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  • VTMV-QD-6 Sensor

    Vaccon’s ultra-miniature electronic vacuum sensors provide a 1-5 V continuous voltage output which is proportional to the system vacuum level. The cost effective VTMV sensor connects to a feedback interface such as a digital display or PLC, to maintain reliable application consistency. Vaccon’s Mini, Mid and MP Series pumps contain built-in sensor ports allowing VTMV-QD-6 Sensors to be quickly and easily mounted.

    Ideal Applications:

    • Robotic End-of-Arm Tooling / Robotics assemblies
    • Material handling
    • Monitoring vacuum vessels
    • Statistical process control
    Features/Benefits:
    • Compact and lightweight– placed at point of use for accurate reading and quick response time
      • Ideal for End-of-Arm Tooling, robotic end effectors
    • Economical - low power consumption
    • Versatile - mounts to both Vaccon or non-Vaccon 10-32 / M5 vacuum ports
    • Swivel fitting allows sensor to operate in any position
    • Standard with M8, 3-pin male Quick Disconnect on 6" (150mm) lead wire for quick connections
    • RoHS compliant and meets EMC standards
    Sensor Options:
    • Cordset with 5M (meter) M8 3-pin female connector

  • Miniature Electronic Vacuum Switches (VSMN/P)

    Vaccon’s VSMN/P-QD-6 ultra miniature electronic vacuum switches provide a switched (NPN or PNP) output for reliable part present detection . Vaccon’s Mini, Mid and MP Series pumps contain built-in sensor ports allowing VSMN/P-QD-6 Switches to be quickly and easily mounted. The switches include a M8, 3-pin connector male Quick Disconnect lead with 6" pigtail for secure and rapid connections.

    Ideal Applications:

    • Part present detection
    • Robotic End-of-Arm Tooling / Robotics assembly
    • Material handling
    • Pick and place
    Features/Benefits:
    • Compact and lightweight – placed at point of use for accurate reading and quick response time
      • Ideal for End-of-Arm Tooling, robotic end effectors
    • Precision Control – offers field-adjustable set-point -- full vacuum range 0 - 30: Hg [0 to 1015 mbar]
    • Reliable LED for visual confirmation
    • QUick and easy installation
      • Swivel fitting – operates in any position
      • M8, 3-pin male Quick Disconnect on 6" (150mm) lead wire for quick connections
    • Versatile - mounts to both Vaccon or any non-Vaccon 10-32 / M5 vacuum port
    • Economical - low power consumption
    • RoHS compliant and meets EMC standards
    Switch Options:
    • Choice of output – NPN, PNP
    • Cordset with 5M (meter) M8 3-pin female connector

  • VXXN/P Electronic Switch

    Vaccon’s VXXN/P electronic vacuum switches monitor vacuum levels in systems providing a switched (NPN or PNP) output. The VXX Series Switches feature an LED indicator with an adjustable set-point and hysteresis The switch has either a 1/8” NPTM / 1032F or G 1/8M / M5F vaccum port allowing it to be mounted directly onto a wide variety of Vaccon (and non-Vaccon) pumps and pneumatic equipment with a compatible port. The switches include a M8, 3-pin connector male Quick Disconnect lead with 6" pigtail.

    Ideal Applications:

    • Part present detection
    • Pick and place
    • Robotic End of arm tooling / Robotics
    • Material handling
    • Process control
    • Robotic assembly
    Features/Benefits
    • 2 Models Available: VXXN (NPN) VXXP (PNP), 1 switched output
    • Reliable LED visual confirmation – operator convenience
    • Field-adjustable set-point for the full vacuum range: -29.9" - 0" Hg [-1012 - 0 mbar]
    • Independent hysteresis adjustment – to meet application requirements
    • Vacuum port – 1/8” NPTM / 1032F, or G 1/8M / M5F
    • Standard with M8, 3-pin male Quick Disconnect on 6" (150mm) lead wire
    • Compact and lightweight – placed at point of use for accurate reading and quick response time
      • Ideal for end of arm tooling, robotic end effectors and manifold systems
    • Versatile: Mountable to both Vaccon and non-Vaccon vacuum pumps
    • RoHS compliant

    Sensor Options:
    • Cordset with 5M (meter) M8 3-pin female connector

  • VDXN, VDXP Electronic Vacuum Switch

    The VDX Series are compact and lightweight all-in-one output devices and digital gauges, reducing the number of components in your system. The VXXN/P's 2 switched outputs can monitor both the high and low limits for vacuum control. In pick and place and robotic material handling applications, the first switch can monitor parts presence, signalling the robot or tooling to move. The second switch can monitor working vacuum level, signaling once the required level has been achieved. The VDX Series can be directly mounted to a wide variety of Vaccon pumps. Complete with and M8, 4-pin female Quick Dick Disconnect connector with 6" pigtail lead.

