What Makes 3D Level Measurement Different?

Measuring material levels in silos and converting levels to inventory is a tall task.

When material piles unevenly, calculating accurate volume measurement is difficult. BinMaster’s 3DLevelScanner is the only sensor that measures more than one point with a single sensor. The 3D acoustic technology is capable of accounting for uneven material topography in volume calculations, resulting in exceptional inventory accuracy.

Here are situations where 3DLevelScanners excel:

Uneven piles. If the material surface is irregular, a single measurement point in the silo won’t render volumetric accuracy.

Large diameter silos. Multiple measurements – combining multiple sensors – make volume accuracy far better in wide silos where levels can vary significantly.

Inaccurate volume. If you’re constantly suffering from discrepancies, multiple measurements will yield higher accuracy by factoring in cone up or down conditions and sidewall buildup.

Multiple filling or discharge points. This can cause surface irregularities and in severe cases, cause structural stress on the vessel.

Dusty conditions. Acoustic pulses are immune to dust ensuring measurements are reliable.

3D modeling. A 3D image provides visual confirmation of material behavior – something available only from a 3DLevelScanner.

See how using 3D level sensing can make a difference in process operations in this short video.

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