Oil on Water Detector Stainless Steel, Non Contact, ROW


The ROW (Remote Optical Watcher) is an autonomous non-contact sensor that detects oil on water and land. The system requires no routine cleaning, and can be used on still or fast-moving water flows is robust and easy to install. The aluminum sensor is the most widely used version and is suitable for non-aggressive non-ATEX locations.

Ideal for use in combination with our range of non-contact radar flow meters.

 Features and Benefits

  • Non-contact, cannot get fouled, no routine cleaning needed.
  • Low power consumption, ideal for remote off-grid locations.
  • Sealed enclosure for maximum robustness.
  • Can be located up to 10m from the water surface.
  • Configured via free software. Detection sensitivity and output alarm settings fully configurable.
  • Onboard diagnostics.

 Technical Details

  • Sensitivity: > 1 micrometer oil film.
  • Maximum Range to the surface: 10m
  • Operation temperature: -30 to +60 Deg C
  • Enclosure: Stainless Steel, 611x139x139mm
  • Protection: IP68
  • Outputs:4-20mA, Relay Contact, RS-485
  • Power supply: 12VDC. <2W


  • Effluent Works Inlet Flows
  • Power Station Discharges
  • Oil storage facilities
  • Harbors
  • Airport runoff flows
  • Road Tanker Loading facilities
  • Sewer flows
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