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Michell Instruments Extends Range With Compact And Cost-Effective Oxygen Analyzer

Michell Instruments has extended its range of oxygen analyzers with the introduction of the compact and cost-effective XZR200, which offers a great blend of price and performance.

It is capable of measuring percentage oxygen to better than 1% of Span (or 0.5% O2) with ranges of 0-25% and 0-100% available. The XZR200 is easy to install and integrate into existing systems as no specialist software is required; the RS232 output can be accessed via a PC.

The analyzer offers four configuration options, with two choices of probe length and two temperature ranges. The lower temperature range (up to +250°C) is suitable for relatively low-temperature applications such as food and drink packaging, while the higher temperature range of up to +400°C serves combustion control and metal treatment applications.

Depending on the application, the XZR200 may also be configured to measure in either 0-25% or 0-100% oxygen concentrations. The first configuration gives the highest accuracy of 0.5% O2 in the combustion process range. In the 0-100% range the accuracy is 1% O2.

A key feature of the XZR200 is a 3.3 V DC logic output which is used to monitor the sensor for diagnostic purposes. It’s a way of listening to the sensor’s ‘heartbeat’ and enables the operator to check on the health of the sensor, providing a warning when if there is a fault with the sensor. The lifespan of the zirconium dioxide sensor is between 1 and 7 years, depending on the temperature and type of gas measured.

About Michell Instruments

Michell Instruments Group is a worldwide leader in the field of moisture and humidity measurement solutions. With almost four decades experience, Michell designs and manufactures a wide range of sensors, instruments and customized systems capable of measuring dew-point, humidity and oxygen in applications and industries as diverse as compressed air, power generation, petrochemical, oil and gas, food processing and pharmaceutical. Michell’s innovative products make processes cheaper, cleaner, more energy efficient and safe.

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