Baumer Conductivity Sensors, the applications they serve and the benefits they offer
As leading sensor technology specialists, Baumer specialises in the delivery of innovative and high-quality sensor solutions. To support this conductivity measurement sensors are part of Baumer’s wide portfolio of products. In this article, PIF takes a look at their conductivity sensors and how they benefit applications within the food and beverage and water treatment industries.
Baumer’s conductivity sensors belong to their Combi series which is completed by pressure and temperature control devices. The aim of this series is to reduce the complexity of production processes through the innovation of sensor technology. As a result, the CombiLyz range was developed for conductivity measurement, which in addition also doubles up as a concentration measurement sensor.
Conductivity measurement - the benefits of using Baumer
For conductivity measurement, precise analysis and exact differentiation of fluid media are important. Not only that, but there is a high demand for faster response times and temperature compensation. Baumer’s Combilyz range delivers on all of these and more.
With its one-piece design, the CombiLyz sensor is the ideal choice for conductivity measurement. This specific sensor is robust, durable, and therefore meets stringent requirements for applications where safe hygienic standards are in demand.
Within the CombiLyz portfolio, there are two variations: the AF14 which is a compact conductivity sensor and the AF15 which is a sensor with separate electronics. The benefits of these conductivity measurement devices include:
Benefits of CombiLyz conductivity measurement devices
- Simple and fast configuration
- Safe Process Monitoring, because of a user-configurable graphical display with multicolour traffic light system
- Fast and efficient media detection at severe temperature fluctuations
- Outstandingly short reaction times and excellent temperature compensation.
Applications supported by CombiLyz conductivity sensor
As mentioned previously, Baumer’s conductivity sensors predominantly support applications from the food and beverage and water treatment industries. Some examples of the applications, for instance, include:
Applications that benefit from CombiLyz conductivity measurement devices
- CIP (clean-in-place) processes - read our article on how conductivity can help master thermal stress issues caused by temperature fluctuations
- Concentrate dosing of chemicals by concentration measurement
- Cleanliness measurement of rinsing water by concentrate measurement to protect food safety.
In conclusion, within these applications, Baumer has assisted with time, efficiency, and cost savings for many of their clients. For more information about their CombiLyz range or any of their other sensing or measurement devices, visit www.baumer.com.
The Baumer Group is leading at international level in the development and production of sensors, shaft encoders, measuring instruments as well as components for automatic image processing.
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