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  1. 1. Measuring technological innovations for leak detection in drinking water systemsCombi leak detector FFT high performance Wireless sound correlator logging system EXCLUSIVE at Trotec !Pressure data Trace gas Pulse wavelogger sensors generator Professional solutions for zone measurements, prelocation and pinpoint detection Water loss reduction Measuring data documentation
  2. 2. Phone +49 2452 962-400 Fax +49 2452 962-200 BENEFITS IN PRACTICE: Acoustic and trace gas leak detection LD6000 combi-detector in only one device High-resolution colour graphic display Leak detection and acoustic pipe location with touchscreen functions The only one of its kind in its EXCLUSIVE class. State-of-the-art smart at Trotec ! function for even faster pinpoint leak detection (patent filed) Numerous preprogrammed common applications for quick access All filters and parameters can be configured individually Pipe detection mode Complies with all guidelines govern- ing according to VBG 121 (when used with original headphones) (VBG - trade association safety regulations) Highly-sensitive, high-quality, robust precision microphone made in Germany The LD6000 cutting-edge Whether you need it for laying out pipes Long-term measurements leak detection device sets or to narrow down the search or pinpoint In order to be new standards in the field a leak – the highly-sophisticated LD6000 able to pinpoint and the high-quality microphone, which the leak exact - of leak detection… both carry the hallmarks of a product ly, an onboard W Acoustic pinpoint made in Germany, allow you to determine sound logger can be activated to log leak detection even the tiniest of leaks and display the measurements carried out over a period W Pipe detection signal before it is processed. of up to 60 minutes, which can then W Long-term measuring be used to determine or rule out any with logging function Overview of the functions leaks with the help of the recorded measurement curve. W Trace gas detection F&L mode – hear and see leaks W All in only one device ! Pipe detection mode As many as ten measuring cycles are dis- played either as a number or a two-seg- This mode is designed especially to de- ment colour bar – one for frequency and tectplastic pipes which are subjected one for volume. The leak is there where to ultrasound via the LD-PULS impulse the two segments are at their steepest. generator. y Smart mode Trace gas detection r The state-of-the-art smart function Trace gas can be used in combination is the only one of its kind in its with the LD6000 H2 hydrogen sensor t class and has been filed for patent to carry out quick and effective leak – the smarter way to find leaks. w detection in pipe networks and pipe Complex algorithmic calculations which systems in houses. are carried out unseen in the heart of the device provide you with a clear The trace gas used is hydrogen, which e view of what you need to see: the exact due to its specific structure is able to Grafik © Trotec® position of the leak, revealed to you by penetrate and pass through various ma- means of a bar indicator which rises terials like soil, concrete, tiles etc. easily sharply where the leak is. It doesn’t get before then being detected by the sensor at the places where it escapes throughTRT-KAT-LEDE-WM-06-EN any easier than that! The innovative, state-of-the-art LD6000 combi detector is suitable for a variety the system that is being inspected. of different application and allows you to detect leaks using both the acoustic The LD6000 is able to show the exact and trace gas method with only a single device. concentration of hydrogen. The thresh- G Acoustic pinpoint leak detection with geophone h Detection and pipe laying, olds can be individually configured and also for plastic pipes j acoustic body sound measurement. k trace gas leak an acoustic and optical signal warns detection in drinking water systems. l leak detection and leak tightness inspection of pipe systems in houses and industrial pipe networks. the user when these thresholds have been exceeded.2
