SITRANS LR560 is the first choice and easiest-to-use solids radar transmitter on the market. With a high frequency of W band (78 GHz), 4-degree narrow beam, and short wavelength, it performs reliably on solids material from practically any installation location.

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  • Process Intelligence – advanced echo processing for reliable performance
  • Easy setup with local display interface (LDI) with Quick Start Wizard or remote access via EDD or DTM
  • W band (78 GHz) high frequency provides very narrow beam, virtually no mounting nozzle noise, and optimal reflection from sloped solids 
  • Rugged stainless steel design for industrial applications  
  • Aimer flange for optimizing readings in the silo cone area 
  • Push buttons or optional Intrinsically Safe infrared handheld programmer for local interface
  • Lens antenna is highly resistant to product buildup  
  • Air purge connection is included for self-cleaning of extremely sticky solids  


Supplementary Components are designed to work with most types of instrumentation to provide enhanced functionality such as remote displays and remote monitoring solutions. Please find more information here.


Don’t forget that the safest engineered level measurement solution includes switches for back-up, overfill, low level and dry run protection. Click here for more information.


100 m (328 ft)
Process Connections 

3"/DN80, 4"/DN100, 6"/DN150 Stainless Steel Universal flat faced flanges

3"/DN80, 4"/DN100, 6"/DN150 painted aluminum aimer flanges

Process Temperature
-40 to 200 °C (-40 to 392 °F)
Process Pressure
Up to 3 bar g (43.5 psi g)
5 mm (0.2")
Communications or Outputs
Graphical local display interface (LDI) 
Key Applications
Cement powder, plastic granule/pellets, grain, coal, wood powder, fly ash, sea and river level

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