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External ballasts for liquids float level switches
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Description
External ballasts for float switches
Description

The role of the adjustable ballasts is to define the pivot point of the float level switch. They are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of floats when the cable is hanging freely without any fixation. A ballast is particularly needed when the float is equipped with more than 1 meter of cable.

This is most likely the case of the BIP STOP- AT and TUBA range of float level switches. This is the reason why for these models, the ballasts are proposed in option.  On the other hand, all float level switches of the SOBA range (including the EP models ACS certified) are systematically equipped of an appropriate ballast.

The ballasts can be adjusted closer or farther to the float switch depending on the liquid agitation involved and if a very precise level measurement is required.

Advantages
  • They fix the rotation point of the float switch
  • They allow the float switch to adapt to eventual liquid turbulences.
  • They allow the float switch to work in a wide range of densities. For higher densities, other than the ones indicated on the technical data sheets, additional ballasts should be installed.
  • They are easily adjustable on the cable, specially the removable and "clip" type ballasts that can be added at any time in existing installations.
  • The external ballasts ensure a very accurate level measurement !

 

 

ATMI offers you several types of ballasts:

For level regulators SOBA, SOBA SMALL, SOBA HR HY, SOBA EP, ATS 165 EP and SOBA EX *:

- Loaded resin ballast (250gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Ecological « clip » ballast (275gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Stainless steel ballast (230 gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

*The SOBA range is automatically supplied with a loaded resin ballast of 250gr mounted on the electrical cable

For level detectors TUBA 1’’ and TUBA 1’’ ¼  :

- Loaded resin ballast (175gr) for cable diameter from 6,5 mm

- Ball ballast (220gr) for cable diameter from 6,5mm to 7,8 mm

For float level switches BIP STOP :

- Loaded resin ballast (175gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Loaded resin ballast (250gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Ball ballast (220gr) for cable diameter from 6,5mm to 7,8 mm

- Loaded plastic ballast (200gr) for cable diameter from 7,8mm to 8,9 mm

- Ecological « clip » ballast (275gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Stainless steel ballast (230 gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

For float level switches AT 120 and AT 120 HR HY :

- Loaded resin ballast (250gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Ecological « clip » ballast (275gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Stainless steel ballast (230 gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Ball ballast (220gr) for cable diameter from 6,5mm to 7,8 mm

For float level switches ATS 165 :

- Loaded resin ballast (350gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Ecological « clip » ballast (275gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

- Stainless steel ballast (230 gr) for cable diameter from 7,8 mm to 8,9 mm

 

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