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Soliswitch FTE31

Point level switch for bulk solids

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SKU: FTE31

Highlights

  • Hinged paddle switch for retro-fitting
  • Switch used as a full, empty and demand alarm on silos containing solids
  • Suitable for use in dust explosive areas because of optimized materials make
  • FM DIP & CSA DIP approvals
  • Sensor length: Different standard lengths between 100 mm (4") and 600 mm (24")

Fields of application

  • Silos containing solids
  • Dust-explosion-hazardous areas
  • Ingress protection to IP 65 / NEMA 4x / Type 4x for optimum safety in the process
  • Typical applications are level detection in: Cereals, sugar, cacao, animal feeds, washing powders, chalk, dry plaster, cement, granulates, wood chips

Details

The Soliswitch FTE31 from Endress+Hauser is an economical paddle switch for point level detection in bulk materials. Its robust polymer housing and compact design make it an ideal sensor for full, empty and demand alarm in applications with bulk solids. The optimized materials make the unit outstandingly robust and therefore suitable for use in dust explosive areas.


General Information
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Measuring principlePaddle
Medium typeBulk solids
Measurement level range75 mm (3")
100 mm (4")
200 mm (8")
300 mm (12")
400 mm (16")
500 mm (20")
600 mm (24")
Minimum density of medium100 g/l
Maximum tensile strengthShaft: Max. 60 N
Rope: Max. 1500 N
Process temperature range-20 to 80 °C (-4 to 170 °F)
Process pressure range0.5 to 1.8 bar
7.25 to 26.1 psi
Display typeW/o Display
Local Display (optional)
Remote Display (optional)
Input/Output
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Transmitter output typeRelay
Mechanical Data
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Installation typeBunker, Silo, storage or buffer container
Installation positionOn top, laterally, angled from the top
Process connectionThreaded boss - thread NPT 1 1/4" or NPT 1 1/2"
Wetted materialShaft: 1.4435
Paddle: 1.4435
Housing materialVALOX 553 plastic with 30% fibre glass
Degree of protection IP 65 / NEMA 4x / Type 4x
Electrical Data
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Voltage TypeAC/DC
Power supplyStandard: 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz (±10%)
Option:
115 V AC, 50/60 Hz (±10%)
20 to 28 V DC
Current consumptionAC: P < 4.5 VA; DC: P < 3.5 W
Cable entryThread for cable gland: ½" NPT
Switch on DelayApprox. 2 seconds
Certification/Approvals
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Hazardous approvalsFM, CSA
Other Approvals/ CertificationCE
Additional Information
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Ambient temperature range-20 to 60 °C (-4 to 140 °F)
Storage temperature-20 to 60 °C (-4 to 140 °F)
Vibration resistanceYes
Overvoltage protectionYes
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  • 30-day return policy
  • Official reseller
  • Expert engineering support
  • Free delivery in the EU
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