- Key Features
The 'Eye' on your Weld Purge 'On Site'
The brand new, important addition to the PurgEye ® Family of Weld Purge Monitors ®, the PurgEye ® Site Weld Purge Monitor ®, virtually non-destructible, for those 'On Site' conditions. OLED Display, readings indicated as PPM or percentage, IP68 with lid open, IP65 with the lid closed. Monitor your oxygen levels from 1000 to 1 ppm (accurate to 10 ppm) easily and safely. Use the PurgEye ® Site, a guarded Weld Purge Monitor® in a secure, safe, waterproof, dustproof, the perfect box for 'On Site' Weld Purging.
NEW PurgEye® Site Weld Purge Monitor® measuring down to 1 ppm (accurately to 10 ppm).
Weld Purge Monitor® invented by HFT® in the 1970’s. Registered Trademarks in USA and Europe
Technical Comparison of all Weld Purge Monitors®
Use this chart to find which model suits your requirements and to make an informed choice.
Return on Investment (ROI)
All Argweld® Pipe Weld Purging Systems and all PurgEye® Weld Purge Monitors® provide instant Return on Investment.
Measuring Down to 1 ppm!
The latest addition to the Family Range of PurgEye ® Weld Purge Monitors ® is the PurgEye ® 1-500 Site, portable, robust and specifically designed for site conditions.
The PurgEye ® Site reads oxygen levels from 1000 ppm, right down to 1 ppm (accurate to 10 ppm) with a long life sensor and new, ultra sharp OLED screen.
The PurgEye ® Site is mounted in a conveniently sized outer case, which seals it to IP65 standard when the lid is closed.
The Family Range of Weld Purge Monitors® have become the standard Weld Purge instruments of today, recognised and used by companies who need to produce quality welds, where an Oxygen Analzyer is not sufficient for weld purging.
PurgEye ® is a Family Series of Weld Purge Monitors ®.
The PurgEye® Site, now with PurgeNet™
The PurgEye ® Site is our heavy-duty Weld Purge Monitor, ideal for site conditions.
The PurgEye ® Site main features include:
PurgeNet™ interface for smart weld purging accessories, automatic welding machine interface and traffic light visual warning accessory with other accessories following.
Control of welding power sources such as orbital welders and any other automatic welding systems to switch on or off according to oxygen values.
Use of PurgeLog™ software to transfer weld purge data for quality control of welds.
Connection of other smart accessories for weld purging.
Large character OLED screen for easy reading
The large OLED screen allows the display to be easily read and is mainly symbol based, rather than text. The OLED display does not need a backlight and can be viewed from greater angles than LED screens.
Internal electro-mechanical pump with 15 l/m flow rate
The internal electro-mechanical sampling pump can be switched on and off as required. An alert icon flashes in the event of insufficient gas flow.
Other key features include:
- USB lead, including controlling PurgeLog™ software.
- IP65 rated with the lid closed.
- IP68 rated with the lid open.
- Long life, faster response sensor.
- Internal rechargeable battery or mains power operated.
- Battery life up to 10 hours, with a low battery icon allowing 20 minutes for re-charge.
- Warning alarm levels between 1 and 999 ppm.
- PPM / Percentage display at the touch of a button.
- Flow detection for accurate reading of gas samples.
- Blocked filter icon.
- Outstanding protection against HF interference.
- Power on / off with standby button for sensor warm up.
Weld Purge Monitor®, invented by HFT ® in 1975, who own all international intellectual property rights and registered trademarks.
Technical Data and Specification
The PurgEye ® Site can be used with any tube or pipe weld purging system, any weld purging chamber or Flexible Welding Enclosure ®.
Measuring from 1000 ppm down to 1 ppm (accurate to 10 ppm).
Accuracy: = + 0.002% (to 10 ppm).
The PurgEye ® Site Weld Purge Monitor is shipped in a new, low, ergonomically designed, robust carrying, presentation and storage case to maintain the instrument in good condition and to keep it together with all accessories. The carrying case is virtually indestructible.
