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SBS-2003 Digital Battery Hydrometer and Tester

Digital Battery Hydrometer / Density Meter

Specific Gravity Tester for Lead-Acid Batteries

Specific gravity testing is easy and efficient with the SBS-2003. Simply insert the nozzle into the battery and depress the finger pump, which draws a few drops of sulfuric acid (H2S04) through the tube. Within three seconds the measured refractive index is converted into a temperaturecompensated specific gravity reading and the specific gravity, temperature and cell count are displayed. After testing is completed, you can transfer the data to your computer via Bluetooth and download results into an Excel report.

Combining a light weight and durable design with easy maintenance, field-replaceable spare parts and a large data storage memory, the SBS-2003 is suitable for use with lead acid batteries.

The SBS-2003 has the added benefit of storing the results for future download via Bluetooth.

hydrometer transfers battery specific gravity data to Excel via Bluetooth

Benefits

  • Measures specific gravity, ambient temperature and count
  • Automatic temperature compensation to 77° F (or 25° C)
  • Time savings: 5 times faster than conventional methods
  • Stores up to 1000 readings
  • Wirelessly transfers testing data to provided software to create an Excel report

Features

  • Able to record temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius
  • ± 0.002 accuracy
  • LCD display
  • IP64 water resistant

Example of Cost Savings

SBS field studies show time savings of at least 5 times (500%) using a digital hydrometer over a standard glass hydrometer and thermometer.

If you spend 60 minutes testing specific gravities every month in 20 sites, this total, 60 minutes x 20 sites x 12 months per year = 14,400 minutes divided by 60 minutes = 240 labor hours per year.

Since we can reduce this time by 500%, 240 hours divided by 5 = 48 hours total time with the SBS-2003.

That’s a savings of 192 hours per year. Multiplied by $45.00 per hour labor cost with benefits: 192 x $45.00 = $8,640.00 of savings per year.

time savings by using digital hydrometer vs. manual hydrometer

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Resources

PDF Document - SBS-2003 Data Sheet

 SBS-2003 PDF Digital Battery Hydrometer - User's Manual

  - Cleaning Guide

SBS-2003 XLS Digital Battery Hydrometer - Data Capture Temp.

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Applications / Industries

  • Utility
  • UPS
  • Data Centers
  • Telecom
  • Material Handling

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SBS-2003 Includes

  • Main unit
  • Instruction manual
  • Excel template software
  • Three (3) filling tubes
  • 9V battery
  • Adjustable hand strap
  • Hard case

Ordering Information

Part No. Description
SBS-2003 Specific gravity tester (°F and °C)

Accessory Ordering Information

Part No. Description
2002/3-SPR-PRT-KIT Spare parts kit includes: O-ring, sample
chamber w/ rubber pump, (3) 9" sample tubes
2002/3-TUBE 9" filling tube for SBS-2003
2002/3-HOL Holster w/ belt for SBS-2003
SBS-TE CASE Soft case for hydrometer

Specifications

Method of Detection Specific gravity; light refraction method
Temperature Measuring: 5 to 40° C (41 to 104° F)
S.G. Range 1.000–1.400
Measuring Time Within 3 seconds
Power Supply (1) DC9V alkaline battery
Calibration Distilled or de-ionized water
Accuracy Specific gravity: ±0.002 @ 10 to 30° C (50 to 86° F)
Temperature: ±1° C @ 10 to 30° C (1.8° F @ 50 to 86° F)
Size 2.75" D x 1.75" W x 8.25" H; 10.75 oz.
Filling Tube 9.5" L x 1/8" diameter

Available: Complete Battery-Testing Package

When combined with our SBS-6500 battery diagnostic tester, the SBS-2003 provides an all-in-one solution for your battery testing needs.

Package of hydrometer and resistance tester

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