Tank level gauges are instruments used to indicate and control the height of the liquid level in the tank. Commonly used in water storage tanks, oil storage tanks, and underground tanks. Tank level gauges are also often called Tank level Indicators or liquid level sensors. They are mainly for the level of liquid in the tank. There are many types of Tank level gauges supplied by Sino-Inst. Including floating ball, magnetic, radar, ultrasonic, and hydrostatic pressure, etc.
You may have heard a lot of sayings, tank level gauges, tank level sensors, and tank level transmitters. Next, we will briefly introduce them.
Although, tank level gauge, tank level sensor, and tank level transmitter are essentially different. But people are used to mixing these terms. Therefore, our tank level gauges below also include level sensors and transmitters.
Featured Tank Level Gauges
Tank Level Gauges Types
|No.||Gauge type||Main features||Disadvantage||Installation method||Price|
|1||Ultrasonic level gauge||No direct contact with the medium, only the gas phase part. Read more about: Ultrasonic Tank Level Sensors for Tank Level Monitoring||The accuracy is relatively low. It is not possible to measure pressure vessels. Cannot measure volatile media.||Top installation, the device needs to be cut||Medium|
|2||Radio Frequency Admittance Level Gauge||Measurable interface||It is not easy to calibrate. The measuring medium must not be vicious. Otherwise, the probe hanging material will affect the measurement accuracy||Hole on the top of the device||Medium|
|3||Magnetic flap level gauge||Intuitive and easy to install||The magnetic ball gets stuck easily. Make it impossible to transmit instructions remotely||To connect to the device, need to open a hole||Low|
|4||Differential pressure level gauge||Wide range of popularization, easy to calibrate||It is closely related to the change of medium density. When measuring corrosive media, the material requirements of the instrument diaphragm are very high.||The device needs to be opened||Lower middle class|
|5||γ-ray level gauge||Non-contact measurement with medium, high accuracy||Nuclear radiation is harmful to the human body and is not suitable for large diameter containers||The device does not need to open holes||Higher|
|6||Float level gauge||Indirect contact with the medium, the floating ball has strict requirements for sealing||Cannot measure viscous media||Hole on the top of the device||Low|
|7||Externally attached liquid level gauge||Completely non-contact measurement. It can be used in harsh environments and is easy to install. Easy to maintain.||The viscosity of the medium is less than 10 mpa.s, and the medium cannot contain a lot of bubbles.||The device does not need to open holes||Medium|
|8||Magnetostrictive level gauge||High-precision measurement. Large range measurement. The liquid level and interface can be measured at the same time. Suitable for oil-water mixing measurement.||If the medium is in direct contact, the floating ball sealing requirements must be strict, and the viscous medium cannot be measured.||The device needs to be opened||Upper middle class|
|9||Hydrostatic pressure level gauge||High measurement accuracy; easy installation; signals can be transmitted remotely and remotely;|
It can resist the corrosion of various media by choosing different materials; it is suitable for explosion-proof occasions;
|The measurement signal needs to be converted; the density of the measurement medium must be uniform||The device needs to be opened||Low|
|10||Radar level gauge||The measurement accuracy is high and the application range is wide.||When there are obstacles such as stirrers and pipelines in the storage tank, these obstacles will also reflect electromagnetic wave signals, thereby generating false liquid level signals.||The equipment needs to be opened||Higher|
|11||Guided wave radar level gauge||Guided wave radar level gauge is not limited by the dielectric constant; the measurement of the fluctuating medium is more stable||Not suitable for measuring corrosive and adhesive liquids, nor suitable for occasions with high food grade requirements||The equipment needs to be opened||Higher|
Common Applications of Tank Level Gauges
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Sino-Inst offers over 50 Tank Level Gauges & Indicators for level measurement. About 50% of these are Radar level meters, 40% is the magnetic level sensor.
A wide variety of Tank Level Gauges & Indicators for level measurement options are available to you, such as free samples, paid samples.
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