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SOLIBA EX GP ATEX certified tilt level switch
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Description
SOLIBA EX GP, ATEX certified
Description

The SOLIBA EX GP is an ATEX certified tilt level switch for bulk solids located in hazardous areas 0, 1, 2 (gas) and 20, 21, 22 (dust) . It has been designed to provide high level measurement in silos or any other type of storage containers. Its operation is very simple: Vertically suspended at the desired high level point, the SOLIBA EX GP will tilt as the grain reaches the unit. To secure your facilities at a minimum cost, the installation of a SOLIBA EX GP high level mechanical tilt level switch is strongly recommended, even if your facilities are already equipped with other types of equipment such as: rotating paddles, vibrating forks, radars, capacitive and ultrasonic sensors, etc.

 SOLIBA EX GP, ATEX CERTIFIED data sheet (PDF 656Ko)
 SOLIBA EX GP, ATEX CERTIFIED wiring diagram (PDF 117Ko)
 ATEX certificate (PDF 1042Ko)
Installation recommendations
  • It is the customer's sole responsibility to determine whether or not its facility is located in a hazardous area.
  • The SOLIBA EX GP tilt level switch must be installed at the opposite side of the arrival of grain and at a certain distance from the silo walls. This to ensure an optimal tilting operation. 
  • For certain applications it is recommended to use an external ballast on the electrical cable. See external ballasts for SOLIBA tilt level switches.
  • A metal protection is available in option for any application involving physical shocks on the device or for high level detection of excessive-height bulk solids in all types of belt conveyors. See metal case for SOLIBA.

Advantages

  • Economical device, easy to install, easy to use
  • Robust construction, no risk of burial or clogging, even in low-density grains such as soy, sunflower, oats, and barley
  • Enhanced resistance to dust: IP 6X. The operation of the SOLIBA EX GP tilt level switch is not affected even when the device is completely covered with dust !
  • Energy saving: The SOLIBA EX GP tilt level switch only operates when the high level is reached, unlike other types of level measurement devices that operate permanently
  • Ecological tilt level switch (no mercury, no lead)

Applications

  • Grains and cereals: oats, sunflower, barley, soybean, rice, wheat, corn, sunflower, etc.
  • Animal food: for pets, for birds and poultry, for cattle, etc.
  • Powders: flou, sugar, cement, etc.
  • Other bulk solids: granules, stones, minerals, sawdust, pellets, etc.
  • High level measurement of silos, bins, hoppers, bulk storage zones, etc.
  • High level alarm (sound our light)
Technical characteristics

Operation modeBy tilting
Switching angle+/- 10º from the vertical point
Cut-out power10 (4) A (10A resistive – 4A inductive) 
Cable typeHR HY (High Resistance)
CertificationATEX II 1 GD Ex ia IIC T6
Eligible zonesHazardous areas 0, 1, 2 (gas) and 20, 21, 22 (dust)
ProtectionBy intrinsically safe relay (also known as pulse isolator) sold separately

RemarkThis model is also available in a P version (Dust). Please see SOLIBA EX P ATEX certified

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