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Preflash drum

Preflash drum

Level measurement in the preflash drum
Level measurement in the preflash drum

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
3 m
Process temperature:
+175 … +400 °C
Process pressure:
+10 … +30 bar
Special challenges:
High temperature, changing density


In the preflash drum, the medium is heated before it is fed into the distillation column. Accurate and reliable level control is a critical factor in ensuring efficient operation of the distillation column. Reliable measurement of the level prevents overfilling of the vessel and also keeps the pumps from running dry.

Your benefit

Reliable and redundant measurement even under extreme process conditions
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation
User friendly
Simple setup

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Industry brochure

Level and pressure instrumentation for the chemical industry