Net buoyant force= weight of liquid displaced - float weight
Note: Catalog gives nominal weight - check with factory for minimum and maximum weight.
EXAMPLE 1:3" float (p/n 52700 -1) in waterDensity of water = .578 oz/in3 at 70°FFloat weight=3.63 oz.Float volume = 14.1 in3Net buoyant force = .578 oz/in3 x 14.1 in3 - 3.63 oz. = 4.52 oz.
EXAMPLE 2: 3" float (p/n 52700-1) in alcoholDensity of alcohol = .462 oz/in3 at 70°FFloat weight=3.63 oz.Float volume = 14.1 in3Net buoyant force = .462 oz/in3 x 14.1 in3 - 3.63 oz. = 2.88 oz.
Dimensioning ConventionsAll dimensions and specifications in this catalog are nominal unless otherwise noted. NSI tolerance standards do not necessarily apply to decimal dimensions. Check with factory for specific tolerances.
Careful Handling To Prevent DamageCareful handling of floats and tanks is essential to prevent damage that could degrade their pressure rating. Stated pressure ratings in this site have been tested on floats that have not been dented or damaged. Some of the floats are especially susceptible to damage because a thin wall is required by design. Our final inspection includes inspection for dents. Customer inspection, upon receipt and at installation, is recommended.
Disclaimer: The determination as to the adaptability of any of our materials to the specific needs of the Buyer is solely the Buyer's prerogative and responsibility. We are glad to offer suggestions on the use of our various products. Nevertheless, there are no warranties given except such expressed warranties offered in connection with the sale of a particular product.