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Level sensors for bulk solids

Sensor Family Insertion Lengths Technology Signal Points to Consider

LMC
10…40 mm Impedance spectroscopy • Switch
• IO-Link
• Suppresses residue, splashing and foam
• Reliable alternative to tuning forks
• Media differentiation capability

KG, KI, KQ
Measuring range
up to 40 mm
Capacitive • Switch
• IO-Link
• Senses through mounting well, sight glass, plastic tank or direct contact
• Innovative bar graph display available
• Low profile KQ housing mounts on flat surface

UGT, UIT
Measuring range
up to 8 m
Ultrasonic • Switch
• IO-Link
• Accurate level detection regardless of medium
• Actual distance available via IO-Link

O1D
Measuring range
up to 9.8 m
Photoelectric • Switch
• IO-Link
• PMD time-of-flight
• Colour / angle independent
• Distance / level via IO-Link

KQ10
228 mm
stackable
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