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Intelligent Base Mounted IR³ Flame Detector

Product code: 55000-024APO

55000-024APO - Intelligent Base Mounted IR³ Flame Detector
The Intelligent Base Mounted IR3 Flame Detector is designed to protect all indoor areas, even in dirty or smoky conditions where open flaming fires may be expected. The detector has three IR sensors that respond to different IR wavelengths in order to discriminate between flames and spurious sources of radiation.
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Electrical Description

The Intelligent Base Mounted IR3 Flame Detector is loop powered and needs no external supply. A remote LED alarm indication may be connected to the flame detector.

Operation

The Detector is sensitive to low-frequency, flickering infra-red radiation emitted by flames during combustion. Since it responds to flickering radiation the Detector can operate even if the lens is contaminated by a layer of oil, dust water-vapour or ice. The Detector is set to respond to low-frequency radiation at 1−15Hz (0.75−2.7μm) in order to detect all flickering flames, including those invisible to the naked eye, e.g. those emitted by hydrogen fi res. The Detector has three IR sensors that respond to different IR wavelengths in order to discriminate between flames and spurious sources of radiation. False alarms due to factors as flickering sunlight are avoided by a combination of filters and signal processing techniques.

Application

UV/IR² Flame Detectors are used when detection is required to be unaffected by convection currents, draughts or wind; tolerant of fumes, vapours, steam, dust and mist, responsive to a flame more than 25m away and fast reacting.

Backward Compatibility

The Detector operates only with control equipment using the Apollo XP95 or Discovery digital protocol (or any development of it).

Additional Information

ACCESSORIES A portable Flame Detector Test unit is available, part number 29600-226.

Product Information

The Intelligent Base Mounted IR3 Flame Detector is designed to protect all indoor areas, even in dirty or smoky conditions where open flaming fires may be expected. The detector has three IR sensors that respond to different IR wavelengths in order to discriminate between flames and spurious sources of radiation.

Key Features

Responds to stationary flames with no flicker Sensitive to low-frequency flickering IR radiation emitted by flames during combustion Compact flame detector which fits into Discovery or XP95 bases Loop-powered False alarms due to factors such as flickering sunlight are avoided by a combination of filters and signal processing techniques

General
Warranty10 year
Performance
Chamber typeChevron
Range of view (at 25m)0.1m² n-heptane
Field of view90°
Sensitivity
  • High-Class 1
  • Low-Class 3
Electrical
Maximum power-up time4 seconds
Quiescent current2500μA
Supply voltage (min)17V dc
Supply voltage (max)28V dc
Supply voltage (Vmin-Vmax)17 to 28V dc
Environmental
Humidity (min)0% RH
Humidity (max)95% RH
Humidity Noteno condensation or icing
Humidity0% to 95% (no condensation or icing)
Operating temperature (min)-40°C
Operating temperature (max)70°C
Operating temperature-40 to 70°C
IP rating ValueIP66
Storage temperature (min)-40°C
Storage temperature (max)70°C
Storage temperature-40 to 70°C
Conformance
Approvals
  • CPR
  • FG
  • LPCB
Mechanical
Weight150g
ColourWhite
Materials housingPolycarbonate
Materials terminalsNickel plated stainless steel
Product length40mm
Product diameter100mm
Sensing window thickness2mm
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