Lime kiln

Level measurement in the lime kiln

Level measurement in the lime kiln
Level measurement in the lime kiln

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Lime kiln
Measuring range up to:
4 m
Burnt limestone
Process temperature:
+800 … +1000 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
High temperature


A lime kiln is used to produce quicklime through the calcination of limestone. Here the furnace is filled from the top and the calcined limestone (quicklime) is collected at the bottom of the furnace. Accurate level measurement ensures optimal charging and hence efficient operation of the furnace.

Your benefit

Reliable measuring results even at high process temperatures
Cost effective
Accurate charging of the lime kiln
User friendly
Maintenance-free operation

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