Macro Sensors Gauge Tank Volume Changes

By Maritime Reporter & Engineering News
Friday, April 25, 2014

Configured with a float, Macro Sensors HSIR Series LVDT Linear Position Transmitters are serving as level sensors to measure liquid level changes from a few inches to several feet in gauging tank level volumes.

In operation, as water level changes, the float moves up or down, raising the LVDT core along with it. A threaded stainless-steel rod, that protrudes from the other end of the core, carries two jam nuts that are used to adjust the position sensor output at the desired low water level.

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