Level Indication and Inventory Control for Bins and Storage Tanks

Coperion K-Tron offers a variety of level indicators and other inventory control mechanisms for use in storage tanks, receivers, and surge bins.

Side-Mount Rotating Level Indicator

Group consists of:

  • 115 volt AC or 24 volt DC motor
  • Single, three or bayonet-blade SS paddle 
  • Fail-safe switch for high or low indication
  • IP66 [NEMA 4X, 5, 7, 9 and 12] rated enclosure
  • CE certified 

Top-Mount Rotating High-Level Indicator

Used for high level control in storage tanks or surge bins.

Group consists of:

  • 115 volt AC or 24 volt DC motor drive with one DPDT proof switch
  • SS flexible shaft
  • 3-blade SS paddle
  • 609 mm [24 in] aluminum or SS shaft extension and pipe shield
  • Coupling
  • IP66 [NEMA 4X, 5, 7, 9 and 12] rated enclosure
  • CE certified

Proximity Level Switches

  • Detects the presence of material in a hopper or bin
  • Works on capacitance basis and is capable of detecting most materials that are commonly handled pneumatically, including most chemicals plastics and foods
  • Sensitivity is adjustable using the screw driver included.  The correct sensitivity is easily determined by viewing the status LED on the back of the unit
  • Switch mounts in the 31 mm [1.25 in] hole and is secured by two nuts which turn on the threaded housing
  • AC or DC power

Vibrating Rod

  • Vibration type level control that detects the high and low material level in bins, silos and hoppers
  • SS, 190 mm [7.5 in] insertion length
  • 20 - 250 V AC/DC range
  • SPDT proof switch
  • Fail-safe switch for high or low indication
  • IP66 [NEMA 4 and 5] rated enclosure
  • CE certified

Plumb Bob Inventory Level Sensors

Provides on-demand, digital inventory readings in feet-of-product, feet-to-product and percentage full.

  • Remote sensors can be operated manually from a console or PC via a specifically-designed IMS software program
  • The remote sensor lowers at a rate of 2 ft./sec
  • Microprocessor based remote sensors make the level data from the level sensor consistently reliable
  • Console or PC controls up to (30) remote sensors
  • Data cable for installation is available