Close

Telephone consultation

You’d like to talk with an expert? You’re looking for the ideal sensor for your requirements? Then call us. We’ll be glad to help you select the right instrument.

You’ll be connected with your VEGA consultant via our switchboard:

+1 513 2720131

Service hotline

If you need service, feel free to call our 24-hour hotline, available seven days a week. Only normal call charges are incurred:

+49 1805 85 85 50

VEGA Americas service line

For assistance during normal business hours, call:

+1 844-VEGA-NOW (834 2669)

Fuel oil storage tanks

Level measurement in fuel oil storage tanks

Fuel oil storage tank level measurement
Fuel oil storage tank level measurement

Process data

Measuring task
Level measurement
Measuring point
Tank
Measuring range up to
30 m
Medium
Fuel oil
Process temperature
-40 … +50 °C
Process pressure
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges
Large measuring ranges and the weak reflectivity of the medium

Application

To start up the combustion process in a coal power plant, fuel oil is required. Then later the plant switches over to its proper fuel, coal. The fuel oil is stored in large storage tanks equipped with state-of-the-art level measurement technology.

Your benefit

Reliable
Reliable content measurement in the fuel oil tank
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation through non-contact measurement
User friendly
Simple mounting and setup



Save application

Save this application as a PDF file.

PDF Download

Industry brochure

Level and pressure instrumentation for energy production

Download