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FS10i Flow Switch/Monitor approved for flow detection and alarming in hazardous areas

The compact FS10i Flow Switch/Monitor from Fluid Components International (FCI) has obtained hazardous area approvals from a wide range of agencies for a host of liquid or gas monitoring applications which require accurate, reliable flow assurance and alarming. The monitor was specifically designed for operation in rugged, industrial processes.

Among the agency approvals obtained are FM and FMc for nonincendive, Class I, Division 2, Groups A,B, C, D; Class II, Division 2 Groups E, F, G; Class III, T4@Ta=71°C; ATEX, IECx nonincendive for gas and dust, Zone 2; EAC (TRCU) Russia, II 3 G Ex nA IIC T4 Gc, II 3 D Ex tc IIIC T81°C Dc, IP64.

The FS10i Flow Switch/Monitor is ideal for flow detection and alarming in industries such as chemical, refining, power generation and more. Remarkably rugged, the FS10i Flow Switch/Monitor can be used in fluid temperatures ranging from -40° to 250°F (-40° to 212°C) and at pressures up to 2000 psi (138 bar).The device’s electronics are stored in stainless steel body housing with aluminium end cap/top with polycarbonate overlay.  Input power is 24 Vdc (21.5 to 30 Vdc); 2.5 Watts maximum.

Versatility is a key feature of the FS10i Flow Switch/Monitor. It is ideal for monitoring cooling water and fluids, leak detection, lubricant flow assurance, ventilation verification, chemical injection assurance, nitrogen purge verifications and compressor leak detection.