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Blast furnace

Level measurement in the blast furnace

Level measurement in the blast furnace
Level measurement in the blast furnace

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Blast furnace
Measuring range up to:
20 m
Coke, burden
Process temperature:
0 … +200 °C
Process pressure:
0 … +1 bar
Special challenges:
High temperatures, dust generation, filling noise


Burden (iron-bearing materials) and coke are transported from the bunker to the top of the blast furnace. The charging of the furnace is done via conveyor belts or small aggregate wagons. To ensure an optimal distribution of the burden and coke layers, exact level measurement is required.

Your benefit

Reliable measurement even during filling
Cost effective
Optimal operation of the furnace
User friendly
Simple mounting and setup

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Level and pressure instrumentation for metal production