Explosion Proof Vertical Float Switch (VFS-FP)

Product Description

The Deeter VFS-FP is a vertical magnetic float switch for control and indication of a liquid level while in a potentially explosive atmosphere.
Features include:

  • ATEX & IECEx Ex d approved
  • Stainless Steel 316L housing and wetted components.
  • Suitable for gas and dust hazardous environments
  • IP68 Ingress Protection
  • Narrow Sensor Stem and external mounting
  • Suitable for high liquid temperatures

Custom options are available – please contact our sales office to discuss your requirements. Options include: Probe length, Switch voltage, Switch point quantity, Switch point height, Threaded mounting/seal options, Reed/Hall Effect technology, float sizes, 8 or 12mm sensor tube, cable entry thread.

The VFS-FP holds ATEX & IECEx Ex d certification for use in most regions worldwide.

ApprovalATEX & IECEx and Marine Type Approval
Applicable StandardsATEX & IECEx
Ex CodingEx II 1/2G 2D Ex db IIC T3/T4/T5 Ga/Gb -55°C ≤Tamb ≤+85°C
Ex II D Ex tb IIIC T3/T4/T5 Db -40°C ≤ Tamb ≤+ 85°C
Sensor technologyMagnetic float with Reed Switch
Sensor tube and wetted materialsStainless steel 316L
Connection head materialStainless steel 316L
IP rating with suitable cable glandIP66/68 for indoor or outdoor
Approximate weight1.383 kg
Float Diameter: Specific gravity:ø52.6mm : 0.6
Maximum liquid temperature:-20 to +85°C
-20 to +125°C
-20 to +180°C
Maximum head temperature-20 to +80°C
Maximum operating pressure150PSI / 10Bar standard
450PSI / 31Bar optional
Thread connection-Sensor tube½” NPT
Thread connection-Tank Mounting2” BSP
Thread connection-Wiring portM20X1.5
Connection head height95mm
Switch Rating0 to 240vac. 1Amp. 50Watts max
Altitude2000m Maximum
Pollution Degree (enclosure interior)2
Installation CategoryCat II
Certificate DownloadDownload ExVeritas LVCS FP & F/S FP ATEX Certificate
Datasheet DownloadDownload VFS FP Datasheet
Installation Instructions DownloadDownload F/S FP Manual
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