Welders often face weld purging difficulties when working under the conditions experienced on-site including exposure to extremes of heat and cold, harmful sand and dust and even hazardous fumes, where an expensive Weld Purge Monitor® may not always be ideal.
Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® have designed and developed the PurgEye® Site, which is manufactured inside a protected secure, safe, waterproof and dustproof, tough carry case, perfect for on-site welding.
Georgia Gascoyne, CEO for HFT® said: “Welding on-site does not eliminate the need to measure oxygen levels when welding metals such as stainless steel, zirconium and titanium. Often, welders are left to guess at purge levels, due to some Weld Purge Monitors® not being able to handle various on site conditions.”
“Now with our networking device PurgeNet™, the PurgEye® Site is our on-site monitor, that has been specifically designed for extreme conditions. By using the PurgEye® Site, welders can ensure non-oxidised, zero colour welds are achieved regardless of conditions.”
The PurgEye® Site has a fast response, long life sensor and it is equipped with PurgeNet™, allowing the monitor to connect to a variety of accessories. One of the accessories, an automatic welding machine interface, allows controls to be based upon the oxygen level, to prevent welding if that level is too high. Other accessories include a traffic light visual indication system and a temperature gauge.
With the housing case open, the PurgEye® Site is IP65 rated and IP68 rated with the lid closed. The PurgEye® Site measures oxygen levels very accurately from 1,000 ppm, right down to 1 ppm (accurate to 10 ppm) with readings in parts per million (ppm) or percentage, depending on the users preference.
The small, low volume, almost indestructible case, can be carried anywhere and the PurgEye® Site used either with its internal battery, which lasts up to 10 hours or connected to mains electricity from 90 – 250V, single phase A.C.
The large, bright, OLED display allows the data to be easily read and is mainly symbol based, rather than text. The display does not need a backlight and can be viewed from greater angles than LED screens.
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