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

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40C-LB 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-LB is capable of detection both Hydrocarbon fuel and gas fires, as well as fires fueled by Hydrogen, Metal, inorganic etc. The units work with an integrated UV and optical IR sensor together and with the proven record of false alarm immunity they 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-LB 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-LB is used in many indoor safety critical applications where reliable detection is required.

Range

Fuel

Range (ft/m)

Gasoline

50/15

n-Hepthane

50/15

Hydrogen

37/11

Diesel

37/11

JP5

37/11

Kerosene

37/11

Ethanol

29,5/9

Isopropyl alcohol (IPA)

36/11

Methanol

29,5/9

Methane*

33/10

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)*

33/10

Polypropylene pellets

33/10

Office paper

16/5

Gun powder (1.5 in2 (10cm2))

33/10

Fireworks (10 pieces per test)

5/1.6

Cooking oil

37/11

Mineral oil (20w50)

37/11

Wood

16/5

Ethylene glycol

12/3.7

Butyl Acrylate

37/11

Vinyl Acetate

37/11

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

37/11

Solvents

37/11

Oil paint

37/11

Jet fuel A1

37/11

Battery**

39/12

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

**One battery cell

Previous Model

The Spectrex 40/40-C-LB is the new and direct replacement model for the Spectrex 40/40-L & 40/40-LB (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-L & 40/40-LB 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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