ULTIMHEAT : Paddle flow switches, micro-switch contact; 1/2” BSPP male thread. Type R1D

Paddle flow switches, micro-switch contact, 1/2” BSPP male thread Type: R1D
Size and pressure Flow sensing:
Cleavable paddle
½” BSPP thread
Electrical rating Mounting position Type
PN10 R1D

1: Paddle 2: Body 3: Cable

Main uses: Water flow detection on water pipes
Functional principle: Balanced paddle, perpendicular to the main flow, actuating a micro- switch. Flexible elastomeric gasket between paddle and electric switch
Main housing material: PPO, fiber glass reinforced, usable with potable water.
Paddle material: Polypropylene, resistant to ozone and water disinfection products
Paddle gasket: Santoprene, resistant to ozone and water disinfection products
Electrical rating: 5A resistive, 230V AC
Electric contact type: SPDT, open or close by flow rise
Liquids compatibility: For use with clean water and liquids without chemical incompatibility with PPO and Santoprene
Nominal pressure at 20°C: 1MPa (PN10)

Assembly on pipes

Average Flow detection values vs pipe I.D. and paddle length (Liters/min)
Paddle length Pipe ID (mm)
20 25 32 40 50 63
*Close **Open *Close **Open *Close **Open *Close **Open *Close **Open *Close **Open
1     34 32 67 63 123 113 225 200 506 424
1+2     23 19 50 48 98 93 173 153 389 324
1+2+3         40 38 76 73 143 128 321 271
1+2+3+4             61 58 110 106 220 200
1~5             49 46 89 84 200 178
1~6                 73 68 165 150
1~7                 62 58 152 138
1~8                     133 123
1~9                     113 108
* Close by flow rise (L/min) of contact open at no flow position ** Open by flow decrease (L/min) of contact open at no flow position. Average values for indication only.
Standard tolerances ±30%

Nominal diameter: Can be used on 32 to 63 mm internal diameter pipes
The paddle is cleavable and can be cut at various lengths upon pipe diameter. There are cutting lines numbered 1 to 9 every 5mm.
Recommended mounting position: Vertical, with paddle downside. Other positions are possible with a change in the calibration value related to the paddle weight.
Water pipe connection: Male thread 1/2”(BSPP) and NBR gasket. Must be used on a BSPP ½”female fitting perpendicular to the main pipe.
Recommended torque: 7Nm
Liquids temperature range: 5 to 80°C
Ambient temperature range: 5 to 50°C
Ingress protection: IP65
Electrical connection: 3 x 0.75 mm² cable, PVC insulation, style H05VVF.
Installation instructions:
- Check carefully the paddle orientation: The arrow on housing must be exactly parallel to the pipe
- A 5 mm minimum gap must be respected between end of the paddle and tube wall opposite to the 3/4” fitting.
- We recommend the use of nozzles of length less than or equal to 18mm between the gasket seat and the inside of the tube and with an inner diameter greater than or equal to 20mm, to avoid blocking of the paddle.
Accessories: 1/2” female PVC saddles forDN40 to DN100 (OD) PVC pipes, and other fittings: see last section of this catalogue
Options: cable with connector or terminals, other cable length, paddle type B (see type R1B)

Main references
  Cable length
500mm 1m 2m
Reference R1DH05079F43N050 R1DH05079F43N100 R1DH05079F43N200

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