L&J Technologies Achieves IECEx Certification for the MCG 2000MAX Level Transmitter

Hillside, IL — August 9th, 2018 — L&J Technologies is proud to announce IECEx certification for the MCG 2000MAX Level Transmitter.

  • IECEx System Objective
    The objective of the IECEx System is to facilitate international trade in equipment and services for use in explosive atmospheres, while maintaining the required level of safety:
    International confidence in the product assessment process
  • One international database listing
  • Maintaining International Confidence in equipment and services covered by IECEx Certification

What is an Ex area?
Ex areas can be known by different names such as “Hazardous Locations”, “Hazardous Areas” “Explosive Atmospheres”, and the like and relate to areas where flammable liquids, vapors, gases or combustible dusts are likely to occur in quantities sufficient to cause a fire or explosion.

Where do you commonly find Ex equipment?
Ex equipment in such areas include:

  • Automotive refuelling stations or petrol stations
  • Oil refineries, rigs and processing plants
  • Chemical processing plants
  • Printing industries, paper and textiles
  • Hospital operating theatres
  • Aircraft refuelling and hangars
  • Surface coating industries
  • Underground coalmines
  • Sewerage treatment plants
  • Gas pipelines and distribution centers
  • Grain handling and storage
  • Woodworking areas
  • Sugar refineries
  • Metal surface grinding, especially aluminium dusts and particles

Benefits of the revolutionary and reliable MCG 2000MAX Level Transmitter include:


  • Absolute magnetic encoding providing accuracy 1/32 of an inch (standard), 1/64 of an inch (optional)

Ultra Low Power:

  • 2-wire, 4-20mA, 24VDC Loop-Powered.


  • Graphical LCD Display
  • Infrared Calibration by optional MCG 2150 Remote Calibrator eliminating the need to remove the cover
  • Newly redesigned CPU board reduces the number of components, power consumption and increases reliability


  • Expanded range of 0-128 feet (0-39M)

Digital Protocol:

  • All existing and future communication protocols are supported including L&J Tankway, Modbus, Profibus DP, HART, Enraf, Varec, and wireless

Safety Approvals:

  • UL/C-UL, Ex. Proof, Class I, Div. 1, Groups C & D
  • ABS Approved
  • ATEX/IECEx Approved

The L&J Technologies family of companies manufactures equipment specializing in the monitoring, management and control of bulk products. L&J provides quality products for the Petroleum, Petrochemical, Chemical, Food, Pharmaceutical, Pipeline, Wastewater, Steel and Waste Treatment Industries.

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MCG 2000MAX Level Transmitter