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FMCW Or ToF? Which Radar Level Technology Is Best For Tank Gauging In Custody Transfer Applications?

Source: Endress+Hauser, Inc.

By Brian Howsare

FMCW Or ToF? Which Radar Level Technology Is Best For Tank Gauging In Custody Transfer Applications?

Measuring the level of tanks used to hold fluids for custody transfer can be expensive. This is not due to the cost of the measurement instrumentation, but to what inaccurate measurements can cost the company. Picking the right instrumentation for applications is important. Which radar level technology should you choose for tank gauging in custody transfer applications? Frequency Modulated Continuous Waveform (FMCW) or pulsed Time-of-Flight (ToF or PToF).