United Electric Controls has announced that it has added carbon monoxide (CO) to the list of gases detected by the latest Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector. Vanguard version 1.2 also includes new mounting flexibility and a variety of other features that enhance installation, configurability and maintainability.
Wireless CO monitoring can reduce the cost of installing detection technology by up to 90 percent, the company says.
The new CO detection capability offers high stability, high resolution and broader range, it adds, and enables alarming at higher values while also providing accuracy at lower values, which is helpful for asset management.
The CO sensor also avoids false alarms resulting from temperature drift, by providing high zero stability and accuracy over large temperature ranges. The sensor has a low stabilization time, allowing it to be installed and calibrated at the same time.
The magnetic mounting option enables installation on I-beams without drilling. The universal option uses adjustable clamps that enable installation on pipe diameters from 3 to 12 in. without a hot work permit.