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Specifying a free space radar for water and wastewater applications

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Specifying a free space radar for water and wastewater applications

For radar in water and wastewater applications, most users and specifying engineers look for value and reliability.  The Schneider Electric LR54 Free Space Radar and Schneider Electric LR01 Free Space Radar (shown below) offer both and provide additional options as needed.  Suggested applications include tank level, pumping stations, open channels, water processing, sewage processing, overflow basins, creek level, lake level, river level, pond level and flow rate with venturis, v-notches, and Parshall flumes.  Please see the selected specifications below and feel free to ask questions or comment.  Thank you!

 

Model number: LR54 LR01
Complete part number for specifications listed below: LR544FW0002110102A0GP0000 LR014100RG0GP0111000000
Price: € 1,463 € 1,423
Datasheet on SE Website: https://bit.ly/2VrZwGM http://bit.ly/35eE221
Measuring principle: FMCW radar FMCW radar
Frequency range: 24 GHz FMCW 10 GHz FMCW
Max. measuring range: 0…50 m 0…20 m
Antenna / Wetted materials: PP Drop Ø 74 mm with EPDM gasket PP Wave Horn Ø 43 mm with a PP jacket/threaded process connection
Housing: Polyester-coated aluminum Polyester-coated aluminum
Process connection: G 1-1/2" Process Connection G 1-1/2" Process Connection
Ingress protection: IP68 IP67
Output signal: 2-wire: 4...20 mA (HART® 7) 2-wire: 4...20 mA (HART® 6)
Power supply: 12...30 V DC 11.5...30 V DC 
Accuracy:  ±2 mm ±3 mm
Process pressure: -1…16 barg -1…16 barg
Process temperature: -50°C…+100°C -20°C…+100°C
Other approvals/self-monitoring and diagnostics: Meets the requirements of NAMUR recommendations NE 21, NE 43, NE 53 and NE 107 Meets the requirements of NAMUR recommendations NE 21, NE 43, NE 53 and NE 107
Optional Mounting Bracket part number: Wall Mounted Bracket made of 316L (L-shaped) - XF70000059 Wall Mounted Bracket made of 316L (L-shaped) - XF70000059
Online store: www.buyautomation.com www.buyautomation.com
Suggested additional options: Data Logger PN DLLTE4 (with remote communications via 4G LTE)
WirelessHART Adapter WHA-ADP2 PN 261308
Backlit LCD display with 4-button keypad - can be used without opening the cover
M12 cable connector for quick installation
Weather protection
Data Logger PN DLLTE4 (with remote communications via 4G LTE)
WirelessHART Adapter WHA-ADP2 PN 261308 
LCD display with 4-button keypad - can be used without opening the cover
Remote converter can be installed up to 100 m / 328 ft away from the antenna
M12 cable connector for quick installation
Weather protection
Note: For installation in hazardous areas please ensure to select an appropriate radar;
consult with your local representative (https://bit.ly/2WT6K7X),
the Product Specification Sheet (http://bit.ly/2QKfqJ0)
or www.buyautomation.com
You can install the radar antenna in a closed tank or outdoors, but the antenna must point down.
For installation in hazardous areas please ensure to select an appropriate radar;
consult with your local representative (https://bit.ly/2WT6K7X),
the Product Specification Sheet (http://bit.ly/2H6apqB)
or www.buyautomation.com
 You must install the radar antenna in a closed tank.

 LR54 Flow Rate Conversion.PNG

 

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LR01_LevelWave Radar.png

 

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