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Level Measurement Solutions for Cement Plants

Cement applications in need……SAPCON’s solutions indeed !

Sapcon Manufactures quality products related to contact type of level measurement required for various crtical and non critical applications in cement plants. In contact-type, SAPCON has four measuring principals :-

  • Tuning Fork Level Switches
  • RF-Admittance Level switches
  • RF-Capacitance Level switches
  • Speed monitoring for bucket elevators

Applications:

  1. Stacker Application in Open Area
  2. Gypsum, Slag, Bauxite Silos
  3. Limestone Silos
  4. Grate Cooler Hopper
  5. ESP and Bag Filter Hoppers
  6. Boot Level and Chute Jam Detection
  7. Cement Storage and Packing Feed Hopper
  8. Oil Level in Gear Boxes
  9. Overhead/Underground Water Tanks
  10. Bucket Elevators
  1. Stacker Application in Open Area

Stackers are widely used to pile the bulk material on the stockpile. These are used to arrange the material like lime stone, ore etc to stack in various patterns like cone, chevron, etc.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon provides its TWO-IN-ONE Capacitance/Admittance rope probe arrangement that is suitable for measuring the desired level in open area, so that the next stack can be created.

Unique Features

  • Sturdy rope probe can withstand impact of heavy and bulky solids.
  • Customised probe length as per requirement.
  • Better coating immunity in case of excessive dust.
  • Operator can see the level at its control area by seperate control and local indication unit.
  1. Additives Silos – Gypsum, Slag and Bauxite Silos

Gypsum plays a very important role in controlling the rate of hardening of cement. Sapcon provides its contact type level measurement instruments for accurate high / low level switching.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon recommend its RF Admittance level switch with extra sturdy rod probe to control high/low level switching point in silos. These switches include SLA…M and SLA…B series .

Unique Features

  • Universal supply options for AC / DC in all models.
  • Customised mounting arrangement like flange, thread as per site condition.
  • Remote location model with 15 (SLA..M) and 50 Meters (SLA..B) with special interconnection cable.
  • Sensitivity arrangement and Fail safe selection on site.
  1. Heavy and Bulky Solids – Limestone silo

Limestone is a hard and bigger sized material stored in large silos from where it moves to its crushing stage. Cement is made by heating lime stone with addition of other minerals @ 1400 Deg C in Kiln.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon recommend its RF Admittance level switch with Disc type probe and flexible rope probe to control high / low level switching point in silos. These switches include SLA…M and SLA…B series .

Unique Features

  • Universal supply options for AC / DC in all models.
  • 12mm Dia GI / SS flexible rope to sustain with high partlicle size material like stone / rocks.
  • Remote location model with 15 (SLA..M) and 50 Meters (SLA..B) with special interconnection cable.
  • Sensitivity arrangement and Fail safe selection on site.
  • Special Disc type probe with flush mounting arrangement to control Low Level of silo / Hopper.
  1. Critical Applications – Grate Cooler Hopper

The grate is made of steel and the cold air keeps it sufficiently cool to avoid melting or burning. The clinker progresses through the cooler by moving more-or-less horizontally along the grate. It basically contains HOT Clinker @ more than 400 Deg C.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon recommend its RF Admittance level switch with Heavy Duty part ceramic probes to control high / low level switching point in hopper. These switches include SLA…M and SLA…B series .

Unique Features

  • Universal supply options for AC / DC in all models.
  • 33 mm dia sensing and heady duty construction.
  • Remote location model with 15 (SLA..M) and 50 Meters (SLA..B) with special interconnection cable.
  • Special cooling fins arrangement to keep electronic and terminals cool.
  1. High Temperature Applications – ESP & Bag Folter Hoppers

A Filtertation device used to eleminate dust and fine particles from a flowing gas through a induced electrostatic charge. Hoppers containing Dust, Flyash required high / low level detection.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon recommend its RF Admittance level switch with Xtra sturdy rod probes to control high / low level switching point in hopper. These switches include SLA…M and SLA…B series .

Unique Features

  • Xtra sturdy rod probes suitable up to 150 / 250 Deg C Temperature
  • Discharge device to eliminate static charge.
  • Remote location model with 15 (SLA..M) and 50 Meters (SLA..B) with special interconnection cable.
  • Special LED / Bar Graph on controller to see the gradually increasing levels in hopper.
  1. Customized Solutions – Boot Level & Chute Jam Detection

Sapcon also offers its custommised solution for various process applications in cement plant. Some of them are to detect level in BOOT and material detection in chutes.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon recommend its RF Admittance level switch with Disc type arrangement for material detection in Boot and Chutes where generally insertions are difficult. These switches include SLA…M and SLA…B series .

Unique Features

  • Heavy Duty Disc type arrangement suitable up to 250 Deg C
  • Suitable for Remote location with special interconnection cable.
  • Projection as well as Flush mounted type switch is available.
  • Special LED / Bar Graph on controller to see the gradually increasing levels in hopper.
  • More reliable and straight replacement to diaphragm type switches.
  1. Packing & Storage Silos – Cement Storage & Packing Feed Hopper

Sapcon offers its point level switching for packing hoppers and cement storage silos for accurate packing machines and storage bunkers.

Sapcon Solution

Sapcon recommend its RF Admittance level switch and Vibrating fork type level switch with compact design suits to packing machines. Customised length are also available for large storage silo.

Unique Features of Vibrating fork level switch

  • Universal supply 90-265 V AC / 11-55 V DC
  • DPDT output with fast switching function.
  • Minimum tines length of 100 mm with 1-/4” Screwed connection.
  • Extended probe length up to 03 Meters.
  • Suitable for IP-68 protection rating.
  1. Oil Level Measurement in Gear Boxes

Sapcon offers its point level switching for free flowing oil to measure level in small gear boxes.

Unique Features of Vibrating Fork Level Switch

  • Universal supply 90-265 V AC / 11-55 V DC
  • DPDT output with fast switching function.
  • Minimum tines length of 128 mm with 1” Screwed connection.
  • Extended probe length up to 03 Meters.
  • Suitable for IP-68 protection rating.
  1. Overhead / Underground Water tanks

Sapcon offers conductivity level switch and capacitance transmitters for various water tanks with customised logic available.

Unique Features of conductivity /capacitance level switch / transmitters.

  • Available in AC / DC version.
  • Various logics like two point, three point / pump control action.
  • Continuous level monitoring with 4-20m A o/p
  • Available in Rod / rope probes.
  • Suitable for IP-67 protection rating.
  1. Speed Monitoring Solutions for Bucket Elevators

Sapcon Speed-O-Pilot is an intelligent speed limit detection to detect underspeed / Over speed and missing bucket of a conveying equipment. Special sensors detect moving ferrous object from 100mm distance.

Unique Features of Vibrating fork level switch

  • Two under speed alaram, each can be controlled by a seperate relay
  • An independent relay for missing object / bucket detection.
  • 4 Digit LED display indicates the speed in ppm (objects per minute)
  • Easy to calibrate, sensor can be preprogrammed if the speed (buckets per minutes is known.
  • Under speed / Over speed / missing bucket detection.
  • Current output available as 4-20mA..

Various Models

  • SSI series
  • MPSSI series
  • Smart SSI series