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Buffer tank

Buffer tank pressure measurement and point level detection

Buffer tank pressure measurement and point level detection

Process data

Measuring task:
Pressure measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
1.5 m
Alumina powder
Process temperature:
0 … +30 °C
Process pressure:
0 … +0.5 bar
Special challenges:
Strong dust generation


In the smelter, above the fused salt electrolysis bath there are small buffer tanks that are pneumatically fed via pipelines. The alumina powder is dispensed into the melt bath in small quantities from these tanks. The filling of the buffer tank is controlled by the feed pressure. Full and empty alarms ensure optimal charging of the powder.

Your benefit

Reliable function under all operating conditions
Cost effective
Simple installation into existing vessels
User friendly
Maintenance-free operation

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Level and pressure instrumentation for metal production