Condensate Knockout Pots

Point Level detection in condensate knockout pots.

Application

A major concern when dealing with the transmission of natural gas is the formation of condensate inside the pipeline. The compressors can only compress gas and the ingestion of liquid can cause substantial damage to the compressor. Knockout pots, sometimes referred to as condensate pots, are used to collect the condensate. These knockout pots must be periodically drained off or it will eventually spill back into the pipeline and damage the compressor.

Years ago, it was necessary for a worker to check each knockout pot daily and manually drain them as needed. Today, the automated solution is to use a Point Level switch. These units reliably measure the low conductivity natural gas condensate and are often used to actuate a solenoid that in turn opens a valve and drains the tank.

Suggested Products

LS7000

Point Level Switch for high level alarm.

  • Simple, reliable, low cost solution
  • Easy installation and calibration
  • No moving parts to get stuck, wear out or fall off

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LS8000

Remote Mounted Point Level Switch for high level alarm.

  • Simple, reliable, low cost solution
  • Can be mounted up to one mile away
  • Easy installation and calibration
  • No moving parts to get stuck, wear out or fall off

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These are general product recommendations. For specific recommendations or help choosing the best instrument for your application, contact the factory directly or your local Babbitt representative.

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