So, you need to learn how to do level calculation for a pressure transmitter with capillary? Here’s what you need to know.

Level calculation never changes on a differential pressure transmitter; once you understand the equation, you can do any other range calculation. Now, there are several types of DP pressure installations to level measurement; I’ll give you a step by step based on your problem.

Level at 0%

• HP – LP
• (Height H side x Capillary density) – (Height L side x Capillary)
• (1000 x 1.02) – (6000 x 1.02)
• 1020 – 6120
• DP0% = – 5100 mmWC

Level at 100%

• HP – LP
• (Height H process side x Process density) + (Height H side x Capillary density) – (Height L side x Capillary)
• [(5000 x 0.89) + (1000 x 1.02)] – (6000 x 1.02)
• [4450 + 1020] – 6120
• 5470 – 6120
• DP100% = -650 mmWC

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