Technical Comparison of all Weld Purge Monitors®

Summary of the main features of each instrument to help you make a technical comparison to choose the best Weld Purge Monitor®, invented by HFT® in the 1970’s, for your application.  Registered Trademarks in USA and Europe. Note that the Argweld® Mark V (MKV) does not feature as this meter is now very much out of date and this old technology has been replaced by the latest 'most popular' state of the art instrument, the PurgEye® 100 IP65 Weld Purge Monitor®.

FEATURE PurgEye®
100
IP65
PurgEye®
200
IP65
PurgEye®
300
Nano
PurgEye®
300
Plus
PurgEye®
500
Desk
PurgEye®
600
Touch
PurgEye®
1000
Remote
PurgEye®
1500 Site
IP68
PurgeNet™      
IP65 Accredited         √ with lid open
IP68 Accredited               √ with lid closed
Instant Push Button Auto Calibration              
Hand Held          
Bench Mount with gorilla tripod    
Tripod Mount (for Fixed or Gorilla)              
Low Battery Indicators Unnecessary Unnecessary Unnecessary Unnecessary
OLED screen LCD
Presentation Storage Carrying Case included Integral
Leaktight Connects / Disconnects
Starting Measuring Range Atmosphere 1,000 ppm 1,000 ppm 1,000 ppm 1,000 ppm Atmosphere 1,000 ppm 1,000 ppm
Lowest Measuring Range 100 ppm 1 ppm (accurate to 10 ppm)
Long life sensor c. 18 Mths
Automatic Fault Finding Diagnostics    
PurgeLog™ Software to Download Data for Quality Control Records   Included   Included Included Included Included Included
Alarm features    
Weld Start / Stop Facility       With accessory interface
Readings as Percentage % or Parts per Million (ppm) % % and ppm % and ppm % and ppm % and ppm % and ppm % and ppm % and ppm
Internal Sampling Pump with Gas Filtration      
Suitable for On site use        
Computerised Colour 3.2" Touch Screen              
Real Time Clock to Date Stamp Quality Control Records (via PurgeNet)      √  √  √ √ 
USB Accessory Port to support easy transfer of Data Logging and Weld Certification (via PurgeNet™)      √  √  √
Suitable for metals Stainless, Duplex & Chrome Steels Stainless Steels, Duplex Steels, Titanium, Zirconium Alloys and Exotic Metals
Pump Manual Electro
mechanical
internal pump
 Optional    Electro
mechanical
internal pump
Electro
mechanical
internal pump
Electro
mechanical
internal pump
Electro
mechanical
internal pump
Docking Station for charging            
Internal Battery with up to 10 hours life          



Compare all Weld Purge Monitors® in the PurgEye® Family Range