In continuous level measurement, the level of a medium in a tank or silo is detected with the help of different measuring methods and converted into an electronic signal. Typical applications for continuous level measurement are process tanks, storage tanks or silos in the process industry. Continuous level measurement systems can be used in liquids, pastes, powders and bulk solids.
Capacitive sensing technology is used for the continuous level measurement of bulk solids and homogeneous liquids that provide stable electrical measuring conditions. Its robust, mechanical design is the basis for reliable, trouble and maintenance-free operation.
The VEGACAL 62 is a level sensor for continuous level measurement in all areas of industry. The partly insulated probe is designed for the measurement of bulk solids and can also be used in non-conductive liquids such oil. The proven mechanical construction ensures high functional safety.
The VEGACAL 63 level sensor can be used universally for the measurement of conductive liquids. The rod electrode is fully insulated and the proven construction ensures high functional safety.
The VEGACAL 65 is a level sensor for continuous level measurement in all areas of industry and has a longer measurement range than the VEGACAL 62. The partly insulated probe is designed for the measurement of bulk solids and can also be used in non-conductive liquids such oil. The proven mechanical construction ensures high functional safety.
GUIDED WAVE RADAR
Guided wave radar technology is suitable for the continuous level measurement of liquids and bulk solids. Unaffected by shifts in pressure, temperature or product specific gravity, this technology is ideal for applications with a variety of process applications.
The VEGAFLEX 81 is a guided wave radar sensor for continuous level and interface measurement of liquids in small vessels under ordinary process conditions. The sensor delivers precise and reliable measurements, even in applications with steam, buildup, foam generation and condensation. Through a large selection of gravity weights, the VEGAFLEX 81 can be also used in standpipes and bypass tubes.
The VEGAFLEX 82 allows maintenance-free measurement of light and heavy bulk solids. Even in applications with strong dust generation, condensation or buildup, the sensor delivers precise and reliable measured values. Automatic probe end tracking enables measurement of virtually any kind of bulk solid material.
The VEGAFLEX 86 level sensor allows maintenance-free measurement of all liquids under extreme pressure and temperature conditions. Even in applications with buildup, foam generation and condensation, the sensor delivers precise and reliable measured values. In saturated steam applications, a special reference probe ensures a density-independent measurement.
Magnetic level indicators and bridles are designed to be an indirect reading liquid level indicator. A variety of mounting styles are available to suit any vessel or piping requirement.
The VEGAMAG 61 is a standard magnetic level indicator and is designed to perform in the most demanding of applications. The wide aluminum flag design provides better visibility even in the highest temperature applications. The flag-indication used in conjunction with the scale provides a clear understanding of the process liquid levels.
The VEGAMAG 62 series combination magnetic level indicator and Bypass bridle chamber provides the benefits of both visual indication and process control by using the proven technology of the VEGAFLEX to provide the most complete visual and guided microwave radar package in the industry. The VEGAMAG 62 can be configured to mount to most standard tank process connections as well as applications where interface measurements are needed.
The VEGAMAG 63 is an integrated chamber measuring system that combines magnetic level indication with guided wave or non-contact radar measurement. This technology is used for processes with low dielectric constant values, flashing, foaming or in light hydrocarbons. Its compact design can provide a smaller installation envelope.
The combination of VEGAPASS 81 with VEGAFLEX enables a continuous level measurement outside the vessel. The bypass consists of a standpipe which is mounted as a communicating vessel laterally to the vessel via two process fittings. This kind of mounting ensures that the level in the standpipe and the vessel are the same.
Nuclear (radiation-based) technology is ideal for the continuous, non-contact level measurement of liquids and bulk solids under extreme process conditions. Measurement is independent of pressure, temperature and product properties and can be installed on the outside of process vessels during ongoing production.
The FIBERTRAC 31 is a radiation-based sensor with flexible plastic detector for continuous measurement of liquids and bulk solids. It is suitable for level measurement under extreme process conditions, in aggressive products or critical product features. The FIBERTRAC 31 delivers precise measuring results even under hardest application conditions.
The SOLITRAC 31 is a radiation-based sensor with PVT rod detector for continuous measurement of liquids and bulk solids. It is suitable for level measurement under extreme process conditions, with critical product features or in aggressive products. The SOLITRAC 31 is ideal for use in cylindrical vessels, reactors, autoclaves, separators and mixing vessels.
Radar technology is used for the continuous, non-contact level measurement of liquids and bulk solids. Unaffected by the presence of dust, noise, buildup or condensation, this technology is ideal for a variety of process applications even under high pressure and extreme temperatures.
The VEGAPULS 63 is a radar sensor for continuous level measurement of aggressive liquids or with hygienic requirements. It is suitable for applications in storage tanks, process vessels, dosing vessels and reactors. The encapsulated antenna system of VEGAPULS 63 protects the VEGAPULS 63 against pollution and ensures a maintenance-free permanent operation. The front-flush mounting ensures an optimum cleanability even with high hygienic requirements.
The VEGAPULS 64 is a radar sensor for the continuous level measurement of liquids in storage tanks, dosing and process vessels with different process conditions or hygienic requirements. The small process fittings offer particular advantages in small tanks or tight mounting spaces. Its robust signal focusing capabilities ensure accurate measurements even when used in vessels with many installations such as stirrers and heating spirals.
The VEGAPULS 68 is a radar sensor for continuous measurement of bulk solids under difficult process conditions and with large measuring ranges. The sensor is ideal for level measurement in high silos, large bunkers, stone crushers and in the furnace. The VEGAPULS 68 has a variety of antenna versions and materials that makes it the optimum solution for virtually all applications and processes. Through the wide temperature and pressure range, the sensor can be used universally and enables simple project planning.
Ultrasonic sensing technology is suitable for the continuous, non-contact level measurement of liquids and bulk solids. Level is determined by measuring the air space between the product and the sensor, making it ideal for simple applications with stable measuring conditions.
The VEGASON 63 is an ultrasonic sensor for continuous level measurement of liquids and bulk solids. Typical applications are the measurement of liquids in storage tanks and open basins. The sensor is suitable for continuous level measurement of bulk solids in small up to average-size vessels. The non-contact measuring principle is independent of product features and allows a setup without medium.