Float Switch Water Level Controller for Continuous Liquid Level (interface) Measurement and Automatic Control. Explosion-proof and water proof.

SI-U03 Float Switch Water Level Controller

SI-U03 Float Switch Water Level Controller

Float switches, also known as float level switches. Float Switch Water Level Controller is mechanical water level indicators that depend on moving parts to trigger a switch.

Float switch water level controller can be directly installed on various tank equipment (water tank). Float switch water level controller is especially suitable for hot heavy oil in oil refinery (temperature ≤500 ℃, pressure ≤4.0MPa). Viscous and dirty media, asphalt, grease and other oil products. As well as flammable, explosive, corrosive and other media’s Liquid level (interface) continuous measurement and automatic control.

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Float Switch Water Level Controller Features

  • It can be installed horizontally on the side wall of the barrel, or vertically on the top of the barrel;
  • The structure is simple and reasonable, the performance is stable and reliable, and the installation is convenient;
  • Both 220VAC and 24VDC circuits can be used;
  • The control part is completely isolated from the measured liquid medium, which can be applied to high temperature and high pressure environment;
  • A variety of materials (SUS304, SUS316, PP), a variety of connection methods can meet environmental needs;
  • Lightweight (compact type) and long working life.
  • Suitable for various tank installations.
  • Suitable for viscous dirty media;
  • Available in explosion proof and non-explosion proof

Specifications of SI-U03 Float Switch Water Level Controller

TypeSI-U03-ASI-U03-BSI-U03-C
Protection leveldIIBT4dIIBT4dIIBT4
Pressure1.0 MPa1.0 MPa1.0 MPa
Tenperature(℃)Normal:≤100℃ 
High Temperature:≤350℃
Net weight1.5~2.0Kg
Switching difference(mm)≤825~5508~1000
Setting methodNot adjustable Stepwise adjustableStepless adjustable
Installation formHorizontalHorizontalVertical
Power supply and contact capacity and lifeAC:220V/1.5A、110V/2.5A
DC:24V/2.5A、240V/0.5A 
Life:5×100^2
Types of SI-U03 Float Switch Water Level Controller

Know more about: Guide for Liquid level float switches

How to install float switch in water storage tank?

  1. The flange of SI-U03 series electric float liquid level transmitter is installed on the side wall of the medium tank.
  2. Before installation, it should be considered in combination with the structural characteristics of the transmitter. It is convenient to operate, observe and maintain to determine the installation position and direction. If the floating ball transmitter is installed on the left side of the flange, it is installed on the left side, otherwise it is installed on the right side.
  3. Assume that the current state is the right installation. If you want to change to the left installation, use the HART Communicator to move or set the transmitter’s zero position and range.
  4. And (PV range), follow the prompts on the HART communicator display to enter URV (upper range value). LRV (lower range value). And display USL (upper sensor limit)With LSL (Low Sensor Limit). Reset the lower range value corresponding to 4mA and the upper value corresponding to 20mA and send it. If other parameters are not changed, you can change to the left installation.
  5. Floating ball and club installation: First, the floating ball and the club are tightened and welded. For the club installation operation of the new connection structure of SI-U03-A small-angle floating ball liquid level transmitter, the club is installed. Screw into the inner screw hole of the connecting rod at the end of the protective rod sleeve.
  6. Pay attention to tighten the top wires on both sides of the connecting rod into the annular grooves on the club. And then tighten the lock nuts on the top wire. For SI-U03-B large-angle floating ball liquid level transmitter, screw the ball into the inner screw hole at the end of the swing arm. And then tighten the top wire and lock nut on it in the same way.
  7. Note: “If the site conditions are poor, in order to prevent the floating ball, club, swing arm and other connecting parts from loosening. It is recommended to place the top wire and the lock nut on the joint and tighten the float and the club After welding directly to the coupling. “
  8. The transmitter is directly installed on the flange of the side wall of the medium container under test through a flange. The requirements for the straight pipe section of the connection flange are as follows: SI-U03-A L ≤ 160mm;
  9. The transmitter head is connected to the radiator through the connection plate. When installing, insert the spindle head into the coupling hole of the transmitter head, and the coupling should not be distorted. The meter head can be installed on the left or right side.
  10. For correct installation, please refer to the indicator dial on the back of the transmitter case. If the transmitter is installed on the left, turn the end pointer behind the meter head to the “left 0” scale. If the transmitter is installed on the right side, turn the pointer on the back of the meter to the “right 0” scale line. And when the float is moved to the lowest measurement position, tighten the set screw of the coupling and the spindle.
  11. Install the balance rod (mechanism) into the dental insert and square hole. Tighten the top wire to fix the balance rod. Loosen the shaft nut and adjust the dental insert to make the balance rod and the ball in the same plane. And put the axial head nut.
  12. Tighten the position of the balance weight and adjust the balance weight to the optimal state to fix the balance weight. Note: “For liquids of different densities due to the different buoyancy forces experienced by the float, the balance can be adjusted. The position of the hammer on the balance bar to achieve the goal of normal measurement. “
  13. In the process of adjusting the balance weight, when the feel is light, you can adjust the two M10 compression bolts of the waist-shaped compression sleeve inside the radiator to tighten the expansion force of the sealing gasket. Otherwise, you can adjust the waist-shaped compression sleeve when the feel is light Two M10 bolts loosen the expansion of the gasket until it does not leak!

