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Slop tank

Level measurement in the slop tank

Process data

Measuring task:
Level measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
6 m
Wash water with different kind of chemicals / oils etc.
Process temperature:
+10 ºC … +40 °C
Process pressure:
-200 mbar … +400 mbar
Special challenges:
Foam, small product layers


Usually a ship has two slop tanks, portside and starboard. This tank contains the water from the cleaning processes on a ship. Especially after sailing the procedure of tank cleaning is processed and the slob tanks are filled with wash water. It includes chemicals, edible oils or other products. A level measurement is important to ensure a reliable cleaning process.

Your benefit

Exact filling height is important for a smooth operation
Cost effective
Reliable measurement ensures safe and efficient loading and unloading so vessels have a good uptime
User friendly
Maintenance free operation

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