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Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-I IR3 Quad-Sense Flame Detector

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-I is the latest ultra-fast IR3 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. Using this technology Spectrex creates an enhanced performance, advanced long-distance detection of hydrocarbon fires up to 300 ft (90 m), ultra-fast detection in under 50 msec with unparalleled reliability. The 40/40D-I ensures superior performance with immunity to false alarms while keeping a SharpEye on your safety!

  • Ultra-fast detection under 50 msec
  • Lithium fire performance approval for detection up to 85 meters
  • Detection of hydrocarbon-based fuel and gas fires up to 300ft (90m)
  • MTBF of over 150.000 hours
  • Sil 3 compatible
  • Internal log/event recorder
  • Temperature range -76 °F (-60 °C) to 185 °F (85 °C)
  • Atex T5 and T6 approved

Features

The Spectrex 40/40-D-I is used and suited for a large variety of application. Because of the high quality, SIL 3 and DNV approval and MTBF of over 150.000 hours the unit can operate in safety critical application such as on- and offshore Oil and Gas, as well as application where detection in milliseconds is required.

Because of the large variety of substances with a FM performance approval such as Lithium as well as the ultra-fast detection in milliseconds the unit is popular in the waste industry as well as ammunition storage.

Range

Fuel

Range (ft/m)

Gasoline

300/90

n-Hepthane

300/90

Diesel

210/63

JP5

210/63

Kerosene

210/63

Ethanol

185/55

Isopropyl alcohol (IPA)

185/55

Methanol

185/55

Methane*

210/63

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)*

210/63

Polypropylene pellets

163/49

Office paper

115/34

Gun powder (1.5 in2 (10cm2))

197/60

Fireworks (10 pieces per test)

33/10

Cooking oil

210/63

Mineral oil (20w50)

210/63

Wood

111/34

Ethylene glycol

164/50

Butyl Acrylate

246/75

Vinyl Acetate

246/75

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

210/63

Solvents

246/75

Oil paint

210/63

Jet fuel A1

210/63

Battery**

279/85

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

**One battery cell

Previous Model

The Spectrex 40/40-D-I is the new and direct replacement model for the Spectrex 40/40-I and 40/40-UFI (IR3) 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 the Spectrex 40/40-I and 40/40-UFI are 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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