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Spark Detector FM 1/8

Spark Detection preferably in dark areas

Technical Specification

In a brief

Spark detector sensors contain photo diode elements that detects a spark or burning ember's infrared radiation and signal the control console


Spectral sensitivity: 780 nm to 1100 nm
Viewing angle: 120°
Ambient temperature: -40 °F to +158 °F [-40 °C to +70 °C]
Ambient temperature in the material flow: max. 176 °F [+80 °C] at the lens
Relative atmospheric humidity: 0 to 95 %, non-condensing
Transportation speed: 6 to 164 ft/s [2 to 50 m/s] (other speeds on demand)
Use: in areas without daylight and without artificial light
Connection: ready-to-use connecting cable, cable length 8 ft [2.5 m] (3 x 0.5 mm²) optionally 82 ft [25 m] (3 x 0.5 mm²)
Material of housing: aluminium die casting (GD-AlSi12)
Protection class: IP 65
Housing dimensions: 3.3 x 3.3 x 1.2 in [84 x 84 x 31 mm]
Housing colour: red (RAL 3000), lacquered
Weight: 270 g (excluding connecting cable)
Optics: hardened mineral glass
Available mounting adapters: threaded adapter FM 1/8 Ex, welding adapter FM 1/8 Ex, air purge adapter SPA and SPA Ex

Air purge adapter

If dirt accumulation or other build-up on the sensor optics is expected, special air purge adapters increase the detection reliability. Cleaning intervals are thus extended.