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Mass Flow Measurement of EPS granules with MaxxFlow HTC

Mass flow measurement of EPS granules with MaxxFlow HTC
21 Nov 2019  |
In the production of polystyrene sheets the EPS granules (polystyrene granules) are delivered in pressurized containers. The material is then transported into silos with a capacity of 28 tons.

The filling and removal takes place via a disc conveyor.

So far, the quantity was determined by the level measurement in the silo. 
Our customer was now looking for an optimized quantity measurement with the latest technology.

Process data

Customer: Manufacturer of Styrofoam sheets (Germany) 
Material: EPS granules 
Quantity: 390 kg/min 
Installation: Pipe after disc conveyor 
Function: Exact measurement of flow rate 

The solution

MaxxFlow HTC

MaxxFlow HTC is a sensor for bulk solids volume measurement. It is used after mechanical conveying elements.

The MaxxFlow HTC sensor can be calibrated and transmits the exact measured data to the control system. It can be mounted in free fall sections or in diagonal lines.

Short installation space required and easy calibration makes the MaxxFlow HTC a highly effective solids flow meter.

Thanks to wear-free construction, the measuring system is practically maintenance-free.

Mass flow measurement of EPS granules with MaxxFlow HTC  – Application

Customer benefit

  • robust, durable, process-safe sensor technology
  • easy and fast calibration
  • accurate monitoring of flow rates
  • no flow obstruction caused by moving parts

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