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BinMaster: SmartBob

Get SmartBob and make your job easier and the workplace safer. Email [email protected] or visit binmaster.com.

BinMaster’s SmartBob works like an automated tape measure but without bin climbing.

It’s also known as a plumb bob, bin bob, or weight and cable sensor. 

It takes measurements at programmed time intervals such as once an hour or twice a day.

SmartBob drops a weighted cable to the material surface … retracts … and converts pulses to a measurement.

It’s used in industrial plants to

  • Measure solids, powders, or liquids
  • In bins up to 150 feet tall
  • With an accuracy of ± 0.25% (read with accuracy within one-quarter of one percent)

SmartBob measurements can be easily accessed from

  • The BinCloud phone app
  • Cloud-based Agriview, BinView, CementView, FeedView, or ResinView software
  • Binventory software installed on a local network
  • A C-100 display console for monitoring multiple bins
  • Or a digital panel meter mounted at the base of the bin

SmartBob is built for long-term performance

  • It installs using a 3” NPT mounting plate
  • It’s protected in a NEMA 4X, 5, 9, and 12 enclosure
  • And is certified to Class II, Groups E, F & G

SmartBob has great options like

  • Measuring sediment or submersed solids in brine tanks
  • Analog output with on-board programming
  • Side mounting when top mounting isn’t feasible
  • MultiBob when you need multiple measurements in a bin
  • Or can be used in high temperatures using a standpipe

Plus you can customize your SmartBob installation with

  • Angled mounting plates for sloped bin roofs
  • Wireless gateways and transceivers to reduce installation costs
  • Cable options like stainless steel, Teflon coated, or FDA-approved 
  • And a variety of bobs suited to solids, powders, or liquids

Get SmartBob and make your job easier and the workplace safer. Email [email protected] or visit binmaster.com.

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