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Instant Surges or Spikes in Endress Radar Level Measurement

10/30/2016 2:43 PM

Im using a radar level transmitter from Endress and Huaser for the measurement of pitch liquids in tanks. I am having sudden spikes in the level which trips my plant. this spike can go from say 60% to 105% within one minute and back to 60%. All configurations and sensor cleansing is done right. Need assistance in curtailing this issue. I need advice and knowledge from folks with experience with this particular device and brand. any other advice is welcome

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Re: instant surges or spikes in endress radar level measurement.

10/30/2016 2:57 PM

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2350 Endress PlaceGreenwood , IN 46143United States

Tel.:888-363-7377

Fax:317-535-8498

Send emailwww.us.endress.com

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10/30/2016 3:33 PM
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Re: Instant Surges or Spikes in Endress Radar Level Measurement

10/30/2016 11:58 PM

If you keep doing what you always did, you will keep getting what you always got.

Radar Sensor for Pitch Level Measurement

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Re: Instant Surges or Spikes in Endress Radar Level Measurement

10/31/2016 8:18 AM

The problem here is that is not normal for a good quality radar level, which the E&H is, and therefore, the problem may well lay elsewhere.From here we can't see your wiring, nor your potential noise sources. Trouble shooting poor performing signal circuits is my specialty, but without seeing all, I can't even guess what the problem is. (this is how you eventually become a trouble shooting expert - start checking everything)

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10/31/2016 9:10 AM

And then check it again.

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10/31/2016 9:24 AM

Pick up the phone, then, and talk to E&H directly; cut out the middle man.

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Re: Instant Surges or Spikes in Endress Radar Level Measurement

10/31/2016 10:39 AM

I agree with Phys in Post #4. Without knowing your process, we cannot begin to troubleshoot.

What is the liquid?

Temperatures and pressures incurred?

Any mist or vapor in the headspace?

Please detail the environment and then maybe we can help.

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