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

The Spectrex SharpEye 40/40D-M is the latest Multispectrum 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 300 ft (90 m) while simultaneously detecting a hydrogen plume fire at 50 meters. This is all done with a   fast detection speed of under 5 seconds as well as responses to flash fires in under 50 msec. Together with superior immunity to false alarms these units are 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 at tup to 300 ft (90 m)
  • Detection of hydrogen plume fires at 50 meters
  • 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-M 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 the hydrogen ready flame detector. Currently the Spectrex 40/40-D-M is the only model on the market with an FM approval for both Hydrogen as well as Hydrocarbon fires. 

Range

Fuel

Range (ft/m)

Gasoline

300/90

n-Hepthane

300/90

Hydrogen*

166/50

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-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, The 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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