whereas the verifiable agents are CO2, H20, FM-200, NOVEC1230, old Halons such as 1301 and 1211, FE-13, FE-25, FE-36, HFC-225 & 2271 and standby battery of 10 hours.

Through exploring the Japanese Fire Protection market in detail with our in country partners, several unique requirements were identified to properly serve the local customer base. As a result of this, a specially adapted unit was created, allowing customers to take advantage of the 8th Generation Technology, in a form optimized for specific local requirements. Thicker, more power absorbing Japanese made cylinders demanded a specially tailored calibration capability and increased power output. This offers customers the usability of the Portalevel® MAX technology even on the more challenging applications. Here, check out the basic features available with liquid level indicator:

  • Lifetime Support
  • Class Approved
  • Three Years Warranty
  • Measures multibank rows 2-3 deep
  • Specially designed for Japanese Market
  • Class Approved
  • Fast Operation
  • Ultrasonic clean technology
  • Not radiation
  • Service a cylinder in under 30 seconds

Technical Specifications of Portalevel Max Nippon

Here, we have enlisted technical specs available with this ultrasonic liquid level indicator. Give it a look!

Dimensions

  • Height: 160mm
  • Width: 82mm
  • Weight: 300grams
  • Depth: 30mm

Accuracy

+/- 1.5mm (1/8 inch)

Verifiable Agents

CO2, H20, FM-200, NOVEC1230, old Halons such as 1301 and 1211, FE-13, FE-25, FE-36, HFC-225 & 2271

Sensors

TX/RX Dry Sensor

  • 14 mm diameter head
  • Contained within a magnetized sensor applicator;
  • Connected by BNC connectors to 1 m length co-ax cable.

Mini Extension Rod Sensor

  • 1 meter in length
  • 14mm in diameter
  • Connected by bnC connectors to 1 m length co-ax cable.

Power Supply

4 x AA 1.5V Batteries (battery life 10 hours)

Display

Membrane control operated, LCD back-lit Display measuring 55 x 28 mm

Operating Temperature

20°C to +70°C (68°F to 158°F)Relative Humidity-5 % - 95 %

Certificates

  • Classification Society Approved- RINA
  • CE
  • ISO 19011 Registered

Classification

  • IP Rating 65
  • NATO Stock Number: 6680-99-275-5292

Warranty

  • Main Unit: 3 Years Warranty
  • Sensor: 1 Year Warranty
  • Lifetime Customer Support

Portalevel Content

  • 1 Portalevel® MAX Nippon unit
  • 1 Wet Sensor
  • 1 14 mm Extension Rod
  • Ultrasonic Gel
  • 1 Hard Wearing Carrying Case
  • Calibration certificate

Coltraco Introduces First Generation of Portable Ultrasonic Bearing Indicator

Never denying the need of various measuring and monitoring instruments when it comes to industrial sector has improved the functioning and manufacturing techniques of factories. It was applied in the old times when you were supposed to hire massive number of labour in order to manually manage all the things though it never gave off accurate results. However, Portamonitor which is a portable ultrasonic bearing indicator introduced by Coltraco Limited, UK, is a device that comes with being a source of check your bearings in your pumps and motors whereas standby battery of 12 hours. It performs within the temperature in between 0°C to 65° C (32°F to 149°F).

Portamonitor is a pocket size condition indicator took which employs powerful monitoring techniques to analyze the health state of rotating machinery especially with regards to the health and lubrication of bearings. With its magnetic sensor head, the portamonitor can be attached to machineries outer casing and takes readings over a short period to assess the condition of the moving parts within. An overall noise decibel (dB) level is returned along with a distress level after measurement that can be quickly analyzed and compared to other readings in order to discover if preventative maintenance is required. Hardy and robust, the Portamonitor – ultrasonic bearing indicator can take 1000 readings between charges, which is done through a standard USB lead for easy charging anywhere.

