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Cargo tank in a bitumen tanker

Level measurement and point level detection in the cargo tanks of a bitumen tanker

Level measurement and point level detection in the cargo tanks of a bitumen tanker

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement and point level detection
Measuring point:
Tank
Measuring range up to:
15 m
Medium:
Bitumen
Process temperature:
+170 … +190 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
High temperatures, chemically aggressive medium, condensation, highly viscous, heavy buildup, heating pipes at the tank bottom, ship approvals

Application

Bitumen is transported at temperatures of around 170 °C to 190 °C. The heating is supplied via an array of multi-layered heating tubes mounted on the floor and sides of the tanks. To ensure efficient utilisation of the tanks as well as a safe ship attitude, the levels in the bitumen tanks require accurate monitoring, particularly during loading and unloading.

Your benefit

Reliable
Reliable measurement solution for adhesive media
Cost effective
Accurate measurement of the tank contents, regardless of medium and degree of contamination
User friendly
Maintenance-free and reliable operation


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