Optima Plus is a Zone 1 hazardous location-certified flammable infrared gas detector. Infrared gas detectors are ideal suited for applications where the detector is exposed to harsh environmental conditions or where catalytic poisons are routinely present.
Optima Plus combines excellent speed of response, unsurpassed reliability and simple routine maintenance. Two base versions are available; hydrocarbon andethylene units between them covering a wide range of detectable hydrocarbons, including solvents. Optima Plus carries internationally recognised approvals for both hazardous locations and performance, including European (ATEX), international (IECEx), North America (UL), Canada (CSA and FM), Marine (MED, BV, DNV, Lloyds and ABS) and Russia (Eurasian Customs Union). Additionally Optima Plus has been approved to SIL2 by renowned certification body TÜV Rheinland.
Optima Plus is available with HART® over 4-20mA output and is registered with the HART® Communication Foundation. This communication protocol delivers enhanced diagnostic information either local to the detector using the optional OELD smart junction box or back at the control room. The information provided can be used to better plan and execute maintenance operations.
The Optima Excel Local Display (OELD) is a smart junction box for the Searchpoint Optima Plus and Searchline Excel infrared detectors for flammable hydrocarbons. Please refer to the chapter 26 for the OELD (Optima Excel Local Display).
Various termination units are offered for use with the Optima Plus and need to be ordered separately. These provide a range of mounting and field wiring options ranging from standard Ex e termination units, through to the UL-approved DX100 termination unit and the XNX Universal Transmitter. For the direct connection to the Optima system using the SHC-1 handheld interrogator, the SHC protection device module must be used. Other accessories include Duct Mounting kits, Sunshades/Deluge Protections, Storm Baffles and Gassing Caps.
A full range of optional accessories are available for use with the Optima Plus gas detector, including junction boxes, duct mounting kits, test and calibration accessories, hazardous location-approved plastic storm baffle. All detectors are supplied with the accessories indicated together with a printed quick start guide and CD-ROM.
Searchpoint Optima Plus Point Infrared Gas Detector
Infrared point hydrocarbon gas detector certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres
Features & Benefits
- •Over 100,000 units installed worldwide
- •Improved reliability
- •Fast speed of response
- •Material: 316 stainless steel
- •Response time: T50 < 3 seconds, T90 < 4 seconds (methane)
- •Operational and certified: -40° to + 65°C temperature range
With over 40 years experience in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of point infrared gas detection, Honeywell Analytics currently has a worldwide installed base of over 100,000 infrared point hydrocarbon gas detectors in a wide spectrum of applications from light industrial to the most demanding of offshore environments.
Searchpoint Optima Plus is an infrared point Hydrocarbon gas detector certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. The unit’s infrared detection principle offers the fastest speed of response and fail-to-safe operation, ensuring that your plant is compliant, your personnel are protected and your production process can deliver maximum uptime. Reduced routine maintenance, when compared with conventional electro-catalytic based gas detectors, provides low ongoing cost of ownership. The development of advanced internal fault diagnostics and false alarm rejection algorithms ensures that the Searchpoint Optima Plus delivers the highest level of operational integrity.
Offshore oil and gas platforms, floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels, tankers, onshore oil and gas terminals, refineries, LNG/LPG bottling plants, gas compressor/metering stations, gas turbine power plants, solvent printing and coating plants.
Over 100 gas and vapor calibrations available. For a list of gases and vapors that Searchpoint Optima Plus can detect, contact your local distributor.
Additional Features and Benefits:
Why Searchpoint Optima Plus is the right choice...
- Experience gained from over 100,000 units installed worldwide
- Improved reliability
- ptional HART® over 4-20mA output
- Can detect a wide range of hydrocarbon gases including solvents
- Increased reliability with no moving parts
- Increased stability from self compensating optics
- Immune to long term component drift
- Remote functional gas test facility
- Certified for North American and European Hazardous areas
- Increased false alarm rejection
- Increased uptime with contaminated optics warning
- Dynamic Heating Control ensures condensation free optics
- No undetected failures
- Improved diagnostics
- Integral event logging
- Reduced power consumption
- Certified to many hazardous area classification schemes including: UL, CSA, ATEX, IECEx and more
- Failsafe operation
- Fast speed of response
- Reduced routine maintenance
- Immune to catalytic poisons
- Long operating life
Works in inert atmospheres