The global fuel and fleet management solution provider OMNICOMM is proud to announce the launch of two new additions to its fuel-level sensor line, OMNICOMM LLS 5 and its explosion-proof version, OMNICOMM LLS-Ex 5.

Factors such as oil manufacturing methods and additives used in gasoline production affect fuel characteristics, and differences in fuel characteristics can dramatically affect the accuracy of fuel measurements. This becomes an issue when fuelling at different stations or switching from winter to summer fuel. Capacitive sensors use a specific characteristic (permittivity) to calculate fuel levels that can differ significantly from the permittivity of the fuel used during calibration – causing errors in fuel-level calculations of up to 30%.

LLS_5_web.pngUsing OMNICOMM's unique Fuelscan® technology, OMNICOMM LLS 5 and OMNICOMM LLS-Ex 5 guarantee unprecedented fuel measurement accuracy of 99.5% in all conditions. This makes the sensors twice as accurate as regular capacitive fuel-level sensors, setting a new industry standard. 

Fuelscan® is a fuel analysis technology developed by OMNICOMM that compares the actual permittivity of filled fuel (measured by an additional probe in the sensor) with the baseline permittivity of fuel used during calibration to auto-adjust sensor readings. 

OMNICOMM LLS 5 has a tough, dirt-resistant body with the highest possible ingress protection rating (IP69K), allowing high-pressure hot-water washes. OMNICOMM LLS-Ex 5 shares the same ingress protection rating, and is specially designed for equipment used in hazardous areas, with additional explosion protection. Both sensors reduce maintenance because they preserve a high level of accuracy across their lifetimes, and also reduce re-calibration needs with the ability to compensate for errors in initial calibration, an issue that affects 20% of installed sensors. The sensors come with a 5-year warranty. 

Jens_web.pngThe latest generation of OMNICOMM fuel-level sensors use cutting-edge fuel measurement technology to deliver 99.5% accuracy in all conditions,” says Jens Strohschneider, Global Sales and Marketing VP at OMNICOMM. “For fleet owners, this means precise fuel accounting and a reduction in costly vehicle downtime for recalibration, Our installation partners can install sensors that ensure customer loyalty by delivering on promises of accuracy, free up time spent on maintenance to focus on serving new customers and compensate for original calibration errors, reducing time and money spent on re-calibration.”

 “We constantly optimize our technologies to provide the best solutions for our customers and partners across the globe,” he concludes.

OMNICOMM LLS 5 and OMNICOMM LLS-Ex 5 are now available to all OMNICOMM customers through the company's global network of 3,000+ local partners. 

October 15, 2019