Plugged Chute Detector

Model: BM65-FHPC and BM65-RHPC

Designed to alert when a chute becomes clogged with material, BinMaster's plugged chute detector features a heavy spring and rugged diaphragm material ideal for use in chutes transporting flowing grain, seed, feed, or other granular or pelleted materials. Available for either internal mounting or external mounting, it offers UL Class II, Groups E, F, & G explosion-proof certification and can be used in hazardous environments where there is a risk of combustible dust. When a chute becomes plugged, it provides an audible or visual alert when attached to a horn, siren, light, or alarm panel. The plugged chute detector is intended for process temperatures ranging from -30°F to 270°F and material bulk densities from 15 to 90 lb./cu. ft.

  • Reliable plugged chute detection for free flowing dry materials
  • Hazardous environments where there is a risk of combustible dus
  • Material density from 15 lb./cu. ft. to 90 lb./cu. ft.
  • Feed, seed, grain and other granular materials
  • Hazloc approval Class II
  • Heavy duty spring prevents false alarms
  • Neoprene with nylon mesh diaphragm material
  • Die-cast aluminum housing
  • Rugged construction and simple design
  • Very economical plugged chute detection
  • Internal or external mount
  • Multiple voltages

Switch Ratings: 15 Amps @125 or 250, 1/8 HP @ 125 VAC, ¼ HP @ 250 VAC, 1/2 Amp @ 125 VDC, 1/4 Amp @ 250 VDC

Operating Temp: -40°F to +300°F (-40°C to +149°C)

Approvals & Certifications: Listed for Class II, Groups E, F & G Hazardous Locations

Enclosure Type: NEMA 4, 5, 9 & 12

Housing Enclosure: Die cast aluminum

Mounting: Internal or external, 16 gauge galvanized mounting plate