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Fly ash silo, ash bunker

Level measurement and point level detection in the fly ash silo or bunker

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Silo, bunker
Measuring range up to:
40 m
Process temperature:
-40 … +150 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
Extreme dust generation


The burning of coal creates huge quantities of ash. It is collected in a silo or bunker and then dumped into an open pit. To determine the filling height, radar transmitters and level detectors are deployed in the respective vessels.

Your benefit

Reliable content measurement in the fly ash silo
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation through non-contact measurement
User friendly
Simple mounting and setup

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Level and pressure instrumentation for energy production