Non-invasive, ATEX approved magnetic burst detection
Flo-Tel offers a practical, reusable solution for detecting when a rupture disc has functioned (burst).
Operating on a simple reed switch and magnet technology, the sensor fits into a holder with a magnet on the rupture disc. When the rupture disc bursts, the disc with its magnet arc away from the sensor, giving an open circuit signal.
Flo-Tel is non-invasive to the process and is therefore unaffected by downstream pressure fluctuations or corrosion. This feature also eliminates leak paths and the risk of false alarms associated with traditional membrane-type detection systems. After rupturing, the disc is the only element that needs replacing, which eliminates the need for expensive re-wiring costs and maintenance planning
This burst detection system is intrinsically safe, and when used in combination with an Elfab rupture disc, offers industry-leading SIL ratings.
- ATEX approved EXII 1GD EEx ia IIC. EC-Type Examination Certificate ITS03 ATEX 21698X, must be connected to an intrinsically safe supply
- Non-invasive, fail-safe detection system
- Suitable for process temperatures up to 300°C
- Available with a 2m, 5m or 10m cable
- IP rating of 66
Technical downloads (DET-FLO-TEL)