General Details

Slick Sleuth Rig Guard is the newest addition to the highly successful Slick Sleuth product line.

Rig Guard offers proven technology for real-time monitoring and alert of oil leaks and spills in offshore environments. The system provides operators with reliable oil-on-water detection around drill rigs, production platforms, and other offshore sites where the risk of accidental spills exists.



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Model: SS360 – “Rig Guard” Slick Sleuth™
Operation: Automated, Optical, Non-Contact Sensor

Patented UV Filter-Fluorometer Methodology

Oil-On-Water Detection: Crude Oil, Fuel Oil, Diesel, Slops, etc.

Sensitivity: 5 +/- Micron Sheen
User Adjustable Sensitivity
Discrete Alarm and/or Scaled Signal Output
Range: 20 Meters (Maximum Distance Above Surface)
Operating Temp: -10 to +60 °C (Standard) -20 to +60 °C (Optional)
Enclosure: Stainless Steel

NEMA 4X, IP66, Weatherproof Housing

External Ports: Power In, Signal Out, USB Serial Interface

4-Corner Mounting Tabs

Purge Compatible: Purge System for Hazardous Gas Locations (Contact Factory)

or Explosion Proof Housing Upgrade (Contact Factory)

Dimensions: Approx. 10” x 24” x  30” / 25cm x 61cm x 76cm (D x W x H)
Weight: Approx. 130 lbs / 59 kg
Input Power: 85–264 VAC, 50/60 Hz (DC Option Available – Contact Factory)
UV Light Source: Xenon Flash Used to Generate a Collimated Beam
UV Flash Life: 2.5 Years (typical) at Highest Sampling Rate (e.g. 2 Hz)
Outputs: Local Status and Alarm Indicators (Red/Green LEDs)

Oil Detection Relay (DPDT), Equipment Status Relay (SPDT)

Serial:  USB, RS232, RS485

Current Loop / 0-20 mA (Optional)

Wireless Options: Radio, GSM/CDMA Cellular, Wi-Fi, Satellite – Contact Factory
User Interface: Sensor Operates Autonomously

Utility Program Used During Set-up and to Adjust Settings

Base Station: Slick Sleuth Base Station Software (Optional)
Certifications: CE LogoMarked

Conforms to US EPA Standards (EPA/530/UST-90/009)

Technology Patented by InterOcean Systems, Inc.

Warranty: 1-Year InterOcean Factory Warranty Standard