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Grit trap

Point level detection in a grit trap

Process data

Measuring task:
Solids detection under water
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
0.5 … 1 m
Sand, wastewater
Process temperature:
+20 ... + 30 °C
Process pressure:
+1 … +2 bar
Special challenges:
Abrasion, mechanical influences, caked deposits


Through circulation and aeration of the wastewater, mineral substances such as grit and sand settle to the bottom of the settling basin. Point level detection of settled sand under water prevents equipment malfunction and damage and controls the cleaning cycle in the grit trap.

Your benefit

Reliable control of the cleaning cycle in sand traps
Cost effective
Targeted cleaning depending on the amount of sand deposits
User friendly
Simple installation and maintenance-free operation

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Level and pressure instrumentation for wastewater treatment