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Impress to showcase submersible level transmitters at Sensors & Instrumentation 2014

On stand D22 at the Sensors & Instrumentation exhibition (30th September - 1st October 2014) at the NEC, Birmingham, instrumentation specialist Impress Sensors & Systems Ltd will be showcasing a number of submersible level, pressure and temperature transmitters.

For visitors to stand D22, the main focus will be on the new IMTG range of gauging level transmitters, manufactured in the UK by Impress Sensors. The transmitters are designed for continuous submersion in liquids such as water, fuels and oils, but have been redesigned to better suit the applications and the range extended to include a new plastic (Delrin®) version and a digital RS485 Modbus version.

IMTG transmitters are suitable for applications in small (1 metre to 10 metre depth) tanks or containers, where conventional mechanical level switches and sensors are not suitable because of reliability issues and a higher degree of level 'control' and measurement is required. Typical applications include measurements of static tank level, container or chamber level, and vehicle tank level, as well as standby generator fuel monitoring equipment, and asset monitoring of IBCs (intermediate bulk carriers) and storage tanks.

The IMTG transmitters use a piezoresistive, silicon pressure sensing technology and a stainless steel diaphragm, which provide excellent stability, repeatability and resolution. The sensor housing is made from stainless steel, making it ideal for reliable, repeatable hydrostatic level measurement. An engineering polymer (DuPont™ Delrin®) version is available for use in corrosive media such as diesel, petrol and other aggressive chemicals. This is particularly useful when the tanks have external earthing issues that would normally affect metal products. This is common in remote telemetry sites with standby generators.

An RS485 Modbus version of the IMTG range (and other submersible transmitter ranges) will also be launched at the show. These transmitters are supplied with a digital RS485 interface and Modbus RTU output. The electronics incorporate a microprocessor-based amplifier, with level and temperature measurements made possible by RS485 Modbus RTU serial communication. Impress provides a standard software package, which enables the user to re-range, calibrate and adjust some parameters of the device. There is also a facility to data log via the software, which is useful for checking installation and behaviours of the application.

For more information on Impress Sensors' range of products, or for a sensor demonstration, please call in on stand D22 at the show, or call the sales department on 0118 981 7980. Alternatively, visit the website at www.impress-sensors.co.uk



About Impress Sensors & Systems Ltd
Impress Sensors & Systems Ltd (www.impress-sensors.co.uk) is a rapidly expanding UK manufacturer and distributor of instrumentation products based in Aldermaston, Berkshire. The company prides itself on its expertise in pressure measurement and its knowledge of general instrumentation. The company manufactures its own range of standard and custom-designed pressure instruments in the UK, and distributes a wide portfolio of instrumentation products from its European partners - BD Sensors in Germany and Metallux in Switzerland. Impress specialises in offering a customised service in applications where standard products may not satisfy the technical requirements and price aspirations of customers. The company boasts the necessary technical expertise in mechanical, electronic and application engineering that enables it to supply instruments tailored to the customer's requirements.

For more information, please contact...

Sam Drury
IMPress Sensors & Systems Ltd.
Unit 6B, Mercury House,
Calleva Park, Aldermaston Berkshire RG7 8PN
Tel: +44(0) 118 981 7980
Fax: +44(0) 118 981 7990
e-mail:
sam.drury@impress-sensors.co.uk
website: www.impress-sensors.co.uk

August 2014

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