CLM–36, Dinel-Capacitive level meter

CLM–36, Dinel-Capacitive level meter

Capacitive level meter CLM – 36 Dinel
Capacitive level meter CLM – 36 Dinel

Capacitive level meters (CLM) are designed for continuous level measurement of liquids, powders, and bulk-solid materials in vessels, tanks, sumps, containers, silos, etc. CLM consists of stainless steel housing with an electronic module and the measuring electrode. The electronic part converts the capacity into the current signal (4 … 20 mA) or voltage signal (0 … 10 V). Sensitivity (SPAN) and initial capacity compensation (ZERO) can be fluently set.

Level meters are produced in the following performances: N – for non-explosive areas, NT – high temperature for non-explosive areas, Xi – Explosion-proof – intrinsically safe for hazardous (explosive) areas and XiT – high-temperature conf. for explosive environments. CLM is offered in variants with various types of process connection (thread, Tri-clamp).

For continuous level measurement of liquid and bulk solid materials

  • Direct mounting into containers, silos, basins, vessels, reservoirs, etc.
  • Easy and quick connecting by a connector
  • Continuous adjustment of initial capacity
  • Current (4 … 20 mA) or voltage (0 … 10 V) output
  • Removable electronic module
  • The material of housing and rod electrodes from stainless steel
  • Xi, XiT versions for usage in explosive areas

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Technical Data

Supply voltage CLM – 36N(T)–_ _–_–I 9 … 36 V DC
CLM – 36N(T)–_ _–_–U 16 … 36 V DC
Current output 4 … 20 mA
Voltage output 0 … 10 V *
Power consumption (off-load) CLM–36N(T)–_ _–_–U  approx. 8mA
Sensitivity ranges 20; 30; 50; 100; 150; 300; 500; 1000 pF
Initial capacity regulation ratio min. 1:2
Nonlinearity max. 1 %
Temperature error max. 0,05% / K
Voltage error for current and voltage output  max. 0,3 μA/V and 0,1 mV/V
Internal resistance / Electric strength (Electrode – Housing) 1 MΩ / 250 V AC
Coupling capacity / Electric strength (Housing – Supply leads)  51 nF / 250 V AC
Protection class
standard IP67 (Housing), IP65 (Connector) IP67
Optional (Connector GAN-DADE 7A / DAEE 7A)
Maximal load (serial) resistance for current output (U = 24 V)  Rmax= 750 Ω
Minimal load resistance for voltage output  Rmin > 1 kΩ
Maximum tensile strength of the rope electrode  1400 kg
Recommended cable PVC 2×0,75 mm2 (3×0,5 mm2)
Weight (exclude electrode)
Version N, Xi approx. 0,5 kg
Version NT, XiT approx. 1 kg

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