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E+Hr Levelflex FMP54 Guided Radar Transmitter

Levelflex FMP54 for continuous level measurement in liquids under extreme conditions. The process connection with its ceramic-graphite seal safeguards high temperature and high pressure applications as they occur in steam boilers and toxic media like ammonia. The gas tight feedthrough guarantees additional safety. Only the gas phase compensation of the FMP54 gives reliable results in case of gas and steam phases. Reliable measurement in case of moving surface and foam or in changing medias.

  • Reliable measurement even for changing product and process conditions
  • HistoROM data management concept for fast and easy commissioning, maintenance and diagnostics
  • Highest reliability due to new Multi-Echo Tracking evaluation
  • Hardware and software developed according to IEC 61508 up to SIL3
  • Heartbeat Technology for a cost-effective and safe plant operation during the entire life cycle
  • Seamless integration into control or asset management systems and intuitive, menu-guided operation concept (on-site or via the control system)
  • World’s easiest proof test for SIL and WHG saves time and costs

Version with rod, rope or coax probe.

  • Process connections: Thread or flange
  • Temperature: -196 to +450°C (-320 to +842°F)
  • Pressure: -1 to +400bar (-14.5 to +5,800psi)
  • Maximum measuring range: Rod 10m (33ft), rope 45m (148ft), coax 6m (20ft)
  • Accuracy: rod ±2mm (0.08″)
  • International explosion protection certificates, overfill prevention WHG, SIL, marine approval, steam boiler approval, 5-point linearity protocol
  • Measuring principle

    Guided radar

  • Characteristic / Application

    Premium device high pressure/ high temperature 

    Rod probe, Rope probe, Coaxial Probe 

    Integrated data memory, Factory precalibrated, Reliable measuring: in case of moved surface + foam, for changing medias

  • Interface measurement

    Clean interfaces liquid/ liquid; 

    Simultaneous measurement of interface and overall level

  • Specialities

    Heartbeat Technology,

    Bluetooth® commissioning,

    Operation and maintenance SmartBlue App,

    HistoROM,

    RFID TAG for easy identification

  • Supply / Communication

    2-wire (HART / PROFIBUS PA/ FOUNDATION Fieldbus)

    4-wire (HART)

    Bluetooth® wireless technology and App (optional)

  • Accuracy

    Rod probe: +/- 2 mm (0.08 in) 

    Rope probe <= 15 m (49 ft):

    +/- 2 mm (0.08 in)

    Rope probe > 15 m (49 ft):

    +/- 10 mm (0.39 in)

    Coaxial probe: +/- 2 mm (0.08 in)

  • Ambient temperature

    -50…+80 °C

    (-58…+176 °F)

  • Process temperature

    XT: -196…+280 °C

    (-321…+536 °F)

    HT: -196…+450 °C

    (-321…+842 °F)

  • Process pressure absolute / max. overpressure limit

    Vacuum…400 bar
    (Vacuum…5800 psi)

  • Main wetted parts

    Rod probe:

    304, 316L, Alloy C, Ceramic

    Rope probe: 

    304, 316, 316L, Alloy C, Ceramic 

    Coaxial probe:

    304, 316L, Alloy C, Ceramic

  • Process connection

    Thread:

    G 1 1/2, MNPT 1 1/2

    Flange:

    ASME 2″…4″,

    DN50…DN100,

    JIS 10K, 63K,

    Fisher

    Masoneilan

  • Sensor length

    Rod probe: 10 m (33 ft) 

    Rope probe: 45 m (148 ft) 

    Coaxial probe: 6 m (20 ft)

  • Max. measurement distance

    Rod:

    10 m (33 ft) Min DK>1.6

    Rope:

    25 m…30 m (82 ft…98 ft) Min DK>1.6;

    30 m…45 m (98 ft…148 ft) Min DK >1,9

    Coaxial probe: 6 m (20 ft) Min DK>1.4

  • Communication

    4…20 mA HART 

    PROFIBUS PA

    FOUNDATION Fieldbus

    Bluetooth® wireless technology

  • Certificates / Approvals

    ATEX, FM, CSA, CSA C/US, IEC Ex, JPN Ex, INMETRO, NEPSI, KC, EAC

  • Safety approvals

    Overfill prevention WHG

    SIL

  • Design approvals

    EN 10204-3.1

    NACE MR0175, MR0103

    ASME B31.1, B31.3

    AD2000

    Steam boiler approval

  • Marine approval

    GL/ DNV

  • Options

    Sensor remote with 3 m/ 9 ft cable,

    Remote operation via SmartBlue App using Bluetooth®

  • Application limits

    Horizontal storage tank cyl.: 
    use coax probe

    Interface measurement: Use coax system in favor (coax probe, bypass, stilling well) 

    Interface with emulsion: FMP55

Datasheet: Levelflex FMP51, FMP52, FMP54 Technical Information

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