Calorimetry

Servomex’s Thin File Calorimetry technology provides a measurement for combustibles by combusting carbon monoxide and oxygen over a catalytic platinum surface to determine gas concentration. A four quadrant track features two quadrants coated in platinum, with a thin glaze applied to the whole disc.

A Wheatstone bridge circuit is created using the quadrants,and the disc is mounted in a measuring cell which is heated to 300°C. The gas sample is added and any carbon monoxide will combust on the catalyst, heating the respective quadrant, altering the current in the circuit. The output is directly proportional to the gas concentration, providing an accurate measurement.

Benefits include highly sensitive, accurate and stable measurements at low concentrations and with minimized drift, reducing ongoing maintenance needs. 

Products featuring Servomex Thin Film Calorimetry technology:

  • FluegasExact 2700

    FluegasExact 2700

    Advanced fluegas analyzer for high-temperature measurement of O2 and combustibles

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