How does a float switch water level controller work?

The float ball level switch structure is mainly designed and produced based on the principles of buoyancy and static magnetic fields. The position of the floating ball with a magnet (floating ball for short) in the measured medium is affected by buoyancy. The change of the liquid level causes the position of the magnetic float to change. The magnet in the float and the sensor (reed switch) function to generate a switching signal.

Similar to the principle of the float level sensor. But the float level sensor outputs a quasi-continuous electrical signal, while the float level switch outputs a discrete switching signal.

Water Tank Level Controller

Water level controller refers to the control of high and low water levels by mechanical or electronic methods. It can control solenoid valves, water pumps, etc., and become water level automatic controllers or water level alarms. To achieve semi-automation or full automation.

Water level control is generally used for high-level tank water supply and sump drainage. The device that converts the water level signal into an electrical signal to control the start and stop of the water pump is called a water (liquid) level controller.

Commonly used water (liquid) level controllers include reed switch water level controllers, float magnetic switch liquid level controllers, electrode type water level controllers, pressure type water level controllers, etc.

Read more about: Types of water level controllers

Water Level Sensors for Water Tanks

Water level transducers are also called Water Level Sensors, or water level transmitters. Water level transducers are used to monitor water usage and quality. The water level signal is output through 4-20mA and other signals, which is convenient for people to monitor the water level.

There are many types of water level transducers. Common ones are input type, ultrasonic, radar and so on.

Sino-Inst offer a wide range of solutions with various pressure ranges, cable lengths and output options.

For remote monitoring and recording of water level data in groundwater pumping and sludge testing, stormwater flood analysis and runoff, and surface water irrigation canals, streams and river measurements.

Read more about: Types Of Water Level Sensors

Water Tank Level Control System

Water level control refers to the control of high and low water levels by mechanical or electronic methods. It can control solenoid valves, water pumps, etc. to become an automatic water level controller or water level alarm, thereby realizing semi-automation or full automation.

Water level control is generally used for high-level tank water supply and sump drainage. The device that converts the water level signal into an electrical signal to control the start and stop of the water pump is called a water (liquid) level controller. Commonly used water (liquid) level controllers include reed switch water level controllers, float magnetic switch liquid level controllers, electrode type water level controllers, pressure type water level controllers, etc.

Read more about: Water tank level sensor system

Generally, we can monitor the liquid level of the water tank remotely. You can choose wired or wireless remote monitoring.

Wired remote transmission, generally the output signal of the liquid level sensor. Such as 4-20mA, RS485 and so on. Through the signal line, the liquid level information can be displayed remotely.

Wireless remote transmission, generally a liquid level sensor through a wireless signal. The use of LORA debugging method and NB-IoT communication method can greatly increase the communication distance. It can be widely used in the field of short-distance Internet of Things wireless communication in various occasions. Real-time monitoring of on-site liquid level data, alarm processing, statistical analysis and other functions.

The appropriate remote water tank level sensor can be configured according to the actual needs of users.

Read more about: Wireless Level Sensor – LoRa

The principles of liquid level sensors may vary, and their applications vary widely. Electronic or mechanical, remote or on-site display, contact or non-contact, it’s dizzying.

In addition to the way of connecting the measured container to visually display the liquid level, the mechanical liquid level gauge is used. Another way to measure is to use the buoyancy of the liquid surface. So that the buoy or float can follow the change of the liquid level, which is converted into the display of the liquid level. These two methods are simple though. But very stable and reliable.

The biggest feature of the mechanical level gauge compared to its electronic level gauge is that the internal structure is very simple and the counting is intuitive. A variety of materials are available, which can achieve anti-corrosion and explosion-proof, and can adapt to various installation environments.

Magnetic flap level gauge, glass tube level gauge, glass plate level gauge, float level gauge, etc. These are the most widely used mechanical liquid level display instruments on the market. They are widely used in petroleum, metallurgy, chemical, paper and other industries.

What about electronic? Generally speaking, the ones that need power supply are basically electronic. Float, capacitive, radar, ultrasonic, remote magnetic flap including liquid level transmitter and so on.