Function of Ultrasonic Bearing Indicator

The Portamonitor aids in the identification of mechanically deteriorated bearings and bearings with inadequate/contaminated lubricant. It does this by detecting high frequency (ultrasonic) stress waves associated with friction and other faults with machinery in poor condition (impacts etc.). It can be used to monitor bearings in motors, pumps, fans, gearboxes and other rotating machinery applications. Thia ultrasonic bearing indicator has two outputs – a decibel (dB) reading and a Distress® level which are both measured and displayed simultaneously by the Portamonitor.

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Coltraco's Modern Liquid Level Indicating System for Constant Monitoring

First generation of Permalevel Single Point which is a Gaseous Fire Extinguishing Constant Monitoring System is now introduced by Coltraco. This system is capable of monitoring the liquid level of critical fire suppression cylinder systems on a constant basis consisting of 5 cylinders. This system is designed for the industrial setup which has to deal with fire causing elements. It is integrated with advanced system to be sensitive to almost all liquid type of industrial fluid and chemicals enclosed in single skinned container with ultrasonic conduction such as FM 200, NOVEC 1230, CO2, Halon 1301, FE-13, FE-25, NAF S 125, NAF S 227, NAF-S-III and CEA-410.

PermalevelTM Single Point was originally developed for the UK Atomic Energy Sector and has now been in service for over 12 years as fixed 24/7 fire suppressant monitoring system. It is designed for up to 5 individual fire suppression cylinder monitoring applications.

The PermalevelTM Single Point has different alarm capabilities to the PermalevelTM Multiplex and benefits from being a simpler system that operates on lesser cylinders. Permalevel Single Point provides truly continuous and non-invasive monitoring using ultrasonic technology.

Immediate notifications are sounded in a variety of formats when there is a drop in the level of liquid suppression agent in the cylinder. The system with integrated liquid level indicator is a simple and effective way to ensure the level within a container is continuously and constantly verified in real time therefore guaranteeing safety in case of fire.

Features of Permalevel Single Point by Coltraco

  • Strong magnet holds the sensor in place with additional space for adhesive or a strap to ensure they are not accidentally removed
  • Retrofitting available which enables you to retrofit to existing systems which eliminates downtime as the system does not have to be disconnected/deactivated
  • LCD and LED Display which means, this ultrasonic liquid level indicator in the form of system offers a set of green and red LED lights indicate the status of the cylinder
  • 4 – 20MA Relay Output sends information back to the control panel or local hub to alert in event of level alteration
  • Monitors a wide range of verifiable agents for example, FM200TM, NOVECTM 1230, CO2, Halon 1301, FE-13TM, FE-25TM, NAF S 125TM, NAF S 227TM, NAF-S-IIITM and CEA-410
  • Remote real-time monitoring screen displays information about the current status of the cylinders, and when last contact was made
  • Compatible with multiple cylinder types where each cylinder has its own monitoring unit, the settings on which can be optimised for the cylinder type

For more information or inquiries, contact Coltraco Customer Support

Coltraco's Watertight Integrity Tester Comes With Amazing Specs

Understanding the needs of checking the leaks in cargo ships, Coltraco Ltd has proudly oriented 2th generation of Portascanner Watertight which is a portable ultrasonic hatch cover and watertight integrity testing device. From more than 2 decades, Coltraco is facilitating this particular industry. However, this device comes with being superior alternative to chalk and hose testing whereas standby battery of 10 hours for receiver and generator. It performs within the temperature in between -20°C to +70°C (68°F to 158°F).

Portascanner Watertight is the portable Ultrasonic watertight integrity indicator – for testing watertight and weather-tight seals. It is ideal for checking the hatch-covers, doors, scuttles, cable transit areas, shell doors, flangers, steering gear hatches etc. Designed primarily to enhance the ease and accuracy with which critical airtight, watertight or weather tight seals can be inspected for leak sites or areas of reduced compression in the seal.

