A rotary paddle style unit is a very common sensor used to indicate high, intermediate and low levels in vessels. The main reasons for this are that these sensors are affordable, durable and reliable for a variety of powders and bulk solids. A good way to ensure that this type of sensor will be reliable for your application is to make sure that you are using the correct paddle assembly for your target material. Factors like different material densities, particle sizes, flow characteristics and sensor mounting may require specific paddles to provide optimum performance. Monitor Technologies offers a variety of interchangeable paddle assemblies for the Model KA/KAX and SafePoint® level sensors to meet the needs of a wide variety of materials / applications.
Click here to view a guide that can assist with selecting the right paddle for your application. In addition you can contact Monitor’s Application Engineers to discuss the best option for your needs.