27 jan 2012

New cost-effective TDR level meter

  • Introduction of new OPTIFLEX 1100 C TDR guided radar level meter
  • 2-wire, loop-powered device for liquids and solids
  • Easy installation and setup for reliable readings within minutes

New OPTIFLEX 1100 TDR guided radar level meter

KROHNE introduces the new OPTIFLEX 1100 C level meter for liquids and solids in non-explosive environments. The OPTIFLEX 1100 C offers a cost-effective and higher performing replacement for traditional level meters such as RF capacitance, conductive and pressure level meters.

The OPTIFLEX 1100 C is 2-wire, loop-powered and available with a standard 20 m cable or segmented coaxial probe for liquids and a 10 m cable probe for solids. All probes can be shortened on site and commissioning is completed via an intuitive 5-step ”Quick Setup” procedure. The OPTIFLEX 1100 C is available with an integrated display and keypad in the cover so that it is not necessary to open the housing cover for configuration. A blind version is also available. Multiple blind versions can be configured on site, using a single HMI (Human-Machine Interface) service tool.

The OPTIFLEX 1100 C uses TDR (Time Domain Reflectometry) technology. This state-of-the-art technology measures level independent from physical property variations such as dielectric constants, pressure or density. Unlike traditional meters, OPTIFLEX 1100 C does not need any wet calibration, is immune to linearity problems in irregular tank shapes and has neither fragile nor moving parts.

The OPTIFLEX 1100 C is the latest addition to the popular OPTIFLEX product family next to the existing high-precision OPTIFLEX 1300 C TDR level meter, which is used in hazardous environments such as the chemical, oil & gas, and mining industries.

Over KROHNE

KROHNE is een wereldwijd toonaangevende producent en leverancier van complete meetoplossingen voor industriële procesinstrumenten. Opgericht in 1921 met het hoofdkantoor in Duisburg, Duitsland, geleidelijk aan uitgegroeid tot een wereldwijde onderneming met meer dan 3700 werknemers. KROHNE staat voor innovatie en maximale productkwaliteit en is een van de marktleiders in industriële procesmeettechnologie.

Contact

Issued by:
KROHNE Messtechnik GmbH
Ludwig-Krohne-Str. 5
47058 Duisburg
www.krohne.com

Contact voor de media in Nederland en België:
Maré Boom
Tel:  +31 78 63 06 215
eMail: m.boom@krohne.com