Temperature Measurement


Compact IR camera with industrial accessories

September 2019 Temperature Measurement

Comtest has announced an addition to the Optris Compact line of IR cameras – Xi 80 and Xi 400 – with new industrial accessories for use in harsh conditions. The range has a modular design and as a result, the water cooled housing, the air purge unit and the shutter can be used both individually and combined.

This stainless-steel shutter is generally used to protect the optics from contamination and foreign objects. This is particularly important when the camera measures upwards with the measurement objects above it, such as in the glass industry. With a response time of just

100 ms, the cameras are optimally protected from falling broken glass. Furthermore, the shutter can be used in intermittent processes, so that the optics are exposed to environmental conditions only during the measurement process.

Temperature measurement in harsh conditions

A stainless steel, water-cooled housing and an air purge collar made of anodised aluminium are available so that the compact infrared camera can be used in rough industrial conditions. Cooling allows for use in hot environments up to 250°C. The air purge unit protects against air particles and prevents condensation on the optics. It can be screwed on in four positions, allowing the air flow to be customised for the application. Integrated into the air purge unit is a silicone window that can be replaced without complex assembly steps if it suffers mechanical damage.

For more information contact Comtest, +27 10 595 1821, sales@comtest.co.za, www.comtest.co.za



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