THE RADAR LEVEL SENSOR
THE RADAR LEVEL SENSOR
ONE FOR EVERYTHING.
A radar sensor that doesn’t care if it's measuring liquids or bulk solids.
With VEGAPULS 6X you get a sensor that can handle any application, no matter if the medium to be measured is liquid, solid, hot, cold, hazardous or corrosive. No longer do you need to select the right instrument from a multitude of different options. Just leave that to us. You specify the operational parameters and process conditions, we’ll put together a level measuring instrument that is tailor-made for you.
SIMPLE, SIMPLER, THE 6X®
We build exactly the VEGAPULS 6X you need for your application.
You provide us with all parameters via the new configurator, or during a personal consultation, we select the right instrument version for your process.
From then on, it takes only a few days for your perfect radar level sensor to be manufactured, tested and shipped.
Since all settings in VEGAPULS 6X can be preconfigured to your application in advance, it’s ready for immediate use. The display and adjustment module is
clear, concise and easy to understand. The instrument has Bluetooth for wireless adjustment with the VEGA Tools App.
Reliable right from the start
Universal, fast deployment
Meets all hygienic requirements
KEY ADVANTAGES OF THE SENSOR
HOW DO YOU FIND THE BEST CHIP?
YOU INVENT IT.
The radar chip inside VEGAPULS 6X combines the experience gained from 30 years of radar level measurement engineering.
The heart of the sensor
THE THREE INNER VALUES: ACCURATE, SECURE AND GREAT TO USE.
Admittedly, at first glance you can't tell what's inside the VEGAPULS 6X radar level sensor: High-precision level measurement technology that makes no distinction between liquids and bulk solids.
The VEGAPULS 6X combines the best of the previous 6 GHz, 26 GHz and 80 GHz technologies - like VEGAPULS 64 and VEGAPULS 69 - into one single radar level instrument.
IT security standard IEC 62443-4-2
Safety and reliability under all process conditions
Risk minimisation according to SIL (IEC 61511)
ABSOLUTELY PRECISE. AND ABSOLUTELY SECURE.
|VEGAPULS 6X||VEGAPULS 64||VEGAPULS 69|
|Applications||liquids and solids||Liquids||Bulk solids|
|Process pressure||-1 … +160 bar||-1 … +25 bar||-1 … +20 bar|
|Process temperature||-196 … +450 °C||-196 … +200 °C||-40 … +200 °C|
|Measuring frequency||W-Band (80 GHz),
C-Band (6 GHz),
K-Band (26 GHz)
|W-Band (80 GHz)||W-Band (80 GHz)|
|Band width||2 ... 8 GHz||4 GHz||1 GHz|
|SIL, IEC 61511||✓ SIL can be switched off||–||–|
|IT security IEC 62443-4-2||✓||–||–|
|Analogue output||Two-wire: 4 … 20 mA/HART||Two-wire: 4 … 20 mA/HART||Two-wire: 4 … 20 mA/HART|
|Clamp can be operated without tools||✓||–||–|
|Overvoltage protection optionally in the device||permanently installed in 2nd chamber||plics® clamp retrofittable||plics® clamp retrofittable|
|Hygienic approvals||EHEDG, FDA, 3-A, EC 1935/2004||FDA, EC 1935/2004||–|
The levels of all media in focus
VEGAPULS 6X focuses the radar signal squarely on the medium. The reflected signals are analysed and evaluated to determine the level.
Thanks to its wide dynamic range, VEGAPULS 6X can detect even the smallest signals from media with poor reflective properties. The sensor is thus able to measure all media reliably with great precision.
Optimal performance thanks to non-contact measurement
VEGAPULS 6X offers a wide range of antenna systems – tailored to your application. The antennas meet the highest requirements in terms of reliability and hygiene.
What is more, the sensor’s own software algorithms suppress interference caused by tank internals or buildup on the antenna system. So even foam, high mounting sockets and small process fittings are no problem. The sensor can even measure right through plastic container walls.
How does level measurement with radar work?
How do sensors contribute to cyber security?
In view of the increasing digitalisation in industry, effective protection against cyber attacks is an extremely important topic. Modern production facilities are becoming more and more interconnected and use digital status retrieval on all devices and systems. This makes them vulnerable in a new way. To fulfil the highest cyber security standards currently implemented in the process industry, the VEGAPULS 6X radar level sensor has been designed according to the latest IT security standard IEC 62443-4-2. During a walk through the VEGA IT department, Jürgen and Stefan explain what has to be considered from the development stage in order to create a secure sensor.
What functions does the digital customer portal myVEGA offer?
With myVEGA as your personal information platform, you have access to numerous online functions relating to VEGA products. We are constantly working on expanding our digital services so that our customers can access as much information as possible online and do tasks for themselves. Nevertheless, the customer's contact person is always close at hand in myVEGA if help is needed.
- ✔ Configurator for the entire VEGA product range
- ✔ Information on prices and delivery times
- ✔ Order directly online
- ✔ Save instrument configurations
- ✔ 2D/3D drawings for your configured instrument
- ✔ Overview of all order transactions
📢 More information ➡ www.vega.com/myvega
VEGAPULS 6X: One radar sensor for all applications
We’re proud to introduce the radar sensor that doesn’t differentiate between liquids and bulk solids. VEGAPULS 6X is a sensor for all applications, no matter if the measured medium is liquid or solid, hot or cold, or corrosive.
VEGAPULS 6X combines the three inner values:
- 🔎 precision,
- 🔒 security and
- 🎉 the feel good factor.
Born where values are valued.
Technology is only as good as the people who make it.
That’s why the new VEGAPULS 6X is the result made by over 2,100 valuable employees, 60 years of valued measurement experience and every value that is intrinsic to VEGA.
VEGAPULS 6X, Cyber Security and myVEGA
Nobody comes up with perfect things on their own.
It takes different perspectives, talents and ideas, as well as openness and attention to detail, to be aware of what the process world expects from us.