EZ-Track Liquid Level Probe
The EZ-track line from TURCK is a line of magnetostrictive linear displacement transducers. These devices detect the position of an external magnet along the active stroke of the sensor without causing any wear on the sensor parts. Because there are no parts to wear or break, the sensors can offer better performance over a longer life than competing technologies. They also offer an alternative when a continuous, absolute reading is necessary in the application.
The EZ-track R16 Liquid Level Sensor is a programmable, two-wire loop powered intrinsically safe probe that is ideal for continuous level monitoring in a variety of liquids and tank designs. The R16 sensor uses magnetostrictive technology to monitor the position of a magnetic float along the active stroke of the sensing tube, which is then converted into a configurable 4-20 mA output. The IP 68 rated R16 liquid level sensors are available in a rigid 316 stainless steel housing or a flexible PVDF design. The probe lengths vary between 18 and 288 inches. The stainless steel version is also available in an optional Food Grade or 3A Rated Sanitary finish probe for use in an array of food service, dairy and beverage applications. A variety of floats, fittings, and accessories are available to fit virtually any application requirement.
All of the electronics for the R16 sensor are incorporated within the 5/8 inch sensing rod, which eliminates the need for an electronics enclosure at the top of the sensor. This feature when ordered with the standard 4-pin minifast quick disconnect, offers greater mounting options, and a faster, more reliable installation. The R16 liquid level sensor has a resolution of 0.02 inches of full scale, and an accuracy of 0.1% over the programmable monitoring span, making it the ideal sensor for applications where continuous level position is required.