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Hexane storage tank

Level measurement and point level detection in hexane storage tank

Level measurement and point level detection in hexane storage tank

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Tank
Measuring range up to:
15 m
Medium:
n-Hexane
Process temperature:
-40 … +50 °C
Process pressure:
0 … +6 bar
Special challenges:
Media with low dielectric constant

Application

In pharmaceutical production, Hexane is a commonly used solvent and reaction medium, as well as an agent for oil and grease extraction. This colourless liquid has a slight petrol odour and is highly volatile light hydrocarbon, readily forming highly flammable vapour-air mixtures. When the tank is emptied, no residues may remain inside. Reliable level measurement and overfill protection is an absolute necessity for safe storage and handling.

Your benefit

Reliable
Approved materials in compliance with FDA and EC 1935/2004
Cost effective
Simple, fast setup
User friendly
Simple mounting


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Level and pressure measurement for pharmaceutical industry

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