Features Offered with Ultrasonic Hatch Cover Tester

  • Three years warranty
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and Training certificates available
  • Identifies leaks as small as 0.06mm +/-0.02 mm
  • Non-intrusive ultrasonic technology
  • 10 hours battery life
  • No fuss setup
  • Magnetically mountable
  • Class approved

Accuracy of Results Obtained

The extent of the leak is indicated by the numerical readout by this hatch cover maintenance and watertight integrity testing device. In terms of the numerical readout:

  • “0 - 5” or ”0 dB” indicates seal watertight integrity
  • “6 - 100” or “1 dB - 26 dB” indicates weather-tightness only
  • “101+” or “27 dB+” indicates weak seal compression
  • High values indicate a full leak site

Technical Specifications of Portascanner’s Receiver

  • Output:  1 watt (maximum) audible signal (via calibrated headphones with visual 4 digit LCD display and graph)
  • Size: 21.5cm x 8.5cm W x 3.5cm H
  • Weight: 419 Grams
  • Powered By: 1 x 9V PP3 batteries with low battery indication
  • Battery Life: 10 hours continuous use minimum
  • Enclosure: Aluminium IP65 Waterproof

The receiver of this hatch cover tester uses ultrasonic technology to convert the 40KHz pulses sent by the generator into three easily comprehensible readings: audible, bar graph and numerical which enables the operator to understand if the seal is wholly watertight or to what extent a leak exists.

Technical Specifications of Portascanner’s Generator

  • Output:  0.1 watt/100dB unidirectional
  • Mounting Arrangements: Permanent Magnet
  • Size: 15cm L x 9cm W x 5cm H
  • Weight: 431 Grams
  • Powered By: 2 x 9V PP3 batteries
  • Battery Life: 10 hours minimum
  • Enclosure: ABS material

The generator is an ultrasonic generator with three transducers. This will produce a strong signal in one direction i.e. directly from the transducer which fills the compartment being tested with ultrasound pulses e.g. providing sufficient coverage to fill the hold when the hatch-covers are closed. The generator is permanently fitted with a powerful magnet which allows it to be attached to the vessel’s structure where required. A magnet cover is provided when the magnet is not in use.

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Need of Efficient and Reliable Ultrasonic Level Indicator for Industries

It has been more than 20 years that Coltraco Ltd is facilitating and introducing some tremendous products as far as monitoring and measuring instruments are concerned. Beginning the company with a single product Portalevel, it has not only introduced its 7th Generation but various other branches qualifying to measure liquids on different scale. This device comes with accuracy to measure levels of liquids such as CO2, H20, FM-200, NOVEC™1230, old Halons such as 1301 and 1211, FE-13, FE-25, FE-36and HFC-225 & 2271 to +/-1.5mm (1/8 inch) with standby battery upto 10 hours.

The Portalevel® Standard uses ultrasonic technology to identify the interface between liquid and air in any single skinned container. It therefore has none of the user problems associated with radioactive liquid level indicators which require dedicated training, storage, Health & Safety documentation, and transportation. It also replaces the traditional means of verifying liquid levels by dismantling and weighing in which the system may be closed down or disconnected, risking potential damage in so doing and involving considerable time, expense and inconvenience.

Technical Specifications of Liquid Level Indicator

Here, we have given some quick glance of the technical specifications you will get with ultrasonic liquid level indicator

Manufacturer: 46 Mount Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 2SA, United Kingdom

Type: Portalevel® Standard, Digital, 7th Generation Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator

Liquids/Gases Locatable: CO2, FM-200, Novec, Halon and Halon substitutes, NAF S III, FE-13 FE-25, water, oils, amongst others

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Function: To indicate liquid gaseous extinguishants and other liquids in high or low pressure, single-skinned steel containers up to 89 mm / 3.5” thick; also functions on most types of single skinned industrial fluid containers

Accuracy: +/- 1.5 mm (1/16”)

Sensor: Ultrasonic single crystal sensor fitted with a magnetic head for handsfree operation, 16 mm x 16 mm

Controls: On/Off – Power Controls SPA – Increases Transmitter power output and increases sensitivity of receivers CAL – Self-Calibration Control

Power Supply: 4 x AA 1.5V batteries, consumption 230mA, battery life 10 hours

Display: Digital, LED and LCD digital display

Weight: 500g (1lb, 1oz)

Operating Temperatures:  The unit will work effectively in temperatures between -10C to +70C. (The ability to operate is dependent on the chemical properties of the liquids/gases being monitored.)

