Tag: well depth measurement

Liquid Level Measurement

For industrial and commercial markets there many technologies available to measure the liquid level in a well, tank or container. These include: Electric tape (manual, top down to surface) Single/multi float switches Capacitance probes Immersed pressure sensor Immersed tube connected to a compressor and pressure sensor Ultrasonic sensor (top down to surface) Laser sensor (top down to surface) Weight (gravimetric level measurement) The best choice for a particular application depends … Read more

Plexus now offers Precision Level Reader Systems

Plexus Controls is proud to offer customers Precision Level Reader (PLR) Systems. This system is a member of the next generation of distributed wireless mesh Supervisory, Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. The PLR system allows field staff to use the portable system to take liquid depth measurements from sites with depth measurement tubes already installed. In the case of landfill wells this can be done without well cap removal, … Read more

Well Depth Measurement and Management

Well depth measurement and depth measurement in a tank can be a tough task if the liquid you are measuring is volatile or foaming.  Traditional methods of depth measurement using a drop down electrical tape that indicates when the surface is reached is suitable for a few applications but doesn’t work with containers that have gaseous or foaming liquids, and if a pressure sensor is used the project costs can … Read more