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THIS UNIT USES A WEIGHT WHICH COMES INTO CONTACT WITH THE MATERIAL TO BE MEASURED. IT IS USED FOR GRANULAR SOLIDS.

Franklin W. Kirk and Nicholas R. Rimboi, Instrumentation, Third Edition, American Technical Society, 1975

The direct method of measuring level shown in Fig. 4-9 operates on a contact principle. The system can be adapted to use a float or a weight. The weight is used for granular solids, the float for liquids.