Dimensions: Instrument – 155 mm x 95 mm x 45 mm (6 2/3“ x 3 ¾“ x 1 25/32”) (packed ex works for shipping including carrying case – 34 cm x 31cm x 18 cm, weight 3.5 kg)

Approvals: This liquid level indicator ISO 9001, CE Mark, Classification Society Approved by RINA NATO Stock Number: 6680 99 275-5292, Det Norske Veritas (DNV) accepted, winner of Safety at Sea Award, US Department of Defence Ozone Depleting Substances Reserve Program Office Approved and selected, supplied to US Govt MIL-STD and British Navy, manufactured to BS5750 / ISO9001, UK Patent Office Trade Mark Reg No 2290334.

Warranty: The sensor is covered by a one year warranty, the unit is covered by a 3 year warranty provided that it has not been opened, tampered with or subjected to intentional or accidental damage

Calibration: Digitally self Calibrating but we recommend annual servicing and Calibration re-calibration as per the common requirements of company certifications.

Accessories: “Wet” and “Dry” sensors for poor condition and good condition cylinder surfaces respectively, extension rod for 2-3-4 multi-banked cylinder row installations and pipe work.

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Insurance: Safe Futures Campaign by RISCAuthority – June 2017

RISCAuthority is supporting a major FPA initiative entitled ‘Safe Futures Campaign’ in a bid to get government to consider the 3 highest priority topics that RISCAuthority Members have established require urgent attention at the next review of Building Regulations.

The top three issues identified are:

  1. Solving the automatic fire alarm (AFA) issue with a call for the mandation of high integrity fire detection system in all new commercial premises
  2. Sprinklers – A call for the mandation of sprinklers in warehousing over 4,000sqm
  3. Modern Methods of Construction and a fresh eyes look at current Building Regulations to include fire ingress and the risks in combustible voids

High Quality Coltraco's Customer Support

There must be really extraordinary names in the world of manufacturing ultrasonic products but rare would be assisting you on regular basis after you have made purchases from them. Coltraco always seek to make regular and everlasting relation with its clients because they treat them as basic asset of their existence. They work for your ease without compromising on your affordability, accessibility and quality as far as products and customer service is concerned.

The Portamarine has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the shipping industry and has proven a capable and reliable unit over many years. In use with many thousand Vessel and Marine service stations worldwide, it is specifically designed for safely, quickly and accurately inspecting marine CO2 fire suppression systems. It allows vessel owners to comply with IMO SOLAS requirements which specify the need to have the means onboard to allow crew to safely inspect the fire systems. The Portamarine® has been specifically designed for testing multi-banked CO2 Cylinder Fire Suppression System Cylinders, stored in 2, 3 or 4 rows deep, to make the process as quick as possible to complete. It can also operate on the vast majority of other fire system agents including FM200, NOVEC 1230, Halon (for Defence applications) and all other clean agent systems.

Coltraco Limited has produced this liquid level indicator specifically to meet the corresponding needs of Marine Industry.The equipment is fully Classification Society Approved, accurate to +/-1.5mm and proves a significantly safer and quicker solution when compared to weighing as a means of identifying cylinder content.

Optional Extras with Portamarine – Ultrasonic Level Indicator

Ancillary Parts

These are offers and accessories available with this ultrasonic level indicator upon demand. Give it a look!

Additional Sensors

  • Wet Sensors – For rugged applications such as poor conditioned or rusty cylinders
  • Dry Sensor – For Standard Applications

Multi-Banked Extension Rod

  • Standard Rod – 28mm wide, normal build. Ideal for vast majority of applications.
  • Slim line rod – only 14mm wide and lightweight, ideal for where cylinders are tightly packed.

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Portatherm

Infrared thermometer providing quick indication of ambient temperatures

Gas Monitors

We also provide a wide range of Portable Gas Monitors when required.

