Technical Applications for Underwater Windows

Fish Counter Windows

Observation vaults of rivers, streams, coastal areas.

Glass Wall Flood Barriers

Some buildings are situated near rivers, lakes or oceans where the water level can change unpredictably. These buildings have to withstand the worst case-scenario floods, even if that might only happen once in a hundred years. Windows below the waterline of a flood have to keep the water outside the building. Both wall and window have to be specifically engineered.

When considering the necessity of a storm rating for windows, it is crucial to seek professional consultation from experts such as Hydrosight. The importance of such a rating becomes apparent when evaluating windows that are designed to prevent any leakage.These windows are purpose-built to withstand the challenges posed by storms, ensuring that not a drop of water finds its way inside. The use of materials akin to aquarium-strength glass further emphasizes the commitment to creating a robust barrier against the elements. With Hydrosight's expertise, one can be confident that the windows are not merely common fixtures but specialized solutions engineered to provide exceptional protection and peace of mind during adverse weather conditions.

Ocean views can be retained where formerly bulkheads spoiled the environment with the help of Hydrosight Underwater Windows.

Ice Storage Tanks

About Ice Storage Tanks: This technology can be found in campus-wide air conditioning or chilled water systems of large buildings. In this application, a standard chiller runs at night to produce an ice pile. Water then circulates through the pile during the day to produce chilled water that would normally be the chiller's daytime output. Underwater windows can be used for visual control of the ice.

Plant Engineering

Hydrosight industrial strenth portholes are very versatile. They have been used in water purification plants for examination of water quality or for educational purposes.

Technical Applications for Underwater Windows

Universities and Research

Tank for Hydrodynamic Experiments, Delft University of Technology

Windows on Ships

A journey to the underwater world can create unique and unforgettable memories. If you love exploring beneath the waves from the safety of a vessel, a suitable observation window is essential.

Hydrosight's ship windows can be installed at the waterline or fully submerged, making them perfect for maritime observation and monitoring the sea floor. Acrylic is the material of choice for viewing facilities in both pressurized and surface vessels. Hydrosight offers windows in any desired shape and size, certified by authorities like DNV.