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Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (Bulk bag, BigBag)

Level measurement in a Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (Bulk Bag)

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Container
Measuring range up to:
4 m
Medium:
Granular raw materials
Process temperature:
-40 ... +50 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
Measuring through the container

Application

Granular raw materials are delivered and stored in Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC) also known as ‘Bulk Bags’ or ‘BigBags’. The raw materials are fed to the various process stages via conveyor belts or pneumatic lines. To ensure reliable supply to production, the levels in these FIBC’s need to be continuously monitored.

Your benefit

Reliable
High measurement certainty thanks to media-independent measurement
Cost effective
Reliable measurement ensures continuous production
User friendly
No dismounting of sensor necessary when changing the container, as measurement is possible right through the BigBag


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Level and pressure measurement for pharmaceutical industry

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