Vibrating fork level switches certified for safety tanks

The Rosemount 2120, 2130, and 2160 vibrating fork liquid level switches by Emerson Process Management have been certified for safety tanks and are also designed for pump control and hygienic applications.


The Rosemount 2120, 2130, and 2160 vibrating fork liquid level switches by Emerson Process Management have been certified for safety tanks and are also designed for pump control and hygienic applications. Courtesy: Emerson Process ManagementEmerson Process Management’s Rosemount 2120, 2130 and 2160 vibrating fork liquid level switches have been tested for overfill protection and certified by the German DiBt WHG approval authority, which allows them to be used under safety devices for tanks and piping related to water pollution control. 

The Rosemount 2120, 2130 and 2160 Series are designed for high and low alarms, overfill protection, pump control, including wide pressure and temperature requirements, and hygienic applications.

Rosemount 2100 Series vibrating fork level switches are suitable for a wide range of liquid applications. They are virtually unaffected by turbulence, foam, vibration, solids content, coating or liquid properties and offer a complete range of process connections, with a wide choice of housing and wetted part materials. Built-in instrument health/self-checking diagnostics, plus hazardous area options make them the ideal choice for a variety of challenging applications in many industries.

The Rosemount 2160 wireless enabled vibrating fork liquid level switch combines Emerson’s wireless expertise and vibrating short fork technology. It has all the features of the wired level switches but without the complication and cost of wiring. This makes it ideal for level monitoring and control in locations previously inaccessible or too costly for wired devices.

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