System monitoring

FIPA offers a series of powerful components for seamless integration into FIPA gripper construction kits for the control and monitoring of system parameters in vacuum systems for automation and handling systems.


With components for system monitoring, process reliability can be increased and the dynamics of the handling systems improved.


The FIPA range of system monitoring products includes vacuum switches, vacuum pressure switches, digital switches, pressure switches, manometers and comprehensive accessories with mounting elements, such as adapters and fixing brackets for vacuum and pressure switches, mounting frames and fixing brackets for front panel mounting and clips for wall mounting of vacuum switches.


Vacuum switch - electromechanical

With NO/NC function for DC- and AC-connection

  • An electrical signal is triggered when set vacuum value is reached
  • Switching point set via setscrew
  • Hysteresis is fixed
  • Standard vacuum connnection via galvanized steel G1/8 screw-in port
  • Long service life due to high quality, robust design
  • Can be mounted in any position

Technical data

Item no.20.011
Adjustable range [psi] 0.3 - 11.6
Hysteresis 6 % switch point
Switching capacity DC up to 28 V [A] max. 2
Switching capacity AC up to 250 V [A] max. 2
Max. switching frequency [Hz] 200
Protection class IP65
Suitable media Filtered, oiled or unoiled air or neutral gases
Operating temperature [°F] -13 - 185
Weight [oz] 4.23
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  • If desired the switching point can be preset

+Dimensions

  • * = Knurled screw

+Electrical connection / changeover contact


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Vacuum switch - pneumatic

  • Switch outputs a pneumatic signal when the set vacuum level is reached
  • No electrical connection required
  • Usable as switch element for pneumatic valves

Technical data

Item no.20.002
Adjustable range [psi] -13.8 - -2.2
Hysteresis [inHg] 3.5
Operating pressure [psi] 21.8 - 116
Operating principle NC
Repeat accuracy [%] ± 5
Suitable media Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases
Operating temperature [°F] 50 - 140
Weight [oz] 1.55
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  • Vacuum switch 20.002 is part of the air-saving function for multi-chamber ejectors 65.340-LSE to 65.390-LSE

+Dimensions

  • a = Compressed air inlet, quick fitting Ø 4 mm
  • b = Compressed air output, quick fitting Ø 4 mm
  • * = G1/8-male

Vacuum switch - electronic with analog output

  • Analog output enables monitoring of the continuous vacuum trend
  • Compact and light design for installation directly on the suction cup
  • LED-display in plug connection

Technical data

Item no.20.007
Adjustable range [psi] -14.5 - 0
Hysteresis 0 - 30 %
Analog output [VDC] 1 - 5
Switching logic Contact breaker (NC)
Response time [ms] < 5
Thermal error ± 3 % from measuring range
Overpressure safety [psi] 43.5
Supply voltage [VDC] 18 - 30
Current consumption [mA] < 20
Protection class IP50
Suitable media Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases
Operating temperature [°F] 32 - 122
Weight [oz] 3
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  • As an option: Mounting rail 20.008-H incl. slot nuts for mounting the vacuum switch, e.g. on FIPA SLine extrusions

+Dimensions

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable mounting rail
20.00720.501, 20.50220.008-H

Fitting for vacuum switches

  • Integration of vacuum switches for vacuum monitoring into gripper systems
  • Particularly suitable for vacuum switches 20.005 to 20.007
  • Mounting directly on the extrusion

Technical data

Item no.20.008-H
Weight [oz] 1.27
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  • Included in scope of delivery: Channel nuts and bolts

+Dimensions

Item no.20.008-H
A [mm]40
B [mm]38.5
C [mm]15
Ø D [mm]9

Mini vacuum switch - electronic with digital output

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Example: Mini vacuum switch 20.040 on ejector EBA.08H.2-A and flat suction cup Ø 40 mm
  • Switch outputs a digital signal when a specific vacuum level is reached
  • Vacuum level is manually set with a potentiometer screw
  • Hysteresis is fixed
  • Red LED indicates set level reached
  • Space-saving installation on ejectors thanks to very small design

