Lancom 200 (Sulphuric Acid Dewpoint)

AMETEK Land Combustion Efficiency Monitors - Lancom 200 Sulphuric Acid Dewpoint Temperature Monitor
A portable monitoring device using conductive cell technology for accurate, periodic measurements of the Acid Dewpoint Temperature (ADT) in combustion processes. 
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    Designed specifically to provide the unique but vital measurement of sulphuric acid dewpoint temperature, the portable Lancom 200 supports boiler efficiency checks, corrosion protection and the management of high-cost fuel additives.

    Easy-to-use ADT monitoring lets boiler operators balance acid emissions with efficiency, reducing the risk of corrosion in the boiler and wasted heat/fuel. This lowers operational costs and reduces harmful sulphate aerosol emissions.

    Incorporating 40 years of AMETEK Land’s application expertise, Lancom 200 obtains an accurate reading in minutes. By generating a measurable current when sulphuric acid forms on the conductive cell, it makes a direct measurement for ADT. 

    Specially developed for plants requiring only periodic monitoring of sulphuric acid dewpoint temperature for boiler efficiency, the Lancom 200 is suitable for applications in the hydrocarbon processing and power generation industries.

    ACCURATE MEASUREMENTS OF ADT
    Using a conductive cell technique to measure the sulphuric acid dewpoint temperature, the Lancom 200 is accurate to within ±0.5°C, allowing a precise calculation of both sulphuric acid and sulphur trioxide concentrations, vital for optimum combustion efficiency and emissions compliance.

    A PORTABLE SOLUTION
    Weighing just 10kg (22lb), the device is easily carried around the plant. It operates from mains supplies or for up to eight hours using internal battery power. All that’s needed is a local compressed air supply and a suitable sampling point for probe access. 

    SIMPLE TO SET UP AND MEASURE
    Just one person is required to set up and operate the Lancom 200, obtaining complete measurement data in just a few minutes. The built-in screen makes it easy for operators to maintain the required steady current flow.

    The portable Lancom 200 is AMETEK Land’s dedicated solution for sulphuric acid dewpoint monitoring.

      APPLICATION NOTE
    Application Note - Acid Dewpoint Temperature MeasurementMEASURING ACID DEWPOINT TEMPERATURE TO IMPROVE EMISSIONS AND EFFICIENCY 
    Measurements of the Acid Dewpoint Temperature (ADT) are important for combustion efficiency, environmental compliance and process optimisation on a variety of coal and oil-fired processes. The Lancom 200 portable analyser provides valuable tools for ADT measurement. Read More >


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    Measuring Technique: Conductive Cell Technique 
    Acid Dewpoint Temperature: 120 - 200 °C (248 - 390 °F) Displayed in °C or °F. 
    Flue Gas Temperature: 0 - 450 °C (32 - 840 °F) Displayed in °C or °F 
    Calculated Values: H2, SO4, SO3, Minimum Metal Temperature (MMT) 
    Uncertainty: ± 0.5 °C dewpoint temperature
    Resolution: 0.1 °C 
    Detection Limit: Application dependent, typically 125 °C (257 °F) or 5 ppm SO3 
    Control Unit
    Display: 1/4 VGA Color LCD 
    Data Logging: All data values logged. Log interval 1 sec. to 10 min.. Storage for > 10000 records. Rechargeable battery 2 x 6 V 4 Amp. hour. Typical 8 hr. operation 
    Compliance and Environmental
    Power Supply: 95-265 V a.c. ±10%, 50-60 Hz, 30 Watts 
    Electrical Safety: EN 61010-2
    EMC: EN 61326 (industrial)
    Protection from Dust & Water: Instrument in bag; IP42 of BS EN 60529, Probe: IP65 of BS EN 60529 
    Vibration (Probe Only): BS EN60068-2-6 (10 Hz to 150 Hz at 19.6 ms-1
    Operating Temperatures: -20 to +50 °C (-4 to 122 °F) 
    Inputs/Outputs
    Modbus Communications:  RS232/RS485 Isolated 2-wire, RTU mode, 19200 baud, 8 data bits, even parity, 1 stop bit 
    4-20 mA Outputs: 8 channels (4 - 20 mA) ±0.1 mA non-isolated, 300 Ω max 
    USB Interfaces: USB master for Flash Memory devices. USB function ActiveSync for connection to a PC 
    Air Requirements 
    Air Supply: Clean, dry, oil-free air, 4-10 bar (60 - 150 psi) 
    Flow Rate: 1 to 150 l/min (0.05 to 5 cfm) at 4 bar (60 psi), Max. 600 l/min (20 cfm) 
    Air Connection: ISO G3/8 (3/8 BSPP) male thread supplied 
    Mechanical
    Overall Size in Carry Bag:  500 x 225 x 300 mm (20 x 9 x 12 in.) 
    Weight (incl. Bag and Hoses): 9.8 kg (22 lb.) 
    Cables and Hoses: 2 air hoses, signal and power cables supplied, all 3 m (10 ft.) 
    Sample Probe
    Material: Stainless Steel 
    Detector: Pyrex glass with platinum electrodes 
    Calibration: Option for UKAS calibration
    Probe Access Port: Minimum requirement 50 mm / 2 inches diameter 
    Insertion Length: 1.2 m (4 ft.) standard; Optional 2.1, 3.0 m (7, 10 ft.) 
    Weight (in Bag): 6.2 kg (14 lb.), 8.6 kg (19 lb.), 11 kg (24 lb.)
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