  3. 3. LEAK DETECTIONThe principle of acoustic Standard scope of delivery: i eleak detection • LD6000 measuring device . • LD K – sound blocking headphones e TrotecWater which escapes from high-pres- • LD6000 BM – universal microphonesure pipes at high speed causes fric- with magnet adapter rtion which in turn can be picked up • LD6000 DA – tripod adapter tin the form of sound waves. r • LD6000 VL – stick extension with tip yThe pipes themselves start to oscil- • LD6000 TG – shoulder strap ulate. The sound that is generated is Telemetry y • PC connecting cabletransmitted through the pipes and w o • LD6000 carry casecan be transformed into audiblesound with a body sound micro- Optionally available accessories:phone at a distant contact point • LD6000 BMW –(valve, hydrant, armature). wind protected ground microphone Planning and survey t (with dead-man’s button) YIn addition the water leaking out uthrough the crack or hole in the pipe • LD6000 VK – connecting cablegenerates sound which is carried • LD6000 DM – tripod magnet forthrough the ground to the surface. LD6000 BMW ground microphone o p a • LD6000 H2 –This sound can be picked up by ageophone and transformed into au- hydrogen hand sensor pdible sound. • LD6000 H2 – hydrogen ground sensor O TemperatureTechnical data LD6000 LD-PULS pulse wave generatorArticle no. This impulse generator is excellently- Acoustic leak detection (F & V, Smart, long-term measuring),Operating mode suited for use with the LD6000 meas- pipe detection and trace gas leak detection uring device. Measuring modes for minimum level, averaged level, pulse wave measurements, simultaneous F&V analysis, The LD-PULS is not affected by electric Velocity logging function, automatic functions for setting filter cables and can detect non-metallic wa-Measuring and frequencies and sensor sensitivity, memory preference ter pipes up to a depth of 2 metresdevice functions for manual filter settings, sound level overmodulation protection, trace gas detection with concentration- without having to close off any part of dependent signal (optic and acoustic) the network or system.Controls Either via touchscreen, keys or control dial The LD-PULS generates up to 60 oscil-Amplification 120 dB low noise factor lations per minute which under MoistureInput impedance 1M Ω favourable conditions can spread out Up to 256 can be configured individually as far as 600 m into the pipe before be-Filter ing detected by a ground microphone. (for stick sensor and ground microphone)Display Colour LCD (automatic illumination), 480 x 272 pixels This means that this method can beBattery check Via micro-controller used to compile, complete or check plans and pipe layouts or networks. Multi-functionOutput impedance ≤ 10 ΩPower supply 4 x batteries type LR14 C 1.5 VOperating time up to 14 h in non-stop operation, up to 40 h in normal operation Bayonet nut connector (microphone / sensor), Standard scope of delivery:Connections 6.3 mm jack plug (headphones) • LD-PULS – pulse wave generatorProtection class IP54 Tracing and detection built into sturdy case with integratedHousing Aluminium, powder-coated rechargeable batteryTemperature conditions During operation: -5 °C to +55 °C; Storage: -25 °C to +65 °C • Separate power supply for LD-PULSDimensions approx. L 210 x W 160 x H 60 mm Optionally available accessories:Weight approx. 1,050 g • LD-PULS repair set containing an Allen key and 4 valvesTechnical data LD6000 H2 hydrogen hand and ground sensor Optical inspectionArticle no. systemsResponse sensitivity 1 ppm H₂ Technical data LD-PULSMeasuring range 10 ppm H₂ to 20,000 ppm H₂ Article no. 1 ppm H₂ Minimum pressure 2 bar (29 psi) (minimum pressure of the service pipes)Reaction time 0.5 s Operating time Approx. 12 hours Hand sensor with flexible swan-neck (length 50 cm) Pulse sequence Approx. 60 per minute Leak detection and 160 cm connecting cable for LD6000Design Connection 1-inch GEKA high pressure coupling Ground sensor with two-part stick microphone (length approx.1 m) and rubber sleeve, approx. 200 cm Internal battery (rechargeable) Power supply connecting cable for LD6000 or 230V ACTemperature conditions During operation: -10 °C to +60 °C; Storage -20 °C to +60 °C Weight 4.2 kg 3
  4. 4. Phone +49 2452 962-400 Fax +49 2452 962-200 BENEFITS IN PRACTICE: LD5L and LD5LR wireless data loggers: Sound and pressure data logger Localisation of leaks Mobile zone monitoring of drinking water systems using long-term monitoring Wireless measuring data transfer Leaks in drinking water systems do not only endanger Quick logger data read out the quality of your water supply – precious water seeps from moving vehicles out uncontrollably resulting in losses worth hundreds Extremely economical or thousands of pounds... Sound level detection, The mobile wireless monitoring analysis and logging system in the Trotec MultiMeasure Easy to use Professional Series enables you to carry out reliable acoustic zone Including LogControl user