Battery-Powered Laser

Model: SPL-100

Mount and power level sensors on silos without the complexity or expense of wiring. The SPL-100 single point laser installs quickly through a 1.5” or 2” NPT connection on silos or in remote locations where inventory monitoring has not been feasible. Powered by a replaceable Lithium battery, the SPL-100 measures solids in silos up to 98 feet tall in low or no-dust environments. It takes interval readings from once per hour to once a day with a battery life of three to five years. The laser utilizes an integrated wireless LoRa long range transceiver to send data to a LoRa modem. Data measurements are transmitted to the BinView web application or Binventory software for easy access from your phone, tablet, or desktop PC.

Applications
Features
Specifications
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Applications
  • Single -point level measurement in silos up to 98 feet tall
  • Measuring bulk solids in low to no-dust environments
  • Plastic granules and pellets
  • Dry chemicals
  • Pulp & paper processing
  • Human & pet food ingredients
Features
  • Battery-powered simplifies installation and eliminates wiring
  • Long battery life of three to five years depending on frequency of measurement
  • Single point measurement at distances up to 90 feet
  • Visible red laser for aiming that is safer than invisible laser
  • LoRa transceiver for reliable long-range data communications
  • 2” NPT threaded mounting with fixed or adjustable mounting plates
  • Programmable time intervals for sending measurement data
  • Dust tube protects laser from buildup to minimize maintenance
Specifications

Measurement range: 30m (98 feet)
Measurement Accuracy: ±5mm (0.20 inches) 
Data I/O: LoRa
Configuration I/O: LoRa and Micro USB (under sealed cover)
Wireless Communications Range: 

  • >10km (>6 miles) Line-of-Sight (LOS)
  • >1.6km (>1 mile) Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) (Dependent upon terrain and line of sight obstacles)

Ambient Operating Temperature

  • Standard: -22˚F to 149˚F (-30˚C to 65˚C)
  • Optional: -40˚F to 149˚F (-40˚C to 65˚C)

Power Source: 3.6V, 19AH Internal Li-Ion battery
Battery Life: 3- 5 years dependent on frequency of measurement
Battery Voltage Reporting: Configurable
Ingress Protection: IP67
Receiver Addressing: Configurable
Hazardous Location: Not rated for hazardous locations
Mounting: 2.0" NPT standard threaded nose, multiple mounting flange types
Laser Beam Size: 2.5 x 5 mm @ 3 meter (FWHM)
Laser Wavelength: 635 ± 10nm
Laser Safety: <1 mW (Class 2)
Housing Material: Aluminum and Injection molded plastic

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