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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The float chamber eliminates the need for a reservoir, and the water panel allows 100 percent of the water to be used in the evaporation process with virtually no standing water.
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.