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Venturi Mid Series Segmented Vacuum Manifolds

Venturi Vacuum Manifold
The VMBV Mid Series Segmented Vacuum Manifolds are individual vacuum pump segments with a common air supply that provides independent vacuum to multiple locations.
 
Segments can be individually configured or they can all be the same. All segments offer integral NC solenoid control for vacuum creation. For added functionality, specify a valve for blow-off and a vacuum switch/sensor for part present/vacuum achieved feedback.
 
Design flexibility is further increased with our interchangeable venturi cartridge system that allows designers to optimize performance by choosing from 11 venturi cartridges.
 
Large internal flow paths allow ingested debris to pass through the segments without clogging. Push-to-connect air supply and vacuum lines save space and assembly time.

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** Please contact Vaccon Technical Support or your local distributor for assistance in configuring Venturi Segmented Vacuum Manifolds.
Features & Benefits
  • Precise control – control both the vacuum and the blow-off duration time
  • Fast response – no delay due to long plumbing lines; installs close to vacuum point
  • Instantaneous vacuum as needed – minimal air consumption
  • High productivity – cycle rates up to 2700/min
  • Reliable – operates trouble-free:
    • No moving parts to wear or clog
    • No flap valves to stick open
    • No maintenance
    • No downtime
    • No filters required
Ideal Applications
  • Pick and place
  • Robotic assembly
  • Material handling
Segmented Manifold Options
  • Interchangeable venturi cartridges – 11 different performance levels
  • On board integral control valves – 24 VDC
  • Miniature sensors or switches with quick disconnect for reliable part detection
  • 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

VMBV Manifold Segment Standard Specifications
Body Material: Anodized Aluminum, Buna-N, Brass, Acetal (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: -23° to ~122°F [-5° to ~50°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
 
2-Way Pilot 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
 
VMBV 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: 3/8” O.D. [6mm] tube 3/8” O.D. [10mm] tube
Vacuum Line Filtration: Typically vacuum filters are not required, if desired Vaccon recommends model VF250F (see In-Line Filter Page)
Mounting Screws: Mounting holes accept 10-32 [M5] screws

Operating Instructions

Installation Instructions and Dimensional Data

Installation instructions with dimensional data for the VMBV Mid Series Segmented Vacuum Manifolds is presented in 2D drawings, with all critical dimensions and port thread sizes displayed. Both imperial and metric units are included.

VMBV Mid Series Installation & Dimensional Data 


 

Performance Data

Performance data for the VMBV Mid Series Segmented Vacuum Manifolds 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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