After Sales Support

By purchasing the Portamarine® from Coltraco you can be assured of our full support to ensure you become a confident and competent user. If ever you require additional support or would like a Telephone Teach-In from one of our Technical Team please call +44 1761 241 601 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Total Support with Portacare®

3 or 5 Year Total Maintenance Program to completely cap the cost of ownership and guaranty maximum availability. Back up units provided in the event of unit breakages with beyond Warranty levels of support.

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Addition to the Series of Coltraco's Liquid Level Indicator

With the advancing technologies in the device and equipment manufactured by Coltraco Limited, has made it special when it comes to the records, efficiency and better growth. Since 1987, it is working as a producer and supplier of ultrasonic products. Today, it is assisting clients in more than 150 countries. Coping up with the requirement of the world, it has been introducing various products or updating versions of already launched product for better results. Within Portalevel range, 8th generation of ultrasonic level indicator– Portalevel Intrinsically Safe is going to be launched for better results as far as ATEX atmospheres are concerned.

Some customers operate in specific environment where the presence of potentially dangerous gases can be experienced. Examples of this can include Oil and Gas Drilling, Petrochemical Refining and processing, Fuel Storage, Chemical manufacturing and many similar environments. To cater for such customers who need to inspect fire systems in such environments, we have developed the ATEX Approved Portalevel Max specified to Zone 1 environments.

Features of Coltraco’s Portalevel Instrinsically Safe

  • Three years warranty
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and training certificates available
  • Fast operation
  • Service a cylinder in under a minute
  • Ultrasonic technology
  • No radiation
  • Non Intrusive
  • Suitable for explosive atmospheres
  • Accurate to 1.5mm off the true liquid level
  • Complies with NFPA regulations

Under the product Portalevel, Coltraco has launched a huge variety of liquid level indicator which quality to be efficient to provide liquid levels enclosed in cylinders with high accuracy. Moreover, the products vary in regards to the need of time, place and number of cylinders to be measured. If you have any problem or question in regards to this product which is going to be available soon, you can contact Coltraco Customer Support.

Addition of 6th Generation of Portalevel Original in Coltraco's Range of Ultrasonic Level Indicator

Coltraco Ltd has pioneered 6th generation of Portalevel Original which is a portable ultrasonic liquid level indicator. It is designed for customers looking for low cost applications while best to measure the liquid level of CO2 cylinders at rapid speed. This device comes with accuracy to measure levels of liquids up to +/-1.5mm (1/8 inch) whereas other verifiable agents are H20, FM-200 and NOVEC 1230 cylinders with standby battery upto 10 hours.

The Portalevel Original is our low cost, entry level model in the Portalevel Range. It is based on an older design and brought back into the range for those customers looking for low intensity and price conscious applications. The unit is proven in the field and especially suited to standard cylinder sizes between 20-80kg of agent weight.

Package Content of Portalevel Original

Following are the details of content you can avail with this ultrasonic liquid level indicator basically and on demand. For the optional accessories, Coltraco facilitates you upon demand so make sure while purchasing, you mention the requirement of optional accessories if you are interested.

  • Portalevel Original electronic unit
  • Standard “Dry” sensor and cable with magnetic applicator for ease of use
  • Bottle of ultrasonic gel
  • Operating instructions and calibration certificate
  • Supplied in a carrying case

Optional Accessories

These are available upon demand with this portable ultrasonic liquid level indicator. You can also purchase them along the package but with mentioning of the accessories you need along.

  • A “wet” sensor for use on poor condition cylinders and
  • The multi-bank extension rod, designed to use on board ships and 2-3 banked cylinder installations
  • Portatherm non contact thermometer for checking cylinder temperature        

Warranty

The unit is covered by 3 year warranty and sensor by a 12 month warranty. The unit is simple to operate using push button controls and requires little or no training. We offer unlimited technical support to each Portalevel Original customer, during which time our engineers are available to answer any technical queries.

