Compact Design and Space-Saving Installation

Compact Design and Space-Saving Installation

(Werdohl, April 2009)

Compact level gauges of the Stauff series SNKK have been designed for the visual / electrical fluid level indication in hydraulic reservoirs. Due to their compact design and space-saving installation , the are ideal for all areas of application in which space is limited. No matter which particular size is chosen, they are always 40mm shorter in comparison with standard level gauge SNK and other common competitor’s products. Level gauges of the SNKK series can be used even under rough conditions (e.g. for construction, forestry and agricultural machinery) and also allow cleaning with a high-pressure washer. The standard protection class for these components is IP67, IP69K is also available on request. They are equipped with plug M12 according to IEC-61076-2-101 and with a changeover switch as delivery standard. Additional accessories such as a dial thermometer with probe, a thermo switch or a temperature sensor with a corresponding display unit is also available, if required.

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Level gauges SNKK – Compact Design and Space-Saving Installation for the Visual / Electrical Fluid Level Indication in Hydraulic Reservoirs

(Walter Stauffenberg GmbH & Co. KG, 2009)

Background information

Walter Stauffenberg GmbH & Co. KG was founded in the 1950s in Werdohl, in the German province North Rhine-Westphalia, and was initially a contract turning shop. Today the company operates under the trade name STAUFF, developing, producing and marketing fluid technology components for use in plant construction and mechanical engineering. In the fields of tube, pipe and hose clamps, measuring technology and hydraulic filtration, this is one of the leading organisations in a growing branch of industry.

Meanwhile, almost 1000 employees all over the world (12/2009) generate an annual turnover of around EUR 125 million (12/2009). Distribution subsidiaries have recently been opened in Poland, Korea, Russia and Ireland. In addition to the group headquarters in Werdohl Ehrenfeld, the company has production and logistics facilities in Plettenberg-Ohle and Neuenrade-Küntrop.