Control technology

The ideal operation of automated applications for handling workpieces requires the most constant pressure/constant vacuum level possible.

With FIPA pressure regulators and FIPA vacuum regulators, the feed pressure and vacuum level can be freely adjusted using knobs with broad limits.


FIPA offers leakage-free pressure regulators in screw-in and inline models with and without manometer.


With FIPA control technique for vacuum, you can also maintain a constant system vacuum level in automation applications with varying porous workpieces.

FIPA vacuum regulators are available in models with and without external leakage and as precision vacuum regulators.


Pressure regulators – screw-in type

  • Defined reduction in operating pressure for ejectors, limitation of holding force of grippers
  • Pressure adjustment by means of knurled screw
  • Integrated overpressure protection
  • Only suitable for compressed air

Technical data

Item no.32.57032.57132.57232.57332.57432.57532.576
Operating pressure [bar (psi)] 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5)
Regulating range [bar (psi)] 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116)
Accuracy (±) [%] 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140)
Weight [g] 16 36 17 37 59 38 60
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Item no.32.57032.57132.57232.57332.57432.57532.576
G1M5R1/8M5R1/8R1/4R1/8R1/4
d1 [mm]4466688
A [mm]20.528.522.530.5343437
Ø B [mm]10141014171417
C [mm]48.56048.560656065
D [mm]914.59.514.517.515.518.5
E [mm]3.583.5811811

Pressure regulators – screw-in type, with pressure gauge

  • Defined reduction in operating pressure for ejectors, limitation of holding force of grippers
  • Pressure adjustment by means of knurled screw, pressure monitoring by means of gauges (readout in MPa)
  • Integrated overpressure protection
  • Only suitable for compressed air

Technical data

Item no.32.58732.58832.58932.59032.59132.59232.593
Operating pressure [bar (psi)] 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5)
Regulating range [bar (psi)] 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116)
Accuracy (±) [%] 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140)
Weight [g] 28 55 28 55 84 55 84
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Item no.32.58732.58832.58932.59032.59132.59232.593
G1M5R1/8M5R1/8R1/4R1/8R1/4
d1 [mm]4466688
A [mm]27.5362836.539.536.539.5
B [mm]15151515191519
C [mm]57.581.557.581.589.581.589.5
D [mm]42424242424242
E [mm]3.583.5811811

"Inline" pressure regulators

  • Defined reduction in operating pressure for ejectors, limitation of holding force of grippers
  • Pressure adjustment by means of knurled screw
  • Integrated overpressure protection
  • Only suitable for compressed air

Technical data

Item no.32.57732.57832.57932.58032.581
Operating pressure [bar (psi)] 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5)
Regulating range [bar (psi)] 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116)
Accuracy (±) [%] 5 5 5 5 5
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140)
Weight [g] 36 36 36 60 60
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Item no.32.57732.57832.57932.58032.581
d1 [mm]46688
d2 [mm]44668
d3 [mm]3.23.23.23.23.2
A [mm]4444.5455757
B [mm]1515151919
C [mm]6363636868
D [mm]2525252929
E [mm]3030303939
F [mm]1717172121

"Inline" pressure regulators with pressure gauge

  • Defined reduction in operating pressure for ejectors, limitation of holding force of grippers
  • Easy installation thanks to vertical and horizontal cross-holes
  • Pressure adjustment by means of knurled screw, pressure monitoring by means of gauges (readout in MPa)
  • Integrated overpressure protection
  • Only suitable for compressed air

Technical data

Item no.32.58232.58332.58432.58532.586
Operating pressure [bar (psi)] 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5) 0 - 9 (0 - 130.5)
Regulating range [bar (psi)] 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116) 1 - 8 (14.5 - 116)
Accuracy (±) [%] 5 5 5 5 5
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140) 0 - 60 (32 - 140)
Weight [g] 48 48 48 73 73
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Item no.32.58232.58332.58432.58532.586
d1 [mm]46688
d2 [mm]44668
d3 [mm]3.23.23.23.23.2
A [mm]5555.5566969
B [mm]1515151919
C [mm]63636367.567.5
D [mm]2525252929
E [mm]3030303939
F [mm]1717172121

