Vibrating Level Switch
SITRANS LVS100 is a vibrating point level switch for bulk solids which detects high, low or demand levels of dry bulk solids in bins, silos or hoppers. The compact design can be top, side, or angle mounted.
The SITRANS LVS100 vibrating fork design ensures the tines are kept clean. The unique design of the fork and crystal assembly eliminates false high level readings even if tines become damaged. A signal from the electronic circuit excites a crystal in the probe causing the fork to vibrate. If the fork is covered by material, the change in vibration is detected by the electronic circuitry which causes the relay to change state after a one second delay. When the fork is free from material pressure, full vibration resumes and the relay reverts to its normal condition.
Key Applications: Dry bulk solids in bins, silos, hoppers
High resistance to mechanical forces
Strong resistance to external vibrations
Rotatable enclosure for ease of installation and wiring
Suitable for point level detection of materials starting at a bulk density of 30 g/l (1.9 lb/ft³)
Customer desired extensions up to 2000 mm (8")
Durable short fork option starting at 170 mm (6.7") insertion length
A switch for every application
For backup high or low levels, interface, or dry run protection points, Siemens switches are your answer – giving you the highest confidence in your level readings. 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.