Sour water stripper

Interface measurement in the sour water stripper

Process data

Measuring task:
Interface measurement
Measuring point:
Horizontal cylindrical tank
Measuring range up to:
3 m
Hydrocarbons and acid water
Process temperature:
+60 … +120 °C
Process pressure:
+10 … +100 bar
Special challenges:
Corrosive media properties


Safe and reliable measurement of the separation layers in the sour water stripper is extremely important in preventing sour water from accidentally getting into other parts of the plant. Sour water is highly corrosive and can cause serious damage over time, leading to safety problems in other process vessels and pipes. The sour water discharged from the stripper is delivered to the desulphurisation plant for further processing.

Your benefit

Redundant level monitoring
Cost effective
Low maintenance costs
User friendly
Easy mounting on standard tanks

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Level and pressure instrumentation for refining and petrochemical