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Spectrex SharpEye 40/40C-L4B UV/IR Dual-Sensor Flame Detector

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40C-L4B is the latest UV/IR Dual-Sensor flame detector and is part of the next generation SharpEye 40/40 series.

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40C-L4B is capable of detection Hydrocarbon fuel and gas fires and responds in under 5 seconds. The units work with an integrated UV and optical IR sensor in the 4.5 micron area. This allows for a higher false alarm immunity and greater detection capabilities then other regular UV/IR models on the market. With this proven record of false alarm immunity these Spectrex NexGen 40/40-C-L4B units keep a SharpEye on your Safety!

  • FM performance tested on Lithium fires
  • Built-in-test on both the UV and IR sensors
  • MTBF of over 150.000 hours
  • Sil 3 compatible
  • Internal log/event recorder
  • FM performance tested

Features

The Spectrex 40/40-C-L4B is used and suited for a large variety of application. Because of the high quality, SIL 3 approval and MTBF of over 150.000 hours the unit can operate in safety critical application.

Because of the large variety of substances with a FM performance approval it makes this unit suitable for indoor applications where flames in proximity needs to be detected. Currently the Spectrex 40/40-C-L4B is used in many indoor safety critical applications where reliable detection is required.

Range

Fuel

Range (ft/m)

Gasoline

93/28

n-Hepthane

93/28

Diesel

70/21

JP5

70/21

Kerosene

57/17

Ethanol

70/21

Isopropyl alcohol (IPA)

57/17

Methanol

60/18

Methane*

60/18

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)*

60/18

Polypropylene pellets

33/10

Office paper

70/21

Gun powder (1.5 in2 (10cm2))

33/10

Fireworks (10 pieces per test)

66/20

Cooking oil

10/3

Mineral oil (20w50)

70/21

Wood

70/21

Ethylene glycol

33/10

Butyl Acrylate

23/7

Vinyl Acetate

70/21

Flammable adhesive (flash point 140 °F (60 °C))

70/21

Solvents

70/21

Oil paint

70/21

Jet fuel A1

70/21

Battery**

70/21

*30 in (0.75m) high, 10 in (0.25m) wide plume fire

**One battery cell

Previous Model

The Spectrex 40/40-C-L4B is the new and direct replacement model for the Spectrex 40/40-L4 & 40/40-L4B (UV/IR) flame detector. This model has been used in many applications between 2009 and 2021 and many locations still rely on the high performance and long MTBF.

With over hundred thousand units sold of the Spectrex legacy series, 40/40-L4 & 40/40-L4B is part of the best sold and mostly trusted flame detector family on the market.

The Brand

Spectrex has been a leader in the Flame and Open Path Gas Detectors field since the early 50’s. Being acquired by Emerson/Rosemount in 2015 They are fully committed to enhance the safety of your employees, capital investments and to the environment.

Being the first to launch major innovations that have become trade standards such as the first UV/IR and patented IR3 Flame Detector designs they continue to offer the most comprehensive product line to meet application challenges from offshore oil & gas to waste handling to commercial mall floors worldwide.

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