Radar Right™ Continuous Level Sensor

Non-Contact Radar Continuous Level Sensor for Powders & Bulk Solids by Monitor Technologies

non-contact radar continuous level sensor for dry bulk solids

Radar Right™ Series 400 Non-Contact Radar

  • Non-contact level measurement solution...nothing to “touch” your process.
  • Real-time continuous output provides immediate level measurements.
  • No moving parts to wear which leads to long operational life and low maintenance.
  • Proven microwave “pulse” technology for dependable measurements.
  • Easy set-up / configuration with LCD push button display module (included).
  • Small beam angle to concentrate energy for high accuracy and reliability with materials having a wide range of characteristics.
  • Small antenna sizes (diameters) for easy mounting.
  • Minimal “dead band” (“blanking zone”) for optimum measurement in vessel.
  • Gimbal (swivel) style process connection allows for aiming antenna for added measurement accuracy and avoiding internal obstacles, flow streams, etc.
  • Advanced microprocessor and unique echo processing technology provide for reliable operation under various process conditions.
  • Air purge or dust shield options to optimize sensor performance in dusty conditions.
  • Extremely low emission power with “pulse” technology; is harmless towards the environment and human beings.

Suitable for most powder / bulk solids applications in storage vessels up to 98.5 ft. (30m) high with 5 inch dia. antenna.

Overview

The RadarRight™ radar level instrument emits a microwave pulse from its antenna, which travels at the speed of light to the surface of the medium below. The time-of-flight of the pulse and its reflection back to the instrument location is directly related to the empty distance in the vessel and the material level. The output from the electronics is continuously updated as the level of the material surface changes. The RadarRight radar level instrument uses the proven 26GHz as the transmitting frequency.

Principle of Operation

RadarRight Non-Contact Radar Level Sensor

Example of Silo Installation

The RadarRight(TM) radar level sensor emits a microwave pulse from its antenna, which travels at the speed of light to the surface of the medium below. The time-of-flight of the pulse and its reflection back to the instrument location is directly related to the empty distance in the vessel and the material level. The output from the electronics is continuously updated as the level of the material surface changes.

  • Excellent when application requires that nothing contacts or interferes with the process.
  • Strong performance for most powders / bulk solids in vessels up to 98.5 ft. (30m) tall with 5 inch (123mm) diameter horn.
  • Provides measurements in dusty conditions.
  • Suitable for various metal or nonmetal vessels.
  • Can monitor height of material on an open area conveyor belt.

Output / Communications Options

Analog 4-20mA (two-wire, loop powered)

“Smart” RS-485 / Modbus RTU Compatible (two-wire)

Antenna (Horn) Selection

4 Inch (98mm) Diameter, SS Antenna with Air Purge - for vessels up to 49.2 ft. (15m) tall

4 inch (98mm) Diameter, SS Antenna with PFA Polymer Dust Shield - for vessels up to 49.2 ft. (15m) tall

5 Inch (123mm) Diameter, SS Antenna with Air Purge - for vessels up to 98.5 ft. (30m) tall

5 inch (123mm) Diameter, SS Antenna with PFA Polymer Dust Shield - for vessels up to 98.5 ft. (30m) tall

Interface Options

  • LCD Push Button Display Module - included with all models

    (For use with Smart RS-485 / Modbus or 4-20mA Analog models)

  • HMI2 Local Operator Interface Control Console - Optional

    (For use with Smart RS-485 / Modbus models only)

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