- April 30, 2020
- MSA Safety
April 30, 2020 – Facilities and plant engineers will find the n TG5000 Gas Monitor from MSA Safety offers them a solution to the detection of oxygen, combustible and toxic gases in a range of light industrial applications, including wastewater treatment, industrial plants and commercial buildings.
The TG5000 Gas Monitor helps personnel to work safely with confidence in a number of environments, offering a variety of gas sensor options and installation configurations. The modular single or dual sensor mechanical design offers application flexibility. The organic LED (OLED) multilingual display and bright LED indicators show at a glance the instrument status (power, fault or alarm), the gas readings, and its Bluetooth connection. A touch button interface provides tool-free access to all instrument settings and functions.
The TG5000 Monitor can operate on a completely stand-alone basis with its large LCD display, quick-check LEDs, and four relay outputs (three alarm and one fault), or can be connected with a 4-20 mA output to a control system (PLC, DCS, etc.). Digital HART communication also is available. The unit also can be configured for remote monitoring applications, where the installation area requires that the sensor be separated from the electronics. The TG5000 includes a 95dB audible alarm with horn silence control. Optional accessories include a sunshield and a strobe light kit.
The TG5000 features MSA’s XCell Sensors, which respond to leaking gases to help protect people, equipment, and facilities. The TG5000’s XCell Sensors includes MSA’s TruCal Technology that achieves lower drift for sensor stability and performance. The result is sensor life with longer calibration cycles up to 18 months for H₂S and CO that require fewer maintenance technician hours.
The design of the XCell TruCal Sensors also features self-diagnostics. These sensors detect potential failures or maintenance needs without applying calibration gas, compensate for sensor drift due to environmental changes and notify users if the gas sensor becomes blocked. These sensors operate over a temperature range from -40 to 140°F (-40 to +60°C). Built-in SafeSwap capability enables the replacement of XCell Sensors without turning off the instrument.
The TG5000 is available with a Bluetooth interface that connects with MSA’s X/S Connect App for Apple iOS or Android platforms. Workers can wirelessly access the gas monitor up to 75 feet (23 meters) away using the smartphone or tablet of their choice.
In addition to combustible gases and oxygen deficiency/enrichment, the TG5000 is designed to monitor a wide range of toxic gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO), chlorine (CL2), hydrogen (H2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulfur dioxide (SO2). These sensors, depending on the gas, are designed with infrared or electrochemical technologies.
The TG5000 Gas Monitor meets a variety of industrial facility gas detection needs. From boiler rooms, battery rooms, engineering and research labs, and transportation maintenance facilities, to a myriad of other industrial building and facility applications, each environment has its own monitoring needs. To enable personnel to work safely in these environments, monitoring of toxic gases, oxygen enrichment and deficiency, and combustible gases is absolutely necessary.