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The BinMaster Tilt Switch is a versatile, cost-effective level indicator that can be used in a wide variety of applications and materials. Activating an alert when the device tilts at least 15 degrees, it is used to detect high levels of large, heavy materials in bins, tanks and silos. Alternatively, it can be used to detect plugs or clogs in chutes during process operations. The tilt switch features a simple, mechanical design that allows it to also be used as a load sensor when positioned over open piles or conveyor belts.

The tilt switch is installed over a desired control point using a wire rope, chain or other flexible hanger capable of supporting the device. Generally, an optional paddle extension is installed to increase the sensitivity of the tilt switch. When tilted at least 15 degrees, a steel ball inside of the device activates a microswitch, alerting the user to a high level or clogged status.


• Economical high level point detection
• Rugged construction and easy installation
• Simple design with one moving part
• Switch activated at 15 degrees
• Stainless steel paddle or plastic sphere options available


• Switch Ratings: 15 Amps @ 125 or 250 VAC, 1/8 HP @ 125 VAC, 1/4 HP @ 250 VAC, 1/2 Amp @ 125 VDC, 1/4 Amp @ 250 VDC
• Operating Temp: -40°F to +300°F (-40°C to +149°C)
• Mounting: Suspended by flexible hanger


• Reliable high level detection for dense bulk solids
• Used in bins, vessels, chutes, silos or over conveyors and open pits where conventional level devices cannot be mounted
• Material density of 15 lb./cu. ft. and greater
• Grain, sand, gravel, concrete, aggregates, coal and many other materials



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730-0016 BinMaster Tilt Switch is used for high-level limit switch applications
416-0162 18" 316 Stainless Steel Paddle for Tilt Switch
730-0110 18" 316 Stainless Steel Shaft with Sphere for Tilt Switch
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