Technical data

Item no.20.04020.041
Adjustable range [psi] -14.4 - 0 -14.4 - 0
Hysteresis 3 % from default setting 3 % from default setting
Digital switching outputs PNP NPN
Response time [ms] ~ 1 ~ 1
Repeat accuracy [%] ≤ ± 1 % from measuring range ≤ ± 1 % from measuring range
Overpressure safety [psi] 29 29
Supply voltage [VDC] 10.8 - 30 10.8 - 30
Max. Current consumption [mA] 10 10
Vacuum connection M5 M5
Protection class IP40 IP40
Suitable media Filtered, oiled or unoiled air or neutral gases Filtered, oiled or unoiled air or neutral gases
Operating temperature [°F] 32 - 140 32 - 140
Weight [oz] 0.71 0.71
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  • Included in scope of delivery: Cable 1.5 meter, 3-pole, open wire

+Dimensions

+Wiring diagrams


Vacuum switch - electronic with analog and digital output

  • Monitoring of vacuum levels, e.g. in handling systems
  • Intelligent sensor with "teaching" feature
  • Suitable for all vacuum levels due to flexible setting of switching point and hysteresis
  • Small and robust
  • Easy operation
  • Protection class IP65 (no ventilation tube required)
  • Flexible mounting: Control panel can be rotated 360° after installation

Technical data

Item no.20.020
Measuring range [inHg] -29.5 - 0
Digital switching outputs 1x PNP (NO or NC)
Analog output [V] 1 - 5
Repeat accuracy [%] ± 0.2 % from measuring range
Overpressure safety [psi] 87
Supply voltage [VDC] 11 - 30
Current consumption [mA] < 25
Maximum switching current [mA] 125
Electric connection Plug M8x1, 4-pin
Protection class IP65
Suitable media Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases
Operating temperature [°F] 32 - 122
Weight [oz] 0.71
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  • Transient emissions: EN 61000-6-4:2007; EN 61326-2-3:2006
  • Interference resistance: EN 61000-6-2:2005; EN 61326-2-3:2006

+Dimensions

  • q = Vacuum connection

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable wall clipSuitable adapter
20.02020.501, 20.50220.52020.511, 20.523, 20.522

Vacuum switch - electronic with two digital outputs and analog output

  • Monitoring of vacuum levels, e.g. in handling systems
  • Optimization of cycle times to improve the economy of vacuum systems
  • Two freely adjustable digital outputs to set lower and upper threshold values
  • Analog output for continuous monitoring of vacuum level
  • Stable measurement even with short fluctuations of the supply pressure due to anti-chattering function
  • 7-segment 3-digit LED-display
  • Integrated reverse voltage protection
  • Compact and lightweight design

Technical data

Item no.20.03520.036
Measuring range [inHg] -29.5 - 0 -29.5 - 0
Digital switching outputs 2 x PNP 2 x NPN
Repeat accuracy [%] ≤ ± 0.2 % from measuring range ≤ ± 0.2 % from measuring range
Overpressure safety [psi] 43.5 43.5
Supply voltage [VDC] 10.8 - 30 10.8 - 30
Current consumption [mA] ≤ 55 ≤ 55
Maximum switching current [mA] 80 80
Analog output [V] 1 - 5 1 - 5
Electric connection Plug M12x1, 5-pin Plug M12x1, 5-pin
Protection class IP40 IP40
Suitable media Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases
Operating temperature [°F] 32 - 122 32 - 122
Weight [oz] 1.23 1.23
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  • Connector cable 0.3 meter with plug (M12 5-pin, straight) included in delivery
  • Connector cable optional
    20.508: M12, 5-pin, straight, open wires, 2 m
    20.509: M12, 5-pin, 90°, open wires, 2 m 

+Notes

  • Vacuum values can be displayed and adjusted by the customer in following units: kPa, kgf/cm2, bar, psi, inHg, mmHg

+Dimensions

BDD_Vakuumschalter-20.035-20.036

20.035, 20.036

+Wiring diagrams

+Plug assignment

+Panel instructions

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cable
20.03520.508, 20.509
20.03620.508, 20.509

