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

The Spectrex Sharpeye 40/40D-LB is the latest ultra fast UV/IR flame detector and is part of the Next generation SharpEye 40/40 series.

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-LB is capable of detection both Hydrocarbon fuel and gas fires, as well as fires fueled by Hydrogen, Metal, inorganic material etc. and responds to flash fires in under 20 msec. 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!

  • Ultra-fast detection under 20 msec
  • Lithium fire performance approval
  • 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-LB 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.

Because of the large variety of substances with a FM performance approval it makes this unit suitable for may indoor applications such as ammunition protection, solvent fires and many more application. Currently the Spectrex 40/40-D-LB is used in many indoor safety critical applications where quick and reliable detection is required.

Range

Fuel

Range (ft/m)

Gasoline

93/28

n-Hepthane

93/28

Hydrogen*

70/21

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-D-LB is the new and direct replacement model for the Spectrex 40/40-UFL (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, The 40/40-UFL 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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