Rotary paddle level switch – SITRANS LPS200

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Rugged, ready, and precise

Featuring state-of-the-art safety technology and multiple paddle options, the SITRANS LPS200 is as reliable as it is versatile.

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Rotary paddle point level measurement

Application highlights

The following examples show just a few of the many possible applications for rotary paddle point level switches.

Adapting to harsh conditions

The SITRANS LPS200 is an essential component of any bulk solids operation. The durable paddle switch accurately detects varying conditions on a range of materials. Additionally, the SITRANS LPS200 can be optimized for low-density solids and high temperatures.

Practical, low-maintenance design

  • Optional hinged vane for low density materials and small process connections
  • Five seal ingress protection
  • Motor switches off during alarm for long service life
  • Friction clutch design prevents impact damage
  • Rotation failure monitoring
  • Ideal for extreme conditions including high temperature and buildup
  • Rotatable enclosure for ease of installation

Technical specifications

100 mm to 10 m (4 inch to 30 ft)
 Process Temperature
-25 to 600 °C (-13 to  1112 °F), higher temperatures upon request
 Process Pressure
Up to 10 bar g (145 psi g)
Bulk densities
Starting at 15 g/l (0.9 lb/ft³) with optional vane
Versions available
Compact, rigid extended, cable extended, angle extended

Functional Safety (SIL 2). Device suitable for use in accordance with IEC 61508 and IEC 61511

Fail-safe configuration

High-temperature model

Extension kit (cable or rigid)

Universal power supply

Key Applications
Bulk solids such as grain, feed, cement, plastic granulate, wood chips
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Safety integrated

Safety is key in the process industries. A failure in instruments relevant for safety may have serious implications for humans, the process and the environment. Therefore, a wide range of our process instruments come with on-board safety features for maximum risk reduction.


The right switch for every application

Siemens point level switches offer superior performance while reducing maintenance, downtime, and equipment replacement cost. Their robust design lasts in harsh and abrasive environments, guaranteeing a long service life and low cost of ownership.

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