measurements in drinking water software, GIS compatible systems in order to detect possible cracks, fissures and leaks. A magnetic base and optionally available mounts and brackets allow you to posi- tion your wireless data logger in a va- riety of different positions to measure the sound levels in the pipe system or network. BENEFITS IN PRACTICE: In addition, a model with a hydrophone LD5DL pressure data logger : can be used for measuring operations that are carried out with the medium Designed specifically for monitoring water – ideal for plastic pipes or pipe pressure in water supplies. networks that cover greater distances. Robust, waterproof– no prod contacts The wireless data loggers detect, analyse and log sound levels during the night Foil keys for on-site programming when less water flows through the sys- All logging data from the LD5LR receiver Extremely large memory for more tems and transmits all the measuring can be transferred to a PC via the USB than 240,000 measuring values data up to 12 times a minute. interface for further analysis and docu- mentation. Very high measuring sensitivity All measuring data can be picked up and logged from a passing vehicle with The LogControl data bank Infrared / USB data transfer the use of a mobile LD5LR receiver. supported software included and infrared / GSM (optional) The leak status and further measuring in the scope of delivery is Battery life for approx. data are displayed directly on the GIS compatible and pro- signed and individual regions can be 10,000,000 measuring values LD5LR’s easy-to-read display. vides graphic supported created to establish a borderline be- functions for analysis and tween different pressure zones. e management. Individual pipe plans can LD5LR standard scope of delivery: be transformed into maps, • LD5LR receiver (read out device) w for example; individual log- • six LD5L data loggers with magnet y ger locations and meas- base and onboard antenna e urement series can be as- • Switching magnet r r • USB cable • LD5L carry case • LogControl software Optionally available accessories: • LD5L WA – angle adapter for wireless data logger t t • LD5L HYDRO – acoustic wireless data logger with hydrophoneTRT-KAT-FDAL-WM-05-EN sensor (hydrophone logger) y • LD5L HYDRO UF – adapter for w hydrophone logger for assembly in DIN hydrant claw, ½-inch inner thread with vent, for assembly with key valve4
  5. 5. LEAK DETECTION The measuring values logged by the wire- Technical data LD5LR receiver less data logger are transmitted Article no. automatically to the passing Trotec vehicle and recorded by Statistic minimum level of the previous night, the L5LR receiver. level progress of the past 14 days, quietest and Description loudest level during the last 10 minutes, selection time, leak status, amplifier, logger serial number Memory Automatic (the last 14 measuring cycles) Memory capacity Up to 100 loggers (optionally 2,000 loggers) Telemetry Display LCD backlight, 128 x 64 pixels Transmitter frequency 433 MHz (other frequencies on request) The measuring Power supply 4 x type LR03 AAA 1.5 V batteries Grafik © Trotec® engineer can calibrate a leak Interface USB directly on site with a correlator or a sound Planning and survey Temperature range -15 °C to +55 °C locator by using the direct optical leak status indicator on the display of the receiver if required. Dimensions 200 x 95 x 30 mm, Weight 350 gTechnical dataArticle no. LD5L wireless data logger LD5DL pressure data logger The LD5DL pressure data logger has permanent (07:00am to 07:00pm 12x per minute;Data transfer been designed especially for monitoring 07:00pm to 07:00am : 1x per minute.) pressure in water supplies. Its internal Statistic minimum level of the previous night, level progress Temperature of the past 14 days, quietest level (AL) and loudest level (AH) vent makes it ideally suited for preciseData logging pressure progress measurements for during the last 10 minutes, amplifier, quality of the measure- ment (rain, wind etc.), logger serial number logger location pipe networks and tempering water andAmplification 200,000 times for pressure sampling.Recording period 2:00 o’clock to 4 o‘clock The high sampling rate of up to 10Transmitting power 10 mW measurements per second enables theTransmitter frequency 433 MHz (other frequencies on request) logger to detect even short pressure Velocity surges reliably before logging them.Memory capacity 14-day ring memoryProtection class IP68 The LD5DL can store up to 240,000 Nitrogen-filled housing 1.5 bar, measuring values and present themType of housing on its easy-to-read display. The logger condensate protected circuit boardSensor piezo ceramic is operated via the USB interface of your PC or a GSM module at the logger MoistureTemperature range -15 °C to +55 °C itself. Measurements with the LD5DLOperating time 5 years (without having to change the battery) can be easily carried out from as little Dimensions ø 40 ⁄ 44 mm ⁄ Height 110 mm; onboard antenna as one second to several months.Dimensions (english construction); Weight approx. 