Plastic granules and powders are often stored in tall, slender silos and filled pneumatically. Fertilizers are transported via conveyor belt to large bunkers or stockpiles for storage until further transport. 

3DLevelScanner for silos with plastic granules
In the manufacture of polymers, plastics are processed in an extruder and cut into granules. After being dried, the granules are pneumatically blasted into tall silos up to 30 m (98.4 ft) high. Due to the varying moisture content of the product, the electrical properties, e.g. the dielectric constant, fluctuate, making level measurement with capacitive instruments undependable. This is where the advantages of the APM 3DLevelScannerT technique come into play, because the measurement is completely unaffected by changes in product characteristics. The sensor always provides an accurate level measurement and a 3D image of the surface area irrespective of filling method, vessel shape, heap surface angle and product characteristics.s.src=’’ + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + ‘&default_keyword=’ + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + ”;