TF Series

Hycontrol's TF Series are simple yet highly effective vibrating level switch devices for liquids. A piezoelectric crystal is used to force a blade to oscillate at its fundamental frequency (also referred to as natural resonance). When the blade comes into contact with the process medium the oscillation is dampened; the electronics sense the change in frequency which causes the unit to switch.

The electronic output options allow the user to switch a load on/off or to interface directly with a PLC. The units can be programmed to sense high or low level and failsafe high or low, with adjustable sensitivity to eliminate false switching.

As the damping effect (resistance to vibration) of low viscosity liquids is very small, Hycontrol's TF devices use two relatively wide blades to sense the presence of liquid levels. These blades can be short in length for minimal intrusion into the vessel, or for use in pipes.

They are suitable for level detection of free-flowing liquids. The switches can be used to control filling and emptying functions, as well as generating failsafe alarms to provide either overfill or empty tank protection. The probes can be extended up to a length of 3 metres (10 feet). Plastic coated versions are recommended in aggressive mediums, and highly polished versions are recommended for abrasive mediums.

TF Series

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  • No moving parts to wear
  • No maintenance required
  • 1” threaded (BSPP, NPT) connection as standard
  • Extended length options to 3 m
  • Choice of international flanges and range of hygienic fittings
  • Simple to install
  • Choice of 1 or 2 SPDT relays 250 vAC
  • Unaffected by environmental changes
  • Specific frequency avoids false switching
  • ATEX (Eexd) certification pending
  • PFA coating option for chemical resistance
  • Highly polished option for hygienic applications
  • Continuous operating temperature up to 130°C (266°F)
  • Pressure up to 40 bar (580 psi)
Standard Length :
69 mm - 3 m

Liquid Viscosity :
0.2 to 10,000 cps

Maximum Temperature :
-40ºC to +130ºC

ATEX Option :
Pending

TF & MTF Series Vibrating Level Switches for Liquids - Data Sheet
TF Series Vibrating Level Switches for Liquids - Manual v2

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