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Coltraco's Portalevel Datalogger with its Advantages and Optional Accessories

Primarily, Coltraco appeared on the screen as ultrasonic monitoring and measuring equipment manufacturer and supplier back in 1987. With extreme progress and reliability level, it is demanded all over the world. It makes sure that multiple options are produced under every product launched so that diversified people should get entertained within their requirement and affordability. The Portalevel™ Datalogger comes in a ready-to-go-package complete with all items required to carry out liquid level indication with recording capability: main unit, carrying case, sensor set, cables, accessories and instruction manual.

Our Commitment to Safety

We are dedicated to being a Safeship™ and Safesite company, encouraging safety for safety’s sake. Our Portalevel™ Datalogger is part of our range of products and systems which are all designed to offer alternative methods to traditional means of testing, for example fire suppression systems, watertight integrity, flow testing and more.

Optional Accessories with Liquid Level Indicator

Mentioned below are the options and facilities you can avail with Coltraco’s ultrasonic level indicator which makes it better than others:

Quality

All of the products manufactured by Coltraco Limited are carefully hand built and undergo rigorous quality testing to ensure they meet the high standards expected by our customers and provide them with long term reliability

Sensor

Coltraco provides Additional sensors are available to purchase as a back-up replacement

Portatherm®

We are able to supply small portable infrared non-contact thermometers which are simple, accurate and reliable for testing in warm climates.

Gas Monitors

We also supply various types of hand-held monitors, to minimize risk when testing in environments where gas has potentially leaked.

Multi-Bank Extension Rod

This liquid level indicator operates with exactly the same principles of the Sensor and has simply been adapted to provide an easy method for testing the 2nd, 3rd or 4th row of cylinders in a Banked Fire Suppression System. The extension rod comprises 3 major components: the “L” shaped applicator, extension sections and handle

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Coltraco's Liquid Level Indicator Advances with Industrial Needs

Meeting the improving standards of the world without being inaccessible and unaffordable for people has made Coltraco special and famous among people. Over the experience of more than 20 years, Coltraco Limited has dramatically advanced in its products as far as quantity and efficiency is concerned. Beginning the journey with Portalevel, now it has come up with numerous branches under this line and other products as well.

The Portalevel® Original is our low cost, entry level model in the Portalevel® range. it is based on an older design and brought back into the range for those customers looking for a low intensity and price conscious applications. The unit is proven in the field and especially suited to standard cylinder sizes between 20 – 80KG of agent weight. Here, we have mentioned some of the basic features provided by Coltraco Limited, UK for you with this portable ultrasonic liquid level indicator.

  • Three years warranty
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and training certificates available
  • Inspect a cylinder in 90 seconds
  • Ultrasonic technology
  • No radiation
  • No intrusive
  • 10 hour battery life
  • Accurate to 3.0mm
  • Dual LCD and LED display

Content of Portalevel® Original Package

Basic Accessories

These are available in the package on your purchase:

  • Portalevel™ ORIGINAL electronic unit
  • Standard “Dry” sensor & cable with magnetic applicator for ease of use
  • Bottle of ultrasonic gel
  • Operating instructions and calibration certificate
  • Supplied in a carrying case

Optional Accessories

These are available on request or demand while making a purchase of this ultrasonic level indicator:

  • A “wet” sensor for use on poor condition cylinders and
  • The multi-bank extension rod, designed to use on board ships and 2-3 banked cylinder installations
  • Portatherm™ non contact thermometer for checking cylinder temperature

Certificates and Approval for Liquid Level Indicator

  • Manufactured to BS EN 5750, ISO 9001 Quality Standards
  • RINA Classification Society Approval
  • Manufactured to US MIL-STD
  • Portalevel™ Trade Mark Registered No 2290334 UK
  • Government Cage Code KD983
  • US Department of Defense Halon Depletion
  • Agency approval

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Technical Specifications of Constant Fire Extinguishing Monitoring System

With the passage of time, Coltraco has become really significant in producing an incredible range of products which help people to the utmost level. This progress makes people to rely more on Coltraco for the products. Keeping the basic scenarios, being one of the world’s largest ultrasonic manufacturing company, it maintains the price tags and quality to make sure that people get the best.
Introducing new technologies may be easy as far as measuring instruments are concerned but what matters in them is related to practicality it comes with. This is the major difference which makes one company to take over the other as results and quality with reliability matters a lot. Other than these, assurance, manufacturing technique, durability, affordability and technology in regards to its practicality are some other reasons which are counted as far as reputation of the company is concerned.

