• Overview
  • Features
  • Technical Data
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  • Manufacturer
  • The ThermalSpection™ Critical Vessel Monitoring system  is a turn-key solution for monitoring critical vessels, such as gasifier skin temperature.

    • Early fault detection to reduce risk, emergencies and unplanned outages

    • Continuous, automated monitoring

    • Easy integration into existing plant DCS and data historian

    • Designed for hazardous area installations (ATEX, Class I Div 2)

    • Auto “Hot Spot” Tracking Feature

    • HTML visualization displays for broadcast on plant intranet

    • Data Historian archive

    • OPC/Modbus interface

    • Optional integration with OSIsoft’s PI database system

  • Technical Data

    MCL640 IR Camera
    Detector 640x 480 Uncooled Focal Plane Array (Microbolometer)
    Temperature and Spectral Range -40 to 120 °C and 0 to 500 °C; High Temperature Options Available
    Measurement Accuracy ±2% of Reading or 2 °C
    Field of View 14° (H) x 10° (V), 26° (H) x 20° (V),
    57° (H) x 43° (V), 77° (H) x 58° (V)
    Pixel Pitch 17 μm
    Image Update Rate 9 Hz or 50 Hz
    Emissivity Correction 0.1 to 1.0
    Transmittance 0.1 to 1.0
    A/D Resolution 16 bit
    Physical Characteristics 
    Dimensions 175 mm (H) x 772 mm (L) x 207 mm (W)
    Weight Approximately 11 kg (25 lbs)
    Operating Temperature 0 °C to 60 °C (-40°  C to 60° C with optional heater)
    Storage Temperature -20 °C to 70 °C (-4 to 158° F)
    Communication Gigabit Ethernet
    Online Thermal Image Processing Software 
    Presentation In run mode, the screen displays a live thermal image in 256 colors. Images can also be frozen.
    Remote Camera Control Functionality Select the camera type, mode, range, temperature scale and lens. Also allows adjustments to be made for focusing, emissivity, ambient calibration, and percentage of transmission loss.
    Real-time Image and Data Acquisition Large amounts of data can be captured at a user-adjustable rate.
    Multiple Regions of Interest (ROIs) Process and compute the minimum, maximum, and average temperatures for up to 32 Regions of Interest defined in a variety of shapes.
    Multiple Color Palettes Flexibility for optimal image clarity.
    Off-Line Analysis Replay and analyze image sequence files that have been previously captured and saved to disk.
    Power Supply Universal AC input standard (DC optional)
    ATEX and Class I, Div 2 Includes IR Transparent Window, interface connections, power termination strip, vortex air cooler with thermostat control or optional heater with thermostat control

    Compact Remote Input/Output Modules

    • Relay Output (Alarms) Module: 6 channel digital input module with each channel ranging from 30 VDC to 120 VAC
    • Power Relay Module: 6 channel digital input module with each channel ranging from 30 VDC to 250 VAC
    • 0~20 mA, 4~20 mA Universal I/O Module: 12 channel universal input/output module with 6 analog inputs, 2 analog outputs, 2 digital inputs, and 2 digital outputs. Allows LumaSpec RT software to send each ROI temperature to an output.

    LumaSpec RT Multiple IR Camera System Package
    The LumaSpec RT Multiple IR Camera System Package is a unique software add-on that allows data obtained from up to 24 cameras to be monitored simultaneously in real-time on a single computer.

    Remote-Controlled Pan/Tilt Head
    A remote-controlled pan-and-tilt head is available for non-hazardous area applications.

  • LumaSense

    LumaSense systems empower our customers to realize immediate, verifiable, and sustainable savings from efficiency gains and waste reduction that go directly to the bottom line. Typical efficiency gains range from a minimum of 1% and up to 4% – even well beyond – opening the door to billions of dollars of savings in readily preventable expenses for our customers in the Global Energy, Industrial Materials, and Advanced Technologies markets. Systems and sensors span thermal imaging, pyrometry, fiberoptic temperature sensors, non-dispersive infrared and photo acoustic spectroscopy, gas-sensing modules, and a range of purpose-built sensors. These are developed, optimized, and tuned for the specific requirements of resource-intensive global industries and all are integrated into a feature-rich and customizable software solution to optimize the insight these sensors can provide and to allow for integration into controls and automation of processes.

    ThermalSpection™ CVM system