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6G Radar Level Meter 6G Radar Level Meter

6G Radar Level Meter


Product description

MRD8002 series 6GHz radar level meter is suitable for non-contact continuous measurement of the level of liquids, slurries, granular materials, and block materials.

It adopts the measurement method of microwave pulse and can work normally in the industrial frequency band. The beam energy is low, and it can be installed in various metal and non-metal containers or pipes without harm to the human body and the environment.

Product principle

Very short microwave pulses with very low energy are transmitted and received through an antenna system. Radar waves travel at the speed of light, and the run time can be converted into a level signal by electronic components. A special time extension method ensures stable and precise measurements in a very short period. Even if the working conditions are more complicated and there are false echoes, the echoes of the material level can be accurately analyzed by using micro processing technology and debugging software.


The antenna receives the reflected microwave pulse and transmits it to the electronic circuit. The microprocessor processes the signal and identifies the echo generated by the micro pulse on the surface of the material. The correct echo signal identification is completed by the pulse software, and the accuracy can reach the millimeter level.

The distance D from the material surface is proportional to the time travel T of the pulse: D=C×T/2; where C is the speed of light. Since the distance E of the empty tank is known, the material level L is: L=E-D.

Set by entering empty tank height E (= zero point), full tank height F (= full scale) and some application parameters, the application parameters will automatically adapt the instrument to the measurement environment. Corresponds to 4-20mA output.

Protection class


This meter fully meets the requirements of protection class IP66/67, please ensure the waterproofness of the cable gland. As the above shown.

How to make sure your installation meets IP67 requirements:

Make sure the sealing head is not damaged.

Make sure the cable is not damaged.

Make sure that the cables used meet the electrical connection specifications.

Bend the cable down before entering the electrical interface to ensure that water does not flow into the housing, see ①

Please tighten the cable gland, see ②

Please plug the unused electrical connections with blind plugs, see ③

Product Specifications

Applicable medium: liquid, especially suitable for strong corrosive liquid

Application: liquid level measurement with pressure; sewage liquid level measurement; acid and alkali liquid level measurement with high volatility

Explosion-proof certification: Exia IIC T6 Ga/Exd IIC T6 Gb

Measuring range: 20m

Antenna: Rod antenna (PTFE)

Frequency: 6 GHz

Process temperature: -40~130℃(standard type)/-40~180℃(high temperature type)

Measurement accuracy: ±10mm

Process pressure: (-0.1~1.6)MPa

Signal output: (4~20)mA/HART

On-site display: four-digit LCD programmable

Power supply: two-wire system (DC24V) four-wire system (DC24V/AC220V)

Repeatability: ± 1mm

Housing: Aluminum single cavity/aluminum double cavity/plastic/stainless steel single cavity

Process Connection: Flanged Flange


Dimensions


Technical parameter

General data

Material

Antenna

 PTFE、PP

Shell

Aluminum, plastic, anti-static PP, stainless steel 316

Seal between case and shell

Silicone Rubber

Shell window

Polycarbonate

Ground terminal

Stainless steel

Process connection

MRD8001

G1½″A thread or 1½″NPT thread / flange

MRD8002

 PTFE Flanged Flange

MRD8003

Stainless Steel Flange

MRD8004

Stainless Steel Flange

MRD8005

Stainless Steel Flange

MRD8006

Stainless Steel Flange

Supply voltage

2-wire

Standard

 (16~26)V DC

Intrinsically Safe

(21.6~26.4)V DC

Power consumption

max.   22.5mA

Ripple allowed

- <100Hz

Uss < 1V

- (100~100K)Hz

Uss < 10mV

Flameproof

 (22. 8~26. 4) V DC 2-wire

  (198~242) V AC    4-wire  /  110V AC   4-wire

Power consumption

  max.  1VA,1W

Cable

Cable entry/plug

 1 M20x1.5 cable entry (cable diameter 5~9mm)

1 blind plug M20x1.5

Spring terminal

 Conductor cross section 2.5mm²

Output

Output signal

(4~20)mA/HART

Resolution

 1.6μA

Fault signal

Current output remains unchanged: 20.5mA;22mA;3.9mA

2-wire load resistor

See below

4-wire load resistance

Max. 500Ω

Integration time

(0~36)s,adjustable

Characteristic

Dead zone

Antenna end

MRD8001

20m(液体)

MRD8002

20m(液体)

MRD8003

 35m

MRD8004

 35m

MRD8005

20m

MRD8006

15m

Measurement interval

About 1s (depending on parameter setting)

Settling time

About 1s (depending on parameter setting)

Resolution

1mm

Accuracy

10mm or <0.1% (see the accuracy diagram below)

Operating Storage and Shipping Temperatures

 (-40~80) ℃

Process temperature (temperature of the antenna section)

MRD8001

-40~130℃

MRD8002

-40~130℃ (standard type) / -40~180℃ (high temperature type)

MRD8003

-40~130℃ (standard type) / -40~180℃ (high temperature type)

MRD8004

-40~130℃ (standard type) / -40~180℃ (high temperature type)

MRD8005

-40~130℃ (standard type) / -40~180℃ (high temperature type)

MRD8006

 (-40~400)℃

Relative humidity

 <95%

Tank pressure

 Max.  4MPa

Vibration

 Mechanical vibration 10m/s² , (10~150)Hz







Installation requirements

Recommended position (2), the tank wall to the outer wall of the installation short pipe should meet the following requirements: the optimal distance from the tank wall is 1/4 or 1/6 of the diameter of the tank body, and the minimum installation distance from the tank wall is 1/10 of the measurement range. For example: For a 10m liquid level storage tank, the minimum installation distance from the tank wall should be 1m.


It cannot be installed above the feed inlet (4).
It cannot be installed in the center position (3). If installed in the center, multiple false echoes will be generated, and the interference echoes will cause the loss of the real signal.
If the distance between the instrument and the tank wall cannot be maintained, the medium on the tank wall will adhere to cause false echoes, and false echoes should be stored when debugging the instrument.

Installation of conical tank

The top of the conical tank is flat and can be installed in the middle of the top of the tank to ensure that the measurement to the bottom of the cone is guaranteed.


Storage tank with stockpiles

When there is a material pile, the antenna should be vertically aligned with the material surface. If the material surface is uneven and the stacking angle is large, a universal flange must be used to adjust the angle of the horn so that the horn can be aligned with the material surface as much as possible. (Due to the problem of echo attenuation and even loss of signal due to the inclined solid surface)

In-tank installation instructions

In the signal beam, the following installations should be avoided: such as (1): limit switch, temperature sensor, etc.

Symmetrical devices such as (2): vacuum rings, heating coils, baffles, etc.

If there are (1) (2) interfering objects in the tank, a still-pipe should be used for measurement.


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