Kenco SmartSonic Acoustic Wave Level Transmitter


SmartSonic Acoustic Wave Level Transmitter

SmartSonic,Acoustic,Wave,Level,Transmitter,Kenco,EngineeringSmartSonic Acoustic Wave Level Transmitters utilize a breakthrough, patented technology to provide accurate measurement even under harsh conditions. SmartSonic transmitters provide a unique combination of strength, performance and value.

Acoustic Wave Transmitters are suitable for a wide range of level and open channel flow applications. Since this technology does not contact the process media, measuring thick, sticky, and high viscosity fluids is simple. Built-in temperature compensation insures an accurate measurement in applications with varying temperatures.

KENCO Acoustic Wave Transmitters are CSA (SmartSonic Integral) Certified and FM (SmartSonic Remote) Approved for use in hazardous areas. This makes them the perfect choice in any Chemical, Petrochemical and Petroleum applications.

Principle Of Operation:
SmartSonic Transmitters consist of two main components:

  • The Electronics
  • The Sensor (Transducer)

The transducer contains a piezoelectric crystal that converts an electrical signal into acoustic (sound) waves. These acoustic waves are directed through the air toward the process media surface. They are then reflected off of this surface and returned tot eh transducer. The piezoelectric crystal then converts the received waves into an electrical signal.

The time difference between the transmitted wave and the received wave is proportional to the distance from the face of the transducer to the process media surface. The distance is used by the electronics to calculate level or open channel flow in the units selected by the operator.

Features:

  • 5° Beam Angle focuses the Acoustic Wave on process media
  • Automatic Temperature Compensation
  • Onboard display & keypad
  • Intrinsically Safe / Non-Incendive

Benefits:

  • Reliable Measurement
  • Accurate Operation
  • Local Viewing of process data
  • Can be used in Hazardous Areas

Applications:

  • Hydrocarbons
  • Solvents
  • Water
  • Acids
  • Caustics
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Condensate
  • Clean Liquids

Industries:

  • Chemical
  • Petroleum
  • Water/Wastewater
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Power
  • Aerospace

Specifications:

SMARTSONIC INTEGRAL

The SmartSonic Integral is a 24Vdc, two-wire, loop powered transmitter capable of ranges up to 49.4 feet. The electronics and sensor are contained in a simple, integral package, making installation a breeze.

The SmartSonic Integral Transmitter has the ability to locate and store up to six interfering signals (false echoes) in memory. This allows the transmitter to ignore obstructions such as a ladder, man-way entry, side-mounted sensors, etc.

Each reading is stored as a false echo, until a reading is achieved that indicates the real echo. This program must be run with the vessel empty. If more than six falso echoes are recorded before the real echo, the transmitter must be relocated.

POWER SUPPLY: 
21-28 Vdc
MAXIMUM RANGE:
Short Range - 16.4 feet
Long Range - 49.2 feet
MINIMUM DEAD ZONE:
Short Range - 0.8 feet
Long Range - 1.9 feet
MAXIMUM SPAN:
Short Range - 15.6 feet
Long Range - 47.3 feet
FREQUENCY:
25 kHz
OUTPUT SIGNAL:
4-20mA
LOOP RESISTANCE:
750 @ 28Vdc
DIAGNOSTIC/FAILURE ALARM:
22 mA
WAVE ANGLE:
5° @ 3 db
USER INTERFACE:
Display - 4 Character LCD
Keypad - 4 Button
PROCESS CONNECTION:
2" NPT
TEMPERATURE RANGE:
-40°F to 158°F
ACCURACY:
±0.25% of max. range
RESOLUTION:
0.04" (1mm)
ENCLOSURE MATERIAL:
ABS + UV
TRANSDUCER MATERIAL:
ECTFE coated aluminum
CABLE ENTRY: 
½" NPT
WEIGHT:
3.1 lbs

SMARTSONIC REMOTE

The SmartSonic Remote is a 100-230Vac powered transmitter. The sensor is separate from the electronics, and can be mounted up to 328 feet away fromt he electronics. The SmartSonic Remote also comes standard with (5) SPDT Relays for alarm or pump control.

Just like the SmartSonic Integral, the SmartSonic Remote can locate and store interfering signals (false echoes). In fact, the SmartSonic Remote can store up to eight false echoes in memory.

POWER SUPPLY:
100-230Vac
MAXIMUM RANGE:
39.4 feet
MINIMUM DEAD ZONE:
1.3 feet
MAXIMUM SPAN:
38.1 feet
FREQUENCY:
50 kHz
OUTPUT SIGNAL:
Analog - 4-20mA
Digital - RS-422; MODBUS-RTU
Discrete - (5) SPDT Relays
RELAY RATINGS:
AC - 2A @ 220Vac
DC - 2A @ 30Vdc
USER INTERFACE:
Display - Graphical LCD
Keypad - 4 Button
WAVE ANGLE:
5° @ 3db
MOUNTING CONNECTION: 
1" NPT
TEMPERATURE RANGE:
Ambient = -40°F to 140°F
Process = -40°F to 212°F
ACCURACY:
±0.2% of max. range
 RESOLUTION:
0.04" (1mm)
ENCLOSURE MATERIAL:
ABS + UV
TRANSDUCER HOUSING MATERIAL:
Polypropylene or PVDF
TRANSDUCER MATERIAL:
Glass Reinforced Epoxy
CABLE LENGTH (Default 16.4 ft.):
up to 328 ft. (std.); up to 656ft. (opt.)
WEIGHT:
Electronics - 2.4 lbs
Sensor - 1.1 lbs

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