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IO-Link - Point level sensors for hygienic applications

  • For the reliable level control in tanks and containers
  • Use in liquid and viscous media and bulk materials
  • Hygienic design for the requirements of the food and beverage industry
  • Differentiation of media by parameterisation of the switching outputs
  • Reliable suppression of deposits or foam

Point level sensors for hygienic applications

The level sensors of the LMT series monitor levels in vessels and tanks or ensure run-dry protection of pumps.
Featuring high-quality housing materials such as stainless steel or PEEK as well as hygienic process connections, the sensors are particularly suited for the food and beverage industry. Numerous international approvals or certifications such as EHEDG, 3A and FDA allow the use of the sensors in hygienic applications.
The units can be used in almost all liquids, viscous media and bulk materials. They even detect extremely adhering (e.g. ketchup) or non-conductive media (e.g. vegetable oil). Deposits and foam are suppressed reliably. The device provides two switching outputs that can be set independently of each other so it is even possible to differentiate between two media.
The sensors are offered with different probe lengths.
Each LMT sensor is factory-set to a specific medium. For special requirements it is possible to adapt the sensitivity and other functions to the application. Splashes, wave movements and air bubbles can be compensated by setting a switching delay, for example.
The parameters are set via IO-Link, e.g. using a USB interface. The LINERECORDER SENSOR software is used to visualise, transfer and archive parameter sets.