Giangarlo Scientific

Leakwise ID-223 Overview

The Leakwise ID-223 operates in dry and
wet sumps, open channels, and catch basins.

The Leakwise® ID-223 Sensor is installed in dry and wet sumps to detect oil leaks from above-ground oil storage, transformer wastewater discharge monitoring after treatment. Additional applications include detecting and monitoring floating hydrocarbons in sewer systems, waste water treatment systems, oil/water separators, cooling water trenches and canals, storm water run-offs, retention ponds and sumps, and boiler condensate tanks. The ID-223 has three different models with range of detection from 40 to 2500 mm (ID-223/500, ID-223/2000, ID-223/2500).

The ID-223 can detect as little as 0.3 mm layer of oil on water reliably, repeatedly, and without false alarms. It can also monitor on-line changes in oil layer thickness. The signal processor relays can initiate both local and remote alarms, as well as control. Continuous built-in diagnostics monitor sensor operations.
The ID-223’s high frequency transmitter is mounted on a patented float built in a guiding cage, which maintains its position precisely at the liquid/air interface, despite fluctuations in the liquid level. It has two field adjustable alarm points:

  • Low oil alarm — Detection of a predefined layer of hydrocarbons
  • High oil alarm — Detection of a hydrocarbon layer at a second predefined thickness

A stilling well is recommended for all ID-223 installations.     

The ID-233 comes in three models which measure
water level fluctuations up to 500 mm (19.7 in),
2000 mm (6.6 ft), or 2500 mm (8.2 ft).

ID-223 Specifications

  • The ID-223 floating sensor is capable of monitoring hydrocarbons and other organic solvents on flowing water and in wet and dry sumps. Specifications include:
ID-223 Operating Range
Resolution                                          0.3 mm (0.01 in) of hydrocarbon on water or brine
Measuring Range                             0.3–25 mm (0.01–1.0 in) of hydrocarbon on water or brine
Water Level Variation                      Various ranges are available: Minimum: 40–70 mm (1.6–2.8 in);                                                                             Maximum: 2,500 mm (8.2 ft)
Water Lateral Velocity                    ~30 cm/sec (~11.8 in/sec) without a stilling well (may be doubled with a                                                                  stiller
Temperature                                     0–70° C (32–158° F)