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THE ADVISOR

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FL500-Hydrogen Flame Detector Released
13/02/2020
  • Fixed Gas & Flame Detection Fixed Gas & Flame Detection
MSA's new FL500-H2 Optical Flame Detector shares many of the same features as the FL500 UV/IR Flame Detector but is specifically designed for sites where large volumes of hydrogen are managed.

MSA is pleased to announce the release of the General Monitors FL500-Hydrogen UV/IR Flame Detector.  The FL500-H2 Detector has a wavelength of 2.7 - 3.2 microns suitable for responding to hydrogen flames and issuing alarm outputs directly without compromising false alarm immunity.

The FL500-H2 Optical Flame Detector addresses a wide range of applications for the production, transport, and processing of hydrogen.  Sites where large volumes of hydrogen are managed include:

• Refineries
• Chemical Plants (Ammonia, Ethylene)
• Hydrogen Gas Generators
• Hydrogen Fuel Cell Production
• Hydrogen Fueling Stations
• Hydrogen Test Facilities
• Rocket Launch Sites
• Merchant Hydrogen Manufacturing Plants

The FL500-H2 shares many of the same features as the standard FL500 UV/IR Flame Detector:

• Three LED indicators for alarm, fault, and normal operating conditions
• Field of view up to 130°
• Response times < 3 seconds
• Rugged stainless-steel housing – standard
• 4-20 mA sink or source communication
• Global approvals - CSA, ATEX, IECEx, CE Marking

Visit the FL500-H2 product page for more details and view the updated Field of View Simulator.