Radar level transmitters and ultrasonic level transmitters
Radar level transmitters and ultrasonic level transmitters are two types of non-contact level measurement instruments that are used to determine the level of a liquid or solid in a container or vessel. Both types of level transmitters use electromagnetic waves to measure the level of a substance, but they operate in different ways and have some key differences.
Differences Between Radar and Ultrasonic Level TransmitterRadar level transmitters
use radio frequency (RF) waves to measure the level of a substance. They work by emitting a radar signal that is transmitted through the substance being measured, and the time it takes for the signal to return is used to calculate the level of the substance. Radar level transmitters are relatively accurate and can be used to measure the level of a substance over a long range, but they can be affected by the dielectric constant of the substance being measured and may not work well with certain materials.Ultrasonic level transmitters
, on the other hand, use high-frequency sound waves to measure the level of a substance. They work by emitting an ultrasonic pulse that travels through the substance being measured and is reflected back to the transmitter by the surface of the substance. The time it takes for the ultrasonic pulse to return is used to calculate the distance to the surface of the substance, and this distance is used to determine the level of the substance. Ultrasonic level transmitters are generally more accurate than radar level transmitters and can be used with a wider range of materials, but they have a shorter range and may not be suitable for use in certain environments.
In summary, the main difference between radar and ultrasonic level transmitters is the type of electromagnetic waves they use to measure the level of a substance. Radar level transmitters use RF waves, while ultrasonic level transmitters use high-frequency sound waves.
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Meacon is a manufacturer of ultrasonic and radar level sensors and transmitters
. We provide more than 30 liquid level sensors. The main products include an ultrasonic distance measuring transmitter, industrial integrated ultrasonic liquid level transmitter
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For non-contact or contact type liquid level measurement. Sensors usually use thin film piezoresistive sensing elements with high stability. The stability and measurement accuracy of the sensor can meet the requirements of the industrial control field. There are a variety of connectors, electronic connections, signal output formats, precision, and a wide range of options. These components are ideal matches for process monitoring, liquid level measurement, hydraulic system test research, and laboratory requirements.
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