Spark H2O in CO2

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For the first time, powerful advanced spectroscopy is available at a popular price for a host of applications, from quality assurance to cylinder filling, as well as welding, medical, industrial and high-purity gas production; bulk delivery and distribution transfer points; and more. Say goodbye to cumbersome, complex, costly and labor-intensive mid-20th century technology. Gone is the need for calibration, spare parts, cramped ranges, and worries about drift and downtime. The speed alone will make you gasp. Plus, it’s a joy to start-up and to operate.

Description

The compact, affordable Spark H2O offers:

  • Powerful, proven Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) technology
  • Self-tuning and auto-calibration
  • Extremely low Cost of Ownership
  • Ethernet, 4–20mA and RS-232 connectivity
  • Fast response, with low gas consumption
  • Wide-range H2O analysis in pure CO2: 550 ppb to 600 ppm!

Get more out of your Spark with our optional add-on packages:

  • Atmospheric Pressure Sampling
  • Dew Point Measurement
  • Linear Fit Point
  • Annual Remote Certification

Applications

  • Gas Quality Control
  • Gaseous CRMs & Calibration Gas Mixtures
  • High-Purity Gases & Systems
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Research & Development

Detections

Detection and Matrix Range LDL (3σ) Precision (1σ) @ zero
H2O in CO2 0 – 600 ppm 550 ppb 180 ppb
H2O in N2 0 – 500 ppm 7.5 ppb 2.5 ppb
H2O in O2 0 – 250 ppm 7.5 ppb 2.5 ppb
H2O in Ar 0 – 200 ppm 6 ppb 2.0 ppb
H2O in He 0 – 125 ppm 4 ppb 1.3 ppb
H2O in H2 0 – 400 ppm 6 ppb 2.0 ppb
H2O in Clean Dry Air (CDA) 0 – 450 ppm 7.5 ppb 2.5 ppb
H2O in CO 0 – 480 ppm 7 ppb 2.5 ppb

Specifications

Performance
Operating range See Detection Capability table
Detection Limit (LDL, 3σ/24h) See Detection Capability table
Precision (1σ, greater of) ± 0.75% or 1/3 of LDL
Accuracy (greater of) ± 4% or LDL
Speed of response < 3 minutes to 90%
Environmental conditions 10°C to 40°C, 30% to 80% RH (non-condensing)
Storage temperature -10°C to 50°C
Gas Handling System and Conditions
Wetted materials 316L stainless steel, 10 Ra surface finish
Gas connections 1/4″ male VCR inlet and outlet
Inlet pressure* 10 – 125 psig (1.7 – 9.6 bar)
Flow rate ∼1.4 slpm
Sample gases Most inert, toxic, and passive matrices
Gas temperature Up to 60°C
Dimensions, H x W x D
Standard sensor 8.73″ x 8.57″ x 23.6″ (222 mm x 218 mm x 599 mm)
Sensor rack (fits up to two sensors) 8.73″ x 19.0″ x 23.6″ (222 mm x 483 mm x 599 mm)
Weight
Standard sensor 32 lbs (14.5 kg)
Electrical
Alarm indicators 2 user programmable, 1 system fault, Form C relays
Power requirements 90 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 40 Watts max.
Signal output Isolated 4–20 mA per sensor
User interfaces 5.7″ LCD touch screen, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet, RS-232
802.11g Wireless (optional), Modbus TCP (optional)
Patents
U.S. Patent #7,277,177
*Inlet pressure as low as 0 psig available
with Atmospheric Pressure Sampling option

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