Wave & Tide Measurement: Falmouth Scientific Unveil New Products

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Falmouth Scientific, Inc. (FSI) announce two new additions to their PLUS FAMILY of measurement instruments: the ACM-WAVE-PLUS and WAVE-TIDE-PLUS, which join the ACM-PLUS acoustic current meter that they say has set a new standard for cost-effective single-point current measurement.

The new ACM-WAVE-PLUS provides current speed & direction, wave direction, wave height, and other wave statistics by combining FSI’s enhanced ACM-PLUS technology with a high- accuracy, micro-machined silicon pressure sensor, while the WAVE-TIDE-PLUS provides an economical solution for applications that only need non-directional wave height and tide characteristics.

Fathom add that all of the members of their PLUS FAMILY offer features, functionality, and benefits that will enhance the ability to measure and characterize salt-water or fresh-water environments, including options to add an integrated CTD module and/or up to two external sensors. The data can either be displayed in real-time via optional cables, or captured into memory for later retrieval and analysis.

Falmouth Scientific also offers other sensor-based products such as user-friendly ultra-portable seismic systems; rugged and portable sidescan sonar imaging systems; solutions for drilling and vortex induced vibration monitoring; and other acoustics-based underwater instrumentation. Service areas include custom design, development, integration, and production of marine systems and acoustic transducers; and value-added services such as prototyping, product assembly, encapsulation (potting), calibration, and pressure testing.

More information at: www.falmouth.com.

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