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What is an Anemometer

What is an Anemometer

What is an Anemometer

What is an Anemometer?

An anemometer is an instrument that measures wind speed, wind direction and strength. Anemometers are important tools for meteorologists, who study weather patterns. They are also important in solar power plants for measuring the wind speed. Wind Speed & Direction sensor provides a critical parameter to consider from the plant safety perspective. The heavy winds may cause damage to the solar PV system and hence should be observed regularly for any possible maintenance activities to be carried out.

We offer the complete range of wind speed sensors and direction sensors. Our wind sensors are used in Automatic Weather Stations, Remote Solar Monitoring, Research, Air quality and general purpose meteorological applications. They come with different Analog and Digital outputs which is compactable with most of the available data loggers.

Wind speed and wind direction is a composite Sensor Module. Rugged components stand up to hurricane-force winds, yet are sensitive to a light breeze. Includes sealed bearings for long life, the range and accuracy specifications have been verified in wind-tunnel tests. In areas where icing of the anemometer is a problem, drip rings deflect water from the joint between moving parts.

General Specification

Operating Temperature                                     -40° to +149°F (-40° to +65°C)

Wind Speed Sensor type                                   Solid state magnetic sensor

Wind Direction Sensor type                               Wind vane and potentiometer

Cable Type                                                       4-conductor, 26 AWG

Dimensions (length x width x height)                  15.0" x 1.5" x 18.0" (381 mm x 38 mm x 457 mm)

Weight                                                              1 lbs. 4 oz. (1.332 kg)

Wind Direction Display Resolution                     1

Wind Direction Range                                        0 ~ 360 º

An anemometer is a device used to measure the wind's direction, speed, strength, and amplitude. Meteorologists frequently employ this method to examine the circumstances that exist. Physics researchers also utilize it to think about the direction of airflow. There are many different shapes and sizes of anemometer. Some are compact handheld anemometers, while others are built inside and attached to buildings as part of weather stations.

How Anemometer Works?

 

The most popular type of anemometer has three to four cups attached to its horizontal arms as parts. The arms have a vertical rod connected to them. The wind causes the cups to turn, which causes the rod to spin. The rod spins more swiftly the stronger the wind blows. The anemometer's ability to predict weather conditions and provide data on wind speed and direction is another objective. As a result, it is sometimes referred to as a temperature management tool.

How to install?

Logics PowerAMR is one of the leading suppliers of anemometer in India at the most reasonable price range. To install the anemometer cup wheel on the sensor body, we need the sensor body, the cup wheel, and an Allen key. You may get in touch with PowerAMR, a top solar monitoring company and system integrator, for more intriguing and cutting-edge options.

Anemometers are used to gauge wind speed, as the article showed. They can, however, be utilised in other contexts.

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