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Lime silo

Level measurement and high level detection in the lime silo

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
0 … 8 m
Process temperature:
0 ... +30 °C
Process pressure:
1 … 3 bar
Special challenges:
Abrasion, caked deposits, silo internals


In the nitrogen and phosphorus removal stage, lime is used to stabilize the pH value. Stored in silos, the lime is added to the wastewater as a solid or as an aqueous suspension. The silo content is measured by a radar sensor and a point level sensor detects the maximum level and transmits a full signal.

Your benefit

Certain measurement even during filling
Cost effective
Reliable measurement of the total material volume in the silo
User friendly
Simple installation and setup

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Level and pressure instrumentation for wastewater treatment