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XC-53

XC-53

The new XC-53 from Apex Instruments is designed as a low-cost entry level metering console for Isokinetic Sampling featuring our advanced Peak 32 microcontroller module (MCM) for measuring and displaying stable pressures and temperatures.

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Description

The new XC-53 from Apex Instruments is designed as a low-cost entry level metering console for Isokinetic Sampling featuring our advanced Peak 32 microcontroller module (MCM) for measuring and displaying stable pressures and temperatures. The transflective LCD screen displays the elapsed time, the pitot velocity pressure (ΔP), the venturi sample flow pressure (ΔH) and the temperature of the selected thermocouple. The rotary switch monitors up to 6 different temperatures. The sample volume is displayed via the mechanical totalizer. The coarse and fine valves are used to control the sample flow rate and to adjust the vacuum during leak checks. The quick connects provide convenient connections for the sample vacuum line and the pitot tubes.

Features:

  • Rugged and lightweight case with 3 heavy duty stainless steel handles
  • Sunlight readable digital display with backlight LCD screen
  • SK-25 precision dry gas meter
  • Digital PID temperature controllers for probe and oven
  • Booster pump compatibility for additional flow
  • Peak 32 MCM electronics package
  • Digital timer and real time clock
  • Pressure damping (average over time)
  • Membrane button pad
  • Digital temperature display with 5 type-K inputs plus DGM and internal
  • Easy access for service (mounted in case)

The XC-53 Isokinetic Source Sampler console allows the operator to monitor gas velocities, temperatures, pressures, sample flow rates and volumes for maintaining isokinetic sampling conditions. The Source Sampler system is easily adapted to test for a wide range of pollutants from stationary sources, such as particulate matter including PM 2.5 and PM10 fractions, metals, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins/ furans, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and many more pollutants with adaptations of this basic isokinetic test method.

The Peak 32 Microcontroller Module allows the console to utilize a backlit, sunlight readable screen, an easy-to-use 4 button keypad, and sensors for measuring temperatures and pressures. The Peak 32 MCM also allows for user-adjustable dampening for stable display of the ΔP and ΔH values. A USB interface is used for sensor calibration and firmware updates.

Specifications:

Dry Gas Meter (DGM): SK25EX, measurement principle-gas displacement, easy to read numeric index with leak check wheel, Qmax 41 lpm at 150 Pa., Qmin 0.26 lpm. Totalizer capacity 9999 cubic meter, resolution 0.2 Liter. Cyclic volume 0.7 liters. Type K thermocou-ple for exit temperature.

Display
: 4×20 Character Back-lit Transflective Liquid Crystal Display, viewing area 74 mm x 45 mm, operating temperature -20 to 70⁰C.

Flow Meter
: Precision Stainless Steel Venturi.

Internal Sample Pump
: Dual Head Diaphragm, 70 lpm free flow, 21 lpm @ -50kPa, max vacuum -85 kPa, 24 VDC Brushless Motor

Temperature Measurement
: Cold junction compensated type K Thermocouple-to-Digital converter °C/°F selectable, -200°C to 1372°C range. (-328°F to 2502°F). 6 channel rotary switch, up to 5 addition Type-K thermocouple inputs, standard size jacks.

Probe and Oven Temperature Control
: Fuji PXR3 Compact, 1/32 DIN self-tuning PID temperature controller with 3 button keypad, SSR Driver for 25 amp solid state relay. Type-K thermocouple jack for input.

Pressure Transducers
: High Resolution Digital Sensor, Factory calibrated, and tempera-ture compensated -20C to 70C. Proof pressure 49 kPa. Accuracy better than 0.25%
ΔP +/- 5.0” (+/-1245 Pa) Range Bi-Directional with 0.001” (1 Pa) Resolution.
ΔH +/-5.0” (+/-1245 Pa) Range Bi-Directional with 0.01” (1 Pa) Resolution.

Vacuum Gauge: Bourdon tube, Dual Scale, 0 to -30” Hg, 0 to -100kPa.

Umbilical Connection: Electrical multi-conductor circular connector. Instrumental grade stainless steel quick-connects Sample Inlet: 1/2”, Pitot Connections: 1/4”. Type K Thermo-couples inputs: Aux, Stack, Probe, Oven, Exit.

Power: Supply 120VAC/60 Hz 15 amps max. or 240VAC 50 Hz 10 amps max., IEC C-13 Inlet.

Dimensions: H17” x W17” x D12” (43 cm x 43 cm x 30.5 cm). Weight: 40 lbs (18 kg).