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Weather Balloon Store

Weather Balloon Store
Model Nominal Weight Color Neck Diameter Uninflated Diameter Std Inflated Diameter Burst Diameter
  gm   in (mm) in (cm) ft (cm) ft (cm)
Pilot Balloons
400-8210 10 red 0.9 (23) 3.2 (8) 1.5 (46) 2.0 (60)
400-8211 10 black 0.9 (23) 3.2 (8) 1.5 (46) 2.0 (60)
400-8230 30 red 0.6 (14) 7.1 (18) 2.1 (64) 3.3 (102)
400-8231 30 black 0.6 (14) 7.1 (18) 2.1 (64) 3.3 (102)
400-8232 30 natural 0.6 (14) 7.1 (18) 2.1 (64) 3.3 (102)
400-8233 100 red 0.6 (14) 13.8 (35) 2.4 (74) 4.4 (133)
400-8234 100 black 0.6 (14) 13.8 (35) 2.4 (74) 4.4 (133)
400-8235 100 natural 0.6 (14) 13.8 (35) 2.4 (74) 4.4 (133)
400-8236 200 natural 1.3 (32) 18.9 (48) 3.9 (118) 8.9 (270)
Sounding Balloons
400-8237 300 natural 1.3 (32) 23.6 (60) 5.0 (154) 12.8 (390)
400-8239 500 natural 1.3 (32) 32.7 (83) 5.7 (175) 17.7 (540)
400-8242 800 natural 1.3 (32) 42.5 (108) 6.1 (185) 22.3 (680)
Accessories
400-8060 Parachute
400-8260-10 10GM Balloon Filling System, includes pressure hose, valve, and 10gm weighted nozzle
400-8266 Helium Tank Regulator
400-8318 Pilot Balloon Light, 2.5 volt, 0.3 amp bulb, water-activated battery, weight 0.34 oz (no longer available)

 

Performance Test Specifications
Balloon Weight Free Lift Payload Gross Lift Inflation Volume Inflation Diameter Ascent Rate Altitude at Burst
gm gm gm gm ft3 (m3) ft (m) m/min mi (km)
Pilot Balloons
10 50 -- 60 1.9 (0.05) 1.5 (0.5) 150 4.3 (7)
30 140 -- 170 5.5 (0.16) 2.2 (0.7) 200 7.8 (12.5)
100 160 -- 260 8.4 (0.24) 2.5 (0.8) 200 9.3 (15)
200 850 -- 1050 33.9 (0.96) 4.0 (1.2) 350 11.8 (19)
Sounding Balloons
300 1400 630 2330 75.2 (2.1) 5.2 (1.6) 400 13.0 (21)
500 1700 1150 3350 108.1 (3.1) 5.9 (l.8) 400 15.2 (24.5)
800 2000 1150 3950 127.4 (3.6) 6.2 (1.9) 400 17.4 (28)