Measurement technology for highest reliability in every application

VEGA develops and manufactures sensors for the measurement of level, point level and pressure as well as equipment and software for integration into process control systems. VEGA's measurement technology sets new standards in reliability, accuracy and economy for all media and process conditions.










Measuring techniques for continuous level measurement

In continuous level measurement, the level of a medium in a tank or silo is detected with the help of different measuring methods and converted into an electronic signal. The level signal is either displayed directly on site or incorporated into a process control or management system.

Typical applications for continuous level measurement are process tanks, storage tanks or silos in the process industry.

The measured media are:

  • liquids

  • pastes

  • powders

  • bulk solids


Measuring techniques for point level detection

In point level detection, a point level switch detects when a certain predefined level is reached. Such a device is employed when it is not necessary to measure every possible intermediate level, as is the case with continuous level measurement. A switching command starts or stops filling equipment such as conveyors or pumps. Point level switches outputting a binary signal can be integrated into a process control system.

Point level detection systems can be used in liquids, pastes, powders or coarse bulk solids.

Typical applications for point level detection are:

  • minimum or maximum detection

  • leak detection

  • overfill protection

in process tanks, storage tanks, silos and pipelines.


Measuring principles for pressure measurement

Pressure measuring techniques can be used to measure not only process or differential pressure, but also level, volume, density or mass flow in all areas of process technology.

The measuring ranges of pressure transmitters start at a few mbar and extend to extreme pressures up to 1,000 bar. Different measuring cells are used in these pressure instruments.

VEGA pressure transmitters deliver high-precision readings in

  • gases

  • vapours

  • liquids