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Magnetic level gauges, also referred to as magnetic level indicators, are routinely used to provide a display of liquid level in tanks and other vessels. They are often employed in tandem with magnetostrictive, guided wave radar, or other measurement means to provide a reliable local display of liquid level, as well as an electrical signal that can be transmitted to recording instrumentation or controllers. The favorable attributes of magnetic level gauges include:
Continuous level measurement
Operable without electric power
Direct visual tank fluid level indication, regardless of tank shape or profile.
Wide range of operating temperature and pressure
Breakage resistant construction
Range of construction materials available to accommodate corrosive media
Measuring indicators, switches, and transmitters mounted externally, without contacting the medium being measured.
Low maintenance operation.
Readable level indication from greater distance than glass sight gauges.
Applicable to large fluid level ranges with a single instrument.
Magnetic level indicators have a strong position in the liquid level measurement field and should be considered as a candidate for fulfilling those applications where the magnetic level gauge features fulfill the project requirements. There are many options available to customize the level indicator for each specific application. Share your application challenges with a product specialist, combining your process knowledge with their product application expertise to develop an effective solution.