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Compressed air meter



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  • Precise measurement of flow, consumption and medium temperature
  • High accuracy, repeatability and measurement dynamics
  • For detecting compressed air in industrial use
  • With switching output, analogue output and pulse output
  • Clearly visible 4-digit LED display
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Technische Details
Application for industrial applications
Media compressed air
Medium temperature [°C] 0...60
Pressure rating [bar] 16
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 18...30 DC; (according to EN 50178 SELV/PELV)
Current consumption [mA] < 110
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Power-on delay time [s] 1
Inputs / outputs
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 2; Number of analogue outputs: 1
Total number of outputs 2
Output signal switching signal; analogue signal; pulse signal; IO-Link; (configurable)
Electrical design PNP
Number of digital outputs 2
Output function normally open / normally closed; (parameterisable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 250; (per output)
Number of analogue outputs 1
Analogue current output [mA] 4...20; (scalable)
Max. load [Ω] 500
Pulse output consumed quantity meter
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Measuring/setting range
Measuring range
10...1250 l/min 0.3...103.6 m/s 0.2...75 m³/h
Display range
0...1500 l/min 0...124.3 m/s 0...90 m³/h
Set point SP
10...1250 l/min 0.8...103.6 m/s 0.6...75 m³/h
Reset point rP
4...1244 l/min 0.3...103.1 m/s 0.2...74.6 m³/h
Analogue start point ASP
0...938 l/min 0...77.7 m/s 0...56.3 m³/h
Analogue end point AEP
312...1250 l/min 25.9...103.6 m/s 18.7...75 m³/h
In steps of
1 l/min 0.1 m/s 0.1 m³/h
Volumetric flow quantity monitoring
Pulse value 0.001...1000000 m³
In steps of 0.001 m³
Pulse length [s] ≥ 0,02 / ≤ 2
Temperature monitoring
Measuring range [°C] 0...60
Display range [°C] -12...72
Accuracy / deviations
Flow monitoring
Repeatability [% of the measured value] ± 1,5
Accuracy (in the measuring range) ± (15 % MW + 1,5 % MEW); (maximum value to be achieved for air quality class 344 (DIN 8573-1); when using pipes of tolerance class T3/T4; inlet and outlet pipe lengths without edges and abrupt diameter changes; inner surface of the pipe free of burrs)
Temperature monitoring
Accuracy [K] ± 2; (medium flow in the limit area of the flow measurement range)
Response times
Flow monitoring
Response time [s] 0.1; (dAP = 0)
Damping for the switching output dAP in steps [s] 0 - 0,2 - 0,4 - 0,6 - 0,8 - 1
Software / programming
Parameter setting options Flow monitoring; quantity meter; Preset counter; Temperature monitoring; hysteresis / window; normally open / normally closed; current/pulse output; display can be rotated and switched off; Display unit; totaliser
Communication interface IO-Link
Transmission type COM2 (38,4 kBaud)
IO-Link revision 1.1
SDCI standard IEC 61131-9 CDV
IO-Link device ID 262 d / 00 01 06 h
Profiles no profile
SIO mode yes
Required master port type A
Process data analogue 3
Process data binary 2
Min. process cycle time [ms] 4.1
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] 0...60
Storage temperature [°C] -20...85
Max. relative air humidity [%] 90
Protection IP 65
Tests / approvals
DIN EN 61000-6-2
DIN EN 61000-6-3
Vibration resistance
DIN EN 68000-2-6 5 g (55...2000 Hz)
MTTF [years] 227
Pressure Equipment Directive Sound engineering practice; can be used for group 2 fluids; group 1 fluids on request
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 579
Materials PBT-GF20; NBR; PC; stainless steel (1.4301 / 304); PTFE; brass coated; FKM; aluminium powder-coated
Materials (wetted parts) stainless steel (1.4301 / 304); FKM; ceramics glass passivated; PEEK GF30; polyester; aluminium
Tightening torque [Nm] 50
Process connection threaded connection G 1/2 DN15
Displays / operating elements
Display unit 5 x LED, green (Nl/min, Nm³/h, Nm/s, Nm³, °C)
function display 1 x LED, green
switching status 2 x LED, yellow
measured values alphanumeric display, 4-digit
programming alphanumeric display, 4-digit
MW = measured value
MEW = Final value of the measuring range
Measuring, display and setting ranges refer to the standard volume flow according to DIN ISO 2533.
For information about installation and operation please see the operating instructions.
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Connector: 1 x M12
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