Thermal Conductivity Analyser
8866 is an analyzer for harsh environment that allows very accurate and stable in line analysis of a gas in a binary (or almost binary) mixture, taking advantage of its own specific thermal conductivity, respect to the background gas.
The weatherproof and explosion proof 8866 is designed for field installation in the most severe conditions, minimizing the sample conditioning requirements.
Sulfur Dioxide [SO2]
Special 3-Ranges Calibration for Hydrogen Cooled Generators [TR]
Carbon Dioxide [CO2]
Nitrous Oxide [N2O]
- No inner moving parts
- Wet parts in AISI316 and glass
- Resistant to the most severe industrial environments
- Sensing unit temperature controlled
- Insensitive to ambient temperature variations
- Installation position and vibration don’t alter the accuracy and stability of the measure
- Available as 4-20 mA transmitter or combined with a powerful microprocessor-based control unit
- Modular construction
- Fast access to the inner PCB just unscrewing the housing cap
- Possibility to remove the entire sensing unit from the housing just by unscrewing 2 screws and leaving her housing connected to the sampling system.
- Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
- EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
- Directive ATEX 2014/34/EU (optional)
ATEX certification for Zone 1 / Zone 21 with protection mode:
II 2 G D Ex db IIC T6 Gb
Ex tb IIIC T85°C Db
ATEX Certificate Number CESI 03 ATEX 130
|Accuracy||± 1% of span (output signal). Further improvable with|
|autocalibration and four port version with reference gas|
|Repeatability||± 0.3% of span (short term).|
|Reproducibility||24 hours: ± 1% of span.|
|Linearity||better than ± 0.5% of full scale|
|Response Time||H2: Initial < 1 sec.; 60%: 13 sec.; 90%: 23 sec.; 99%: 40 sec.|
|CO2: Initial < 2 sec.; 60%: 24 sec.; 90%: 45 sec.; 99%: 80|
|sec. (with max. 2000 cc/min. flow rate)|
|Drift||Zero: max. ± 1% of span per week|
|Span: max ± 1% of span per week (without autocalibration).|
|Ambient Temp. Influence||depend on range; typically < 1% of FS over the entire temperature range (-10°C ÷ +50°C)|
|Pressure Influence||none for pressure variations between 0.1 and 10 bars (a)|
|Flow Rate Influence||less than 0.5% of span over flow range of 250 to 1000 cc/min.|
|Line Voltage Influence||max. 0.02% of span, for each 1% change of power voltage.|
|Sample Requirements||Flow Rate: 250 ÷ 1000 cc/min.|
|Pressure: 3000 Pa minimum (with filter and flow meter).|
|Range||Refer to ordering information|
|Output||non-normalized output current that functions as input of the selected ADEV control unit|
|Relative Humidity||90% maximum.|
|Operation Temperature||-10 ÷ +50°C (14 to 122 °F).|
|Temperature controlled||at 50°C|
|Storage Temperature||+70°C (158 °F) max.|
|Power Requirements||24 ÷ 30 Vdc, 45 VA from dedicated power supplier.|
|Pneumatic Connections||¼” or 6 mm OD tubing (compression fittings supplied)|
|Wiring Connections||General purpose: 2 openings for G 3/8" (PG 13 cable grip).|
|Ex-Proof: 2 openings for GK 1/2" (cable grip or conduit).|
Iron and steel industry
Copper melting furnaces
Nuclear plants and electric power industry
Hydrogen cooled generators
Measure of H2 in hydrocarbons in petroleum industry
Gas production industry (purity monitoring of H2, Ar, N2, He, CO2, N2O)
Synthesis gas & Fertilizers
The 8866 needs an external sampling system able to deliver an almost clean sample gas to the analyser at the proper temperature, pressure and flow rate.
ADEV has a wide experience in process and can provide the 8863 analyser combined with a sample and condition system designed for the specific application requirements. Contact ADEV for details.
The Cell Block assembly is made of stainless steel construction with two identical internal cells: the measuring cell and the reference cell. A highly stable thermistor is mounted in each cell.
These matched thermistors form the active arms of a bridge circuit: the unbalanced current of the bridge provides the means of measuring the relative ability of the sample and reference gases to conduct heat away from their respective thermistors to the cell wall, which is held at a constant temperature.
The standard two port version is used for zero-based ranges and has reference side sealed (air-filled). For suppressed ranges from 95%, the use of the four port version, with specific flowing reference gas, increase the accuracy to the maximum level.