Series 215/217/218 Flanged Chamber Level Control

Flanged Chamber Level Control Adjustable Deadband 12" to 24", Pressure to 450 psig (31 bar), Temperature to 500°F (260°C)

Adjustable Deadband 12" to 24", Pressure to 450 psig (31 bar), Temperature to 500°F (260°C)

Adjustable deadband, flanged chamber and side mount are featured in the heavy duty reliable 215 series. A choice of four operating styles are offered: 1. Single stage adjustable deadband suitable for pump operation; 2. Two stage operation with adjustable lower stage, fixed upper stage for pump and high alarm; 3. Fixed lower stage and adjustable upper stage for pump and low alarm; 4. Fixed upper and lower stage for high and low alarm. Alarm stages can also be used for shutdown. Adjustable level changes are available in increments of 12", 24", 36", or 48".

Product Applications

  • Oil Refineries
  • Chemical Plants
  • Power Generating Stations
  • Pumping Stations
  • Heat Transfer Systems
  • Sanitary/Wastewater Facilities
  • Drip Legs
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Boilers
More Information
Model Chart
EXAMPLE2152WT7810-10C160 L12215-2-WT-7810-10-C1-60-L12 Level Control, flanged carbon steel chamber, weatherproof enclosure, (2) SPDT snap action switches, lower stage adjustable deadband, upper stage fixed deadband, operating pressure 450 psig @ 100°F, side/bottom 1" NPT process connections, minimum s.g. 0.60.
CONNECTION215       One Horizontal and One Vertical 1" NPT
217       One Vertical and One Horizontal Flanged Connection
218       Two Vertical Flanged Connections
DEADBAND 1      Single Stage Operation, with Adjustable Deadband
 2      Two Stage Operation, Lower Stage has Adjustable Deadband, Upper Stage has Fixed Deadband
 3      Two Stage Operation, Lower Stage has Fixed Deadband, Upper Stage has Adjustable Deadband
 4      Two Stage Operation, Both Stages have Fixed Deadband with Adjustable Spread Between Stages
ENCLOSURE   G     General Purpose, NEMA 1
  WT     Weatherproof, NEMA 3R, 4, 4X
  E     Explosion-proof, NEMA 7, 9, Class I Groups B, C, D, Class II Groups E, F, G
  EV     Explosion-proof/Vapor-proof, NEMA 7, 9, Class I Groups B, C, D, Class II Groups E, F, G
CIRCUITS
(for electrical circuits
see charts A & B below)
   48XX    Single Stage Mercury Switch, see chart A
   48XX-XX    Two Stage, Mercury Switch, see chart A
   78XX    Single Stage, Snap Switch, see chart B
   78XX-XX    Two Stage, Snap Switch, see chart B
   78XXHM    Hermetically Sealed Snap Switch, see chart B
   98XX    Single Stage, High Capacity DC Snap Switch, use heat fins (HF) if process temperature exceeds 350°F (177°C), do not exceed 450°F (232°C), see chart B
   98XX-XX    Two Stage, High Capacity DC Snap Switch, use heat fins (HF) if process temperature exceeds 350°F (177°C), do not exceed 450°F (232°C), see chart B
CHAMBER MATERIAL    C1   Carbon Steel Body
    C216   316SS Body
    HFC1   Heat Fins & Carbon Steel Body
    HFC216   Heat Fins & 316SS Body (215 only)
MINIMUM
SPECIFIC
GRAVITY
     60  0.60 Specific Gravity (215 only)
     160  0.60 Specific Gravity & 150# Flange (217, 218 only)
     360  0.60 Specific Gravity & 300# Flange (217, 218 only)
     660  0.60 Specific Gravity & 600# Flange (217, 218 only)
LEVEL
CHANGE
      L12 Adjustable Level Change
      L24 Adjustable Level Change
      L36 Adjustable Level Change
      L48 Adjustable Level Change
OPTIONS       H2H2 Socket Weld Hub (215, steel housing only)
       RManual Reset, Single Stage
       R1Manual Reset, Lower Stage 2-Stage Control
       R2Manual Reset, Upper Stage 2-Stage Control
       R3Manual Reset, Both Stages 2-Stage Control
       STWStainless Steel Tag Wired
       01Breather Only (E-Housing only)
       02Drain Only (E-Housing only)
       12Breather & Drain (E-Housing only)
       23720Fungus Proofing


CHARTS A & B - ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS AND RATINGS

SWITCH TYPE
SWITCH ACTION
ELECTRICAL RATINGS IN AMPS
ORDERING CODE
AC
DC
SINGLE STAGE
TWO STAGE
120V
240V
440V
30V
125V
250V
LOWER
UPPER
CHART A
Mercury Contacts
SP-ST open on level FALL
10
5
3†
 
10
5
-4820
-4820
-21
SP-ST open on level RISE
10
5
3†
 
10
5
-4821
-4821
-20
SP-DT one switch
4
2
1†
 
4
2
-4810
-4810
-10
SP-DT two switches E.I.*
10
5
3†
 
10
5
-4815
-4815
-15
DP-ST two switches E.I.* open on level FALL
10
5
3†
 
10
5
-4814
-4814
-13
DP-ST two switches E.I.* open on level RISE
10
5
3†
 
10
5
-4813
-4813
-14
DP-DT two SP-DT switches
4
2
1†
 
4
2
-4806
-4806
-06
CHART B
snap action contacts
SP-DT one switch
12
5
3†
 
0.5**
0.25**
-7810
-7810
-10
DP-DT two SP-DT switches
12
5
3†
 
0.5**
0.25**
-7806
-7806
-06
SP-DT one hermetically sealed switch
5
5
 
5**
 
 
-7810HM
-7810HM
-10HM
DP-DT two hermetically sealed SP-DT switches
5
5
 
5**
 
 
-7806HM
-7806HM
-06HM
DP-DT two SP-DT switches
10
3
 
 
10‡
3‡
-9806
-9806
-06
SP-DT one switch
10
3
 
 
10‡
3‡
-9810
-9810
-10

†Available on special order, change 1st digit in ordering code from 4 to 5 or 7 to 8, i.e., -4820 becomes -5820, -7810 becomes -8810, etc.
‡10 amp inductive (polarized) at 125 VDC.
*Electrically Independent.
**Resistive.

Minimum Specific Gravity: 0.60.
Switch Type: Snap action or mercury. See Model Chart.
Electrical Ratings: See Model Chart.
Wiring Connections: G, WT or E enclosure, terminal block. EV enclosure, 18" (460 mm) leads.
Process Connections: 1" NPT standard (1" socket weld hubs or flanges optional).
Enclosures: G: painted steel and aluminum; WT: painted steel, aluminum, neoprene; E: aluminum; EV: aluminum and neoprene.
Wetted Parts: C1 construction. Chamber, carbon steel. Float and trim 303SS, 304SS, 430SS.
Weight: 215: 50 lb (22.7 kg); 217: 60 lb (27 kg); 218: 67 lb (30.4 kg).