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Incinerator feed chute

Detection of the level in the feed chute

Detection of the level in the feed chute
Detection of the level in the feed chute

Process data

Measuring task:
Point level detection
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
4 m
Household and commercial waste
Process temperature:
+10 … +50 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
Continuous operation, widely different media, abrasion


After the crane system lifts the waste from the waste bunker and drops it to the feed chute, in the lower part of the chute, a hydraulic piston pushes the waste onto the combustion grate. It is important that waste in the chute is always at an optimal level and uniformly distributed. This prevents air from leaking into the furnace and ensures a constant supply of fuel for combustion. For that reason the minimum level in the feed chute has to be monitored and the resulting data displayed to the crane operator.

Your benefit

Reliable detection of the minimum level protects against false air in the combustion chamber
Cost effective
Continuous supply of waste material ensures uniform combustion
User friendly
Crane driver receives accurate indication of the filling height

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Level and pressure instrumentation for the environment and recycling industry