450 g LD5DL basic package 1 * The data stored in the pressure dataTechnical data LD5DL pressure data logger • LD5DL – pressure logger with ½- logger can be read out via the IR-USB Multi-functionArticle no. inch outer thread, 0 to 20 bar interface and transferred to your PC • LogControl DL software and analysed using the LogControl DL Water pressure sensor, (optional temperature ⁄ air pressureSensors (internal) LD5DL basic package 2 * software included in the scope of delivery. sensor for altitude determination)Pressure measuring Standard sensor 20 bar; further pressure ranges 1 ⁄ 1.6 ⁄ 2.5 ⁄ • LD5DL UF pressure logger with ½- The data bankranges 4 ⁄ 6 ⁄ 10 ⁄ 16 ⁄ 25 bar, possible up to max. 50 bar inch outer thread and below ground hydrant claw, mounted (in compli- supported soft-Measuring cell Long-term stable, piezo resistive, temperature compensated ware enables Tracing and detection ance with DIN), 0 to 20 barTemperature range Up to 70 °C • Software LogControl DL you to processMeasuring accuracy < 1 % from final value at 20 °C • Assembly aid with hydrant base DIN single meas- ± 0.005 % (over the whole measuring range), LD5DL basic package 3 * ** urements graphically or transfer variousResolution measuring curves. There is also an export for example 0.5 mbar at 10 bar measuring range • LD5DL OF pressure logger with ½- 1 s to 24 h (can be configured individually), inch outer thread and above ground function available which allows you toMeasuring interval 0.1 s to 1 s (shock pressure recognition) hydrant claw (3-inch thread), mounted archive your data flexibly. exact quartz measurement with time and date, starting time (in compliance with DIN), 0 to 20 bar Optical inspectionReal-time clock Optionally available accessories of the measuring data logging can be selected individually • LogControl DL software systems for LD5DL pressure loggers:Memory capacity > 240,000 measuring values Minimum required features: buffered RAM (measuring value conservation * 1 x LD5DL IR-USB interface (read out device) • LD5DL IR-USB interface – read outMemory type ** adapter für B-connection incl. B-coupler device with for the LD5DL with USB during battery change) interfaceInterface Infrared ⁄ USB data transfer (infrared ⁄ GSM optional) • LD5DL 20 up to max. 300 barDisplay LCD • External GSM module for LD5DL Leak detection Lithium battery 3.6 V ⁄ 8.5 AH type AA, battery life • Adapter for B-connection incl.Power supply approx. 10,000,000 measuring values B-couplerType of housing Stainless steel ⁄ aluminum with internal vent • Protective tube for pressureProtection class IP68 logger with B-couplerProcess connection Standard thread ½-inch hydrant claw 5
  6. 6. Phone +49 2452 962-400 Fax +49 2452 962-200 BENEFITS IN PRACTICE: All-in-one system for mobile LD20PC correlator loss analysis and reduction in drinking water systems Multi-functional FFT high-performance correlator 48 bit three-point correlation for leak detection in pressure pipelines Onboard receiver for wireless data logger read out from moving vehicles Unique all-in-one system for mobile loss analysis Read out and analysis of pressure data loggers and reduction in drinking water systems. GPS-supported map software W FFT high performance FFT and coherence function correlation at up to three measuring points Dissipation function for selective squelching W onboard receiver for mobile read out of LD5L wireless Automatic measuring function data loggers Highly-sensitive sound receiver and W mobile wireless data logger high-performance radio transmitters management – sound and for distances up to 2,000 metres pressure logger data analysis and management W all in only one device ! High-performance Correlation measurements take software with clearly- on a whole new dimension with the mobile PC-based LD20PC structured user all-in-one system. interface Quality engineering “made in Germany” Whether it’s the FFT or enables users to identify leaks extremely the coherence function Multi-functional all-in-one system