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Storage silo for wood pellets

Level measurement and point level detection in a corrugated metal silo

Level measurement and point level detection in a corrugated metal silo

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
30 m
Wood pellets
Process temperature:
-20 … +40 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
High dust levels, temperature fluctuations and highly corrugated container walls


The finished pellets are stored ready for delivery in corrugated metal silos up to and over 30 m high. Larger storage volumes allow the supplier to better respond to the increased demand during the heating season and utilize the production equipment continuously throughout the year. For optimal planning of material logistics, a reliable measurement of silo contents is a must.

Your benefit

Highly dependable and accurate level measurement, even during filling
Cost effective
By optimising silo volumes, it results in better utilization of production capacity
User friendly
Simple mounting, installation from top

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