Application Notes

oil storage tank level

Underground Oil Storage Tank Level

Application Problem: A customer required a robust and reliable level sensor to monitor the level of oil in an underground storage tank. Application History: The environment posed challenges for the customer to find a suitable level sensor that was explosion-proof and able to reliably monitor the low dielectric oil in the tank. Solution: ABM’s explosion-proof, …

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river flow rate measurement, radar level sensor

River Flow Rate Measurement using Radar Sensor

Application Problem: A customer required a solution to reliably monitor the flow rate of a river. Application History: The application was challenging to monitor as the water surface was turbulent and often covered with foam that made measurement difficult. Solution: ABM’s non-contact radar level sensor was selected for the application to measure flow rate in …

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hygienic level measurement for food processing

Hygienic Level Measurement in Food Processing Tank

Application Problem: A food manufacturer required level measurement in a processing tank with clean-in-place (CIP). Application History: The food processing tank required a level sensor with a sanitary / hygienic process connection, and durability to withstand the CIP steam cleaning. Solution: ABM’s sanitary non-contact ultrasonic level sensor was selected for the application. The sensor offers …

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Non-contact Level Measurement for Rock Crushers

Application Problem: A quarry required a robust and reliable level sensor to monitor the level in a rock crusher to prevent overfilling and ensure continuous throughput. Application History: The application was challenging as there is heavy dust which made it difficult for the existing radar sensor with a lens to measure level reliably. The sensors …

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wastewater sedimentation tank radar level sensor

Sedimentation Tank Radar Level Measurement

Application Problem: A wastewater treatment plant required reliable level measurement in a sedimentation tank with surface foam and ice in the winter months. Application History: Existing radar sensors at the plant were influenced by surface foam and ice, providing unstable level measurements. The plant operator required an alternative solution to replace the unreliable radars. Solution: …

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Radar Level Measurement in Cement Steel Silo, non-contact radar level sensor

Reliable Radar Level Measurement in Cement Steel Silo

Application Problem: A cement customer required reliable level sensors to monitor the level of white cement in several steel silos. Application History: Existing capacitive rope type probes were defective. The customer was seeking alternative solutions to provide functional level measurement in their tanks and ensure filters would not get clogged from overfilling. Solution: ABM’s non-contact …

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Acid Waste Tank Non-Contact Radar Level Transmitter

Acid Waste Tank Non-Contact Radar Level Transmitter

Application Problem: Industrial customer needed to monitor the liquid level of acid waste, a corrosive substance. Installation was close to the edge of the tank. Application History: Contact level devices previously used were too costly to maintain. Solution: ABM’s radar level sensor (ABM400-050R6C2 model) was selected with epoxy coating (added by customer). The anticorrosive radar …

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manhole water level monitoring, non-contact ultrasonic sensor

Manhole Water Level Monitoring with Ultrasonic Sensors

Application Problem: A utilities company required a reliable and very low maintenance solution to monitor water level for a manhole application. Application History: The environment was challenging for level measurement due to the close installation to the bumpy concrete wall and obstructions such as the ladder that would cause false echoes for the level sensor. …

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