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1. (WO2017032698) FILL-LEVEL GAGE, METHOD FOR OPERATING A FILL-LEVEL GAGE, AND ASSEMBLY CONSISTING OF A FILL-LEVEL GAGE AND AT LEAST ONE SPACER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/032698    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/069670
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 20 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G01F 23/296
Applicants: TRUMA GERÄTETECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG
Inventors: MERKER, Johannes
SCHMOLL, Andreas
PLESS, Daniel
Title: FILL-LEVEL GAGE, METHOD FOR OPERATING A FILL-LEVEL GAGE, AND ASSEMBLY CONSISTING OF A FILL-LEVEL GAGE AND AT LEAST ONE SPACER
Abstract:
The invention relates to a fill-level gage (10) for measuring the fill-level in a container (2) through the wall (9) of said container by means of ultrasound. Said fill-level gage comprises an ultrasonic measuring head (12), a control (20) and a fastening device (24) by means of which the fill-level gage (10) can be fastened to the container (2) such that the ultrasonic measuring head (12) is forced against the wall (9) of the container (2). The invention further relates to a method for operating said fill-level gage (10), a sampling rate being used that is dependent on the situation. The invention finally relates to an assembly which consists of said fill-level gage and at least one spacer (50) that can be attached to the lower edge of a container (2) to be provided with the fill-level gage (10).