VPEV-1/8 – Vacuum Switch – Festo Pressure Sensors and Vacuum Sensors

USD $ 79.38 USD $ 65.09

SKU: 150261

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 150261
Festo Pressure Sensors and Vacuum Sensors: VPEV-1/8
OEM Spec Ref 

The Festo VPEV-1/8, with MPN 150261, is a premier Pressure and Vacuum Sensor designed to deliver exceptional accuracy and reliability in monitoring and controlling pneumatic pressures and vacuum levels. This sensor is specifically engineered for seamless integration into diverse industrial applications, ensuring precise measurement and enhanced system control.

Key Features:

  • High Precision Sensing: Equipped with advanced technology to accurately measure both pressure and vacuum, this sensor ensures that your systems operate within their specified parameters, promoting optimal performance.
  • Durable Construction: Built to endure the rigorous demands of industrial environments, the VPEV-1/8 features robust construction that guarantees long-term reliability and performance.
  • Compact and Efficient Design: Its compact footprint makes it ideal for installation in areas with limited space, while maintaining high functionality and efficiency.
  • Easy Integration: Designed for straightforward integration with various pneumatic systems, it includes user-friendly interfaces that facilitate quick and efficient setup.
  • Versatile Application Range: Capable of handling a broad spectrum of pressures and vacuums, this sensor is incredibly versatile, suitable for a wide range of industrial uses.


  • Enhanced System Accuracy: By providing precise pressure and vacuum measurements, it helps maintain the accuracy of your pneumatic systems, enhancing overall operational quality.
  • Operational Cost Reduction: Optimizes system performance and reduces the risk of overpressure or vacuum conditions, which can decrease maintenance costs and downtime.
  • Extended Equipment Lifespan: Accurate pressure and vacuum control protects system components from stress and damage, extending the lifespan of connected equipment.
  • Safety Assurance: Ensures safer operational conditions by maintaining system pressures within safe limits, thereby meeting stringent industrial safety standards.


  • Process Automation: Crucial for automated processes that require exact pressure and vacuum levels to ensure consistent and reliable operations.
  • System Monitoring: Ideal for applications where continuous monitoring of pressure and vacuum is essential for system stability and performance.
  • Pneumatic Control Systems: Plays a vital role in pneumatic control systems where precise adjustments are necessary for efficient operation.
  • Testing and Calibration: Suitable for use in environments that demand stringent testing and calibration, where precise pressure measurements are critical.

The Festo VPEV-1/8 Pressure and Vacuum Sensor embodies Festo’s commitment to innovation and quality, offering a sophisticated solution for comprehensive pressure and vacuum monitoring in a variety of industrial settings.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Conforms to standard EN 60947-5-1
Symbol 00991471
Certification CCC
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) As per EU low voltage directive
UKCA marking (see declaration of conformity) To UK instructions for electrical equipment
Explosion prevention and protection Observe the information on the certificate
Zone 1 (ATEX)
Zone 2 (ATEX)
Zone 21 (ATEX)
Zone 22 (ATEX)
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Measured variable Relative pressure
Method of measurement Pneumatic/electric pressure transducer
Pressure measuring range -1 bar … 1.6 bar
Operating pressure -0.1 MPa … 0.16 MPa
Operating pressure -1 bar … 1.6 bar
Operating medium Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [7:4:4]
Information on operating and pilot media Operation with oil lubrication possible (required for further use)
Temperature of medium -20 °C … 80 °C
Ambient temperature -20 °C … 80 °C
Switching element function Changeover switch
Max. switching frequency 3 Hz
Max. switching output voltage AC 250 V
Max. switching output voltage DC 125 V
Max. output current 5000 mA
Minimum load current 1 mA at 24 V
10 mA at 10 V
100 mA at 5V
Utilization category for inductive load AC-14
Utilization category for ohmic load AC-12
Electrical connection Form A
as per DIN 43650
Rectangular design
Type of mounting With through-hole
Mounting position Any
Pneumatic connection G1/8
Product weight 240 g
Housing material Wrought aluminum alloy
Switching contact material Silver
Switching status indication LED yellow
Setting range threshold value -0.95 bar … -0.2 bar
Setting range threshold value after conversion 0.16 bar … 1.6 bar
Degree of protection IP65
Corrosion resistance class (CRC) 2 – Moderate corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B1/B2-L
Weight 0.240 kg