flexibly and effectively, thus avoiding that you are using– the expensive excavations or digging at GPS-supported CorControl Three-point correlation wrong sites or locations. software gives you a clear over- An optional third receiver and a radio view of all measuring data. Parameters The LD20PC is equipped with a steep like time signal, spectrum or coherence transmitter with a separate radio fre- analogue filter and a dissipation function can be changed independently quency can be added to the two onboard which was developed in cooperation after measuring has been carried out. receivers which are already standard for and data logger communication are in- the TR-TA and TR-TB radio transmitters. with the Fraunhofer Institute and there- The integrated data management pro- tegrated in the centre of the system. The three-point correlation enables you fore able to determine and identify gram allows you to document all data background noises and interference An optional Bluetooth transmitter allows using the diagram or report function. to achieve even faster measuring results over greater measuring distances. quickly and efficiently before subse- you to conduct wireless measuring ope- quently effectively suppressing them. rations with the PC correlator over Mobile data logger management short distances separate from the sys- Special optionally available hydrophones tem. Cordless wireless headphones The LD20PC’s onboard receiver for ensure accurate results in even the most wireless data loggers makes the can be connected to provide you with difficult of situations, for example with LD20PC excellently-suited for acoustic more mobility. plastic pipes and long pipe distances. long-term zone monitoring. A combination comprising high perfor- Advancement through flexibilty mance radio transmitters for distances The logger data can be read out from The countless connection possibilities up to 2,000 metres, an automatic mea- a moving vehicle and analysed and archived with the LogControl data log- which the module has to offer provide suring mode and a variety of individual ger software used on the correlator. the user with the greatest possible de- setting options for frequency indepen- nagement make the LD20PC the ideal gree of flexibility. As many as four re- dent coherence and correlation analysis correlator for water suppliers and mea- In addition, the IR interface can be con - ceiver units for three-point correlation and additional wireless data logger ma- surement service providers.TRT-KAT-CORR-WM-04-EN nected via the PC correlator’s USB inter- face to read out the LD5DL pressure data loggers Three-point correlation Mobile data logger management Highly-sensitive body Optional hydrophone Permanent mag- Onboard receiver for wire- Connection for analysis All measurement values can be dis- sound receiver and for direct use with net for trouble- less data logger read out of LD5DL pressure data played and documented centrally on the high-performance the medium water free from moving measurement loggers LD20PC when used in combination with radio transmitter mounting vehicles the software for pressure data loggers. The IR interface can also be connected via the PC correlator’s USB interface to read out the LD5DL pressure data loggers.6
  7. 7. LEAK DETECTIONWhy correlation? The benefits of this method… Technical data LD20PC Article no. Grafik © Trotec® Correlation is a computer-sup- Trotec ported process which can be Sturdy case with built-in PC correlator (notebook) and used to locate leaks extremely integrated control panel with connections for headphoneaccurately. jack (automatic mute), transmitter input for optional wire-All leaks emit sound. This sound travels less headphones, cableless Bluetooth connection for System module wireless measuring with the PC correlator over shortand is transferred to hydrants, armatures distance separate from the system, onboard receiverand valves. The sound is detected by Telemetry modules for wireless sensors and wireless data logger,highly-sensitive signal receivers at up built-in loudspeakers, connection for antenna as wellto three contact measuring points and wireless transmitter. The LD20PC calcu- as power input cable ⁄ chargingtransferred to the correlator via the LD lates the exact position of the leak on the basis of the differences in the time Three onboard receivers : 1 x for LD-TA transmitter, 1 x Wireless receiver for LD-TB transmitter, 1 x for LD5DL wireless data logger; that has elapsed between the signals Planning and survey optional an