GD10PE – IR extended point Gas detector

GD10PE – IR extended point Gas detector


Gas Chromatograph

Measured gas

Acetaldehyde – C2H4O, Acetic acid – C2H4O2, Acetone / Propionaldehyde – C3H6O, Acetylene – C2H2, Benzene – C6H6, Butane – C4H10, Carbon Dioxide – CO2, Carbonyl sulfide – COS, Chloroform – CHCl3, Cycloheptatriene – C7H8, Dichloromethane – CH2CL2, Dimethylbutane – C6H14, Ethane – C2H6, Ethanol – C2H6O, Hexane – C6H14, IC4 – IC4, IC5 – IC5, Isobutanol – C4H10O, Methane – CH4, Methanol – CH3OH, Methanol – CH4O, Methyl iodide – CH3I, Octane – C8H18, Pentane – C5H12, Phosgene – CCl2O, Propane – C3H8, Propanol – C3H7OH, Propylene – C3H6, Styrene – C8H8, Tetrachloroethylene – C2Cl4, Tetrafluoroethylene – C2F4, Tetrafluoromethane – CF4, Total HydroCarbons – THC, Trichloroethylene – C2HCl3, Xylene – C8H10



  • Description


GD10PE – IR extended point Gas detector

GD10PE is the solution for ducts where conventional line detectors does not fit properly and standard point detectors are too slow. GD10PE is designed to meet the evolving safety norms for gas turbines, but is equally suited for HVAC and other applications where fast, low level and reliable detection is required.

High sensitivity, fast response

GD10PE has both, and is still protected against false alarms.

Life-time stability

The SimSource infrared light source is a solid-state component with a stable output and 60years of expected lifteime. This, together with the Simrad Optonics IR-path design gives you a detector with unparallelled stability.

No poisioning or saturation
  • Immune to silicon vapours, H2S and other widely used agents.
  • High gas concentrations will not saturate the detector.
  • Can be used to detect gases where oxygen is not present, e.g. in sub-sea production units
Low maintenance costs

GD10PE requires no regular field maintenance, apart from cleaning the optics. It has a fixed factory calibration, and is not recalibrated during its lifetime.

Offshore platforms

Protection of all kinds of air intakes (HVAC)

Chemical industry

High sensitivity gas monitoring

Gas turbines

Monitoring of ventilation air

Detection method IR-absorption, dual wavelength, dual path
IR-Source Solid state IR source, 50 Hz flash
Detection range 0-20% LEL (0-1% Vol.) methane
Gases detected Hydrocarbons
Self-test Continuous
Calibration Factory set, no field recalibration
Start-up time Less than 60 sec.
Lifetime stability ±1.4%LEL
Accuracy ±1%LEL (0-10 % LEL reading)
±1.4%LEL (10-20 %LEL reading)
Response time
Detector reading: 20%LEL test gas:
4% LEL 1 sec.
10%LEL 2.5 sec
18%LEL 6 sec.
Output signal
Standard Current source 4 – 20 mA, max. load impedance 500 Ohm
Option Current sink 4 – 20 mA
Option HART®
Power supply 24 V DC, range18-32 V DC
Power consumption Approx. 3.5 W
Connection 3 wires (0.5mm2 – 1.5mm2)*(12 AWG – 22 AWG)
Cable entry M20 EExe cable gland
Temperature range
Storage -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Operating -40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Probe, inside duct up to +85°C (185°F)
Humidity (operation) 100% RH
Explosion proof housing
Main compartment EExd IIC T6
Terminal comp. EExe
Protection category IP66/IP67 DIN 40050
Housing material Stainless steel SIS2343 (ASTM 316)
Dimensions 104W x 105D (mm); *30.9 x 4.1 x 4.1 (inches) Overall
Weight Approx. 6.5 kg (14.3 lbs)
ATEX Directive 94/9/EC, EMC directive 89/336/EEC Article 4
SIL Qualified for SIL2 and SIL3 systems


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