Like appreciable companies, Coltraco Limited, UK has taken the responsibility and introduced outstanding measuring instruments such as Permalevel® Mutiplex Fire Extinguishing System. It has been more than 2 decades of Coltraco's specialization in this industry to provide constant monitoring system for fire extinguishers such as  Novec 1230 fire suppression system. By using ultrasonic technology from ever, it has stabilized itself among the top industrial requirements in regards to the accuracy of the results within minimum cost and time.

Permalevel Multiplex fire extinguishing monitoring system was introduced a way back but still, it is regarded for the quality and accuracy of results it comes with. No matter which fire extinguishing gas you are utilizing from CO2 gas to Halon and components, Novec 1230 or FM 200 gas fire suppression system, it qualifies for all of them for constant monitoring requirements. Moreover, it is known to be the first such system introduced globally which is integrated to monitor the fire suppressing liquefied gases levels to critical extent, enclosed in cylinders, consistently. You are facilitated to view the current status and performance of installed fire extinguishing system.

Tech Features of Constant Gaseous Fire Extinguishing Monitoring System

Here are some of the features you can avail with this fire suppression system developed with the help of ultrasonic liquid level indicator.

  • Power Supply: 95V - 260V
  • Power Supply Status: Main Power Supply and UPS Active LED Indicators
  • UPS Lifetime: UP to 24 Hours
  • Analogue Relay Output: 4-20mA
  • Digital Output: RS232/ RS485
  • Local Display: LCD Screen
  • Channel Sensitivity Controls: Gain (Power Gain), Trip (Alarm Trigger Level) and SPA (Additional Power) Knobs for each Channel
  • Local System Controls: Channel Sheet, View Settings, Channel Calibration, Special Power Application Toggle, Alarm Channel
  • Local Visual Alarms: 4 status Leds per active Channel, 3 Green Leds Indicate Signal Level, 1 Red Indicates Alarm
  • Operational Temperature Range: -20c - +70c
  • Operational Humidity Range: 0-80%
  • External Case Mental: Aluminum
  • Gross Weight: 6kg
  • External Dimensions: 440mm X 350mm X 13mm
  • Sensor Dimensions: D35mm X H35mm
  • Max Sensor Cable Length: 5m

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Advantages that comes with Coltraco’s Portascanner WaterTight

From more than two decades and more, Coltraco Limited has been working on meeting the needs of clients all over the world in high quality manner. With new designs and efficient manufacturing various sort of measuring equipment integrated with ultrasonic technology attracts people from industrial sector on massive scale. In 2012 we partnered with a fellow well respected UK OEM of thickness gauges to design our current models.

Our Commitment to Science

We are committed to designing and manufacturing the most mathematically accurate products and systems globally, supported by the highest standards of technical support and customer care.

Our Commitment to Safety

We are dedicated to being a Safeship and Safesite company, encouraging safety for safety’s sake. Our Portascanner is part of our range of 14 products and systems which are all designed to offer alternative methods to traditional means of testing, for example fire suppression systems, watertight integrity, flow testing and more.

Quality

Our Portascanner is carefully hand built and undergoes rigorous quality testing to ensure it meets the high standards expected by our customers, and to provide them with long-term reliability.

After Sales Options by Coltraco

Permascanner Dynamic

We are committed to developing continuous monitoring solutions especially for hatch cover maintenance. This will enable the hatch-covers to be tested whilst on voyage at sea to see how the vessel is responding to the dynamic sea states.

