Friday 20/7/2018

Bookmark and Share
 
 
Daily News
  PandCT RSS Daily News feed
Legislation Drives Demand for Detection of Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Emissions

15 May 2018

FLIR Systems reports growing demand, from the power utility sector, for its FLIR GF306 optical gas imaging camera as they seek compliance with EU legislation** on Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) emissions ahead of the 2019 deadline.

SF6 is used in the electric power industry as an insulator and quenching medium for gas-insulated substations and circuit breakers. The portable, non-contact GF306 camera allows you to quickly scan substations for leaks while maintaining a safe distance from high-voltage equipment. By catching leaks early, the GF306 reduces lost revenue to breakdowns and repairs as well as assuring future regulatory compliance. SF6 is harmful to the environment, it has a global warming potential 24,000 times higher than CO2 emissions - more than any other greenhouse gas.

The FLIR GF306 visualizes SF6 emissions and is the only optical gas imaging camera that has the sensitivity to detect levels of 0.1% of total SF6 amount in any given system.

With its superior resolution, thermal sensitivity, and the option of a High Sensitivity Mode, the FLIR GF306 allows you to visualize SF6 leaks so you can pinpoint the exact source of the emissions and begin repairs immediately. In addition, the GF306 can accurately measure temperatures, allowing you to note temperature differentials and improve visual contrast for better gas plume detection.

For further information on the GF306 optical gas imaging camera please visit www.flir.co.uk/ogi/gf306/, or watch the video at www.youtube.com/watch.

For more information, please contact:

FLIR Systems
Luxemburgstraat 2
2321 Meer
Belgium
Tel:  +32 (0) 3665 5100
Fax:  +32 (0) 3303 5624
Email: flir@flir.com
Web:  www.flir.com
PandCT.com are not responsible for the content of submitted or externally produced articles and images.
Click here to email PandCT about any errors or omissions contained within this article.
     
Send this page
To send this page to a colleague or friend,
fill in the email addresses below...
Your email address
Their email address:
Page to be sent: shownews.asp?ID=51101

Company gateway pages
for FLIR Systems (European HQ):
FREE Information on the products in this article
To request more information,
fill in your email address below.
Your email address
 
     
Bookmark and Share
Product categories: Accelerometers | Actuators | Agitators | Analysers | Bearings | Compressors | Controllers | Conveyors | Drives | Enclosures | Flowmeters | Heat Exchangers | Motors | Pumps | Relays | Sensors | Transducers | Transmitters | Valves | Weighing
(c) Copyright 1999-2018 Process and Control Today Ltd  |  Reg. no 3733110  |  Email Editor  |  Email Webmaster  |  Sitemap  |  Privacy Policy