Side Mounted Level Float Switch – BW17X


isolvSide mounted liquid level switches are designed for horizontal mounting in a tanks or vessel through flanged pipe connections.

It is specially designed with an external test plunger mechanism.

Principle of Operation

The device operates on a pivoted float with attached magnet follows the liquid level to initiate an electrical signal when it reaches a specific position.

Switching action is obtained by means of a magnetic follower system. These two basic component assemblies are in different compartments separated by a pressure-tight chamber.


  • 3”ANSI 150 Lbs
  • 80A JIS 10K
  • DN80 PN16
  • Probe Extension: 150mm , 200mm, 300mm
  • Process Temperature: -20°C to 200°C
  • Medium Density: 0.5 kg/L (minimum)


The liquid level switch is used in the Marine offshore – Bilge Tank Level control

  • Chemical industry
  • Petrochemical industry
  • Power station technology
  • Water and waste water industry
Technical Details
Max. Switching Capacity
12 VA / 220VAC/24 VDC, 1.0A
Ambient Temperature
-20°C to + 60°C
Max. Process Temperature
< 200°C
Protection Category to
IP68 Aluminum (Standard) / IP68 SS316 (Option)
Electrical Housing
Explosion-proof, Wetted-proof (Available in aluminum alloy or stainless steel)
Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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