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Turbine flow sensor Type VTP15

 

Product description

Possible areas of application Turbine flow sensor Type VTP 15

SIKA VTP15 turbine flow sensors are used for flow measurement and dosage in water and water mixtures, and are used in many applications such as:

  • Monitoring cooling circuits in machine and plant engineering
  • Water treatment
  • Cleaning processes
  • Dosing

 

Description

Measuring principle
The liquid flowing into the turbine flow sensor is split into individual jets by the guiding blade. These jets hit the rotor evenly from different directions, setting the rotor in motion. The rotation speed of the rotor is then converted to an electrical pulse signal (frequency): The rotor is fitted with magnets and a Hall effect sensor detects the rotation of the rotor.
A flow-proportional frequency signal (square-wave signal) is made available.
Given the uniform inflow to the bearing, the forces largely cancel themselves out and wear is reduced to a minimum. The extremely hard bearing materials - sapphire and hard metal - also guarantee an exceptionally long endurance.
 

Technical features

Technical features

For high pressures and high temperatures
Material pipe section
 
Brass
Stainless steel
Measurement range 2...40 l/min - with continuous flow max. 20 l/min
Accuracy ±0.4 l/min of range at 2...20 l/min
Reproducibility ±0.1 l/min
Medium temperature

Max. 150 °C

Pressure rating Pmax = 300 bar
Nominal diameter DN 15

Process connection

Brass

Stainless steel

 

G¾ male thread with union nuts and gaskets

G¾ male thread or G¾ female thread

Sensor Hall effect sensor
Pulse output 915 pulses/litre
Electrical connection 1.5 m silicone cable, screened (Tmax = 150 °C)

Power supply

4.5...24 VDC
Degree of protection IP54

 

Further details and accessories can be found in the datasheet.

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