However, hardly anyone knows the economic side of Brazil. In the late 1920s, there were difficult times for Brazil during the global economic crisis. Apart from that, it is a country full of versatility and valuable resources. Due to the international approach of our business and the subsequent expansion of our sales network, we are able to provide our customers around the world with level measurement specialists for every market. Since 2011, we work together with Libracom Automação Industrial as a sales partner, distributing our sensors to customers in Brazil.
One customer in Brazil is working in the animal feed sector. He wants a suitable sensor for the raw material storage and for feeder of a palletizer. The challenge, in this case, is that the sensor has to be resistant to high temperatures (50 °C) and corrosive products. In addition, the device must be suitable for a voltage of 24V DC.
For this application, Libracom recommended the Rotonivo® RN 3001 and RN 3002 of UWT.
The rotary paddle level switch Rotonivo® RN 3 for point level measurement is a reliable, easy to operate and maintenance-free measurement device. Suitable for most bulk solids. A motor-driven shaft causes the vane to rotate. Once the material level reaches the vane, thereby preventing further rotation, this creates a torque, which is converted via a switch to an electric signal. Once the vane is free again of the material, the output signal is reset and the motor-driven shaft rotates again.
With a temperature range from -40°C to +1100°C, the sensor fits perfectly to the demanded process temperature. The rotary paddle has been working in the corrosive product for over two years now trouble-free.
Further, there were installed several capacitance point level switches for the cooling system of the animal-plant to avoid overfilling. Here the Capanivo® CN 4 level limit switch could be as a full, demand or empty detector. The electrodes in the sensor make up a condensator. As the level of the material changes, the capacitance changes as well. The integrated electronics evaluate the change in capacity and convert it to a switching signal.
The robust, glass-reinforced PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide) sensor is even suitable for food applications whilst also resistant to many forms of aggressive material.
We look back on many successful applications and eight great and cooperative years with our sales partner Libracom. Hoping for further exciting cooperation!Click here for related articles and news
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