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Radar level transmitter suitable for powders and dusty atmospheres

Mike Edwards   

Products 80 GHz FMCW band Krohne Canada Optiwave 6500 radar level transmitter


Krohne has introduced the Optiwave 6500C, a radar level transmitter for powders and dusty atmospheres. The instrument is said to deliver continuous high measurement in silos, hoppers, and containers.

The Optiwave 6500C unit is an optimal product for bulk storage in mining, minerals, chemicals, power, paper, food and beverage industries, the company says.

The radar offers several advanced technological features, including an 80 GHz (FMCW) band width radar and a 2 ¾ in. lens antenna, making it suitable for environments with low dielectric media.

With a measuring range extending over 328 ft, the radar level transmitter is appropriate for uneven surfaces or tanks with obstacles.

Other advanced features include PEEK Lens antennas with both concave and convex lenses for distances up to 100 m and a backlit LCD screen with a 4-button keypad, ensuring flexibility for different radar usage.


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