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



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

New RTD transmitter
September 2020, Mecosa , Temperature Measurement
What characterises the APAQ 130 is simplicity. Users can easily configure the transmitters wirelessly with a smartphone or tablet.

Read more...
Temperature profiling in automobile manufacture
September 2020, R&C Instrumentation , Temperature Measurement
The automotive industry uses many materials to build cars. These have evolved over time, becoming more sophisticated and often requiring heat treatment at some stage of component manufacture.

Read more...
New iTEMP transmitter with Bluetooth
September 2020, Endress+Hauser South Africa , Temperature Measurement
Endress+Hauser’s new iTEMP TMT142B temperature transmitters deliver highly accurate and reliable measurements, wireless communication via Bluetooth and user-friendly operation packaged in a robust single-chamber field housing.

Read more...
Detect compressed air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks
September 2020, Comtest , Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
Comtest has introduced the Fluke ii900, a handheld sonic industrial imager that enables maintenance to quickly locate air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks in compressed air systems. The straightforward, intuitive ...

Read more...
Comtest announces Microchip rebrand
August 2020, Comtest , News
Microchip Technology Incorporated (Microchip) is the result of a rebranding of Microsemi, represented in South Africa by Comtest. Microchip is a leading provider of embedded control and system solutions, ...

Read more...
Temperature control in the glass industry
August 2020, R&C Instrumentation , Temperature Measurement
New products like the Endurance and Thermalert series ensure that whatever the temperature measurement and monitoring requirements, a solution can be found.

Read more...
Speedy valve testing
June 2020, Comtest , Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
Control valve testing has often meant using complicated testers that require extensive training, the removal of the valve, and often one to two hours of test time on the bench. Comtest now offers Fluke’s ...

Read more...
Ratio pyrometer: theory and applications
June 2020, R&C Instrumentation , Temperature Measurement
There are many applications where a standard one-colour thermometer reads the temperature incorrectly. These include:    • Small objects (too small to fill the cone-of-vision). • Dust, smoke or steam, ...

Read more...
Measure bearing vibration and temperature
June 2020, Comtest , Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
Vibration in rotating machinery is merely the back and forth movement, or oscillation, of a machine and components, such as drive motors, driven devices (pumps, compressors, etc.), and the bearings, shafts, ...

Read more...
Tektronix and Coherent Solutions partner for integrated optical communications
June 2020, Comtest , News
Comtest has announced that technology companies Tektronix and Coherent Solutions have an exclusive partnership agreement to provide fully integrated optical communications platforms to new and existing ...

Read more...