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Sulphur pit

Level measurement and point level detection in sulphur pits

Level measurement and point level detection in sulphur pits

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Concrete pit
Measuring range up to:
30 m
Elemental sulphur
Process temperature:
+150 … +200 °C
Process pressure:
+1 … +1.5 bar
Special challenges:
High temperature, buildup, corrosive medium


The liquid sulphur, which comes directly from the sulphur recovery plant, is stored in underground concrete pits. High temperatures are required to maintain the sulphur in its liquid form. The harsh, corrosive process and environmental conditions in sulphur pits require both dependable level measurement and point level detection.

Your benefit

Unaffected by buildup or condensate
Cost effective
Maintenance-free operation
User friendly
Easy setup and installation

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Level and pressure instrumentation for refining and petrochemical