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Case Study: Aggregates Level Monitoring

Case Study: Aggregates Level Monitoring ABM’s non-contact solids radar level sensor delivers reliability in challenging aggregate silo application A concrete block manufacturer required a level sensor to measure the inventory of aggregates in a silo. Reliable level measurement was essential to effectively manage, control and optimize the use of raw materials at the plant. ABM’s …

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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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Coal Conveyor Belt Monitoring with Ultrasonic Level Transmitter

Application Problem: A coal mining plant required level monitoring on a conveyor belt with heavy powder and coal dust. The sensor had to have a very fast response. Application History: All previously used non-contact sensors had very a slow response and were effected by the powder coal dust. Solution: ABM non-contact ultrasonic level sensor (ABM300-148ULC2-PVPVC …

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Solid Material Ultrasonic Level Measurement

Solid Material Ultrasonic Level Measurement

Application Problem: Customer required level measurement for 30ft rectangular shape tanks with sand. Solid material has a steep angle of repose. Application History: Due to a steep angle of repose contact and non-contact level devices gave false readings. Solution: ABM ultrasonic level sensors (ABM400-45UC4) are used. The sensors track the material level over the 30ft …

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Gravel Silo Ultrasonic Level Measurement

Gravel Silo Ultrasonic Level Measurement

Application Problem: Customer required level measurement for gravel storage container. Lots of dust in the environment and very steep angle of repose. Application History: Due to dust and steep angle of repose nothing worked before for the application. Solution: ABM’s ultrasonic level transmitter with flange mounted ball aimer solved the customers application challenges. ABM300-045ULC4-PVPVC-AIM3 model. “We …

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Sand Level Monitoring with Ultrasonic Sensor

Application Problem: A customer required a solution to continuously monitor the level of sand on a conveyor belt with heavy dust. Application History: The customer was not able to find a device that could work reliably for their application. Solution: ABM non-contact ultrasonic sensor (ABM300-148ULC2-PVPVC) solved all problems. “ABM Sensor Technology offers better technology.” – …

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Ultrasonic Sensors for Level Monitoring in Gravel Silos

Ultrasonic Sensors for Level Monitoring in Gravel Silos

Application Problem: Customer required level monitoring in very narrow tanks with welding joints on the walls, close mounting of the ultrasonic device to the wall (12 inches). Material in the tanks was gravel mixed with sand. Application History: Several contact and non-contact systems with ultrasonic included were tried. Unstable echoes (tanks’ walls, dust, shape of …

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