OPTISWITCH 6500 Provides Minimally Invasive Solution for Point Level Detection

It features a variety of available hygienic process connections.


KROHNE, Inc. (Beverly, MA) announced its OPTISWITCH 6500 to the food and beverage industries. This capacitance level switch provides a minimally invasive solution for point level detection of liquids, liquid-liquid interfaces, and solids. 


  • Variety of available hygienic process connections
  • Unaffected by foam, condensate or build-up
  • Can be set to detect foam or changes in media characteristics of same liquid
  • Resistant to CIP and SIP agents
  • Can be installed in any position, maintenance-free
  • Block prevention, overflow protection, dry-run and pump protection in tanks
  • Fully compliant with FDA and EC1935/2004
  • EHEDG and 3A certified

Typical applications of the OPTISWITCH 6500 range from small tanks in hygienic applications to tanks with tough, pasty, or strongly adhesive media. A range of detections, from interface detection to high and low-level detection to detection of foam, are all achievable with this hygienic switch.


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