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VEGAPULS 68

Radar sensor for continuous level measurement of bulk solids

In extreme temperatures and pressures


Application area

The extended selection of process fittings and materials allows use in extreme temperature and pressure ranges.

The VEGAPULS 68 is a radar sensor for continuous measurement of bulk solids also under difficult process conditions and with large measuring ranges. The sensor is ideal for level measurement in high silos, large bunkers, stone crushers and in the furnace. The VEGAPULS 68 with different antenna versions and materials is the optimum solution for virtually all applications and processes. Through the wide temperature and pressure range, the sensor can be used universally and enables a simple planning.

Your benefit

  • High plant availability, because wear and maintenance-free
  • Maintenance-free operation through non-contact measuring principle
  • Reliable measurement independent of vapour, dust and noise

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Level monitoring of bulk solids – a tough instrument for tough environments

VEGAPULS 68 is the level measuring transducer for extreme bulk solids applications in silos of all kinds. Continuous monitoring of bulk solids with VEGAPULS 68 is largely independent of process conditions such as high temperatures or dusty environment, e.g. in coal handling systems in power plants or in storage facilities for building materials such as clinker or cement.

Other applications

Pyrolysis chamber and ash container

Level measurement in the pyrolysis chamber and in the ash discharger

Level measurement in the pyrolysis chamber and in the ash discharger

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Incinerator

Measurement of waste layer thickness and air flow in the incinerator

Measurement of waste layer thickness and air flow in the incinerator

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Blast furnace

Level measurement in the blast furnace

Level measurement in the blast furnace

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Sintering plant

Level measurement in the sintering plant

Level measurement in the sintering plant

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Technical specifications
Measuring range - Distance
75 m
Process temperature
-196 ... 450 °C
Process pressure
-1 ... 160 bar
Accuracy
± 2 mm
Version
for separate horn antenna
with horn antenna ø 40 mm
with horn antenna ø 48 mm
with horn antenna ø 75 mm
with horn antenna ø 95 mm
with parabolic antenna ø 245 mm
Materials, wetted parts
316L
Alloy C22 (2.4602)
1.4848
Threaded connection
≥ G1½, ≥ 1½ NPT
Flange connection
≥ DN50, ≥ 2"
Seal material
FKM
FFKM
graphit and ceramic
Housing material
Plastic
Aluminium
Stainless steel (precision casting)
Stainless steel (electropolished)
Protection rating
IP66/IP68 (0,2 bar)
IP66/IP67
IP66/IP68 (1 bar)
Output
Profibus PA
Foundation Fieldbus
4 … 20 mA/HART - two-wire
Modbus
4 … 20 mA/HART - four-wire
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 80 °C
Approvals
Scope
ATEX / Europe
CSA / Canada
FM / USA
EAC (GOST) / Belarus
EAC (GOST) / Kazakhstan
EAC (GOST) / Russia
IEC / worldwide
KOSHA / Korea
NEPSI / China
UKR Sepro / Ukraine
Explosion protection
Intrinsic safety Ex ia
Pressure-tight encapsulation Ex d
Protection through housing St Ex
Ship approval
ABS
CCS
DNV
GL
KR
LR
NK
RINA
RMROS
SIL qualification
SIL2
Display & adjustment
Adjustment
PLICSCOM
PC, PACTware and DTM
HART-Communicator
Software (e. g. AMS™, PDM)
Indication
Display/adjustment module PLICSCOM
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Operating instructions

VEGAPULS 68

4 … 20 mA/HART - two-wire

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Product information

VEGAPULS 67, SR 68, 68, 69

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Specification sheet

VEGAPULS 68

4 … 20 mA/HART - two-wire

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