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Silo for solid fuels

Level measurement and point level detection in silos for solid fuels

Level measurement and point level detection in silos for solid fuels

Process data

Measuring task
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point
Silo
Measuring range up to
20 m
Medium
Coal, meat and bone meal, recycled materials
Process temperature
-40 ... +50 °C
Process pressure
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges
Strong dust generation, deposits

Application

Large amounts of energy are needed to burn clinker in rotary kilns. Apart from conventional energy sources such as gas, oil and coal, solid substitute fuels such as dried sewage sludge, old tires or meat and bone meal are increasingly being used. Since the required amounts of energy represent a significant cost factor in cement production, exact level measurement of the solid fuels is essential.

Your benefit

Reliable
Reliable measurement ensures a continuous supply of fuel
Cost effective
Exact content measurement reduces logistics costs
User friendly
Maintenance-free operation


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Level and pressure instrumentation for the cement industry

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