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Blowdown drums

Level measurement and point level detection in the blowdown drums

Level measurement and point level detection in the blowdown drums

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
10 m
Various hydrocarbons
Process temperature:
+65 … +345 °C
Process pressure:
+1 … +20 bar
Special challenges:
High pressure, high temperature, changing products, very fast filling process


The blowdown drum is designed to allow the refinery to release any process or byproduct liquids including hydrocarbons, in a safe and controlled way that protects plant equipment and personnel. The blowdown drum can see rapid filling at high pressures and temperatures. Because of the mixture of products, density and viscosity can also fluctuate, so the level must be measured quickly and reliably.

Your benefit

Unaffected by density fluctuations, fast level, temperature and pressure changes
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation
User friendly
Simple adjustment and installation

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Level and pressure instrumentation for refining and petrochemical