Dwyer Instruments' Series PL2 Paddle Level Switch
The Series PLS2 paddle level switch is an electromechanical level switch designed for level monitoring of bulk materials. The rotating measuring vane is driven by a brushless synchronous motor at one revolution per minute. As product builds up, the paddle rotation is impeded and the resulting motor torque activates the output switch and stops the motor. A spring mechanism reactivates the motor and returns the switch to normal state when the material no longer impedes the paddle rotation. A torque adjusting mechanism eliminates the need for different sized paddles. The PLS2 is designed with the industry standard 1-1/4 in. male NPT connection and unit can be side or top mounted.