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80 GHz Non-Contact Radar for Solids: NCR-80

The NCR-80 from BinMaster is a non-contact radar level sensor engineered for greater performance in bulk solids and very dusty powders. Its robust 80 GHz frequency focused in a narrow 4° beam angle having a measuring range up to 393 feet and accuracy within 0.2" means it performs extremely well in tall and narrow vessels.

The NCR-80 is provided with a lightweight plastic antenna with an 8° swiveling flange; a 10° swiveling, stainless steel flange for exact targeting; or a mounting strap for modifiable targeting; or a 1-1/2" NPT mounting option for use in a current process connection. The NCR-80 is resistant to interference, while its innovative filters guarantee fast signal processing and an update rate of below one second.


  • Grain, powder, cement, pellets, sand, wood chips, plastics, or aggregates
  • Vessels with extreme dust, noise, or high temperatures
  • Vessels where precise aiming is desirable to avoid flow stream, sidewall buildup, or internal structure
  • Very narrow, tall silos for single-point level measurement
  • Level measurement of pits or piles
  • Low dielectric materials or materials with narrow reflectivity
  • Over conveyors belts to avoid overloading or sense when belts are running empty
  • Mounted over piled material in flat storage warehouses
  • Measure levels within equipment, such as ESP hoppers or crushers


  • Robust 80 GHz non-contact radar
  • High temperatures up to 392 °F
  • Measuring distance up to 393 ft.
  • Chemical-resistance for long-term performance
  • 4° beam angle for precise targeting
  • Reliable accuracy within 0.2"
  • Hazardous location approvals
  • BinDisc option streamlines setup and configuration
  • FDA approval for pharmaceutical or food application

General Specifications

  • Measuring range: 394 ft. (120 m)
  • Frequency: 79 GHz
  • Accuracy: ± .2" (5 mm)
  • Power requirements:
    • Regular voltage version: 90 to 253 V AC, 50/60 Hz
    • Low voltage version: 9.6 to 48 V DC, 20 to 42 V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Output: Profibus PA, Foundation Fieldbus, Modbus, two-wire 4-20 mA/HART®, four-wire 4-20 mA/HART®
  • Enclosure rating: IP66/IP67, IP66/IP68 (1 bar), IP66/IP68 (0.2 bar)

Model Specifications

  • 1-1/2" NPT
  • Stainless steel (metal) flange
  • Plastic antenna

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