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Capacitance Sensors 

"This is a capacitance sensor"


Product Properties 

  • 2-wire compact transmitter

  • High sensitivity

  • Rod (0.2…3 m) or cable (1…20 m) probe

  • Plastic, aluminum or stainless steel housing

  • Partially or fully insulated probe

  • Plug-in display module

  • 32-point linearization

  • Explosion-proof variants available

  • Chemicals with dense gas layers above the surface

  • High pressure, high-temperature or vacuum

  • Viscous or corrosive media

  • PACTware™ compatible

  • 5 years warranty



  • Distance, level and volume measurement of liquids, powders, granules, with er > 1.5 relative dielectric constant

  • Chemical industry

  • Food and beverage

  • Power plants

  • Oil industry

  • Water / wastewater industry


  • Supply voltage:12…36 V DC

  • Ambient temperature:−25…+70 °C

  • Process temperature:−30…+200 °C

  • Process pressure:up to 40 bar

  • Output:4…20 mA, HART®

  • Process connection:1", 1½"

  • Ingress protection:Probe: IP68. Housing: IP67

  • Approvals:ATEX

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Benefits of Capacitance Sensors in Industry 

In the realm of industrial instrumentation, capacitance level sensors have emerged as key players, bringing a host of benefits that enhance efficiency, precision, and reliability across diverse applications. These advanced sensors leverage the principles of capacitance to deliver real-time, accurate measurements, revolutionizing how industries monitor and manage liquid levels. Let's explore the transformative advantages that capacitance level sensors offer to various sectors:

1. Precision in Level Measurement:

Capacitance level sensors excel in providing precise measurements of liquid levels. By detecting changes in capacitance caused by the presence or absence of a liquid, these sensors offer an accuracy that is crucial in applications where precise control is paramount, such as in tanks, silos, or processing vessels.

2. Versatility Across Various Liquids:

Capacitance sensors exhibit versatility in their ability to measure different types of liquids. Whether dealing with conductive or non-conductive fluids, these sensors reliably adapt to varying media compositions, making them suitable for a wide range of industries, including chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and more.

3. Non-Intrusive and Non-Contact Operation:

Capacitance level sensors operate without direct contact with the liquid, contributing to their non-intrusive nature. This non-contact method minimizes the risk of sensor contamination, corrosion, or wear and tear, ensuring a longer service life and reduced maintenance requirements compared to some other level sensing technologies.

4. Robust Performance in Harsh Environments:

Industries often face challenging environmental conditions, but capacitance level sensors are built to withstand harsh settings. Their robust construction and resistance to temperature extremes, corrosive substances, and mechanical stress make them reliable performers even in the most demanding industrial environments.

5. Continuous Monitoring and Control:

Capacitance level sensors enable continuous monitoring of liquid levels, providing real-time data that is crucial for efficient process control. This continuous feedback allows industries to optimize operations, prevent overflows or stockouts, and make timely decisions that contribute to overall productivity and efficiency.

6. Highly Sensitive to Small Level Changes:

The inherent sensitivity of capacitance sensors allows them to detect even small changes in liquid levels. This sensitivity is especially valuable in applications where precise control and measurement of minor fluctuations are critical, such as in pharmaceutical manufacturing or chemical processing.

7. Reduced Maintenance Costs:

The non-contact nature of capacitance level sensors results in minimal wear and tear, translating into reduced maintenance costs for industries. With fewer components subject to deterioration, these sensors offer a cost-effective solution over their operational lifespan, contributing to overall cost efficiency.

8. Compatibility with Various Tank Materials:

Capacitance level sensors are compatible with a variety of tank materials, including plastic, glass, and metal. This adaptability ensures that industries can implement these sensors without concerns about material compatibility, making them suitable for different tank configurations and materials.

9. Easy Installation and Integration:

Capacitance level sensors are known for their ease of installation and integration into existing systems. Their straightforward setup and compatibility with industrial control systems streamline the deployment process, minimizing downtime and facilitating a swift transition to enhanced level sensing capabilities.

10. Digital Connectivity and Industry 4.0 Integration:

In the era of Industry 4.0, digital connectivity is paramount. Capacitance level sensors seamlessly integrate with digital platforms, allowing for real-time monitoring, data analytics, and remote access. This integration positions industries at the forefront of the digital transformation journey.

In conclusion, capacitance level sensors stand as pioneers in the evolution of industrial level measurement technology, offering precision, adaptability, and reliability across a spectrum of applications. As industries continue to evolve, these sensors emerge as essential tools, contributing to the efficiency, safety, and cost-effectiveness of industrial processes. Embrace the capabilities of capacitance level sensors and embark on a journey of enhanced control and monitoring in your industrial operations.

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