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VP80-(200,250)-MP / VP80BV-(200,250)-MP Max Series Multi-port Venturi Vacuum Generator

VP80-MP Multi-port Venturi Generator with ST-6A silencer
Vaccon’s Multi-port venturi vacuum generators combine a venturi with a manifold to distribute vacuum to multiple locations. The result is a compact and efficient vacuum generation and distribution system for robotic End-of-Arm Tools and applications where one generator powers multiple cups.

VP80-MP generators have 4 vacuum ports that distribute vacuum equally to 4 locations with direct “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 a port fitted with a glycerin filled vacuum gauge (standard) and another port that can be plumbed to a compressed air source to provide a blow-off. The manifold design allows one compressed air connection to feed blow-off air to all vacuum locations simultaneously, saving the need to plumb separate blow-off lines.

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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

VP80-MP generator shown with optional valve and gauge
Ideal Applications
  • End-of-Arm Tooling/Robotics
  • Pick and place
  • Flexible manufacturing
  • Packaging – carton erecting, robotic palletizing
  • Automation assembly
Generator Options
  • Interchangeable venturi cartridges – 11 different performance levels
  • Silencers - ST4 (straight-through) silencers won’t clog, STAA4 silencers for ultra quiet operation
  • Integrated 2-way valve - 24 VDC, normally closed, with optional M8 3-pin connector
    (BV valve assembly not available in the "250-H" version)
  • 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

VP80-(200,250)-MP / VP80BV-(200,250)-MP Generator Standard Specifications
Generator and Cartridge Material:  Anodized Aluminum (for silencer material see Silencer Page)
Medium: Filtered (50 micron) un-lubricated, non-corrosive dry gases
Operating Temperature: -100° to ~400°F [-73° to ~204°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
VP80BV-MP Optional 2-Way Valve Specifications
Valve Type:           Axial 2-Way Solenoid Valve, Normally closed
Valve Body Material: Brass, Aluminum, Buna-N
Valve Operating Pressure:  Vacuum to 120 PSI [-1 to 8 bar]
Electrical: 24 VDC [-15% to +10% Nominal]
Power Consumption: 4 watts
Response Time: 6 milliseconds
Cycle Rate: 80 cycles/second
Average Life: 100 million cycles
Electrical Connection: Fixed leads, 24 AWG, 18” [457.2mm], optional M8 3-pin connector
LED Indicator: Yes
Manual Override: Yes, non-locking, spring return
M8 3-pin Connection: Yes, optional
VP90-(300,350)-MP Multi-port Mid Series Operating and Installation Requirements
Supply Line: 3.8” O.D. [10mm] tube  
Vacuum Line: 3/8” O.D. [10mm] tube  
Vacuum Line Filtration: Typically vacuum filters are not required, if desired Vaccon recommends model VF375F (see In-Line Filter Page)
Control Valve: 3 way / 2 position (faster part release), minimum orifice – 0.25 I.D. [6mm]
Mounting Screws: Mounting holes accept 10-32 or [M5] screws

Dimensional Data

Dimensional data for the VP80-(200,250)-MP / VP80BV-(200,250)-MP MaxSeries 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.

VP80-MP / VP80BV-MP Max Series Dimensional Data 


Performance Data

Performance data for the VP80-(200,250)-MP / VP80BV-(200,250)-MP MaxSeries 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 Max Series Performance Data 

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