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VP10-MP Mid Series Multi-port Venturi Vacuum Generator

VP10-MP Multi-port Venturi Pump with silencer and optional vacuum switch/sensor
Vaccon’s Multi-port venturi vacuum generators combine a venturi with a manifold to distribute vacuum to multiple locations. The result is a compact vacuum generation and distribution system for End-of-Arm Tools and applications where one generator powers multiple cups.

VP10-MP generators have four vacuum ports that distribute vacuum equally to 4 locations with “Home-Run” plumbing. The streamlined design minimizes vacuum loss, maximizes vacuum flow and speeds cycle times for safe, efficient lifting operations.

In addition to the 4 topside vacuum ports, there is an additional port that can be plumbed to a compressed air source to provide a blow-off. The manifold design allows the one compressed air connection to feed blow-off air to all vacuum locations simultaneously, saving the need to plumb a separate blow-off line to each location.

An M5 threaded port allows you to connect a Vaccon miniature vacuum sensor/switch to provide an electrical signal for vacuum achieved/part present and to alert failures.

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Features & Benefits

  • High performance – vacuum up to 28"Hg [948mbar]
  • High production – fast cycle times with shot to shot consistency
  • High flow – maintains strong holding force, overcomes leakage
  • Home Run plumbing – saves compressed air
  • Easy mounting – fractional and metric T-slot compatible
  • Time saving – pre-designed, factory assembled, quick installation
  • Safe operation – no electricity needed at generator
  • Reliable – non-clogging, trouble free operation
Ideal Applications
  • End-of-Arm Tooling/Robotics
  • Pick and place
  • Flexible manufacturing
  • Packaging – carton erecting, robotic palletizing
  • Automation assembly

VP10-MP generator shown with optional vacuum switch

Generator Options
  • Interchangeable venturi cartridges – 11 different performance levels
  • Silencers - ST4 (straight-through) silencers won’t clog, STAA4 silencers for ultra quiet operation
  • Miniature sensors or switches with quick disconnect
  • G port threads for metric machines – an “I” prefix designates products with metric threads
  • Choice of operating pressures to meet machine and factory air supply 80 PSI [5.5 bar] standard, 60 PSI [4.1 bar] optional

Standard Specifications

VP10-MP  Generator Standard Specifications
Generator Material: Anodized Aluminum (for silencer material see Silencer Page)
Cartridge Material: Nylon, Buna O-Ring, O-rings available in additional materials - Consult factory for availability
Medium: Filtered (50 micron) un-lubricated, non-corrosive dry gases
Operating Temperature: -30° to ~250°F [-34° to ~121°C]
Operating Pressure: 80 PSI [5.5 bar] or 60 PSI [4.1 bar] – Consult Factory for other operating pressures
Performance Level Designations:
L 0-10”Hg, [0 to 677mbar] for low vacuum/high flow applications
M 0-20”Hg, [0 to 677mbar] for medium vacuum/high flow applications
H 0-28”Hg, [0 to 948mbar] for high vacuum/standard flow applications
VP10-MP Multi-port Mid Series Operating and Installation Requirements
Cartridge Size: C60 (M, H) and C90 (L, M, H) C100 (L, M, H) and C150 (L, M, H)
Supply Line: 1/4” O.D. [6mm] tube 3/8” O.D. [10mm] tube
Vacuum Line: 1/4” O.D. [6mm] tube 3/8” O.D. [10mm] tube
Vacuum Line Filtration: Typically vacuum filters are not required, if desired Vaccon recommends model VF125LPM (see In-Line Filter Page)
Control Valve: 3 way / 2 position (faster part release), minimum orifice – 0.125 I.D. [3 mm]
Mounting Screws: Mounting holes accept 4-40 [M3] screws

Dimensional Data

Dimensional data for the VP10-MP MidSeries multi-port venturi vacuum generator is presented in 2D drawings, with all critical dimensions and port thread sizes displayed. Both imperial and metric units are included.

VP10-MP Mid Series dimensional data 


Performance Data

Performance data for the VP10-MP MidSeries multi-port venturi vacuum generator is displayed, listing air consumption, vacuum flow at various vacuum levels, and evacuation times (for 1 cu. ft. or 1 L volumes). Data is presented in tabular and graphed formats, in both imperial and metric units.

Venturi Mid Series Performance Data 

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