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Partech Instruments


We are a leading manufacturer of online and portable water quality measuring equipment. This equipment is used across municipal drinking water and wastewater treatment, alongside general industrial effluent and surface water monitoring. Established for over 45 years Partech has become a trustworthy and reputable name in the industry, developing its core competence and initial offering of optical measurement into a portfolio of products that are designed and manufactured in Britain and established worldwide. Accuracy and reliability are key with emphasis on a lower cost of ownership, environmentally friendly products and cost-saving. The innovative Partech electronics platform enables single or multiple measurements to be carried out through one monitor, saving on cost and making it simple, accurate and easy-to-use. Above everything we are known for our high customer service levels and quality control and pride ourselves on our 'can-do' attitude and personal approach. See our product range here.


Mr Angus Fosten

PL25 3NN

Oil on Water Monitoring

Northern Ireland Water - WTW Intake Protection

Northern Ireland Water operate a number of potable water plants around Lough Erne and the River Derg, these waterways are extremely popular with tourists and are used for pleasure crafts of various sizes, from jetskis to fully fitted 6 berth cruisers. These watercraft create an ongoing risk of floating oil from poorly maintained engines, as the watercraft have access to within 10 metres of the main intake points an automatic alarm system is required.

The previously installed instruments suffered from repeated failures of their fuse type mechanism, Partech's 7300w² Monitor with OilTechw² FLT Sensor has a non-contact optical system which does not require routine maintain and automatically clears the alarm once the oil pollution has moved away. The sensor's float arrangement allows the sensor to move with changes in water level and the signal processing in both the sensor and the monitor allow small disturbances to be ignored whilst producing a reliable alarm of a fault condition.

The Killyhelvin plant operates a magnetite process which is vulnerable to oil contamination, so the alarm system that has been installed by ATG Group is particularly important to prevent damage to the process. Further installations are planned for a range of plants across Northern Ireland based on the success of these instruments.

For further information please email Partech (Electronics) Ltd

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