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Minicap FTC262

Point level detection for light bulk solids

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Endress+Hauser
SKU: FTC262

Highlights

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

Fields of application

  • Point level detection of light bulk solids, with a grain size up to max 30mm and a dielectric constant εr ≥ 1.6
  • Typical applications: Grain products, flour, milk powder, animal feed, cement, chalk or gypsum

Details

Minicap FTC262 from Endress+Hauser is a simple rope probe for point level detection in bulk solids, particularly suited to applications involving aggressive media and heavy build-up. It is designed for point level detection of light bulk solids, e.g. grain products, flour, milk powder, animal feed, cement, chalk or gypsum.


General Information
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Measuring principleCapacitive
Medium typeBulk solids
Measurement level range εr ≥ 1.5
Probe length1.5; 2.5 and 6 m (4.9; 8.2 and 19.69 ft)
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 strength3000 N
Maximum allowable pressure1.8 bar
Process temperature range-20 to 80 °C (-4 to 170 °F)
Process pressure range-1 to 6 bar (-14.5 to 87 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
Process connectionR 1½, ISO 7/1 (DIN2999), BSPT
1½ NPT, ANSI B 1.20.1 (thread)
Wetted materialProbe: PPS GF40; FDA: FCN No. 000040
Probe rope: PE-HD
Probe rope seal: VMQ; FDA: 21 CFR 177.2600
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 short pulse up to 55 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 Delay0.8 s
Certification/Approvals
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Hazardous approvalsATEX , FM, CSA, NEPSI
Other Approvals/ CertificationEAC, Overfill 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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