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VEGAFLEX 86

TDR sensor for continuous level and interface measurement of liquids

VEGAFLEX 86
VEGAFLEX 86

Application area

Virtually all liquids under extreme pressure and temperature conditions, applications with buildup, foam generation or condensation

The VEGAFLEX 86 level sensor measures maintenance-free all liquids under extreme pressure and temperature conditions. Even in applications with buildup, foam generation and condensation, the sensor delivers precise and reliable measured values. In saturated steam applications, a special reference probe ensures a density-independent measurement. The VEGAFLEX 86 offers an economical level and interface measurement for your application.

Your benefit

  • The guided adjustment enables a simple, time-saving and reliable setup
  • Shortenable probes offer a simple standardisation and highest flexibility in the planning
  • Comprehensive diagnostic possibilities ensure a maintenance-free operation and hence a high plant availability

Technical data

Measuring range - Distance
75 m
Process temperature
-196 ... 450 °C
Process pressure
-1 ... 400 bar
Accuracy
± 2 mm
Version
  • Coax version ø 21.3 mm with multiple hole
  • Coax version ø 42.2 mm with single hole
  • Coax version ø 42.2 mm with multiple hole
  • Exchangeable rod ø 16 mm
  • Exchangeable cable ø 2 mm with gravity weight
  • Exchangeable cable ø 4 mm with gravity weight
  • Exchangeable cable ø 2 mm with centering weight
  • Exchangeable cable ø 4 mm with centering weight
Materials, wetted parts
  • 316L
  • Alloy C22 (2.4602)
  • 316
Threaded connection
≥ G¾, ≥ ¾ NPT
Flange connection
≥ DN25, ≥ 1"
Seal material
  • FFKM
  • graphit and ceramic
Housing material
  • Plastic
  • Aluminium
  • Stainless steel (precision casting)
  • Stainless steel (electropolished)
Protection rating
  • IP 66/IP 68 (0.2 bar)
  • IP 66/IP 67
  • IP 66/IP 68 (1 bar)
Output
  • Profibus PA
  • Foundation Fieldbus
  • 4 … 20 mA/HART - two-wire
  • Modbus
  • 4 … 20 mA/HART - four-wire
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 80 °C

Configurator

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Level and interface measurement at high pressure and high temperature

The robust guided radar sensor VEGAFLEX 86 measures the level and interface of liquids at high process temperatures and pressures in tanks of all types. It operates independently of media properties such as density or dielectric constant in widely different vessels, bypasses or boilers. The robust mechanical design and second seal (second line of defense) protect the sensor while it performs demanding measurement tasks in the chemical, petrochemical, energy and oil/gas sectors, e.g.

  • level and interface measurement in distillation columns
  • level measurement in steam boilers
  • level measurement in gas tanks (LPG)

Product configuration

Configure product

Documentation & Software

appropriate to VEGAFLEX 86

Accessories

appropriate to VEGAFLEX 86

PLICSCOM

Measured value indication and adjustment of plics® sensors

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 40
Ambient temperature
-15 ... 70 °C

Bluetooth USB adapter

Wireless adjustment of sensors and instruments via Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth Smart
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 85 °C
Forecast
Forecast

VEGADIS 81

Remote measurement value indication and adjustment of plics® sensors

Housing material
Plastic
+2 other
Protection rating
IP 66/IP 67
Ambient temperature
-20 ... 70 °C

VEGADIS 82

External measured value display and adjustment for 4 ... 20 mA/HART sensors

Housing material
Plastic
+2 other
Protection rating
IP 66/IP 67
Ambient temperature
-20 ... 70 °C

VEGADIS 176

Remote display for use in 4 ... 20 mA current loop

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 65
Ambient temperature
-10 ... 60 °C

Magnetic pen for display/adjustment module PLICSCOM

Magnetic pen for on-site adjustment

VEGAMET 381

Measured value display and simple control functions

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 40
Input
1 x 4 … 20 mA sensor input
Output
1 x 0/4 … 20 mA current output
+2 other

VEGAMET 391

Measured value indication, simple control functions, remote enquiry of measured data. optimized for water/sewage water industry

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 65
Input
1 x 4 … 20 mA/HART sensor input
+1 other
Output
1 x 0/4 … 20 mA current output
+3 other

VEGAMET 624

Measured value indication, simple control functions such as remote enquiry of measured values for a 4 ... 20 mA/HART sensor

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 30
Input
with transmitter power supply
+1 other
Output
1 x fail safe relay
+4 other