Shipping dimensions: 380 x 100 x 300 mm
Net weight: 2.0 kg
Volumetric weight with case: 2.28 kg
Mains power lead.
Filter with length of green tube.
Calibration and quality control test certificate.User instruction booklet.
PurgeNet™ interface for smart weld purging accessories.
PurgeNet™ automatic welding machine interface.
PurgeNet™ traffic light visual warning accessory.
Frequently Asked Questions
1.0 What is the intended application for the Argweld® PurgEye® Site Weld Purge Monitor®?
The PurgEye® Site has been developed for use in extreme conditions such as might be found on a construction site. It is build into a robust, virtually indestructible case.
For extreme weld quality control in aerospace, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, vacuum, biotech, food and drinks industries, petrochemical, oil and gas and all industries where pristine oxide free welds have to be achieved.
Also, applications demanding extremely accurate readings from atmosphere right down to 10 parts per million (ppm), such as welds made in titanium, duplex, nickel alloys and high specification stainless steels.
2.0 Does the Argweld® PurgEye® Site have a pump?
Yes, there is an integral electro-mechanical pump.
3.0 What sort of sensor is used in the Argweld® PurgEye® Site?
The PurgEye® Site uses a solid state long life sensor of a unique design with a faster response time and greater stability of readings than other monitors.
4.0 My Company needs a calibration certificate once a year for all instruments. How do I obtain one?
At present we have calibration facilities in the UK, USA, Singapore and Norway. As time goes by we are planning to set up others.
Contact us or your nearest distributor for pricing. Once your instrument has been sent, we will recalibrate it and return it with a certificate within a few days.
5.0 Is the Argweld® PurgEye® Site Weld Purge Monitor® sensitive to electrical high frequency disturbances?
Each instrument has shielding to prevent most forms of interference. Quality control test and inspection criteria are designed to account for as many variables as possible.
6.0 I need to detect oxygen level in pipes preheated to 300˚C (572˚F). Can I use the Argweld® PurgEye® Site under these conditions?
The Argweld® PurgEye® Weld Purge Monitors® should not be exposed to gas at a temperature above 50˚C (122˚F).
Please contact us for information about exhaust purge gas cooling methods.
7.0 How safe is the monitor if I use it in rain or dust storms or if I drop it from a height?
The case when sealed offers IP65 protection and when open it has IP68 protection.
If the case is dropped from a great height it is unlikely that the monitor will suffer any damage.
Shipping Information, Weights and Dimensions
European Customs Tariff: 9026 1089
International Customs Tariff: 9026 80 6000
United States Customs Tariff: 9026 80 6000
Canada Customs Tariff: 9026 80 6000
Product Codes and Sizes
PurgEye® 1500 Site Weld Purge Monitors® are held in stock and available for immediate delivery.
This model is very suitable on 'on Site' applications with ratings IP65 with lid closed and IP68 with lid open.
Shipping Dimensions 380 x 330 x 100 mm
Nett weight 2.0 kg
Volumetric weight with case 2.28 kg
Argweld® PurgEye® Site Weld Purge Monitor® with PurgeNet™
|PART Nº||PRODUCT DESCRIPTION|
|API0500S||PurgEye® Site Weld Purge Monitor® Oxygen Analysing Instrument with automatic pump
IP65 with lid closed, waterproof and dustproof, IP68 with lid open
Battery or mains driven
Measuring oxygen from 1000 ppm to 10 ppm
PurgeNet™ adaptor for charging with International multi-plug options
Sample tube set with filter
Integral non-destructable storage and carrying case
User instruction booklet
Interface for PurgeLog™ via PurgeNet™ adaptor
Spares and Accessories
|PART Nº||PRODUCT DESCRIPTION|
|Sample tube set with filter
Filters (pack of 10)
Accessories for use with Purgenet™
|PART Nº||PRODUCT DESCRIPTION|
|Welding machine interface
Visual alarm indicator
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