additional receiver for third transmitter LD-TC while taking various factors like material, pipe diameter and the length of the dis- PC correlator (notebook) : external 12 V DC (car adapter) tance that was measured into account. or Ansmann 230 V battery charger; system module : Power supply internal rechargeable battery (notebook), external 12 V DC When you are trying to detect a leak using (car adapter) or 230 V AC other electroacoustic methods, there are a number of factors like the weather, the 48 bit three-point correlation depth in which the pipes have been laid Frequency dependent coherence and correlation analysis Temperature or high levels of background noise and other interference which can seriously FFT analysis; accuracy > 5 cm, correlation resolution: 50,000 dots impair the success of your operation and make locating the leak extremely difficult. Automatic or manual measurement with individual This is not the case when correlation is parameter settings for measuring distance, filter and used to detect a leak. amplifier Chebyshev analogue filter with 48 dB ⁄ octave riseStandard scope of delivery: Optionally available accessories: System and software Velocity• LD20PC – System module with PC • LD-TC – Transmitter 3 incl. signal functions Calibrating and documentation function correlator (notebook), control panel receiver, colour blue Manual and automatic analogue ⁄ digital filtering and system connections, built into • LD20PC 3F – Third radio frequency to mask interference; high and low-pass filter a robust case for transmitter 3 (LD-TC) adjustable from 25 to 2,500 Hz• CorControl analysis software • LD20 MA – Magnet base antenna• LogControl software for signal recep- for correlator without amplifier GIS compatible (acoustic zone monitoring with LogControl) tion of LD5L wireless data loggers Moisture • LD20 MA+ – Magnet base GPS supported map software• LD-TA –Transmitter 1 incl. signal antenna for correlator with Receiver function to read out wireless data loggers receiver, colour yellow amplifier (4 dB gain)• LD-TB– Transmitter 2 incl. signal • LD20 HYDRO – Hydrophone Connecting port for data logger analysis receiver, colour red without manometer Dimensions Dimensions L 540 x W 440 x H 220 mm,• LD K – soundproof • LD20 HYDRO UF – Adapter for (system module) Weight 11 kg headphones hydrophone on DIN Multi-function• Carry case for LD- hydrant claw with TA, LD-TB and sys- 1-inch inner thread Technical data LD-TA LD-TB tem accessories for assembly with valve keys Article no. Display graphic ⁄ numeric, automatic illumination Tracing and detection Current ⁄ minimal sound level, Displayed values frequency high ⁄ low, amplification, battery status, battery capacity Radio frequency 433 ⁄ 434 MHz Transmitter performance 500 mW (licensed) Transmitter Transmittal distance Up to 2,000 m Optical inspection Operating ⁄ charging time approx. 9 h ⁄ 3 h systems Protection class IP65 Dimensions 225 x 165 x 100 mm Weight 2.9 kg Type Piezoceramic Leak detection Signal Sensitivity > 1,000 pC ⁄ g receiver Mounting Permanent magnet Operating temperature -20 °C to + 60 °C 7
  8. 8. Measuring technological innovations for leak detection in drinking water systems The LD-series in the MultiMeasure Professional programme provides you with an optimally matched measuring equipment portfolio for leak detection in drinking water systems. All the measuring devices are high-quality, high-precision instruments which carry all the hallmarks of superior tools made in Germany – perfectly tuned to cope with the demands that daily use puts on them e y i u r w t Grafik © Trotec® w Long-term monitoring with wireless data loggers designed to narrow down leaks. e Quick logger data read out from a moving vehicle. r FFT high-performance correlation. t Acoustic pinpoint detection and route mapping with a combi detector and ground sensor microphone. y Acoustic body sound measurements u Trace gas leak detection in drinking water systems. i Leak detection and leak tightness inspection on housing systems and industrial pipe networks. And countless more application possibilities ! Do you still have any questions regarding the measuring technological innovations in the LD-series? If so we would be most glad to help you. Please feel free to give us a call or go straight to where you can find our complete selection of machines, measuring devices, work tents and safety clothes and equipment.TRT-ZBLD-WM-06-EN Trotec GmbH & Co. KG Grebbener Str. 7 · D-52525 Heinsberg Tel. +49 2452 962-400 · Fax +49 2452 962-200 info @ ·