VEGAMET 625

Measured value indication, simple control functions such as remote enquiry of measured values for two HART sensors

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 30
Input
2 x 4 … 20 mA/HART sensor input with transmitter power supply (only HART capable sensors)
Output
1 x fail safe relay
+4 other

VEGASCAN 693

Measured value indication and remote enquiry of measured data for up to 15 HART sensors

Protection rating
IP 20/IP 30
Input
up to 15 HART-capable sensors
+1 other
Output
1 x fail safe relay
+2 other

VEGATOR 141

Transmission of 4 ... 20 mA signals for level signalling

Protection rating
IP 20
Input
1 x 4 … 20 mA sensor input
Output
1 x operating relay (SPDT)
+1 other

VEGATOR 142

Transmission of 4 ... 20 mA signals for level signalling

Protection rating
IP 20
Input
2 x 4 … 20 mA sensor input
Output
2 x operating relay (SPDT)

PLICSMOBILE T81

Measured data enquiry and remote parameter adjustment for a HART sensor

Housing material
Plastic
+2 other
Protection rating
IP 66

WirelessHART-Adapter

Emitting unit for wireless transmission of measured values ​​and remote parameter adjustment/diagnosis (single channel)

Housing material
Plastic
+1 other
Protection rating
IP 66
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 80 °C

WirelessHART-Gateway

Receiving unit for wireless transmission of measured values ​​and remote parameter adjustment/diagnosis (multichannel)

Protection rating
IP 65
Ambient temperature
-20 ... 60 °C

WirelessHART accessory

Mounting kit and extra battery

VEGATRENN 141

Single channel separator for 4 … 20 m/HART sensors

Protection rating
IP 20
Input
1 x 4 … 20 mA/HART sensor input
Output
1 x 4 … 20 mA

VEGATRENN 142

Double channel separator for 4 … 20 m/HART sensors

Protection rating
IP 20
Input
2 x 4 … 20 mA sensor input
Output
2 x 4 ... 20 mA

VEGATRENN 151

Single channel separator in two-wire technology for 4 … 20 mA sensors

Protection rating
IP 20
Input
1 x 4 … 20 mA/HART sensor input
Output
1 x 4 … 20 mA

VEGATRENN 152

Double channel separator in two-wire technology for 4 … 20 mA sensors

Protection rating
IP 20
Input
2 x 4 … 20 mA sensor input
Output
2 x 4 ... 20 mA

Overvoltage protection B 81-35

Pluggable overvoltage protection for supply and signal cables

Process temperature
-40 ... 85 °C
Output
4 … 20 mA/HART
+4 other

Overvoltage protection B 63-32

Overvoltage protection for Profibus PA and Foundation Fieldbus circuits

Protection rating
IP 66
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 85 °C

Overvoltage protection B 63-48

Overvoltage protection for two-wire circuits

Protection rating
IP 66
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 85 °C

Overvoltage protection B 62-30 W

Overvoltage protection for Profibus PA and Foundation Fieldbus circuits

Housing material
Plastic
+1 other
Protection rating
IP 20/IP 65
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 60 °C

Overvoltage protection B 62-36 G

Overvoltage protection for two-wire circuits

Housing material
Plastic
+1 other
Protection rating
IP 20/IP 65
Ambient temperature
-40 ... 60 °C

VEGACONNECT

Interface adapter between PC and VEGA instruments

Housing material
Plastic
Protection rating
IP 40
Ambient temperature
-20 ... 60 °C

VEGABOX 03

Protection rating
IP 66/IP 68 (0.2 bar)
Ambient temperature
-20 ... 70 °C

Modem antenna

Ethernet switch

up to 8 RS45 pluggable

Protection rating
IP 20

Profibus PA/DP segment coupler

Simple segment coupler for up to 93.75 kbit/s DP-side

Protection rating
IP 20
Ambient temperature
-20 ... 60 °C

G1½ threaded adapter for VEGAFLEX 80 and VEGAPULS 64

VEGAFLEX series 80 cable and rod components

VEGAFLEX series 80 probe extensions

VEGAFLEX series 80 spacers

Spacers or centering weights fix the measuring probe in the middle of the tube.

VEGAFLEX series 80 centering/gravity weights

FLEX80 tensioning facility for cable version of FLEX81, FLEX86

Antenna extension PLICSMOBILE

Electronics VEGAFLEX serie 80

Process component VEGAFLEX 86

PLICSMOBILE plug connector with SMA connection

Electronics PLICSMOBILE series 80