OPTICAL SENSOR FOR LEVEL CONTROL
OPT-LEVEL is a system for steel level measurement for open stream, oil lubricated moulds. The liquid bath is monitored by means of a camera protected by a heavy-duty industrial case and installed above the mould. A dedicated image-processing algorithm developed by Ergolines enables to calculate the position of the steel meniscus with respect to the mould top, providing a real-time measurement of the steel level. The system output signal is then used to drive the withdrawn units in closed-loop mode.
The OPT-LEVEL system provides reliable steel level control without the need for radioactive sources and with minimal maintenance costs. A dedicated installation analysis is performed by Ergolines specialists in order to evaluate sensor installation according to customer requirements.
- Reliable steel level control without radioactive source
- Steel level stability
- Reduced maintenance costs
- Accurate steel level control
- Improved meniscus stability and steel quality
- No need for radioactive source
- Easy installation
- Minimal maintenance costs
Casting Technologies Gmbh