Vacuum regulators with external leakage

Safety control valve particularly for oil-free rotary vane pumps

  • Setting a constant vacuum level when handling workpieces with varying porosities or leakage
  • Suitable as safety valve if dry-running rotary vane pumps are to run continuously at maximum vacuum
  • Control of vacuum through automatic venting when a preset vacuum level is reached
  • Manual adjustment via fine thread, mechanical opening via spring load
  • Turn the knob towards the plus (+) to increase the vacuum threshold value at which the regulator will start drawing in outside air. Turn the knob towards the minus (-) to reduce this value.
  • On request suitable as safety valve for side channel blowers to limit the max. vacuum level (diameter of regulator and blower inlet should be identical)

Technical data

Item no.73.00273.003
Maximum control volume [m³/h] 16 40
Regulating range [mbar (psi)] -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0) -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0)
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] -20 - 80 (-4 - 176) -20 - 80 (-4 - 176)
Weight [g] 270 658
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BDD_73.002

73.002

BDD_73.003

73.003

Item no.73.00273.003
G1G1/4G1
A [mm]53 - 6355 - 61.5
Ø B [mm]2645
C [mm]813
D [mm]1012
SW2540

Vacuum regulators

  • Vacuum adjustment of consumer loads, such as vacuum cups in handling systems
  • Automatic compensation of fluctuations in vacuum supply
  • Highly precise, continuous vacuum adjustment via a rotary knob with locking mechanism
  • Suitable for conducting leakage tests for inspection/measurement purposes
  • Turning the rotary knob clockwise increases the vacuum on the consumer side (SET) with the vacuum generator connected (VAC)
  • Included in scope of delivery: Vacuum gauge incl. connection adapter

Technical data

Item no.33.22033.220-G1/433.23033.230-G1/233.230-G1/4
Maximum flow rate [m³/h] 8.4 8.4 14 14 14
Regulating range [mbar (psi)] -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0) -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0) -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0) -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0) -999 - 0 (-14.5 - 0)
Accuracy [mbar (inHG)] < 1.3 (0.04) < 1.3 (0.04) < 1.3 (0.04) < 1.3 (0.04) < 1.3 (0.04)
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] 5 - 60 (41 - 140) 5 - 60 (41 - 140) 5 - 60 (41 - 140) 5 - 60 (41 - 140) 5 - 60 (41 - 140)
Weight [g] 135 135 250 250 250
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BDD_33.220-Vakuumregler

33.220, 33.220-G1/4

BDD_33.230-Vakuumregler

33.230, 33.230-G1/2, 33.230-G1/4

  • a = Connection to the vacuum cup / product side (description SET)
  • b = Pump connection (description VAC)
  • * = Plug connection
  • ** = R1/8 Gauge connection
Item no.33.22033.220-G1/433.23033.230-G1/233.230-G1/4
G1--G1/4--G1/2G1/4
d1 [mm]8--8----

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Item no. Suitable vacuum gauge
33.22091.001-R
33.220-G1/491.001-R
33.23091.001-R
33.230-G1/291.001-R
33.230-G1/491.001-R

Vacuum regulators

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Vacuum regulator 33.105 with vacuum gauge
  • Vacuum adjustment of consumer loads, such as vacuum cups in handling systems
  • Integration of a vacuum gauge recommended
  • Blow-off is possible if vacuum gauge is not connected
  • Any installation position
  • Vacuum gauge not included in scope of delivery

Technical data

Item no.33.10533.120
Maximum flow rate [m³/h] 10 80
Regulating range [mbar (psi)] -200 - -999 (-2.9 - -14.5) -200 - -999 (-2.9 - -14.5)
Operating temperature [°C (°F)] -10 - 80 (14 - 176) -10 - 80 (14 - 176)
Weight [kg] 0.6 2.1
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BDD_33.105

33.105

BDD_33.120

33.120

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Item no. Suitable vacuum gauge
33.10591.001
33.12091.003