Spectrex SafEye 700 Series Open Path Gas Detectors were recently selected by BP to protect its hydrocarbon storage GDH facility at Fronting, near Montpelier, France.
The storage area is the largest of its kind in France for the storage of fuel oils and propane and is being protected by SafEye 700 Series Open Path Gas Detectors which detect C2 to C8 and include heated optics to withstand severe environmental conditions such as icing, snow and condensation.
The SafEye ‘Flash Source’ systems offer well-proven technology for fast detection of combustible gases and vapours over a ‘Line of Sight’ up to 460 ft (140m) long, and are built for reliability and continued operation under extreme environmental conditions.
Spectrex, Inc. is a world leader in the flame and open path gas detectors field, and the Flash Type IR Open Path Gas Detector integrates the well-proven Xenon Flash technology.
SafEye has very high immunity to false alarms caused by partial blockage, extreme weather conditions (fog, rain, snow) and direct or reflected sunlight, flame and other black body radiation sources. The SafEye 700 has a data port to allow easy access for maintenance or configuration changes. At the GDH facility, the RS485 output is being used.
Inventys, a Canadian carbon capture technology company, has completed its $26m Series C financing through a final subscription of $10m.
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