The Future of Refrigerant Leak Detection: Introducing the Axiom Gas Detector

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The Future of Refrigerant Leak Detection: Introducing the Axiom Gas Detector

The New Standard in Environmental Protection and Efficiency

In the domain of refrigeration and air conditioning, ensuring the safe handling and detection of refrigerant gases is paramount. A2L gases, such as R32 and R454, which are particularly noteworthy due to their lower flammability and reduced global warming potential compared to traditional refrigerants. However, their safe handling and detection remain critical , providing an increased requirement for reliable leak detection technologies. This is where PST’s Axiom Infrared Gas Detector provides a game-changing solution.

Advanced NDIR Technology Supporting Environmental Regulations

The Axiom Infrared Refrigerant Gas Detector, from Process Sensing Technologies, has been designed with precision in mind with each sensor incorporating patented non-dispersive infrared technology (NDIR), ensuring accurate measurements across a spectrum of environmental conditions. These sensors hold imperative international certifications, including UL60335-2-40 and IEC60335-2-40. This certification marks a significant milestone in supporting new regulations aimed at reducing the global warming potential associated with unexpected leakages and emissions of refrigerants used in air conditioners and heat pumps. Designed and manufactured by Dynament, a PST Brand and world leader in gas sensing innovation, the Axiom A2L detector is poised to revolutionize the detection of gases such as R32 and R454 blends.

  • Why Axiom Is the Smart Choice for Modern HVAC Systems Accurate Detection:The Dynament Axiom refrigerant sensor utilizes state-of-the-art technology, to accurately detect refrigerant gases. With its high sensitivity and specificity, the Axiom sensor ensures early detection of leaks, minimizing the risk of environmental harm.
  • Detection Mechanism: Infrared refrigerant leak detectors typically consist of an infrared source, a detector, and an optical filter. When the detector is exposed to the surrounding air, any A2L refrigerant present absorbs infrared radiation emitted by the source. The amount of absorbed radiation is proportional to the concentration of the refrigerant, allowing the sensor to quantify the leak accurately.
  • Environmental Impact: By facilitating early detection and mitigation of refrigerant leaks, these leak detectors play a vital role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting environmental sustainability. Their proactive approach helps minimize the environmental impact of refrigeration systems, contributing to a cleaner and healthier planet.
  • Reliability: Failsafe operation and immunity to poisoning ensure dependable performance, even in challenging environments.
  • Application and Integration: These infrared refrigerant leak detectors are suitable for applications across various industries, including HVAC, automotive, and industrial refrigeration. These detectors can be integrated into refrigeration systems, air conditioning units, and leak detection systems, providing continuous monitoring and early detection of leaks to mitigate potential risks.
  • Multiple Output Options: Analog (voltage, milliamp, open collector) and digital (Modbus) output options provide enhanced flexibility.
  • Versatility: The versatility of the Dynament Axiom sensor extends beyond its ability to detect A2L gases. It can also identify a range of other refrigerant gases, offering comprehensive monitoring capabilities for diverse industrial and commercial settings.
  • Onboard Heater: Equipped with an onboard heater to eliminate the potential impact of condensation, ensuring reliable performance in varied environmental conditions.
  • Longevity: Offers a 15-year life span with no required field calibrations, providing cost-effective and hassle-free operation.
  • Fast Response: With an impressive speed, the detector can swiftly identify leaks in less than 10 seconds, ensuring prompt action to mitigate potential hazards.
  • Seamless Connectivity: With a USB-C connector rated IP68, our detectors offer off-the-shelf cabling options, simplifying installation and enhancing connectivity in any environment.
  • Diagnostic Support: PC diagnostic tool facilitates service and maintenance support. Axiom diagnostic information is available through a PC application, providing real-time gas reading, access to configuration settings (baud rate, Modbus address) and detailed fault information to assist with service and maintenance.

  • Optical Sensor Medical Application

    Meeting the Challenges of Safety and Environmental Sustainability

    A2L refrigerant gas detectors represent a cornerstone of modern HVAC practices, offering an effective combination of sensitivity, selectivity, and reliability in detecting refrigerant leaks.

    Dynament NDIR detectors boast a twenty-year track record of fulfilling and surpassing gas detection requirements in even the most demanding environmental conditions. The Axiom series platform delivers precise, high-resolution measurements of refrigerant gases across the lower explosive limit range

    For more information on the Dynament Axiom Refrigerant Leak Detector, please click here.

    Dynament has been at the forefront of NDIR sensing technologies for over two decades, and their expertise is well-aligned with this crucial environmental initiative. The Axiom represents a significant advancement in gas measurement innovations for the HVAC industry, offering a comprehensive and easy-to-integrate solution to meet evolving industry requirements. If you would like to discuss your requirements, please contact our team today.

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