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Item # IRU-5000, Ultrasonic Sensor for Small Tanks to 79 Inches

The IRU-5000 is a short range ultrasonic sensor for small tanks and totes. It features an operating range of 4 inches up to 79 inches, making it ideal for smaller vessels where accurate level measurement is needed. With CSA, Class 1, Div 2 approvals, it is suitable for many hazardous locations. The IRU-500 series has three different mounting options 1-inch NPT, 2-inch NPT or a 2-inch sanitary ferrule.

The IRU-5000 ultrasonic sensor offers 4-20 mA and programmable voltage outputs. It also can be configured using NPN trip points, if you desire to trigger an alarm when liquids reach a certain level in the tank. With a blanking distance of only 4 inches, this sensor can be used reliably in small tanks containing expensive chemicals.

• Short range up to 79 inches
• Small blanking distance of just 4 inches
• CSA, Class 1, Div 2 hazardous location approvals
• 1-inch NPT, 2-inch NPT and 2-inch sanitary ferrule mounting options
• NPN trip points for setting level alarms

• Liquid level measurement in small tanks up to 79 inches
• Environments requiring hazardous location approvals
• Sanitary applications where non-contact sensors are preferable


Operating Range

Up to 79 inches


1-inch NPT, 2-inch NPT, 2-inch Sanitary Ferrule


0-2.5 V,0-5 V,4-20 mA


CSA, Class 1, Div 2




IRU-5000 Ultrasonic Sensor for Small Tanks
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