SITRANS LPS200 is a rotary paddle switch for point level detection in bulk solids. Ideal for point level or safety backup applications with SIL 2 and motor failsafe detection. 

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  • 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


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.


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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