    2 Models Available: VDXN (NPN) VDXP (PNP)

    Ideal Applications:

    • Robotic control
    • Pick and place
    • Material handling
    • Part present detection and/or monitoring vacuum
    • Leak testing
    Features/Benefits
    • Fully Programmable – simple push button calibration – no tools required
    • Vacuum port - 1/8” NPTM / 1032F, or G 1/8M / M5F
    • 2 switched outputs: NPN (VDXN) or PNP (VDXP)
    • Standard with M8, 4-pin Quick Disconnect with 6" (150mm) lead length
    • Full 3 red LED digit display
    • Globally accepted display scales: "Hg, mmHg, PSI, bar, mbar, gf/cm sq, kgf/cm sq, kPa
    • Dust and drip proof enclosure to IP65 IEC standards
    • RoHS compliant

    Sensor Options:
    • Cordset with 5M (meter) M8 4-pin female connector

  • VDM Series Electronic Switch

    The VDM Series is a compact all-in-one output device and digital pneumatic gauge, reducing the number of components in your system. The VDM Series vacuum switches offer either 2 switched outputs or 1 switched output and 1 analog output which allows monitoring the high and low limits for vacuum control and system conditions. The analog output allows software control over the entire vacuum and pressure range (up to 29.9" Hg / 1015 mbar) along with being able to track vacuum/pressure changes in real time. Used in pick and place and robotic material handling applications, the first switch can be used for parts presence allowing the robot or tooling can move, and the second switch to monitor and signal when the working vacuum level is achieved. The switches are highly flexible due to selectable output functions such as switching point hysteresis and window comparator.

    The VDM Series' multi-colored, multi-section display provides a visual indication of system vacuum level and set-points. The set-point display changes color when set-point #1 is reached -- toggling back and forth using a single push button allows two set-points to be monitored. The display also indicates when either set-point is reached and an output is activated. The VDM inclues a M8, 4-pin female Quick Disconnect lead with 6" pigtail.

    4 Models Available:
    VDMP (2 PNP)
    VDMN (2 NPN)
    VDMC (1 NPN and 1 analog 1-5V)
    VDMV (1 PNP and 1 analog 1-5V)


    Accessory Options:

    • Mounting Bracket Kits – Rear and bottom mount brackets, panel mount bracket/frame
    • Cordset with M8, 4-pin female connector with 5M lead wire
    Ideal Applications:
    • Robotic control
    • Pick and place
    • Part present detection
    • Material handling
    • Monitoring vacuum
    • Leak testing
    Features/Benefits:
    • 2 switched outputs or 1 switched output and 1 analog output (1-5VDC)
    • 3 color, 3 section, 3 digit LED display: set-point displayed– color changes when reached
    • Fully Programmable – simple push button calibration – no tools required
    • Vacuum Port – 1/8 NPT or G 1/8
    • Standard with M8, 4-pin Quick Disconnect on 6" (150mm) lead wire
    • Key lock indicator
    • Operating range includes both vacuum and pressure
    • Globally accepted display scales: "Hg, mmHg, PSI, bar, mbar, gf/cm sq, kgf/cm sq, kPa
    • Dust and drip proof enclosure to IP 40 IEC standards
    • RoHS compliant

    Sensor Options:
    • Cordset with 5M (meter) M8 4-pin female connector

  • Electronic Switch-Sensor with Digital Display VDS Series

    The VDS Series lightweight and compact all-in-one digital gauge, all-in-one output device reduces the number of components in your system. The VDS has 2 switched outputs and 1 analog output to monitor the high and low limits for vacuum control and system conditions. With robotic material handling and pick and place applications, utilize the 1st switch for parts presence signaling the robot or tooling to move, and the 2nd switch to signal when the working vacuum level is achieved.

    The analog output allows software control over the entire vacuum and pressure range (0 - 29.9" Hg [1012 mbar]), with real-time tracking of vacuum/pressure changes. The switches are highly flexible due to selectable output functions such as switching point hysteresis and window comparator. The VDS series feaures a simple M12, 5-pin male Quick Disconnect 6" pigtail connector.

    2 Models Available:
    VDSN (2 NPN and 1 Analog)
    VDSP (2 PNP and 1 Analog)

    Accessory Options:

    • Cordset with M12 5-pin female Quick Disconnect connector with 5M (meter) lead
    • Mounting Bracket Kits – Rear and bottom mount brackets, panel mount bracket/frame
    Ideal Applications:
    • Robotic control
    • Pick and place
    • Part present detection
    • Material handling
    • Monitoring vacuum
    • Leak testing
    Features/Benefits
    • 2 switched outputs (NPN and PNP) and 1 1-5 VDC Analog output
    • Full 3 digit display – red LED
    • Fully Programmable – simple push button calibration – no tools required
    • 2 ports – back and bottom for easy plumbing and design flexibility, 1/8 NPT or G 1/8
    • Globally accepted display scales: "Hg, mmHg, PSI, bar, mbar, gf/cm sq, kgf/cm sq, kPa
    • Dust and drip proof enclosure to IP65 IEC standards
    • Standard with M12, 5-pin Quick Disconnect with 6 " (150mm) lead wire
    • RoHS compliant

  • Pneumatic Vacuum Switch VSP Series

    Vaccon’s VSP Series Pneumatic Vacuum Switch outputs a repeatable pneumatic signal after reaching a user-defined vacuum set-point. The output signal is up to 2.5 SCFM @ 100 PSI, with a response time of 64 ms @90 PSI. Due to its high flow and fast response, the VSP mechanical pneumatic switch is ideal for high-speed pneumatic circuits with lengthy supply lines, and for vacuum applications which must be continuously monitored such as vessel evacuation, vacuum clamping (chucking), vacuum forming, and pick and place.

