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Level and pressure measurement in the autoclave

Level measurement in the autoclave

Process data

Measuring task:
Level and pressure measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
0.4 m
Process temperature:
+120 …+140 °C
Process pressure:
+1 …+3 bar
Special challenges:
Pressure, temperature, saturated steam, condensation


In the production of medical consumables, autoclaves are commonly used for sterilization. Every autoclave has 4 chambers where medical products are sterilized. They work with dry, saturated steam at 2.7 bar pressure and 130 °C. To regulate the water level in the condensate sump, a reliable level measurement is required. The overpressure is also measured to ensure an optimal and safe autoclaving process.

Your benefit

Certified hygienic design (3A/EHEDG) and approved materials in accordance with FDA and EC 1935/2004
Cost effective
Simple stocking: electronics universally applicable
User friendly
Standardized adjustment of all instruments thanks to plics® concept

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Level and pressure measurement for pharmaceutical industry