USD48 Sediment Sampler is a light-weight sampler for collection of suspended sediment samples where wading rod sampler suspension is used. The sampler consists of a streamlined aluminium casing, which encloses a sample container.

In the sampling operation, the intake nozzle is oriented into the current and held in a horizontal position. while the samples is lowered at a uniform rate from the water surface to the bottom of the stream. The sampler continues to take its sample throughout the time of submergence.

The sampler can be supplied with a special epoxy coating for chemical and trace metal sampling applications.