    This switch supplies the pneumatic pilot signal that closes the main valve when the preset vacuum level is reached, as an integral component of the Air Saver Pumps.

    The pneumatic vacuum switch is constructed of an all-aluminum body with durable plumbing connections that last after repeated use, ensuring robust performance.

    Integral push-to-connect fittings eliminate the need for additional fitting, connect the air supply quickly and easily, speeding assembly time. Three 10-32 vacuum ports allow for design and plumbing flexibility, while ensuring safe, neat, and space-saving fixtures.

    Ideal Applications:

    • Clamping and vacuum chucking
    • Pick and place of heavy loads
    • Maintain vacuum while molds cool
    • Vessel evacuation
    • Lifting systems
    • Handling applications
    • Vacuum forming
    Features / Benefits:
    • Normally closed – diaphragm operated
    • Lightweight 2.6 oz (74g) and compact 2.25" x 2.5" (55 x 63 mm)
    • Safe – no electricity required
    • Adjustable operating range from 0 to 25"Hg (0 to 847 mbar)
    • Rugged, durable all aluminum body – long life
    • 3 Sensing ports for design flexibility – operates in any position
    • Economical – saves energy – minimizes compressed air consumption
    • Reliable and repeatable
    • Easily installed and plumbed
    Options:
    • Adjustment knob or slotted screw adjustment
    • Panel mount or flat mount

  • VS-SX Switch Family

    Vaccon adjustable mechanical vacuum switches are ideal in automated systems to provide a low current electrical signal for input to a PLC or logic controller. The VS, SX and SX-SB Series adjustable switches are normally open, diaphragm operated, with low-stress deflecting contacts versus sliding or pivoting parts for high reliability and long life.

    Switch Options:

    • Housings for ease of mounting on vacuum pumps (SX Series)
    • Sub base for ease of installation on non-Vaccon vacuum pumps (SX-SB Series)
    • 2 vacuum level ranges:
      • VS-4, SX-4, SX-4SB - 2" - 14"Hg (68 - 474 mbar)
      • VS-5, SX-5, SX-5SB - 7.4" - 29.7"Hg (251 mbar - 1 bar)
    Ideal Applications:
    • Robotics
    • Assembly
    • Process Control
    • Process Monitoring
    Features/Benefits:
    • Accurate and reliable repeatability – utilizes low stress deflecting contacts
    • Compact and lightweight –  only 2.1 oz (60 g) with sub-base and housing
    • Operates in any position
    • Economical – diaphragm operated – long life
    • Easy to install – 12" flying leads, 24 AWG

  • Adjustable Mechanical Vacuum Switches (VSW5A)

    Vaccon's VSW5A adjustable mechanical vacuum switch is a high-current capacity switch capable of switching line voltage loads from 5 Amps to 125 VAC. The sealed vacuum switch is field adjustable from 5 to 28"Hg (169 to 948 mbar) with an easily accessible adjustment screw. Wiring can be either normally open or normally closed.

    Ideal Applications:

    • Hazardous applications
    • Wash down applications
    • Dust-laden air environment
    Features/Benefits:
    • High amperage line voltage 120vAC
    • Vacuum range 5" to 30"Hg (170 to 1015 mbar)
    • Durable – Nema 6 Enclosure (IP67) with easy to install electrical connection DIN 43650A
      • Protection for extremely dirty environments
    • Flexible – field adjustable vacuum ranges - can be wired for normally open or normally closed
    • Safe – UL and CSA Approved

  • Cordsets

    Vaccon's VSM, VTMV, VXX, VDX, VDS, and VDM Series electronic switches and sensors come equipped with a 6" lead with male connection, as the wiring from PLCs or system controllesr commonly have a female connection. Vaccon's electronic switches and sensors are equiped with Quick Disconnect connectors allowing for quick and easy installation.  Vaccon's 5 M (meter) Cordsets with female are available to connect to remote PLCs or system controllers.

    Quick Disconnect Options:

    • 3-Pin, 4-pin or 5-pin Female Threaded Connectors with M8 and M12 Threads
    • 3-lead, 4-lead, or 5-lead Cordsets
    Ideal Applications:
    • Robotic devices
    • Automated assembly devices
    • Heavy-duty industrial environments
    Features/Benefits:
    • IP 67 Rating & RoHS compliant
    • Factory installed or field-attachable
    • Quick replacement & easy field conversion
    • Easy disconnect for system maintenance

  • Optional Mounting Brackets

    Vaccon has mounting brackets for the VDM and VDS electronic vacuum switches and sensors. They are available in rear / bottom or panel mount styles. Kits are complete with all hardware necessary for mounting.