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NIR-Borescope-640-EX

NIR-Borescope-640-EX
The NIR-Borescope-640-EX is a short wavelength radiometric infrared borescope imaging camera for steam reformer and cracker tube continuous temperature measurement and furnace optimisation and monitoring.
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    The NIR-Borescope-640-EX is a short wavelength radiometric infrared borescope imaging camera for steam reformer and cracker tube continuous temperature measurement and furnace optimisation and monitoring. 

    ATEX and IECEx approved to Ex nA IIC T4 Gc for use in Zone 2 gas atmospheres, and CSA Certified for US and Canada to Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D T4,  the NIR-B-640-EX provides a high resolution thermal image with real time continuous high accuracy temperature measurements of both the tube wall and refractory wall surface.  The camera measures temperatures in the single range 600 to 1800 °C (1112 to 3272 °F) and utilises the latest wide dynamic range imaging technology. This is ideal for applications with a high differential temperature in the field of view such as tube and furnace walls.

    With the NIR-B-640-EX it is possible to use the proven technology of the NIR thermal imager to accurately and continuously profile the temperature of the reformer, improving data accuracy through automation and at the same time reducing the risk to personnel by removing the need for an operator to be in the hazardous area on a regular basis.  The NIR-B-640-EX uses the shortest wavelength to minimise errors associated with varying emissivity, allowing highly accurate temperature measurement point data to be taken, stored and trended over the lifetime of the reformer or cracker. The image and data processing software supports long term data trending, allowing process optimisation to be achieved, combined with potentially avoiding catastrophic failure.

    The high resolution image combined with the wide angle field of view (90° x 67.5°, 44° x 33°) allows multiple reformer or cracker tubes in the lane to be imaged and measured simultaneously.  With advanced digital communications the image and data can be viewed real-time in the control room in the safe area.  The image also allows the user to monitor and optimise the performance of the furnace; easily identifying hot and cold areas and any uneven heating and gas mix can be visualised with corrections viewed in real-time.  During start-up phases any burners that are not operating correctly can be clearly identified and the effect of any impinging flames can be seen.

    HIGH TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT ACCURACY 
    Enables optimum process control through enhanced thermal imaging.
     
    REAL-TIME THERMAL DATA - COMBINED WITH HIGH RESOLUTION VISUAL IMAGE
    allows true real-time furnace optimisation and the opportunity to improve energy efficiency without degrading reformer lifetime.

    SHORT WAVELENGTH SENSOR
    Low sensitivity to emissivity changes

    DEDICATED SOFTWARE
    Data points, areas of interest, automated alarms and long term data trending and system inter-connectivity (DCS, OPC)

    24 HOUR, 7 DAY MONITORING
    Shutterless operation guarantees accurate, reliable data with no blind time

    EXPORT LICENSE FREE
    Rapid, hassle-free shipping
     
    ATEX LogoHAZARDOUS AREA COMPLIANT 
    The NIR-B-640-EX is ATEX and IECEx approved to Ex nA IIC T4 Gc for use in Zone 2 gas atmospheres, and CSA Certified for US and Canada to Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D T4. A three-year warranty guarantees reliability. 
     

    The NIR-B-640-EX is an invaluable tool in prolonging reformer tube life time, optimising production throughput and reducing energy consumption. 

    CASE STUDY 
    Borescope Increases Know-How by Continuously Measuring Temperature of Tube Walls for Air LiquideBorescope Increases Know-How by Continuously Measuring Temperature of Tube Walls for Air Liquide
    Air Liquide, the world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, has implemented AMETEK Land’s Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR, an enhanced thermal imager, and now is gaining in know-how by continuously measuring temperature of tube walls within its steam methane reformers (SMR). Read More >

    ENGINEERING BRIEF
    Fixed Thermal Imaging Enhances Hydrogen Steam Reforming SafetyFixed Thermal Imaging Enhances Hydrogen Steam Reforming Safety

    The worldwide growth of hydrogen generation is driving the increased use of steam methane reformers, and the desire to make the process as productive as possible. The Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR delivers continuous temperature measurement and furnace optimization and monitoring. Read More >
     
  • Software +

    • IMAGEViewer
      IMAGEViewer

      A free software package enabling the viewing, analysis and storage of thermal data captured by a range of AMETEK Land thermal imaging infrared cameras and systems.

