Temperature Monitoring in a Dryer

Application

Temperature monitoring in a dryer

  • Temperature monitoring at various drying stages
  • Distance from the first measurement point to the control room is approx. 130 meters.
  • Switchover of existing temperature monitoring system from off-line to on-line.

Challenges

  • Manual temperature reading requires walking about 130 m and climbing up and down elevated sections of the dryer stages.
  • Multiple temperature measurement points along the various stages of the dryer require many cables to the control room.
  • Very high humidity.

Solutions

  • Wireless temperature measurement
    Gateway x1, Transmitter (YTA) x2 at measuring points near the dryer entry point, repeater x2 (for redundancy).
  • High quality wireless communication was confirmed.
    The PER (packet error rate) was 0%.

Benefits

  • Reduced maintenance costs.
  • Robust communication with lower packet error rates.

Temperature monitoring in a dryer

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