FID OEM Sensors

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For measuring: Total hydrocarbons (THC) and methane (CH4)

FID OEM Sensors

The TRACE-GAS FID OEM sensor is based on flame ionization detection and is designed to measure total hydrocarbon concentration (THC). In the dual version, simultaneous detection of the methane content (CH4) in the sample gas is possible. This is done in a second combustion chamber, for which a thermal cutter is used to remove long-chain compounds. This will allow the determination of the content of non-methane hydrocarbons, which is relevant for various applications.
The sensor combines robustness and high sensitivity, which makes it significantly superior to alternative sensors for measuring organic hydrocarbon compounds, such as thermal conductivity sensors. This is not the only reason why FID sensors are increasingly used in conjunction with gas chromatographs (GC).
OEM gas sensors for THC & CH4

Key features

Compact sensor even with dual version (THC and CH4 measurement)

Automatic ignition of the hydrogen flame

Automatic hydrogen shutoff

Minimal calibration effort

Optimized for continuous operation

Very high dynamic range

Continuous measurement

Low power consumption (mobile applications)

Flame Ionization Detector

Fields of application

01

Emmissionsmessung

  • Continuous emission monitoring (exhaust air purification plants)
  • Immission measurement
02

Monitoring of processes and ambient air

  • Leakage detection (plant monitoring)
  • Indoor air monitoring – limit value monitoring ( threshold limit value (TLV))
  • Methane gas monitoring at landfills (explosion protection)
03

Automotive

  • Raw gas measurement on vehicles/exhaust gas measurement automotive
04

Others

  • Semiconductor industry – Detection of hydrocarbons in clean gases
  • Wastewater monitoring
  • Complementary sensor technology for gas chromatography

Technical data

TechnicalData 
Dimensions (L x W x H)600 x 418 x 180mm
Sample gas flow 0,5 – 1,5 l/min1
Weight ≤ 20 kg (excluding operating gases and energy supply)
Ambient pressure 700 to 1.013 mbar
Operating temperature5 – 45°C (non-condensing)
Communication CAN-Bus
Power supply24 V DC
Auxiliary and fuel gases
(externally required)
Combustion air: synthetic air
Fuel gas: He/H2 (40% hydrogen, rest helium)
1 depending on inlet pressure

Specifications

Specifications 
Measuring range (FS)2THC: 0-30.000 ppmC1
CH4: 0-10.000 ppmC1 (only dual)
Limit of detection (LOD)3 @t90 (with electronic t90time = 20s)≤ 1% FS (4σ)
Response time< 3s
Linearity± 2% of the measured value or ± 0,3% FS
Zero drift≤ 1,5 ppm C1
Span drift (sensitivity drift)≤ 0,5 % of the measured value in 8h
2 other measuring ranges on request
3 at constant ambient conditions (temperature, gas flow, inlet pressure)
Technical Data
TechnicalData 
Dimensions (L x W x H)600 x 418 x 180mm
Sample gas flow 0,5 – 1,5 l/min1
Weight ≤ 20 kg (excluding operating gases and energy supply)
Ambient pressure 700 to 1.013 mbar
Operating temperature5 – 45°C (non-condensing)
Communication CAN-Bus
Power supply24 V DC
Auxiliary and fuel gases
(externally required)
Combustion air: synthetic air
Fuel gas: He/H2 (40% hydrogen, rest helium)
1 depending on inlet pressure
Specifications
Specifications 
Measuring range (FS)2THC: 0-30.000 ppmC1
CH4: 0-10.000 ppmC1 (only dual)
Limit of detection (LOD)3 @t90 (with electronic t90time = 20s)≤ 1% FS (4σ)
Response time< 3s
Linearity± 2% of the measured value or ± 0,3% FS
Zero drift≤ 1,5 ppm C1
Span drift (sensitivity drift)≤ 0,5 % of the measured value in 8h
2 other measuring ranges on request
3 at constant ambient conditions (temperature, gas flow, inlet pressure)

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    EMAIL

    sales@trace-gas.com

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