It’s easy to tell them apart, whether it’s powered internally or externally, whether it’s 24V or 220V. In short, the electronic must be powered to work.

Unlike the mechanical type, the working principle of the electronic level gauge is varied. For example, the radar level gauge uses microwaves, the magnetostrictive level gauge uses current pulses, the static pressure type uses the pressure generated at the bottom of the measured medium, and the ultrasonic level gauge uses ultrasonic waves to measure the liquid level.

High precision, easy installation, and adaptability to various installation environments are the characteristics of electronic liquid level display instruments. Compared with the mechanical type, they have a higher level of technology, but at the same time, the price is much higher than the mechanical type.

External Tank Level Indicator refers to an externally mounted level sensor. It is used to install on the outside of the liquid storage tank to measure the liquid level of the tank. When measuring with External Tank Level Indicator, install the ultrasonic probe just below the outer wall (bottom) of the container under test. No need to cut holes, easy to install. Does not affect on-site production. It can realize accurate measurement of various toxic substances and various pure liquids in high temperature and high pressure airtight containers.

Read more about: No Holes – No Damage The Tank – External Tank Level Indicator

Frequently
Asked
Questions

The Float water level sensor uses a float to track the rise and fall of the water level, and directly drives the record in a mechanical way. The use of the float water level sensor requires logging equipment (including the water inlet pipe), which is suitable for the low sandy river section with stable bank slope and little river bed erosion. The float water level sensor is widely used in China.

The price of the water level float switch is mainly determined by some parameters:
structure type;
Wetted material
Pressure Level;
Flange specifications
Explosion-proof type
temperature;
Measuring range;
Insertion length
Medium density
Other contents such as density, operating temperature, operating pressure, electrical interface, etc., must be specified in the specification so that we can use them as reference data when designing the output.

Water level float switch is generally used for high level water tank water supply and sewage tank drainage. The device that converts the water level signal into an electrical signal to control the start and stop of the pump is called a water (liquid) level controller. Common water (liquid) level controllers include:Reed switch water level controllers. Float magnetic switch liquid level controllers. Electrode type water level controllers. Pressure type water level controllers, etc.

Liquid level controller refers to the control of high and low liquid level by mechanical or electronic methods. It can control solenoid valves, water pumps, etc. to achieve semi-automatic or full automation. There are many methods, depending on the choice of different products different.

Extended reading: Capacitive water level sensor

Notes on installation and adjustment of float level switch:

The float level switch only needs to re-calibrate the water level line before we install it. The switch itself cannot be adjusted. At this time, use a multimeter to measure the switch state. It will be turned on and off with the water level near the water line, which means that there is no problem.

Just make sure that the water level line of the thermal equipment is consistent during the installation. For example, the liquid level switch of SOR is usually attached to the water level line on the wall of the cylinder. We soak the switch in the water tank and slowly sink to make the water surface gradually approach the marking line. When you get closest, you will hear the micro switch the sound of.

Note that:
High-temperature liquid level switches, etc. have high operating temperatures and high water temperatures. The density of hot water is lower than the density of room temperature water, so the action line of room temperature water is lower than the switch marking line. Low level alarm is connected to normally closed (NC), high level is connected to normally open (NO). This type of switch is not difficult to install. The liquid level switch itself will have more than two pairs of micro-switches, which respectively output two pairs of normally open and two pairs of normally closed contacts, which are usually “on alarm” when applied.

Control the high and low water levels by mechanical or electronic methods. It can control solenoid valves, water pumps, etc. to become an automatic water level controller or a water level alarm, thereby realizing semi-automation or full automation.

Liquid level switch is a general term. There are many types of level switches. Such as ultrasonic liquid level switch, electrode liquid level switch, capacitive liquid level switch, etc. The float level switch is also one of them.

The float level switch is a controller used to control the detection and control of the water level.

The float level switch is a liquid level control part with a simple structure and convenient use. It has no complicated circuits and will not be disturbed. As long as the material is selected correctly, any liquid, pressure and temperature can be used.

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Sino-Inst offers over 10 Float Switch Water Level Controllers for level measurement. About 50% of these are liquid Float Switch Water Level Controllers, 40% is the tank level sensor.

A wide variety of Float Switch Water Level Controllers options are available to you, such as free samples, paid samples.

Sino-Inst is a globally recognized supplier and manufacturer of level measurement instrumentation, located in China.

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Float Switch Water Level Controller

Float Switch Water Level Controller for Continuous Liquid Level (interface) Measurement and Automatic Control. Explosion-proof and water proof.

Product SKU: SIU-LOA-WAT

Product Brand: Sino-Inst

Product Currency: USD

Product Price: 100

Price Valid Until: 2028-06-08T21:58:26

Product In-Stock: Available

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