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Rotary Paddle Switch Point Level Measurement

Brand: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

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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.
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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.

Specifications

Measuring Principle

  • Rotating Point Level Switch

Measuring Variable

  • High and Low and Demand

Alarm Output

  • Microswitch 5 A at 250 V AC, non-inductive
  • Microswitch SPDT contact 4 A at 30 V DC, non-inductive

Pickup Delay

  • Standard (1 rpm model): approx. 1.3 seconds
  • Optional process applications (5 rpm model): approx. 0.26 seconds

Sensitivity

  • Adjustable via reset force of spring or geometry of measuring vane

Location

  • Indoor/outdoor

Ambient Temperature

  • -25° to +60° C (-13° to +140° F)

Storage Temperature

  • -40° to +80° C (-40° to +176° F)

Installation category

  • III

Pollution Degree

  • 2

Medium Conditions

  • Bulk solids

Temperature - Standard

  • -25° to +80° C (-13° to +176° F)

Temperature - Optional

  • -25° to +600° C (-13° to +1 112° F)

Pressure (Vessel) - Standard

  • Max. 0.5 bar g (7.25 psi g)

Pressure (Vessel) - Optional

  • Max. 10 bar g (145 psi g)

Minimum Material Density - Standard Measuring Vane

  • Can detect down to 100 g/l (6.25 lb/ft³)

Minimum Material Density - Optional Measuring Vane

  • Can detect down to 15.06 g/l (0.94 lb/ft³)

Enclosure

  • Epoxy coated aluminum

Process Connection, Measuring Shaft And Vane

  • Stainless Steel or aluminum

Process Connection

  • Thread NPT, BSP, and flange options

Degree Of Protection

  • IP65/Type 4/NEMA 4

Conduit Entry

  • 2 × M20×1.5 or 2 × 1/2" NPT (For FM and CSA approved versions only)

AC or DC Versions

  • 115 V AC, ± 15 %, 50 ... 60 Hz, 4 VA
  • 230 V AC, ± 15 %, 50 Hz, 6 VA
  • 48 V AC, or 24 V AC
  • 24 V DC, ± 15 %, 2.5 W

Universal Voltage (DPDT Replay)

  • 24 V DC ± 15 % 50 ... 60 Hz, 22 ... 230 V AC, ± 10 %, max. 10 VA

Certificates and Approvals

  • CSA/FM General Purpose
  • CE
  • CSA/FM Dust Ignition Proof
  • ATEX II 1/2 D
  • RCM
  • IECex

Typical Applications

Bulk Solids Such As 

  • Grain
  • Feed
  • Cement
  • Plastic Granulate
  • Wood Chips