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EyeCGas® - Infrared Gas Leak Detector

Thermal Imagers are sensitive to the Infrared, which is a band in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Gases have their own characteristic absorption lines in the IR spectrum; VOC's and others have these lines in the region of the MWIR. The use of a thermal imager as an infrared gas leak detector adjusted to the region of interest will allow the gases to be visualized. Thermal imagers are sensitive to the absorption lines spectrum of the gases and designed to have the optical path sensitivity in correspondence with the gases in the spectrum area of interest. If a component is leaking, the emissions will absorb the IR energy, appearing as smoke black or white on the LCD screen.

The leaking gas temperature differs from the background temperature. The radiation getting to the camera is the background radiation from the background and the radiation from the gas area which obscures the background visualizing the existence of the gas.

The EyeCGas® is the only Infrared gas leak detector Camera specially designed for the Petrochemical, Gas & Oil market requirements for gas detection and Smart LDAR compliance.

The EyeCGas® allows the inspection of vast areas in a plant with an automated and simple user interface, visualizing the infrared image on a large color LCD.
Build-In DVR (Digital Video Recording) allows video and audio recording for up to 6 continuous hours.

Gas leak detection equipment is vital to keeping your employees, environment and product safe. EyeCGas® saves time in the search for fugitive gas leaks and provides confidence that equipment is free from leaks of methane and volatile organic compounds (VOC) and other gases..

  • Ideal for natural gas, oil, and petrochemical facilities.
  • High sensitivity detector can pinpoint the smallest leaks.
  • Certified for use in hazardous environments (Class 1, Div. 2 and ATEX II), allowing the inspection at hazardous places in the plant.
  • Implements an internal video and audio recording device.
  • Features a large color LCD display for image and text display.
  • Rugged and durable by design to be used as a tool in the field.

Rugged and durable certified for the use in hazardous locations. Simplifying and broadening opportunities for use inside the facility limits without the need of a hot work permit allowing video and audio recording while maintaining safety.

Imaging Performance
Infrared Gas Leak Detector 
Thermal Sensitivity 20mK@ 25°C
F # 1.1
Field of View 18° with 30 mm lens
Focus near <0.5m
Focusing Manual
Digital Zoom x2, x4
Digital Video Camera
Embedded Digital Camera VGA, fixed focus, for situational awareness
Detector
Type Cooled High Sensitivity , 320x240 pixels
Spectral range 3-5µm
Power Input
Voltage 12 VDC
Power consumption 14.4 W
Battery Life 4 hours continuous
Physical Characteristics
Weight (with battery and lens) 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs.)
Color Grey and Black
Size in (LxHxW) 9" x 4.3" x 5.1" (230 x 110 x 130)mm
Interface Tripod mounting UNC 1/4", rotation safe
Display
Display Unit 3.5” Color LCD 640X480
Environmental Conditions
Operating temperature range -20°C to + 50°C
Storage temperature range -40°C to + 70°C
Temperature and Humidity IEC 60068-2-30 Temp. +25°C / +40°C Humidity 95% RH
EMC/ EMI FCC 47 CFR part 15 subpart B - Radiated Emissions
EN 610000-6-4 : 2007 class A - Radiated Emissions
EN 610000-6-2 : 2005 class A - Immunity to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
EN 610000-6-2 :2005 class A - Radiated Immunity to RFE
EN 610000-6-2: 2005 class A - Radiated Immunity to Power Frequency magnetic field
Vibration 2.4 GRMS Random Vibration - Mil Std 810F 514.5
Water and Dust Protection IP65 - Blowing Dust test - MIL-STD-810F, Method 510.4, Procedure I
IP65 - Jetting Water
HALT - High Accelerated Life Test Vibration level: Max temp : 55°C, Min temp : -20°C
Safety Certifications UL1604, Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I and II, Division 2, and Class III (Classified) Locations.
CSA C22.2 No. 213-M1987, Non Incendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Locations.
ATEX II 3G Ex nL IIC T6
Environmental Conditions when Packed in Carrying Case
Free Fall (Drop) Test ASTM-D 4169-06 Schedule A
Loose cargo vibration Test ASTM-D 4169-08 Schedule F Test method D999
Vibration ASTM-D 4169-08 Schedule F Test method D999
Gas Leak Detection Performance
Operation features Auto Mode and Enhanced Mode
Designed for detection of Ethylene, 1-Hexane, Propanal, 1,3-Butadiene, 1-Butene, Methane, Propylene 1-pentene, Styrene, Toluene, Acetic acid, Xylene, 1,2-dimethyl-Benzene, Isobutylene , Isoprene, Benzene, Ethyl benzene, Ethylene oxide, Hexane, Methanol, Propylene oxide, Propylene, Ethane, Octane, Heptane, Isopropyl alcohol, MEK Methyl Ethyl Ketone 2-butanone, Propane, Butane, Pentane
Digital Video and Audio Recording
Video and Audio recording Digital recorder build-in with connection to PC via USB 2.
Storage Capacity Up to 8 hours of MPEG4/H.264 in ENH mode of video and audio recording in a 16 Gbyte SD card (Built In)
Others Features
Connectivity Bluetooth, USB 2
Supplied Accessories
  Battery Set (3), Tri Battery Charger, USB Cable, Headset, Neck strap, Glare Shield, Carrying Case
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