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  1. Level sensors overview
  2. Continuous level application
  3. Bulk solids

Level sensors for bulk media

Sensor Family Measuring range Technology Signal Points to Consider

228 mm
Capacitive • Switch
• IO-Link
• Mount outside non-metallic tank using brackets or adhesive
• Units may be stacked to cover larger tanks
• At-a-glance level indication via LED bar graph

Up to 8 m Ultrasonic • Transmitter
• Switch
• IO-Link
• Accurate level detection regardless of medium
• Actual distance available via IO-Link


Up to 9.8 m
Photoelectric • Transmitter
• Switch
• IO-Link
• PMD time-of-flight
• Colour / angle independent
• Distance level via IO-Link

Up to 8 m Photoelectric 3D • Transmitter
• Switch
• Ethernet process data interface
• PMD time-of-flight
• Colour / angle independent
• Visual assessment of distance, level or volume