Vacuum / Pressure switches - electronic with digital output

Compact design

  • Digital monitoring of vacuum and pressure in handling and automation systems
  • Small, lightweight and compact
  • Transistor output
  • Simple programming of the switching point, hysteresis and switching logic NC/NO
  • Monitoring of a pressure window is possible
  • Locking feature
  • LED operation and status indication
  • Item 20.027: With fitting pipe Ø 6 mm to be inserted into tubing or ejectors (e.g. inline or base ejectors)

Technical data

Item no.20.02620.027
Adjustable range [psi] -14.5 - 14.5 -14.5 - 14.5
Hysteresis 0 - 100 % 0 - 100 %
Digital switching outputs PNP Transistor PNP Transistor
Switching logic NO/NC NO/NC
Repeat accuracy [%] ± 0.2 % from measuring range ± 0.2 % from measuring range
Supply voltage [VDC] 9 - 30 (reverse polarity, short circuit protected) 9 - 30 (reverse polarity, short circuit protected)
Current consumption [mA] < 20 < 20
Maximum switching current [mA] 250 250
Voltage at the output ca. Ub -1,5 V ca. Ub -1,5 V
EMI / EMC According to EU-directive 2004 / 108 / EG According to EU-directive 2004 / 108 / EG
Protection class IP65 IP65
Suitable media Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases Dry, unoiled air and non-abrasive gases
Operating temperature [°F] 14 - 176 14 - 176
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+Dimensions

BDD_20.026

20.026

BDD_20.027

20.027

  • * = M5-female

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable adapter
20.02620.501, 20.50220.511, 20.522, 20.523
20.02720.501, 20.50220.511, 20.522, 20.523

Pressure switches - electronic with two digital switching outputs

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Diagram with installation kit 20.515 for control panel installation
  • Intelligent sensor for pressure monitoring
  • Adjustable with "teaching" feature
  • Switching point and hysteresis can be programmed as desired
  • Simple operation using button functions and LCD-display
  • Small and robust

Technical data

Item no.20.023
Measuring range [inHg] 0 - 295.3
Digital switching outputs 2x PNP (NO/NC)
Overpressure safety [psi] 2.9
Repeat accuracy [%] ± 0.2 % from measuring range
Supply voltage [V] 11 - 30
Current consumption [mA] < 55
Maximum switching current [mA] 125
Electric connection Plug M8x1, 4-pin
Protection class IP65
Suitable media Filtered, oiled or unoiled air or neutral gases
Operating temperature [°F] 32 - 122
Weight [oz] 1.41
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  • Transient emissions: EN 61000-6-4:2007; EN 61326-2-3:2006
  • Interference resistance: EN 61000-6-2:2005; EN 61326-2-3:2006
  • Vacuum values can be displayed and adjusted by the customer in following units: MPa, bar, psi

+Dimensions

  • z = Compressed air connection

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable mounting bracket
20.02320.501, 20.50220.515

Vacuum and pressure gauge

With red-green indication

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Vacuum gauge
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Pressure gauge
  • Visual monitoring of the vacuum and/or pressure level in gripper systems
  • Standardized design for flexible use in vacuum and/or pressure systems
  • Vacuum units displayed in „mbar“: -1000 mbar = -29.5 inHg
  • Pressure units displayed in „bar“: 1 - 10 bar = 14.5 to 145 psi

Technical data

Item no.91.00191.001-R91.00391.00091.00291.00491.01391.014
Measuring range [psi] -- -- -- -- -- -- 14.5 - 145 14.5 - 145
Measuring range [inHg] 0 - -29,530 0 - -29,530 0 - -29,530 0 - -29,530 0 - -29,530 0 - -29,530 -- --
Connection At the rear At the rear At the rear At the bottom At the bottom At the bottom At the bottom At the rear
Weight [oz] 1.59 1.41 3.17 1.66 3.25 34.39 3.17 3.17
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BDD_91.003

91.001, 91.001-R, 91.003, 91.014

BDD_91.002

91.000, 91.002, 91.004, 91.013

Item no.91.00191.001-R91.00391.00091.00291.00491.01391.014
Ø A [mm]40406340631606363
B [mm]41414926.527.55027.527.5
C [mm]------55.5862008686
G1G1/8R1/8G1/4G1/8G1/4G1/2G1/4G1/4