Optional Accessories

Extended Hi-Life Generator Additional standard generators can be used when testing large holds and the Extended Hi-Life Permascanner Generators can provide up to 10 daysʼ continuous testing whilst at sea.

Interactive Training Programme

We have developed a programme to educate users (particularly non-native English speakers) quickly and simply on how to use our equipment.

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Portacare

Opt in package provides through-life maintenance support, enabling customers to cap the cost of ownership and optimise operational availability. For one annual fee, Coltraco will cover all repairs and calibration costs, and the customer is guaranteed priority assistance in spares and repairs. In the event of component obsolescence, Coltraco guarantees to exchange the unit for a like-for-like model type at no additional charge.

The Portacare package does not cover customer-induced damage but as a Portacare customer you have priority to repairs and spares with a 25% discount. Upgrade to Portacare TMSS PREMIER which covers all repairs, calibration, and guarantees an advance exchanged unit is always ready-to-ship.

This makes hatch cover tester to be flawless for checking leaks or accuracy of zero percent ingression in the cargo/ ship on voyoge.

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Portalevel Mini 7th Generation - Portable Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator

The primary product ever launched by Coltraco was Portalevel in 1987 which now has diversified to extreme extent to cope the needs of people. There are different products launched under this series in order to meet the needs of people such as liquid level indicators and alcohol detectors. It is working within many countries today with successful stability. The 7th Generation of Portalevel Range has been the single most successful model in Coltraco Ultrasonic’s history with many thousands of units supplied across the world.
Through the constant evolution and refinement of our offering, the Portalevel Mini was created to offer customers an even more compact, versatile unit to further enhance the ease with which fire system can be tested. Offering totally hands free operation with the unit hanging around the operators’ neck, both hands are free to work with the trusted reliability offered by the 7th Generation. Here, few features are quickly enlisted which are provided with this portable ultrasonic level indicator.

Features Available with Portalevel MIni

  • Three years warranty
  • Lifetime Support
  • Calibration and training certificates available
  • Fast Operation
  • Service a cylinder in under a minute
  • Ultrasonic technology
  • No radiation and non-intrusive
  • LCD and bright LED display
  • Class Approved
  • Accurate to 1.5mm

Function of Portable Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicator

The Portalevel MINI is the 7th generation unit of its kind. It is based on the Portamarine TM design with the key modification for hands-free use. Ideal for testing in difficult to access areas where hands free use is beneficial to enable the operator to move around the area more easily. The Portalevel® range is used for identifying the content of critical fire suppression cylinders. A wide variety of fire suppressant agents can be monitored including: CO2, Dupont™, FM-200™, NOVEC™1230, old Halons such as 1301 and 1211, FE-13™, FE-25™, FE-36™ and HFC-225 & 227. The 7th generation model is tailored to suit those operators who want a small, compact unit for easy testing. It is more accurate (to 1.5mm+/-), quicker and safer than weighing cylinders.

  • Portable: Lightweight small unit which comes with a durable, rugged case
  • Easy to Use: No formal training necessary, accessible to a wide range of audiences and is easy for existing Portalevel® operators to adapt to
  • Durable: The unit is housed in a solid plastic enclosure ideally suited to protecting the internal electronics, even if the unit is lightly dropped or slightly roughly handled.
  • SPA Feature: This liquid level indicator has this feature which is used to increase the power output of the unit and increase the sensitivity of the unit when registering the return signal.

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We honour our commitments, communicate transparently, and act with honour. Ethics are the foundation of our performance culture and our science-based approach. We lead in specific technologies delivering the watertight integrity monitoring of marine structures and the monitoring of fixed liquefied gaseous fire extinguishing systems and the room integrity of protected space to ensure agent hold-times post-installation. We show this by our understanding of the science in them and the mathematics that explain them.

I would like to thank you for your business and for the relationships with our Customers, Strategic Partners, Distributors and ODAs who we value so highly.

My kindest regards,
Carl

Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter BA(Dunelm) Hon DSc FRINA FIMarEST MRAeS
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Reference Alpha Fire UK Portalevel MAX Sept 2012

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