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Push-In Cartidges

Vaccon vacuum cartridge assemblies for Vaccon Min and Mid Series Modular Venturi Vacuum pumps

Vaccon offers 13 different single-stage venturi vacuum cartridges for the Min and Mid Series vacuum pumps and manifolds. Ideally suited for machine designers, venturi cartridges easily fit into OEM cavities creating an unrecognizable (proprietary) vacuum source. “Vaccon Cartridges - The Power Inside.”

Vacuum cartridges are a combination of interchangeable nozzles and diffusers that enable you to optimize pump performance based on desired vacuum level, vacuum flow, evacuation speed and air consumption. If the product changes in size, porosity, or weight, you can refit the existing equipment with a different cartridge by simply swapping the entire cartridge, or just the nozzle or diffuser.

Changing cartridges can be performed in a matter of seconds, in the field with minimal downtime. Mid Series cartridges are color-coded based on performance characteristics for easy visual identification.

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Features & Benefits

  • Saves space – eliminates need for an external pump, installs close to vacuum point
  • High Productivity – powerful vacuum up to 28"Hg [948mbar] with fast response time
  • Compact and lightweight – reduces overall equipment weight
  • Efficient – minimal air consumption, high performance
  • Performance Optimization – precise control of flow and vacuum level
  • Straight through design – reliable, no moving parts to wear out or clog, no maintenance required
Ideal Applications
  • Flexible manufacturing environments
  • Robotics / End-of-Arm Tooling
  • Pick and place
  • Integrate into blood or gas analysis machines
  • Vessel evacuation
  • Vacuum filling, vacuum chucking
  • Medical Applications – diagnostic equipment, disposal products

Push-in Min / Mid Series Cartridges shown with nylon and optional brass materials

Cartridge Options

  • Choice of operating pressures to meet machine and factory air supply 80 PSI [5.5 bar] standard, 60 PSI [4.1 bar] optional
  • For chemical compatibility requirements, food or medical applications, custom materials and sizes are available including stainless steel (303, 304, 316, 316L), PVC, PEEK, Teflon®, Delrin® and more. O-rings are also available in additional materials - consult factory

Standard Specifications

The following chart can be used to identify the mid series cartridges. The cartridges are color-coded based on performance characteristics for easy visual identification.

Vaccon Push-In Venturi Vacuum Cartridge Identification Chart
Cartridge Material: Standard: Nylon, Buna-N O-rings
Optional Materials: Brass & Aluminum, Stainless Steel, PVC, Peek, Teflon®, Delrin® 
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 339mbar] for low vacuum/high flow applications (not available for Min Series)
“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

Min Series Push-In Cartridges CM 60 (M, H) Operating and Installation Requirements
Supply Line:   Min. 5/32” [4mm], 1/4” O.D. [6mm] tube preferred for lines exceeding 3’ [1M]
Control Valve:  3 way (faster part release), minimum orifice - 0.062” diameter [1.57mm]
Vacuum Line: 1/4” [6mm] tube preferred, for short runs 5/32” [4mm] may be used
Vacuum Line Filtration: Typically vacuum filters are not required, if desired Vaccon
recommends model VF125LPM (
see In-Line Filter Page)

Mid Series Push-In Cartridges 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)

Need a crossover for a competitor's product? Call Vaccon for assistance in choosing an equivalent model.

Operating Instructions

Dimensional Data

Dimensional data for standard min and mid series venturi vacuum push-in cartridges is presented in 2D drawings, with all critical dimensions and port thread sizes displayed. Both imperial and metric units are included.

Push-In Cartridge Dimensional Data


Performance Data

Performance data for standard min and mid series push-in venturi vacuum cartridges 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.

Push-In Cartridge Performance Data



The Vaccon push-in cartridge series is available in custom materials to suit specific requirements or manufacturing environments, such as food processing or pharmaceutical manufacturing. Vaccon cartridges are available in brass, stainless steel (303, 304, 316, 316L), PVC, Teflon®, PEEK® and Delrin. Please consult the factory.
Whether it’s as simple as modifying an existing product or designing a new product to exact specifications, Vaccon has the solution.

Push-In Cartridge Custom Information 

3D Cad Files
Custom Products