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Honeywell ph gaugeUTImeterRtex

PORTABLE RESTRICTED ELECTRONIC LIQUID LEVEL GAUGING

The HERMetic UTImeter Rtex is a portable liquid level gauge designed for restricted gauging of petroleum products. The sensor is calibrated once at the factory and does not require subsequent calibration. The temperature probe is a RTD element. The characteristics of the RTD are stored inside the sensor. The sensor is sending true temperature values to the electronic box, therefore, changing a sensor or a tape does not require a new calibration. The unit is used for custody transfer, inventory control measurement and free water detection on marine vessels and shore tanks. The HERMetic UTImeter Rtex has to be connected to a HERMetic vapour control valve fixed on the tank.

A restricted system exists when a marine tank vessel allows some vapours from its cargo tanks into the atmosphere under normal operating conditions.
(API MPMS 17.2 A.4.1)

 

1" Connection 2" Connection

The unit can be ordered with a 1" connection or a 2" connection depending on your needs to fit the HERMetic Rtex to the vapour control valve.
The unit also enables 3, optionally 4 measurements in one single operation

  • Ullage
  • Temperature
  • Oil-water interface level
  • Innage, Reference height

Complies with:

  • IMO
  • SOLAS 74
  • MARPOL 73/78
  • IBC, BCH codes
  • ISO, API, IP
  • EC Directive 89/336/EEC
  • EC Directive 94/9/EC
  • EC Directive 96/98/EC

Approved by:

  • National authorities (USCG, MSA,...)
  • All major classification societies

Technical specifications

Advantages

  • Continuous temperature reading, ullage and interface detection.
  • Easy access for battery exchange.
  • High accuracy and stability.
  • Chemically resistant to corrosive liquids.
  • Sensor exchange without needs of new calibration.
  • No temperature drift.
  • No degradation of the sensitivity due to sensor aging.
  • Interchangeable adaptors for connection on different vapour control valves.
  • Tape cleaning devices, window wiper and tape protection as standard on all Gtex units.
  • Low maintenance cost.
  • Fully modular unit. Change tape, storage tube, sensor or instrument unit yourself.
  • Easy and detailed instructions in Operation and Service Manual.

Principle of installation

A gauge dedicated to your application

  • HERMetic UTImeter Rtex with 1" sensing probe, FKM gaskets for the main applications in hydrocarbons.
  • HERMetic UTImeter Gtex Visc and HERMetic UTImeter Gtex Chem Visc with 2" load on the sensing probe, recommended for operation in high viscous products or for innage measurements in hydrocarbons or in corrosive liquids. Manual detection of tank bottom.
  • Other options on request

Operation Manual HERMetic UTImeter Rtex