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Filling silo for colour pigment

Level measurement and point level detection in colour pigment packing

Level measurement in the discharge chute of the belt dryer
Level measurement in the discharge chute of the belt dryer

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
12 m
Colour pigment
Process temperature:
-40 ... +50 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
Intense dust generation


In the last production step, the finished pigment powders are pneumatically conveyed into packing silos. The conveying system generates very high dust levels and air movement inside the silos. To control the filling process, the levels in the silos need continuous monitoring. A high level detection switch is used for safety shutdown in case of overfilling. The pigment powder is then filled into sacks via the bottom outlet.

Your benefit

High measurement reliability, even in extremely dusty environments
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation
User friendly
Simple to set up

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Level and pressure instrumentation for the chemical industry