The Advanced Gasmitter uses NDIR technology and thermally conductive gas transducers for gas measurement in industrial applications.

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Advanced Gasmitter

All advanced gasmitters offer high accuracy, long term stability and excellent repeatability. The flexible design platform enables easy integration for the system developer.

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AGM Series
Reliable Gas Measurement

  • AGM 10: CO2 / CH4
  • AGM 30: CO2 / CH4
  • AGM 31: CO2 / N2O
  • AGM 32: CO2 / N2O / C3H8
  • AGM 50: CO2
  • AGM 101: CO2 / CH4 / C6H14 / N2O in low concentrations
  • AGM 106: CO
  • AGM 22: H2 / He / Xe / Ne / Ar / SF6 (uses thermal conductivity in lieu of NDIR)
  • NDIR-Dual wavelength or thermal conductivity sensor for gas measurement
  • Proven and tested for over 13 years
  • Linearized analog output (current or voltage)
  • Analog output signal with selectable time constant
  • Output signal for 2 alarm thresholds
  • RS232 Interface
  • Zero and endpoint adjustable with potentiometers
  • Temperature compensated
  • European PCB format (160mm x 100mm)

 

General
Measuring principle:
AGM 10/30/31/32/50/101/106
Non Dispersive Infra-Red (NDIR) dual wavelength
Measuring principle:
AGM 22
Thermal conductivity principle
Measurement Response1
Linearity error: < ±2% FS*
Lower detection limit: < 1% FS*
Repeatability at zero: ±0.2% FS*
Repeatability at span: ±1% FS*
Long term stability: ±2% FS* (12 months)
Influencing Variables1
Temperature dependence at zero: ±1% FS* per 10K
Temperature dependence at span: ±2% FS* per 10K
Heating option: 55°C ± 5°C
Pressure dependence at zero: 0%
Pressure dependence at span: < 2% FS* per 10mbar non compensated;
<0.2% FS* per 10mbar with optional pressure compensation (in the range of 800 - 1200 mbar)
Time Response
Warm up: 10s operation (≤ 30 min. to approach all specified properties)
Response time (T90): 5 - 45s (depending on used sensor element, flow, tube length, digital attenuation)
AGM22 = 1-45s
Gas Inlet Conditions
Ambient temperature: 0 - 50°C in process
-20 - 60°C in storage
Gas pressure: 800 - 1200 mbar
Ambient humidity: < 95% RH (non condensing)
Flow range (gas): 0.1 - 0.750 l/min (constant)
Calibration
Zero point calibration: with inert gas (e.g. nitrogen N2, or ambient air free from measurement gases)
Span point calibration: with sample gas mixtures
Adjustment: zero point and span point adjustable with potentiometer on the PCB.
Recalibration: At first initiation and depending on application and ambient conditions. Recurring cycles of recalibration are recommended.
Electric Properties
Operating voltage: 24 VDC (18-30VDC); 24 VDC (24-30VDC) with heating option
Power consumption: Max. 3W; 8W with heating option; 28W during warm up
Status / Failure visualization: Status and failure LED on the PCB
Status / Failure output: +5V HCMOS on 34-pin connector
Analog output (linearized): 0 - 20 mA, 4 - 20 mA;optional voltage output 0 - 1V, 0 - 5V, 0-10V
Max. 500Ω load at current output; ≤ 300Ω burden at voltage output
Digital output (linearized): RS232 Interface (V.24/V.28) 12 bit resolution
Dimensions / Materials
PCB dimensions: 160mm x 100mm (European PCB format); Height: 45mm (includes connectors and tubes)
Weight: max. 800g
Tube connector: 3mm (outside diameter); Hose inside diameter < 3mm
Materials in contact with medium AGM 10/30/31/32/50/101/106: Sample cell: Aluminum or gold-plated stainless steel
Window: CaF2, Al2O3 or Ge
Gas hoses: Viton®(FPM/FKM)
Hose connectoirs: nickel-plated brass
Filter: Polypropylene (PP)
Materials in contact with medium AGM22: Sample cell: Al, Si, SiOxNy, Au, Epoxy
Gas hoses: Viton®(FPM/FKM)
Hose connectoirs: nickel-plated brass
Filter: Polypropylene (PP)
Options
Pressure compensation
Heating option
Certificate of compliance
*FS = Full scale
1 = Refers to 1013 mbar sample gas pressure, 25°C ambient temperature and 0.75 l/min constant gas flow
  • Pressure compensation
  • Heating option
  • Versions for gas diffusion operation available
  • Certificate of compliance