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Spectrex SharpEye 40/40C-M Multi IR Quad-Sense Flame Detector

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40C-M is the latest Multi IR Quad-Sense flame detector and is part of the next generation SharpEye 40/40 series.

The Quad-Sense technology uses four independent IR sensors all placed in the invisible infra-red spectrum to detect hydrocarbon fires as well as Hydrogen fires at the same time. Using this unique technology Spectrex creates an enhanced performance, advanced long-distance detection of hydrocarbon fires up to 215 ft (65 m) while simultaneously detecting a hydrogen plume fire at 30 meters. This is all done with a fast detection speed of under 5 seconds. Together with superior immunity to false alarms these units are keeping a SharpEye on your safety!

  • Lithium fire detection at 60 meters
  • Hydrogen fire detection at 36 meters
  • MTBF of over 150.000 hours
  • Sil 3 compatible
  • Internal log/event recorder
  • FM performance tested

Features

The Spectrex 40/40-C-M 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 the hydrogen ready flame detector. Currently the Spectrex 40/40-C-M is the only detector model on the market with an FM-approvals for both Hydrogen as well as Hydrocarbon fires. This ensures safety in applications with multiple fire risks without compromising on capabilities as with UV/IR models.

Range

Fuel

Range (ft/m)

Gasoline

215/65

n-Hepthane

215/65

Hydrogen

118/36

Diesel

150/45

JP5

150/45

Kerosene

150/45

Ethanol

135/45

Isopropyl alcohol (IPA)

135/45

Methanol

135/45

Methane*

150/45

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)*

150/45

Polypropylene pellets

115/35

Office paper

83/25

Gun powder (1.5 in2 (10cm2))

141 43

Fireworks (10 pieces per test)

13/7

Cooking oil

150/45

Mineral oil (20w50)

150/45

Wood

83/25

Ethylene glycol

118/36

Butyl Acrylate

177/54

Vinyl Acetate

177/54

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

150/45

Solvents

177/54

Oil paint

150/45

Jet fuel A1

150/45

Battery**

200/61

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

**One battery cell

Previous Model

The Spectrex 40/40-C-M is the new and direct replacement model for the Spectrex 40/40-M (IR4) flame detector. This model has been used in many applications between 2016 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-M 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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