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Silos for bulk solids

Level measurement and point level detection in silos

Level measurement and point level detection in silos
Level measurement and point level detection in silos

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Silo, stockpile, bunker
Measuring range up to:
80 m
Granulated bulk solids
Process temperature:
-40 … +200 °C
Process pressure:
-1 … +3 bar
Special challenges:
Dust, filling noise, changes in media properties, abrasive media


In the chemical industry, many different kinds of bulk solids are produced or used as raw materials. To ensure reliable measurement of silo contents, many factors must be considered: different bulk densities, abrasive properties, dust generation and the requirements of explosion protection. Implementation of the most suitable level sensors ensures optimal production planning and reliable logistics for the finished products.

Your benefit

Reliable measurement, independent of media properties and container geometry
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation
User friendly
Universally applicable for almost all bulk solids

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Level and pressure instrumentation for the chemical industry