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Tethered float liquid level sensor

United States Patent

9,435,679
September 6, 2016
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An apparatus for sensing the level of a liquid includes a float, a tether attached to the float, a pulley attached to the tether, a rotation sensor connected to the pulley that senses vertical movement of said float and senses the level of the liquid.
Daily, III; William Dean (Livermore, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
12/ 882,913
20120060601
September 15, 2010
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.