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Minicap FTC260

Point level probe for light bulk solids

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SKU: FTC260

Highlights

  • Capacitive point level sensor
  • Level detection in silos with bulk good
  • Output: Relay output (SPDT) or PNP output
  • Explosion protection certificates, overfill prevention WHG
  • Relative dielectric constant εr ≥1.6

Fields of application

  • Point level detection of light bulk solids
  • Grain products, flour, milk powder, animal feed, cement, chalk or gypsum

Details

Minicap FTC260 from Endress+Hauser is a simple rod probe for point level detection in bulk solids, particularly suited to applications involving aggressive media and heavy build-up.


General Information
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Measuring principleCapacitive
Medium typeBulk solids
Measurement level range εr ≥ 1.5
Probe length140 mm (5.51")
Minimum dielectric constant εr ≥ 1.6
Minimum density of medium Food and Beverage > 250 g/l; Plastic or mineral materials > 600 g/l
Minimum fluid conductivity < 1 μS
Maximum tensile strength1400 N (at tip of probe)
Maximum allowable pressure6 bar
Process temperature range-40 to 120 °C (-40 to 248 °F)
(to 80 °C/176 °F Dust Ex)
Process pressure range-1 to 25 bar ( -14.5 to 362 psi)
Input/Output
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OutputDC-PNP
AC/DC-SPDT
Mechanical Data
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Installation typeBunker, Silo, storage or buffer container
Installation positionOn top,from bottom, laterally, angled
Process connectionR 1, ISO 7/1 (DIN 2999), BSPT
NPT, ANSI B 1.20.1 (thread)
Wetted materialProbe: PPS GF40; FDA: FCN No. 000040
Housing materialPolyester PBT-FR Aluminum
Degree of protectionIP 66
Electrical Data
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Voltage TypeAC/DC
Power supply10.8 to 45 V DC
20 to 253 V AC or 20 to 55 V DC
Current consumptionmax. 30 mA
max. 130 mA
Cable entryCoupling M20
Thread NPT 1/2
Thread G 1/2
Switch on Delay0.5 s 
Certification/Approvals
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Hazardous approvalsATEX
Other Approvals/ CertificationOverfill protection WHG, CE
Additional Information
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Ambient temperature range-40 to 80 °C (-40 to 176°F)
(to 60 °C/140 °F Dust Ex)
Storage temperature-40 to 80 °C (-40 to 176 °F)
Vibration resistanceYes
Short-circuit protectionYes
Reverse polarity protectionYes
Overvoltage protectionYes
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)EN 61326/ NE 21
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  • 30-day return policy
  • Official reseller
  • Expert engineering support
  • Free delivery in the EU
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