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VP20-AS Mid Series Venturi Vacuum Pump with Air Saver Technology

VP20-AS Series
Vaccon’s Air Saver Pumps are an all-pneumatic systems that minimizes compressed air usage by creating, monitoring and maintaining vacuum for safe energy efficient operations.

For pick and place applications handling non-porous materials, the Air Saver pumps will maintain a strong holding force, conserve compressed air, and hold the part even if the compressed air supply is interrupted providing an extra level of safety when handling large loads.

For vessel evacuation applications such as wood and composite clamping, Air Saver pumps maintain vacuum for long periods of time and only consume compressed air to overcome system leaks resulting in 90% air savings.

The system includes a venturi vacuum pump, vacuum check valve, air piloted air valve and all-pneumatic vacuum switch. The switch is adjustable from 0 to 28"Hg [948mbar] and the hysteresis is set at approximately 3"Hg [102mbar].

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Features & Benefits
  • Powerful vacuum up to 28"Hg [948mbar] – rapid evacuation
  • Energy efficient – compressed air on only when needed, automatic shut-off
  • Intrinsically safe to operate – all pneumatic – no electricity required
  • High vacuum flows provide dependable vacuum holding force
  • Reliable – operates trouble-free:
    • No moving parts to wear or clog
    • No flap valves to stick open
    • No maintenance
    • No downtime
    • Quiet
Ideal Applications
  • Pick and place
  • Press transfer lines – load and unload
  • Vacuum clamping and chucking
  • Vacuum bagging
  • Vessel evacuation
  • Vacuum forming
Pump Options
  • Interchangeable venturi cartridges – 11 different performance levels
  • Miniature sensors or switches with quick disconnect for reliable part detection
  • Vacuum gauge
  • Mounting kits: top or face mounted
  • 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

VP20-AS Pump Standard Specifications
Pump 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 (100 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
                                                                                                                                                           
VP20-AS 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)
Mounting Screws: Mounting holes accept 10-32 [M5] screws

Dimensional Data

Dimensional data for the VP20 Mid Series Air Saver Venturi Vacuum Pumps is presented in 2D drawings, with all critical dimensions and port thread sizes displayed. Both imperial and metric units are included.

VP20-AS Mid Series Dimensional Data 


 

Performance Data

Performance data for the VP20 Mid Series Air Saver Venturi Vacuum Pumps 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.

VP20-AS Mid Series Performance Data  


 
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