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Flare knockout drum

Level measurement in the flare knockout drum

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
3 m
Hydrocarbon liquid and vapours
Process temperature:
+60 … 120 °C
Process pressure:
+1 … +12 bar
Special challenges:
Condensate, steam


The flare knockout drum requires continuous, accurate level monitoring to keep liquids from reaching the flare and creating a potential fire hazard. In order to ensure safety of process by performing this critical measurement, the total process level over the span of the drum needs to be tracked and continuously reported to the operator for proper control. For measurement in the sump of the flare knockout drum, the sensor provides exact position of interface.

Your benefit

Tracks total process level and interface level
Cost effective
Reduced maintenance costs due to no mechanical moving parts
User friendly
Easily fit within mounting constraints

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