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    • IMAGEPro
      IMAGEPro

      The innovative IMAGEPro software is an advanced image processing software for controlling, monitoring, analysing and capturing imager data.

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  • Specifications +


    Measurement Range
    600 to 1800 °C / 1112 to 3272 °F
    Spectral Response 1 µm
    Frame Rate 7.5 fps (100M Ethernet)
    Image Pixels 640 x 480
    Accuracy 1.0 % Celsius
    Sealing IP 65 (when connections mated/fitted with caps); Pollution Degree 2)
    Repeatability 1 °C
    Data Out Digital data over 100M Ethernet
    Software IMAGEViewer & IMAGEPro Advanced Image Processing and Controlling Software
    Standard Accessories Field Connection Box (ExHazloc), Control Room Unit (ExHazLoc, associated apparatus),
    Junction Box (ExHazLoc), software, water cooled/purged mounting and tube
    Field of View (Horizontal) 90° x 67.5°, 44° x 33°
    Focus Range 1000 mm to infinity
    Probe Length 305, 609 or 914 mm (12”, 24” or 36”)
    Probe Diameter 60.5 mm (2.38 in.) max.
    Mountings Choice of 3” ANSI 150 RF Flange & Gasket or PN16 DN80 Flange & Gasket with a 12” standpipe
    Dimensions 254 x 560 x 717 mm (or 1021 mm or 1326 mm)
    10” x 22” x 32” (or 44” or 56”)
    Power Rating 21.6 - 26.4 V dc, 0.6 A
    Weight < 25 kg (for 609 mm / 24” version)
    Hazardous Area Certification
    EX Borescopes
    ATEX Logo EX NIR-b WG1: Ex nA IIC T4 Gc Tamb=-20 °C to +55 °C 
    (ATEX certificate: CML 15ATEX4086X / IECEx certificate: IECEx CML 15.0042X) EX NIR-b WG2: Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D; T4 Tamb=-20 °C to +60 °C  (CSA certificate for US and Canada: 70080206)
    Field Connection Boxes ATEX Logo EX FCB 31: Ex nA nC [op is Ga] IIC T4 Gc Tamb= -25 to 54 °C, ATEX only, single channel 
    (ATEX certificate: CML 15ATEX4085X) 

    EX FCB 32: Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D; T4 Tamb= -25 to 50 °C, CSA only, single channel (CSA certificate for US and Canada: 70052791) 

    EX FCB 42: Ex nA nC IIC T3 Gc Tamb=  -25 to 54 °C, ATEX and IECEx, four channels  
    (ATEX certificate: CML 16ATEX4310X/ IECEx certificate: IECEx CML 17.0021X) 
    EX CRU 1: [Ex op is IIC T4 Ga] Tamb= -25 to 54 °C 
    Associated apparatus to the EX FCB 42 ONLY 
    (ATEX certificate: CML 17ATEX4037X/ IECEx certificate: IECEx CML 17.0022X) 

    EX FCB 41: Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D; T4 Tamb= -25 to 50 °C, CSA only, four channels (CSA certificate for US and Canada: 70052791) 
    EX CRU 2: Tamb= -25 to 50 °C 
    Associated apparatus to the EX FCB 41 ONLY 
    (CSA certificate for US and Canada: 70157657)
    MARCOM0377
  • Field of View (FOV) +



    Distance 1m  5m 10m  15m  20m 
      Width Height  IFOV  Width  Height   IFOV  Width  Height   IFOV  Width  Height   IFOV  Width  Height   IFOV 
    90°x 67.5° 2.0m 1.3m 3.1mm 10.0m 6.6m 15.6mm 20.0m 13.3m 31.3mm 30.0m 20.0m 46.9mm 40.0m 26.7m 62.5mm
    44°x 33°  0.8m 0.6m  1.3mm  4.0m  2.9m  6.3mm  8.0m  5.9m  12.5mm  12.1m  8.8m  18.9mm  16.1m  11.8m  25.2mm 

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