Apr 12, 2022
The CleverLevel PL20 point level sensor from Baumer wins its next trophy. In the vote for Product of the Year, readers of the trade journal Computer & Automation voted the proven process sensor into second place in the sensor category. This makes CleverLevel one of the most popular automation products among the reader jury of 6500 users and experts. A total of 96 products qualified for the final round from 500 nominations in twelve categories.
Baumer product manager Fabian Manger is particularly pleased about this award. This is because it is the users that have voted here. Experts who know the advantages of the smart point level sensor from their everyday work.experience. "From discussions with customers, we know that the automatic media recognition without parameterization in particular makes their work much easier. The CleverLevel PL20 detects coffee beans just as easily as sticky, adhering honey or even foamy media," says Manger.
However, other advantages may also have convinced the readers' jury. The CleverLevel is extremely robust and durable thanks to first-class workmanship and high-quality materials. This is ensured by Baumer's proTect+ sealing concept for the sensor body made of resistant stainless steel and the sensor tip in hygienic PEEK design - IO-Link interface included. The visualization via color change is particularly practical: Thanks to 360° LED switching status display, the CleverLevel always shows what it is currently detecting.
The readers' choice for Product of the Year in silver is not the first award for the CleverLevel. Most recently, the all-rounder received the Red Dot Design Award 2021 in the Industrial Design category. With the original product of the year trophy made of upcycled wood, the CleverLevel continues this success story.