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VEGABAR 38 Pressure Transmitter for Measuring Gases, Vapors, and Liquids up to 130 °C

VEGABAR 38 is a universal pressure transmitter with a ceramic measuring cell that can measure gases, vapors, and liquids up to 130 °C. The optional universal connection for hygienic adapters means leaner stock keeping and minimized installation effort. The sensor display has an on-site operation and a colored 360° status display.

VEGABAR 38’s application area includes:

  • From thread ½"
  • Universal connection G1" for hygiene adapter
  • hygienic connections
  • 4–20 mA
  • Three-wire: PNP/NPN
  • 4–20 mA
  • IO-Link
  • Ex and hygiene approval
  • On-site display
  • Colored 360° status display
  • Three-button operation

Thread G½, EN837; manometer connection/316 L.

Thread G½, EN837; manometer connection/316 L. Image Credit: VEGA Grieshaber KG

Thread G1, ISO228-1; cone 40°, front-flush/316 L (Ra < 0.76 µm); for hygienic adapter metallic sealing.

Thread G1, ISO228-1; cone 40°, front-flush/316 L (Ra < 0.76 µm); for hygienic adapter metallic sealing. Image Credit: VEGA Grieshaber KG

Clamp 1" PN40 (ø50.5 mm) DIN32676, ISO2852; front-flush/316 L (Ra < 0.76 µm).

Clamp 1" PN40 (ø50.5 mm) DIN32676, ISO2852; front-flush/316 L (Ra < 0.76 µm). Image Credit: VEGA Grieshaber KG

User Benefits

  • Colored 360° status display, display, and on-site operation with VDMA menu structure
  • High plant availability through maximum overload and vacuum resistance of the ceramic measuring cell
  • Simple integration into control systems via IO-Link communication


Other Applications

  • Fermentation tank: Level, pressure, and point level measurement in the fermentation tank
  • Pump room: Pressure monitoring and flood protection in the pump room
  • Flotation: Level and pressure measurement in the flotation process
  • Batching tank for coatings: Level measurement in the coating batching tank

Technical Specifications

Source: VEGA Grieshaber KG

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Measuring range – Pressure -1 ... 60 bar [Bar - kPa - psi]
Process temperature -40 ... 130 °C [°C - °F]
Accuracy 0.3%
Materials, wetted parts
  • PVDF
  • 316L
  • Duplex (1.4462)
  • Ceramic
Threaded connection ≥ G½, ≥ ½ NPT
Hygenic fittings
  • Clamp ≥ 2", DN50 - DIN32676, ISO2852
  • Clamp ≥ 1" - DIN32676, ISO2852
  • Clamp ≥ 1½" - DIN32676, ISO2852
  • Slotted nut ≥ 1½", ≥ DN40 - DIN 11851
  • Slotted nut ≥ DN25 - DIN 11851
  • SMS DN38
  • Hygienic fittings ≥ DN25 - DIN11864-1-A
  • Hygienic fittings ≥ DN40 - DIN11864-1-A
  • Varivent N50-40
  • SMS DN25
  • Ingold connection PN10
  • Varivent F25
Seal material
  • EPDM
  • FKM
  • FFKM
Housing material Plastic
Protection rating
  • IP66/IP67
  • IP65
  • 4 … 20 mA
  • Three-wire (PNP/NPN, 4 … 20 mA)
  • IO-Link
Ambient temperature -40 ... 70 °C

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