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EH Minicap FTC260 Capacitive rod probe for point level detection in bulk solids. Polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) wetted parts. NPT 1" or R 1" Process Connection. PNP transistor or relay output. IP66. Optional Aluminium Housing. ATEX , FM and CSA Approvals.

Part# with Options:        FTC260-AA2B1
Price with Options:        256.08


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The Minicap is designed for point level detection in light bulk solids with a grain size up to max. 30 mm (1.18 in) and a dielectric constant Et>1.6 e.g. grain products, flour, milk powder, animal feed, cement, chalk or gypsum.

Your Benefits
  • Complete unit consisting of the probe and electronic insert:
    • simple mounting
    • no calibration on start-up
  • Active build-up compensation
    • accurate switch point
    • high operational safety
  • Mechanically rugged
    • no wearing parts
    • long operating life
    • no maintenance
  • The rope probe of the Minicap FTC262 can be shortened
    • optimum matching to the measuring point
    • less stocks required
Measuring principle Point Level Detection

A metal plate at the end of the probe, within the insulation, the integrated counter-electrode and the surroundings combine to form the two electrodes of a capacitor. If the probe is covered or free of process medium, the capacitance changes and the Minicap switches.

Active Build-up Compensation

The Minicap detects build-up on the probe and compensates for its effects so that the switch point is always observed. The effects of build-up compensation depend on:

  • the thickness of the buildup on the probe,
  • the conductivity of the buildup,
  • the sensitivity setting on the electronic insert.
Measuring System

Minicap is an electronic switch. The complete measuring system consists of:

  • the Minicap FTC260 or FTC262
  • a power supply and
  • controllers, switching devices, signal transmitters (e.g. lamps, horns, PCS, PLC, etc.)

Measuring Principle Capacitive Solid
Characteristic / Application compact rod probe with build up compensation
easy start up
Specialities FDA-listed material
Supply / Communication 10,8 ... 45V DC, DC-PNP 3-wire
20 ... 253V AC, or
20 ... 55V DC, Relay output

Ambient temperature -40 C ... 80 C
(-40 F ... 176 F)
Process temperature -40 C ... 130C
(-40 F ... 266 F)
Process pressure absolute / max. overpressure limit -1 ... 25 bar
(-14.5 ... 360 psi)
Main wetted parts PPS = Polyphenylene sulphide
(glass fibre content approx. 40%)
Process connection R1"
Sensor length 140 mm (5.51")
Communication PNP transistor output
Relay output (potential-free
change-over contact / SPDT)
Certificates / Approvals ATEX , FM, CSA, NEPSI, EAC

Options Aluminium Housing
Application limits Solids, grain size max. 30 mm (1.2"),
DK min 1,6
Flexural strength 1400 N (at probe tip)

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EH Liquicap FMI21 Capacitive rod probe for continuos level measurement in conductive liquids. 316L, 1.4404 or PP wetted parts. NPT 1 1/2 or G 1 1/2 Process Connection. ATEX and CSA Approvals.




EH Minicap FTC262 Capacitive rope probe for point level detection in light bulk solids. Polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) wetted parts. NPT 1 1/2 or R 1 1/2 Process Connection. PNP transistor and relay outputs. Optional Aluminium Housing. ATEX , FM and CSA Approvals.



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