float chamber


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float chamber

[′flōt ‚chām·bər]
(engineering)
A vessel in which a float regulates the level of a liquid.
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AIR APPARENT: The Model 400 Automatic Humidifier uses a water delivery system that includes a small float chamber, electronic water-level sensors, and a wicking water panel.
Since the visible shuttle or bargraph indicator magnetically couples to a float through the wall of the float chamber, the indicator avoids direct contact with liquids, thereby eliminating problems with coating, plating, fouling, fugitive emissions, and hazardous material leaks, as well as difficulty getting accurate readings through dirty or colorless fluids.
This also removes rust and dirt from the float chamber.
"It turned out to be the float chamber that was sinking any life as it was bunged up with a brown/green powdery deposit."