Digital pressure gauge - connection at the bottom

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Diagram with installation kit 20.515 for front panel mounting
  • Visual monitoring of the vacuum and/or pressure level in gripper systems
  • Calibration feature
  • Very compact
  • LCD-display with selectable pressure units
  • Robust aluminum housing

Technical data

Item no.91.012
Measuring range [inHg] -29.5 - 29.5
Overpressure safety [psi] 72.5
Supply voltage [VDC] 10.8 - 30 (with reverse current protection)
Current consumption [mA] < 30
Response time [ms] < 2.5
Insulation resistance [mOhm] > 100 (500 VDC)
Electric connection Plug M8x1, 4-pin
Mounting position any
EMI / EMC According to EN 50081-1 / 50082-2
Operating temperature [°F] 14 - 32
Weight [oz] 1.59
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  • Vacuum values can be displayed and adjusted by the customer in following units: MPa, bar, psi

+Dimensions

  • z = Pressure / Vacuum connection

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable mounting bracket
91.01220.501, 20.50220.515

Adapter and mounting brackets for vacuum switches and pressure switches

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20.522 | 20.523
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20.511

Technical data

Item no.20.51120.52220.523
Description Push-in fitting G1/8, hose-Ø 6 mm with mounting angle Adapter with angle bracket for flange assembly Adapter for flange assembly
Suitable for vacuum / pressure switches 20.020, 20.021, 20.026, 20.027 20.020, 20.021, 20.026, 20.027 20.020, 20.021, 20.026, 20.027
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  • Mounting material included in scope of delivery

+Dimensions

BDD_20.511

20.511

BDD_20.522

20.522, 20.523

  • * = Push-in fitting G1/8, tubing-Ø 6 mm not displayed

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Mounting frame and brackets for front panel mounting

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Example application: Gauge 20.023 with installation kit 20.515

Technical data

Item no.20.51420.515
Description Bracket Mounting frame with bracket
Suitable for vacuum / pressure switches 20.022, 20.023, 91.012 20.022, 20.023, 91.012
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  • Mounting material included in scope of delivery

+Dimensions

BDD_20.514

20.514

BDD_20.515

20.515

  • * = Installation frame drilling dimensions

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Clip 16 mm for wall mounting

Suitable for vacuum switches 20.020 and 20.021

Technical data

Item no.20.520
Suitable for vacuum / pressure switches 20.020, 20.021
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  • Mounting via through hole Ø 5 mm located centric at bottom side

Vacuum switch - electronic with two digital outputs and display

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GS02.001
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20.022
  • Monitoring of vacuum levels, e.g. in handling systems
  • Optimization of cycle times to improve the economy of vacuum systems
  • Two freely adjustable digital outputs to set lower and upper threshold values
  • Additional analog output
  • 7-segment LED-display
  • Protection class IP65 (no ventilation tube required)
  • Integrated reverse voltage protection
  • Compact, lightweight and robust design
  • Flexible mounting: 20.021 can be rotated 360° after installation

Technical data

Item no.GS02.00120.022
Measuring range [inHg] -29.5 - 0 -29.5 - 0
Digital switching outputs 2x PNP (NO or NC) 2x PNP (NO or NC)
Repeat accuracy [%] ± 0.2 % from measuring range ± 0.2 % from measuring range
Overpressure safety [psi] 87 87
Supply voltage [VDC] 11 - 30 11 - 30
Current consumption [mA] < 55 < 55
Maximum switching current [mA] 125 125
Electric connection Plug M8x1, 4-pin Plug M8x1, 4-pin
Protection class IP65 IP65
Suitable media Filtered, oiled or unoiled air or neutral gases Filtered, oiled or unoiled air or neutral gases
Operating temperature [°F] 32 - 122 32 - 122
Weight [oz] 0.88 1.59
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  • Transient emissions: EN 61000-6-4:2007; EN 61326-2-3:2006
  • Interference resistance: EN 61000-6-2:2005; EN 61326-2-3:2006
  • Vacuum values can be displayed and adjusted by the customer in following units: MPa, bar, inHg, mmHg

+Dimensions

BDD_20.021

GS02.001

BDD_20.022

20.022

  • q = Vacuum connection

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable wall clipSuitable mounting bracketSuitable adapter
GS02.00120.501, 20.50220.520--20.522, 20.523, 20.511
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