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Mud tank level

Level measurement in mud tanks

Level measurement in mud tanks
Level measurement in mud tanks

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
10 m
Mud (drilling mud)
Process temperature:
0 … +90 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 5 bar
Special challenges:
Heavy contamination


In the mud tanks, agitators or jet nozzles stir and mix the mud to ensure a homogeneous mixture. To enable a continuous process, the level measurement must be reliable and independent of the composition of the drilling mud.

Your benefit

Reliable measurement despite rough conditions
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation even in adhesive media
User friendly
Simple installation thanks to small antenna systems

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Level and pressure instrumentation for the off‹shore industry