Falco Diffused - Fixed VOC Gas Detector

Falco Diffused

Fixed VOC Gas Detector

The Falco Diffused, Fixed VOC Gas Detector is a fixed VOC gas detector that eliminates false readings found with other competing technology and continuously detection Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hazardous areas. The Falco diffused & Falco TAC diffused instrument is ideal for detecting VOCs in areas such as refineries and petrol chemical facilities.

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Features

Falco Diffused, fixed VOC gas detector has an externally located Intrinsically Safe sensor for quick and easy servicing without the need for a hot work permit. Dual certification allows Falco to be serviced and calibrated in a hazardous environment without having to remove power!

The standard Falco, both the Pumped and Diffused models are supplied with a 10.6 eV lamp allowing the instrument to detect a wide range of VOC gases. The fixed gas detector has 4 detection ranges available, these ranges include 0 – 10 ppm, 0 – 50 ppm, 0 – 1000 ppm and 0 – 3000 ppm.

The Falco TAC, both pumped TAC and diffused TAC models, utilise a 10.0 eV lamp to detect Total Aromatic Compounds (TACs) which help focus on benzene. The Falco TAC is available with a detection range of 0 – 50 ppm.

Ultimate Performance

  • The only VOC detector specifically designed for extreme weather
  • Typhoon technology stops condensation forming with the PID
  • Cutting-edge sensor performance minimizes drift & downtime

Ultimate Safety

  • Eliminates false readings found with competing PID technology
  • Multi-colored status display can be seen from 20 meters in sunlight
  • Fitted with long-life lamp for one-year of continuous use
  • Ex d approved

Ultimate Flexibility

  • Pumped and diffused models available
  • Diffused unit idea for detecting VOCs and TACs in areas such as refineries and petrol chemical facilities
  • Falco diffused can be mounted virtually everywhere
  • Four detection ranges available
  • Selectable response factor for varying VOC selection

Technical Specification

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Specification
Value
Sensor Photoionization detector
Detection ranges and sensitivity with 10.6 eV lamp fitted* 10.0 ppm, 0.001 ppm
50.0 ppm, 0.01 ppm
1000 ppm, 0.1 ppm
3000 ppm, 1 ppm
Detection ranges and sensitivity with 10.0 eV lamp fitted* 50.0 ppm, 0.01 ppm
Response Time (T90) Diffused models: <30 seconds**
Accuracy ± 5 % or ± 1 digit
User Interface OLED high contrast white on black: 128 x 64 pixels
Screen size: 35 mm (w) x 17.5 mm (h)
5 magnetic switches with LED confirmation (up, down, left, right and enter)
Status indicator Bright visible status indicator: RED, AMBER, GREEN
Output 4 – 20 mA
2 programmable relays
RS 485 Modbus
Falco diffused environmental specification Operational Temperature: – 40 to 122°F 0-100 % RH and condensing humidity
Storage Temperature: – 40 to 140°F
Ingress Protection Main Unit:IP65
Sensor Head: IP65
Power Working voltage: 12 to 40 Vdc
Typical 2 W, Max 7 watts
Mechanical Interface 2 x cable entry points with 3/4″ NPT threads (left and right)
Mounting Points 2 x M8
Weight and Dimensions 2.9 kg
205 (h) x 191 (w) x 125 (d) mm
EMC EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
Certification II 2G db ib IIC T4 Gb
Class 1, Div 1 Groups ABCD T4
ISO9001:2015

* All specifications quoted are at the calibration point and under the same ambient conditions.
Specifications are based on isobutylene calibration at 20 °C and 1000 mBar.
** When set to continuous measurement
Modbus® is a registered trademark of Schneider Electric

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Falco – Fixed Gas Detector

The Falco & Falco TAC is a fixed VOC detector that eliminates false readings found with other competing technology and continuously detection Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hazardous areas.

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Falco Diffused, Fixed VOC Gas Detector – Accessories and Replacement Parts

There are a number of accessories and replacement parts available for the Falco Diffused, fixed VOC gas detector, which can be found below. Please contact us if you would like more information or to place an order.

Falco 10.6 eV Lamp

The 10.6 eV lamp is an internal element to the ION Science PID sensor and is specifically designed for use only with ION Science PID sensors.


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Part number: LA4SFL3.2
PID Response Check Pen

The pen provides simple, quick reassurance that your detector is responding to the presence of VOCs prior to use.


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Part number: 4/QM-01
PID Lamp Cleaning Kit

Used to clean the lamp within the MiniPID sensor to remove dirt, grease and grime from the lap window ensuring optimal performance.


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Part number: A-31063
Stack Removal Tool

Allows safe, easy removal of the stack from the PID sensor.


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Part number: 846216
O-Ring Holder

The O-Ring holder is placed inside the Sensor Cover.


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Part number: 873211
Light Guard Washer

Sits inside the Falco Sensor Cover.


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Part number: 873207
Sensor Cover – Falco

Used to protect the MiniPID 2.


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Part number: 873206
O-Ring (Large)

The O-ring sits in the O-ring holder.


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Part number: 873209
Magnetic Actuator

Required to set up and adjust the Falco VOC detector.


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Part number: 873202
O-Ring Replacement Kit

A kit of all the replacement O-rings you may need.


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Part number: A-873227
O-Ring (Small)

The O-ring sits in the O-ring holder.


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Part number: 873208
PTFE Filter Disc – Falco

Protects the instruments by filtering debris and water ingress.


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Part number: 873210
Falco PID Removal Tool

Allows safe, easy removal of the Falco PID sensor.


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Part number: 873250
Lamp Spring

The lamp spring ensures the lamp stays tightly coupled with the electrode stack.


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Part number: 846600
Calibration Adaptor – Falco

Connects directly to the sensor housing of Falco Diffused.


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Part number: 873201

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